Goran Dragic: ‘My No. 1 wish was to go to Miami’

It took longer than either party wanted, but Goran Dragic and the Miami Heat are finally on the same page and in the same place.

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First and foremost, let’s be honest: Goran Dragic wanted to get out of Phoenix. That was his primary concern, as his trade demand prior to the deadline made clear.

But in a candid look at his turbulent season, Dragic revealed that the Heat were his preferred destination all along and that he regrets the comments he leveled at Suns management in the days leading up to his trade to Miami.

My No. 1 wish was to go to Miami, who I found out later had tried to get me a couple of years ago when I was in Houston. Miami offered everything—a great market, great players, their championship mentality. They always want to do well, and I think that it was a good fit for me. I was pushing for this situation, but I still didn’t know if the Suns were going to send me there. I was in a tough spot, but things worked out in the end.

(Read more at BleacherReport.com)