It is past midnight in Lithuania but Alex Dzikic is still up.
The coach of Lietuvos Rytas in Vilnius (metropolitan population 850,000) is happy to accommodate a reporter’s call from North America.
“Anytime,” he says. “Call anytime.”
Dzikic is a 40-year-old Serb and a key figure in the aspirations of the Toronto Raptors. He is not on the Raps’ payroll. That doesn’t mean his work won’t benefit the NBA team.
Dzikic is nursing 19-year-old Jonas Valanciunas through the season that includes play in the Lithuanian league, the VTB United League as well as Eurocup ...View Post...