Croatia and the basketball world in general long awaited the arrival of the player with an incredible set of skills whose career has forever been projected for stardom. And Saric has not disappointed. Only 21-years-old, he is already one of the pillars of the Croatian team. It might not be just a mere coincidence that in Saric's big tournament debut at EuroBasket 2013, Croatia broke its 18-year drought and reached the semi-finals. Last summer, he posted 11.7 points and 6.7 rebounds at the FIBA Basketball World Cup as the team's second-best scorer and rebounder. Saric puts up points, he attacks the glass, he creates for others, and he does all of it a lot. But it is his intangibles like his hustle, his leadership, his understanding of the game and of the moment that make Croatia, and in fact any team Saric plays for, better. His team, and his country, hope it will help them make another deep run.