Victor Oladipo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Goran Dragic thriving, as Heat’s Tyler Herro, Victor Oladipo remain out

    Sun Sentinel "Last season, Goran Dragic lifted his game in the playoffs to another level, arguably his best level in his 6 1/2 seasons with the Miami Heat. But that also was after a four-month break for the pandemic shutdown. Over the past week, there have been a pair of 18-point performances,..." May 04

  • Kendrick Nunn’s place in the Miami Heat rotation once Victor Oladipo returns

    Sportsnaut "Kendrick Nunn has been a vital piece for the Miami Heat ever since Victor Oladipo went to the locker room with a knee injury in their win against the Los Angeles Lakers three weeks ago. Since then, Nunn has scored 10-plus points in seven of the last 10 games. Before the..." April 30

  • Miami Heat: Major Update on 2x All-Star Victor Oladipo's Injury & Possible Return

    Heavy "Before the Miami Heat took on the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, Victor Oladipo was spotted in workout gear on the sidelines, prompting new hope the two-time All-Star will be able to return to play this season. While there were numerous reports that the..." April 18

  • Miami Heat declines to say if Victor Oladipo will play again this season

    Miami Herald "The Miami Heat will be without one starting guard indefinitely and could be without its backup shooting guard to begin a four-game road trip in Portland. While Victor Oladipo remains out indefinitely will a right knee injury, Tyler Herro missed Saturday’s practice with right..." April 11

  • Victor Oladipo unlikely to receive big money this offseason?

    Larry Brown Sports "Victor Oladipo’s contract year is not exactly going according to plan, and the market for him this offseason could reflect that. Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported this week that the Miami Heat guard is increasingly unlikely to get anywhere close..." April 11

  • Miami Heat Already Have Victor Oladipo’s Replacement ‘Ready’

    Heavy "The Miami Heat might be losing Victor Oladipo for the foreseeable future, but they don’t have to look hard for his replacement. That is because he’s already on the 15-player roster. Second-year guard Kendrick Nunn will be the one tasked with..." April 10

  • Heats' Victor Oladipo Exits vs. Lakers After Suffering Apparent Knee Injury

    Bleacher Report "Miami Heat guard Victor Oladipo was ruled out of the remainder of Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers after suffering a knee injury, per Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. Oladipo suffered the apparent injury during a dunk in the..." April 09

  • Victor Oladipo Won't Join Heat for 4-Game Road Trip After Suffering Knee Injury

    Bleacher Report "Miami Heat guard Victor Oladipo will miss at least the next four games due to the knee injury he suffered on Thursday night against the Los Angeles Lakers.  The Heat announced Friday that Oladipo wasn't accompanying the team on its four-game road..." April 09

  • Heat’s Jimmy Butler appreciates new teammates’ defensive ‘gambles’

    Sun Sentinel "Jimmy Butler’s affection for “disciplined gambles” — as Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra once described them — has given him a greater appreciation for what his new teammates bring to the table defensively. The Heat already had two of the better..." April 05

  • Victor Oladipo set to make Heat debut after trade deadline deal

    Clutch Points "A date has been set for the much-awaited debut of Victor Oladio for his new team, the Miami Heat, following his trade deadline move from the Houston Rockets. According to Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald, Oladipo is set to play his first game for Miami on..." March 31

  • Rockets GM reveals real reason for Victor Oladipo trade

    Clutch Points "Victor Oldaipo’s tenure with the Houston Rockets lasted just 20 games. The Rockets offloaded the two-time All-Star during Thursday’s trade deadline, sending him to the Miami Heat. This put an abrupt end to Oladipo’s time in Houston after just around..." March 29

  • First Look at Victor Oladipo in a Miami Heat Jersey Revealed

    Heavy "While Victor Oladipo has yet to officially step on the court as a member of the Miami Heat, the newly acquired two-time All-Star from the Houston Rockets has already debuted his new jersey on social media. In one of the most exciting trades to take place on March 25,..." March 27

  • Dwyane Wade reacts to Miami’s Victor Oladipo trade

    Clutch Points "The Miami Heat got one of the better ends of the trade deadline after they swooped in to acquire Victor Oladipo from the Houston Rockets. The deal eventually got the approval of Dwyane Wade who welcomed the newcomer in Miami via a post on Twitter. The two-time..." March 27

  • Rockets go from James Harden to Victor Oladipo to ... what, praytell?

    Houston Chronicle "The Rockets eventually plan to enjoy the view from Draft Pick Mountain. Down on the ground where they reside, however, Thursday’s trade deadline brought them little to make the climb from the depths of the Western Conference any easier. There is a plan to rebuild, with..." March 26

  • Heat getting Victor Oladipo from Rockets at trade deadline buzzer

    Draftkings Nation "The Miami Heat are acquiring G Victor Oladipo in a trade with the Houston Rockets, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Thursday afternoon. This was one of the scenarios in which the report drops after the 3 PM ET deadline. Teams can get trade calls into the League for deals..." March 25

  • Rockets’ Victor Oladipo (personal) out vs. Hornets

    Clutch Points "Victor Oladipo could have already played his last game for the Houston Rockets. With the trade deadline rapidly approaching, the Rockets have just announced that the 6-foot-4 combo guard will be out of action for Wednesday’s tilt against the Charlotte Hornets. As reported..." March 24

  • NBA trade deadline: Lakers' Montrezl Harrell, Rockets' Victor Oladipo among five players who should be dealt

    CBS Sports "The trade deadline is an extremely useful barometer of a team's ability to accurately assess its own circumstances. In general, bad teams should be moving veterans for younger assets, while good teams can afford to be more aggressive in seeking out immediate upgrades. In practice? Trades..." March 24

  • The only way Knicks would trade for Victor Oladipo before deadline

    New York Post "If the Knicks are to make a splash at Thursday’s trade deadline, it won’t be with a purely rental philosophy in mind, according to NBA sources. The Post has learned if the Knicks pull the trigger on a Victor Oladipo trade, it would be with either a firm commitment he..." March 24

  • Rockets progressing in talks to trade Victor Oladipo

    ESPN "The Houston Rockets are progressing on several fronts in talks to trade guard Victor Oladipo, and there's strong confidence they'll execute a deal ahead of Thursday's NBA trade deadline, sources told ESPN. The Rockets are increasingly comfortable with the..." March 23

  • Inside the Rockets’ Victor Oladipo trade talks: His value, interested teams and who else could get moved

    The Athletic "Victor Oladipo’s arrival in Houston a little over two months ago directly aligned with Stephen Silas’ vision for his team. Oladipo’s versatility was a sticking point in the decision to acquire him in the four-way deal that sent James Harden to Brooklyn, sources say,..." March 23

  • Victor Oladipo increasingly likely to be traded by deadline?

    MSN.com "With the NBA trade deadline looming, the Houston Rockets are expected to be a major focus of activity in the coming days. The Rockets have now lost 20 in a row after Sunday’s defeat against the Oklahoma City Thunder and are fully focused on rebuilding their roster. With a..." March 21

  • Intriguing Knicks response could provide Victor Oladipo, Lonzo Ball trade clue

    New York Post "Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau, rumored to be clamoring for the team to make a trade at the March 25 deadline, said he understands the balance needed when a club is regarded as being in a rebuilding phase. At 21-21, the Knicks are tied for fifth place in the Eastern Conference and have..." March 21

  • The Rockets Want James Wiseman From Warriors In Victor Oladipo Trade

    Fadeaway World "Even without Klay Thompson, the Warriors have aspirations of making a rin in the Western Conference playoff this year. Unfortunately, countless obstacles and inconsistent play from most of the team have put the Dubs in a complicated position during the second half of the season...." March 19

  • Warriors Lost Interest In Victor Oladipo After Learning Rockets’ Asking Price

    Fadeaway World "According to Bob Myers, the Golden State Warriors plan to be ‘aggressive’ this year’s trade deadline, but they might be looking at different targets after learning how much they would have to disburse in order to get Victor Oladipo from the Houston..." March 17

  • This is how a Victor Oladipo trade to the Golden State Warriors might look

    Sportsnaut "By now, its known that the Houston Rockets are looking to pull off a Victor Oladipo trade ahead of the March 25 deadline. Acquired in the James Harden blockbuster back in January, Oladipo is an impending free agent and just recently turned down an extension offer from..." March 15

  • Victor Oladipo trade could come on the cheap

    Sportsnaut "NBA rumors continue to suggest that the Houston Rockets will pull off a Victor Oladipo trade ahead of the March 25 deadline. For a rebuilding Rockets squad that has lost 13 consecutive games, it makes perfect sense. Oladipo just recently turned down a contract extension..." March 12

  • 5 ideal Victor Oladipo trade scenarios

    Sportsnaut "It’s just a matter of time before a Victor Oladipo trade from the Houston Rockets comes to fruition. Recently acquired in the James Harden blockbuster, Oladipo has already turned down an extension offer from Houston. He’s also slated to become a free agent during the..." March 10

  • Warriors interested in trading for Victor Oladipo

    NBA Analysis "The Golden State Warriors are going to be a very interesting team to keep an eye on with the NBA trade deadline coming up quickly. There have been quite a few rumors surrounding the Warriors, but there is a new one to take note of. Golden State is interested in trading for Houston..." March 08

  • Rockets knew Victor Oladipo would turn down contract extension offer

    Larry Brown Sports "Victor Oladipo recently turned down a two-year contract extension from the Houston Rockets, but the offer may have been more for show, anyway. The Rockets offered Oladipo a two-year, $45.2 million max contract extension, which is the most they could offer before he becomes a free..." March 02

  • Is acquiring Victor Oladipo a risk Sixers might want to take in pursuit of NBA title?

    The Philadelphia Inquirer "What about Victor Oladipo? Would the 76ers be wise to trade for the Houston Rockets’ combo guard in their pursuit of this season’s NBA title? Oladipo’s presence alongside Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, and Tobias Harris could help catapult the Sixers beyond the..." March 02

  • Victor Oladipo turned down 2-year, $45.2 million extension from Houston Rockets

    ESPN "Houston Rockets guard Victor Oladipo recently turned down a two-year, $45.2 million maximum contract extension, the most the franchise could offer him before summer free agency, sources told ESPN. As expected, Oladipo is pursuing a longer-term deal, sources said,..." February 28

  • Rockets could trade Victor Oladipo based on belief he’ll join Heat in offseason

    Heat Nation "The Houston Rockets could try to trade Victor Oladipo, as some around the NBA think he will sign with the Miami Heat this offseason. Oladipo will be an unrestricted free agent following the 2020-21 season and reportedly has interest in coming to..." February 28

  • Rockets guard Victor Oladipo suffered injury setback in practice

    Yahoo! Sports "On Friday, Houston Rockets head coach Stephen Silas said he was hopeful that injured guard Victor Oladipo (right foot strain) would return from a brief absence in time for Monday’s home game versus Chicago. Yet, for a fourth straight game, Oladipo..." February 22

  • Should the Knicks risk it all for Bradley Beal or Victor Oladipo?

    Posting And Toasting "The Knicks are exceeding expectations under Tom Thibodeau, so naturally New York is eager to improve its roster through the addition of a star like Bradley Beal or Victor Oladipo, among others. But the team must tread carefully in order to avoid mortgaging the future. No one..." February 17

  • Victor Oladipo (foot) out for Rockets’ next game

    Sportsnaut "Houston Rockets guard Victor Oladipo is out for the game at the New York Knicks on Saturday because of a sore right foot. In addition, forward P.J. Tucker is questionable to face the Knicks because of a bruised left thigh. Neither player practiced Friday. Rockets coach..." February 12

  • Win-now Knicks monitoring Bradley Beal, Victor Oladipo

    New York Post "The Knicks did not make Kevin Knox, Frank Ntilikina or any of their first-round picks available in the Derrick Rose trade on Sunday, The Post has learned. Though Knox and Ntilikina are out of the rotation, the Knicks are saving as many young assets as possible for a future..." February 11

  • Knicks Could Acquire Victor Oladipo For Three Players And A Future Pick

    Fadeaway World "The New York Knicks are a team that is on the verge of making the playoffs. Julius Randle has been a revelation this season, and the other players have also been impressive, such as RJ Barrett and Immanuel Quickley. The Knicks have a solid young core and have recently traded for an elite..." February 10

  • Ideal Landing Spots for NBA's Top Trade Deadline Targets

    Bleacher Report "Who's up for finding new digs for the NBA's most in-demand trade targets? Just so we're clear: "In-demand" doesn't mean eminently available. Some of the players bound to draw the most leaguewide interest are, at least publicly, off limits. That..." February 07

  • Rockets could trade Victor Oladipo before the deadline

    Bleacher Report "Despite their recent success since acquiring Victor Oladipo, the Houston Rockets reportedly could move the two-time All-Star before the March 25 trade deadline. Per ESPN's Tim Bontemps, executives around the NBA believe the Rockets might deal..." February 04

  • Knicks Still Interested In Victor Oladipo?

    Yardbarker "The Knicks are among the teams with interest in Rockets guard Victor Oladipo and will keep an eye on him leading up to next month’s trade deadline and potentially beyond, league sources tell A. Sherrod Blakely of Bleacher Report. Marc Berman of the New York Post..." February 03

  • 5 Trades That Won’t Happen This Season

    Fadeaway World "In the NBA world, there are a lot of trades, and players move teams all the time. It has been a feature of recent seasons to see stars traded to a competing franchise, in order for the franchise to go all-in on winning a championship. For example, there was the Toronto Raptors acquiring Kawhi..." February 03

  • Rockets G Victor Oladipo after trade from Pacers: ‘Feels like people keep quitting on me’

    Indy Star "The Indiana Pacers moved on from Victor Oladipo Jan. 13 in what appeared to be the end of a broken relationship resembling the Paul George saga. Oladipo declined contract extension talks in 2018 and openly discussed joining other NBA players right in..." January 30

  • Rockets get bittersweet update on seeing John Wall, Victor Oladipo duo in action

    Clutch Points "The Houston Rockets will not have their new-look roster at full strength on Saturday night. While former All NBA guard John Wall is probable, newly acquired Victor Oladipo will be sidelined. ESPN’s Tim MacMahon reported that the Rockets have listed Wall as..." January 23

  • Lakers Could Land Victor Oladipo For Kyle Kuzma And Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers are a good team, perhaps the best in the NBA. Their superstars, Anthony Davis and LeBron James can dominate the Western Conference. Most people know that the way dynasties extend their winning runs is by making savvy moves via trade or free agency. The Los Angeles Lakers..." January 19

  • Victor Oladipo predicts 'better days' for Rockets

    The Score "The Houston Rockets didn't pick up the win on Monday in Victor Oladipo's first game with the team, but he still believes the best is yet to come for the new-look franchise. "I know that better days are ahead for the Houston Rockets, and I'm looking..." January 19

  • Victor Oladipo will make Rockets debut Monday vs. Bulls

    Clutch Points "The Houston Rockets got Victor Oladipo in the James Harden trade, and now we know when the Rockets’ new star will take the court for his debut. The Houston Rockets got Victor Oladipo in the James Harden trade, and now we know when the Rockets’ new star..." January 17

  • Victor Oladipo reacts to trade to Rockets to play alongside John Wall

    Clutch Points "Victor Oladipo has cleared all required physicals following his trade from the Indiana Pacers to the Houston Rockets. As such, he will join the team on their road trip and is expected to make his debut on Monday against the Chicago Bulls. Oladipo talked..." January 17

  • The first thing Victor Oladipo did after trade to Rockets

    Clutch Points "The Houston Rockets were able to acquire Victor Oladipo in the blockbuster four-team trade that involved the Indiana Pacers. Upon being traded to the Rockets, Oladipo didn’t waste any time in getting acclimated to his new team’s system, per..." January 17

  • Victor Oladipo Still Hopes For A Trade To Miami Heat

    Heavy "James Harden is finally off the market after a never-ending soap opera. Time for the Miami Heat to look elsewhere for reinforcements and that search begins with Harden’s old team. Victor Oladipo was sent to the Houston Rockets as part of Harden’s..." January 14

  • 3 best Victor Oladipo blockbuster trades for the Rockets

    Clutch Points "The Houston Rockets made the first blockbuster trade in the 2021 season, trading James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets. One of the fallouts from this move is the Victor Oladipo trade, as the former Indiana Pacers star landed in Houston. More on that in a second,..." January 14