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Victor Oladipo - SG, 6'4, 210
Indiana Pacers - Acquired via trade in July 2017
       Date of birth: 05/04/1992
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 2nd pick, 2013
     Out of: Indiana
  NBA Experience: 4 years
  Hand: Right

2013 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 2nd overall by Orlando.
7th July, 2013 NBA Signed four year, $21,487,441 rookie scale contract with Orlando. Included team options for 2015/16 and 2016/17.
26th October, 2014 NBA Orlando exercised 2015/16 team option.
25th October, 2015 NBA Orlando exercised 2016/17 team option.
2016 NBA Draft NBA Traded by Orlando, along with Ersan Ilyasova and the draft rights to Domantas Sabonis (#11), to Oklahoma City in exchange for Serge Ibaka.
31st October, 2016 NBA Signed a four year, $84 million extension with Oklahoma City.
6th July, 2017 NBA Traded by Oklahoma City, along with Domantas Sabonis, to Indiana in exchange for Paul George.
When: Where:
2010 - 2013 Indiana (NCAA)
June 2013 - June 2016 Orlando Magic (NBA)
June 2016 - July 2017 Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)
July 2017 - present Indiana Pacers (NBA)
From blog:

   2013 Summer League rosters, Orlando Summer Pro League - Orlando

Victor Oladipo

Oladipo will play point guard for Orlando, in accordance with their belief that he can become one down the road. This seems odd on paper. His body type and athletic profile is nigh on perfect for the two guard spot, a position for which he also already has the prerequisite skills and provenly effective defense. Perhaps, then, he is instead merely working on his ball dominance in a Paul George/Dwyane Wade fashion. It will be seen how far he has to go with this, as he had little opportunity at the bizarrely coached Indiana Hoosiers.

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   2017 NBA Manifesto

Victor Oladipo
SG, 6’4, 210lbs, 24 years old, 4 years of experience

A mediocre debut Thunder season across the board for Oladipo, who seems like a weird pairing with Westbrook. His three throw rate plummeted as he tried to become more of an outside shooter to suit Russ’s needs, with some results to be seen in a 36.6% three-point shooting rate, yet in driving less and facilitating less, he is only taking fewer risks by making less happen. At a time that he is about to start an enormous contract, he is shrinking his game. Even when playing alongside the second unit, who needed all the shot creation they could get, Oladipo focused more on being a shooter. He needs to stay aggressive, even when that aggressiveness yields mistakes. And not aggressive as in “take bad shots” aggressive, like in the playoffs. Aggressive as in drawing the defence, kicking, defending, cutting and running.

Player Plan: Beginning a four year, $84 million extension this summer, yet always felt more like a “best piece we can get” acquisition rather than a targeted piece for the future, and looked as much in his only Thunder season so far. The contract will deter some teams, but if his future is not alongside Westbrook, the process of finding a trade for him may as well start now.

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   NBA Fantasy Preview - 29th November 2017

The Pacers are younger, quicker and better than they were before the Paul George trade, and the resurgence of Oladipo is a large part of why. Slimmer and faster than last year, Oladipo is shooting well and taking the shots he wants to shoot, handling up top, driving around screens, hustling on defence and leaking out whenever possible. In the Pacers’ last game, Oladipo made his first ten shots on his way to a 26 point night, which, when combined with his other basic stats, made for a large 53.7 fantasy point night. With three other 40+ fantasy point outings in his last eight games, Oladipo is producing like one of the most expensive players in the game without being one.

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   NBA Fantasy Preview - 8th November 2017

This comes after a bad game last night, admittedly. But on the season thus far, Oladipo is averaging 23.2 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game, shooting career bests from all areas of the court, and very much enjoying getting the opportunity to be 'the man'. He is running at every opportunity, gambling on defence and dribbling into traffic, all of which he has always been best at and all of which yield numbers. This is the best stretch of play in his career to date, and with second best Pacer (and regular value pick) Domantas Sabonis likely out in this game through injury, Oladipo might do that little bit more tonight.

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