Rewind a generation and the barrier to entry for foreign players to the NBA was at an all-time high–considered “soft” and unable to keep up with American competition, European players carried a stigma. But when Dražen Petrović arrived to the NBA and team Croatia went toe-to-toe with the Dream Team in the 1992 Summer Games Finals, the outlook for Dario Šarić and a new generation of European players changed forever.

Narrated by A$AP Twelvyy.