Victor Oladipo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pacers’ Victor Oladipo trade situation not at ‘critical mass’… yet

    Essentially Sports "The Indiana Pacers had another underwhelming postseason run as they were sent home in the opening round. Additionally, the Pacers failed to win even a single game in the playoffs and were handed a clean sweep by the Miami Heat. Following the meltdown, the Pacers sacked..." October 21

  • Victor Oladipo’s trade value gets bucket of cold water dumped on it

    Real GM Basketball "Victor Oladipo has one season remaining on his contract with the Indiana Pacers and his future remains uncertain as he continues to work on getting back to his All-Star form prior to a ruptured quad tendon in January 2019. Because of the injury and his status as a pending free agent,..." October 20

  • Victor Oladipo’s interest in joining Miami higher than Heat’s interest in him

    Heat Nation "Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo reportedly has interest in joining the Miami Heat, but Miami’s interest isn’t as high. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, Miami has its eye on “bigger fish” than Oladipo. Windhorst recently..." October 19

  • Victor Oladipo seeks max contract with next deal

    Pro Basketball Talk "In 2017-18, Victor Oladipo — just traded to Indiana as part of the Paul George deal — had a breakout season, playing at an All-NBA level. He looked like a max player, a franchise cornerstone, worth every penny of a four-year, $84 million contract he had just..." October 19

  • 5 NBA Stars That Could Help Ben Simmons And Joel Embiid Next Season

    Fadeaway World "Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid are both great players and possibly the leaders of tomorrow in the NBA. However, despite being top tier talent-wise, the two stars simply haven’t found success together. The Sixers will surely make a splash this offseason: their offseason signings in..." October 18

  • Knicks expected to prioritize trading for Victor Oladipo

    Clutch Points "It appears the New York Knicks will indeed be targeting Indiana Pacers star guard Victor Oladipo this offseason, according to Marc Berman of New York Post. While Rose, the Knicks rookie president, has [Chris] Paul on his trade radar, putting..." October 05

  • Blockbuster Trade Idea; Celtics Can Create A Superteam With Victor Oladipo And Myles Turner

    Fadeaway World "The Indiana Pacers performed admirably this season by going and making the NBA playoffs without Victor Oladipo. Oladipo returned in time for the Playoffs after an entire season missed due to injury, but he clearly needed time to readjust. The Pacers did not have much of a chance against the..." October 03

  • Victor Oladipo says he values rings over being team’s main star

    Pro Basketball Talk "Victor Oladipo said, “I’m a Pacer.” Technically correct. He is under contract with the Pacers. Oladipo never directly denied rumors he was looking to leave Indiana. He merely downplayed them. Oladipo sounded a lot like Paul George, who declared..." October 02

  • Victor Oladipo denies trade rumor he wants out of Indiana

    Clutch Points "Victor Oladipo’s rumored departure from the Indiana Pacers seems to be gaining more traction as weeks go by. Oladipo has been one of the biggest names being dragged around in trade rumors across the league for the past few months now, and as the offseason transpires,..." October 01

  • 5 Reasons why the Dallas Mavericks should trade for Victor Oladipo

    Sportsnaut "According to Jared Weiss of The Athletic, Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo is “looking to move on” from the organization during this off-season. For a Dallas Mavericks team with a clear need for a third piece, acquiring Oladipo via an NBA trade is the best..." September 29

  • Five Trade Destinations For Pacers' Victor Oladipo

    The Big Lead "On Monday we learned that Indiana Pacers star Victor Oladipo is looking to move on this offseason via The Athletic. Oladipo became an All-Star during the 2017-18 season as the former No. 2 overall pick realized his potential in Indiana. But back-to-back injury riddled seasons..." September 29

  • Victor Oladipo looking to move on from Pacers this offseason

    Clutch Points "The Indiana Pacers are facing a very interesting offseason ahead of them, with a few key personnel changes expected to be on the horizon. According to a new report, two-time All-Star guard Victor Oladipo might just be one of a number of players who will be on their way out..." September 28

  • Knicks Could Be A Trade Partner For Victor Oladipo

    Fadeaway World "Not so long ago, Victor Oladipo was among the league’s leaders in steals, made his first All-Star appearance, and looked poised to break out as one of the NBA’s top two-way players. He had finally found his place with the Indiana Pacers and then, injuries happened. Oladipo..." September 02

  • These Teams Could Land Victor Oladipo If He Becomes Available For Trade

    Fadeaway World "It’s not a secret that the Los Angeles Lakers are one of the biggest threats out of the Western Conference and that’s not going to change for as long as Anthony Davis and LeBron James are in town. Then again, the purple and gold clearly need a third gunman that could help..." August 28

  • Pacers expected to trade two-time All-Star Victor Oladipo

    Sportsnaut "Changes are coming for the Indiana Pacers following their four-game sweep at the hands of the Miami Heat in the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. This includes the team moving on from head coach Nate McMillan after four consecutive postseason..." August 26

  • Victor Oladipo Available For Pacers In Game 2

    Clutch Points "Indiana Pacers shooting guard Victor Oladipo will take the court Thursday for Game 2 against the Miami Heat, according to the team. Oladipo exited Game 1 against the Heat after a mere nine minutes after getting poked in the eye by a lunging Jae Crowder. All..." August 20

  • Victor Oladipo day-to-day after being poked in left eye during loss

    Pro Basketball Talk "When Miami started to pull away from the Pacers in the fourth quarter Tuesday, Victor Oladipo was back in the locker room. He had been inadvertently poked in the eye late in the first quarter by Jae Crowder and did not return. Pacers’ coach Nate..." August 19

  • Top 5 Perfect Targets For The New Orleans Pelicans

    Fadeaway World "The New Orleans Pelicans put together perhaps the most impressive and promising young core in the league. Even so, it feels like they still need to move a couple of pieces around to put an end to their woes and become the contender they could be. The Pelicans looked overwhelmed,..." August 10

  • Victor Oladipo ‘optimistic’ about playing for Pacers vs. Sixers

    Clutch Points "Indiana Pacers shooting guard Victor Oladipo told reporters on Friday that he’s optimistic about playing in the team’s first seeding game on Saturday against the Philadelphia 76ers. Oladipo has participated in every practice in Orlando and started all..." July 31

  • Richard Jefferson says Victor Oladipo-Pacers situation reminds him of Kawhi Leonard-Spurs drama

    Clutch Points "Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo looked good in the team’s first scrimmage game in Orlando as he continues to work his way back from a ruptured quad tendon suffered in Jan. 2019, but that doesn’t necessarily mean he’ll suit up when Indiana officially resumes its season..." July 25

  • Victor Oladipo admits he might not play in NBA restart, despite participation in scrimmage

    Talk Basket "The Indiana Pacers Victor Oladipo played in the team’s first scrimmage in Orlando against the Portland Trail Blazers. However, that’s not indication that he wil play when the real games start on July 30, as the shooting guard said to reporters, after the “game”..." July 23

  • Victor Oladipo expected to play in Pacers’ first scrimmage

    Clutch Points "Indiana Pacers shooting guard Victor Oladipo is expected to play in the team’s first scrimmage. Before the Pacers arrived at Orlando, Oladipo said he wasn’t going to play in the season’s restart. However, after partaking in team practices at Walt..." July 20

  • Victor Oladipo’s busted knee not the only ‘fracture’ experienced with Pacers

    Field House Files "Less than two weeks after ruling himself out for the NBA’s restart in Florida, Pacers guard Victor Oladipo has reversed course after re-evaluating how he’s feeling. There had been four months between team-organized activities. “I’m definitely here trying to..." July 16

  • Indiana’s Victor Oladipo: “There’s a strong possibility I might play”

    Indy Star "The seemingly never-ending circus surrounding the status of Victor Oladipo has taken another turn as coach Nate McMillan said Wednesday that he now will have his All-Star for the “bubble” restart in Orlando.  "I'm coming out here giving it my all,"..." July 15

  • Victor Oladipo's $3 million in remaining salary in dispute

    ESPN "Indiana Pacers star Victor Oladipo is in an unresolved situation over $3 million in salary, multiple sources told ESPN. Under the rules the NBA established for its season restart in Orlando, players who were healthy but opted not to play would have to forgo their..." July 14

  • Victor Oladipo may actually play for Pacers in resumed season

    Larry Brown Sports "The Indiana Pacers may actually get Victor Oladipo back for the resumed NBA season in Orlando. Oladipo initially said in early July that he did not feel comfortable participating the restart as he continues to work his way back from a quad injury. However, he made the trip..." July 13

  • Lakers Could Land Victor Oladipo For Trade Package Centered On Kyle Kuzma

    Fadeaway World "Victor Oladipo has had some tough luck to start his NBA career. He went 2nd overall to the Orlando Magic but struggled to establish himself at either guard spot. He started to play well for the Oklahoma City Thunder and was traded to the Indiana Pacers, where he blossomed before suffering two..." July 13

  • NBA Season Restart Preview; The Biggest Names Sitting Out League’s Return

    NESN "When NBA teams take the floor for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic suspended the season, rosters will look a lot different. Some teams will be missing key contributors, while others won’t have the depth pieces they’ve grown to rely on throughout the 2019-20..." July 11

  • Top 5 Best Destinations For Victor Oladipo

    Fadeaway World "Victor Oladipo has had some tough luck throughout his brief NBA career. He was supposed to be a superstar but struggled early on with the Orlando Magic, then finally took a step forward with the Oklahoma City Thunder, just to be traded again, this time to the Indiana Pacers. Oladipo..." July 10

  • ‘Not a Big Secret’ That Victor Oladipo and Heat Have Mutual Interest in Each Other

    Heat Nation "Indiana Pacers star Victor Oladipo recently opted out of the NBA’s restart effort in Orlando, Fla. The news added more fuel to the fire in regards to Oladipo joining the Miami Heat in the future. In fact, two Pacers reporters confirmed that the Pacers star and Miami..." July 10

  • Why Pacers can’t replace Victor Oladipo with Lance Stephenson

    Clutch Points "Bad news for Indiana Pacers fans: Star guard Victor Oladipo will not be playing when the NBA bubble games get underway. Still bad news, but slightly less bad than the first news for Pacers fans: They can’t sign Lance Stephenson as an injury..." July 03

  • Pacers guard Victor Oladipo will sit out season restart

    NBA.com "Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo is choosing to sit out the 2019-20 season restart in Orlando. He revealed the news in an interview with The Athletic's Shams Charania. Oladipo, who returned from a ruptured quadriceps tendon injury earlier this season, says he wants to..." July 03

  • Suns Could Pair Devin Booker With Victor Oladipo

    Fadeaway World "The Phoenix Suns finally have the franchise player they’ve been searching for. At 23-years-old, Book is one of the brightest young stars in the NBA and he’s got years to continue to improve and adapt his game. But if the Suns want to get any closer to bringing him a..." July 03

  • Pacers guard Victor Oladipo not committed to playing in 2020

    Canoe "Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo is on the fence about playing basketball when the regular season resumes in Orlando on July 30. Oladipo, who returned from a ruptured quadriceps tendon in January, fears rushing back to the court and suffering another injury, he said..." July 01

  • What if the Cavaliers Took Victor Oladipo Instead of Anthony Bennett in the 2013 NBA Draft?

    The Big Lead "Today marks the seven-year anniversary of one of the worst picks of all time. To whit, in the latest edition of NBA history "what-ifs", I present to you the following hypothetical: What if, instead of taking legendary bust Anthony Bennett with the first overall pick in the..." June 27

  • Victor Oladipo to ramp up activity before committing to restart

    The Score "Victor Oladipo plans to use next week to ramp up his workouts before making a final decision on playing in the NBA's planned restart, he told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The Indiana Pacers star only played in 13 games this season before the league suspended..." June 21

  • Victor Oladipo still unsure about Orlando due to quad injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Victor Oladipo did not quite look like himself through 13 games this season, and he wants to making sure that playing in the league’s planned Orlando restart is in his best interest before officially committing to it. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on..." June 20

  • Many NBA executives skeptical about giving big contract to Victor Oladipo

    Yardbarker "Victor Oladipo will be a member of the 2021 free agent class, but the market for him, in particular, may not be too robust at this point. ESPN’s Tim Bontemps reported in a feature on Monday that many scouts and executives around the league are skeptical about..." June 16

  • New York Knicks could make run at Victor Oladipo

    Clutch Points "The New York Knicks could make a run after another big-name free agent this offseason. As the NBA plans to resume its season by the end of July, Victor Oladipofaces an uncertain future. That would be because the Indiana Pacers guard missed an entire calendar year due to..." June 15

  • Heat reportedly plan to target Giannis Antetokounmpo, Victor Oladipo in 2021 free agency

    Yardbarker "The Miami Heat were one of the surprise teams of this season, with Jimmy Butler leading the underrated roster to a 41-24 record and essentially guaranteeing the team a spot in the postseason. However, the Heat are far from finished when it comes to adding talent, it appears. The team is..." June 11

  • Victor Oladipo Could Join Miami Heat In 2021 Free Agency

    Fadeaway World "Pat Riley and the Miami Heat have some big plans next summer and, according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, they might involve Indiana’s Victor Oladipo. Here’s what he said in a recent article: “Indiana guard Victor Oladipo (2021 unrestricted free..." June 06

  • Lakers Should Trade Kyle Kuzma For Victor Oladipo

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers are in a better position now than they have been for the past decade. With LeBron James and Anthony Davis at the helm, the franchise is headed down a path it hasn’t seen for ages — assuming the Lakers are able to keep both in town. But just because..." May 27

  • 5 Most Intriguing NBA Players To Watch When Season Resumes

    Sportsnaut "The NBA season will likely resume at some point in July after a four-month hiatus due to the ongoing worldwide pandemic. We’ve focused on some of the top stories surrounding the Association during these odd times. It’s going to be interesting to..." May 21

  • Kevin Durant and beyond, Prince George’s County’s basketball shines

    Pro Basketball Talk "The DeMatha Catholic High School basketball program has been renowned for decades. Longtime coach Morgan Wootten won so much, he made the Basketball Hall of Fame. His most famous victory came in 1965, when DeMatha snapped the 71-game winning streak of Lew Alcindor and Power Memorial (N.Y)...." May 15

  • Pacers star Victor Oladipo will be 'ready' if NBA season resumes

    Yardbarker "The NBA is in the midst of trying to find a way to safely resume its season in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, with questions surrounding pay, safety, and a realistic timeline. Indiana Pacers star guard Victor Oladipo says that he is confident that the league will only..." May 14

  • Victor Oladipo’s blunt reason for resuming NBA season

    CNBC "Whether the National Basketball Association will resume its suspended season is still uncertain. But the consequence of not continuing is unmistakable. “We would lose money, period,” Indiana Pacers star Victor Oladipo told CNBC in an interview. “It’s as simple..." May 14

  • There’s merit behind the Indiana Pacers trading Victor Oladipo

    Clutch Points "In a perfect world, the Indiana Pacers ride off into the sunset with Victor Oladipo leading the way. At the same time, not everything can be perfect, and there’s merit behind the Pacers moving their All-Star guard. According to SNY’s Ian Begley,..." May 07

  • Victor Oladipo turned down Pacers’ insulting 4-year, $80 million extension before season

    Clutch Points "Victor Oladipo has one year remaining on his deal after this season. Whether or not the Indiana Pacers will be able to retain him remains to be seen, and if early talks are any indication, that may end up being a problem for the club. According to Ian Begley of SNY, the..." May 01