Victor Oladipo RUMORS & NEWS

  • From sidekick to All-Star, Victor Oladipo is proving critics wrong

    ESPN "When Victor Oladipo woke up from an evening nap on Jan. 23, his childhood dream finally became a reality. Indiana Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard called Oladipo with the news that he had been selected to the All-Star team for the first time in his five-year NBA career. Oladipo couldn't wait to tell his..." February 16

  • Report: Dennis Smith Jr., Aaron Gordon, Victor Oladipo and Larry Nance Jr. to compete in dunk contest

    Pro Basketball Talk "Mavericks rookie Dennis Smith Jr. already looked like he was competing in the dunk contest. Apparently, he’ll put those skills to use in the real thing. And so will Aaron Gordon (Magic), Victor Oladipo (Pacers) and Larry Nance Jr. (Lakers)." January 23

  • Victor Oladipo 'has found the perfect home'

    Indianapolis Star "When she was pregnant with Victor Oladipo, Joan Oladipo dreamed she met Hakeem Olajuwon, the Hall of Fame center. In her dream, Olajuwon gave her an autographed basketball. "I was having twins, Victor and his sister (Victoria)," said Mrs. Oladipo. "I told their father about the dream. I told..." January 18

  • 0-3 without Victor Oladipo, Pacers struggling to find answers

    Indianapolis Star "The Indiana Pacers aren’t kidding themselves. They knew they’d struggle without their leading scorer. What team wouldn’t? However, they didn’t expect that a neutralized Victor Oladipo would have such a profound negative effect on their effort, energy and intensity over the past three games, all..." January 02

  • Oladipo credits Westbrook for his breakout season

    The Oklahoman "The story goes that getting away from Russell Westbrook has sparked Victor Oladipo's career season. The former Thunder guard is starring in a lead role for the Indiana Pacers, controlling the ball the way he never could as Westbrook's backcourt mate in Oklahoma City. And before the Pacers and..." December 18

  • Paul George: Victor Oladipo is the ‘Future of Indiana’

    SLAM Online "Prior to facing the Pacers for the first time Wednesday night, Paul George admonished the press in Indiana for not giving Victor Oladipo his just due. George says Oladipo is the new face of his old team. Despite missing 11 of 14 shot attempts last night, PG and the OKC Thunder left Indy with..." December 14

  • Victor Oladipo tired of Paul George comparisons

    Fanrag Sports "Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo is tired of being compared to former Pacers superstar Paul George and wants everyone to move on from the trade that sent George to the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to Clifton Brown of The Indianapolis Star. “I’m kind of getting sick and tired of the..." December 11

  • Pacers' Victor Oladipo well on his way to securing first all-star bid

    Indianapolis Star "As the Indiana Pacers prepared to embark on a new era, one holdover from the old boldly predicted that come Feb. 18, 2018, the Pacers and their fans would be watching a pair of familiar faces squaring off against the best the NBA has to offer. “I think we’re going to have two all-stars this..." December 04

  • Victor Oladipo: Criticism Of Pacers For Paul George Trade Bothers Me

    Real GM Basketball "Victor Oladipo was traded during the month of June during each of the past two years. First, Oladipo was traded by the Orlando Magic to the Oklahoma City Thunder and again by the Thunder to the Indiana Pacers. Oladipo was informed of the trade by a friend, who had read about it on..." November 29

  • Victor Oladipo uncertain for Pacers' matchup vs. Celtics after hurting knee

    ESPN "Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo is uncertain to play in Saturday's game against the Boston Celtics after he injured his right knee in Friday night's 107-104 win against the Toronto Raptors. Oladipo, who leads the team in scoring at 22.8 points per game, told reporters in Indianapolis after..." November 25

  • Early signs suggest the Pacers didn't get swindled in the Paul George trade after all

    CBS Sports "When the Indiana Pacers finally made a decision regarding Paul George over the summer, the trade they decided on -- George to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis -- was viewed with more than a fair bit of skepticism. It was part doubt that Oladipo and..." October 30

  • Victor Oladipo releases song with 2 Chainz to respond to President Trump's anthem comments

    USA Today "The Indiana Pacers’ Victor Oladipo, who is a fantastic singer, released his second single on Wednesday. This one is called Rope A Dope and features 2 Chainz. The song is meant to be a response to the inflammatory comments President Donald Trump has made/been making about athletes who kneel..." September 28