The Slovenian point guard had 30 points, seven rebounds and four assists in the Heat's 103-91 victory to push the series to a Game 7. Considering Dragic is averaging 17.2 points per game so far in this series, that's a pretty big step-up from his usual production.
Obviously, this was a do-or-die game for Miami, but what was the primary motivation for Dragic's statistical outburst?
He simply didn't want to go home.
Goran Dragic: "I was just aggressive. I don't want to go back to Europe."
— Ethan J. Skolnick (@EthanJSkolnick) May 14, 2016
Europe is a pretty far destination from South Florida. In fact, Slovenia is roughly 5,000 miles from the United States.
If the 30-year-old point guard doesn't want to go back to Europe any time soon, he'll have to try for another monster performance in Game 7 to give the Heat a chance to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals.
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