Category Archives: Victor Oladipo

Victor Oladipo on Tom Crean: ‘He’s always watching’

Victor Oladipo, Tom Crean, Georgia Basketball, Pacers

After games, Victor Oladipo always checks his phones. He has a routine he goes through — getting wrapped in ice bags, talking to the media, firing up his Bose bluetooth speaker, singing, and then hitting the showers. At the Pacers’ final road game of the regular season in Charlotte, he didn’t need a text from his…

Victor Oladipo on Romeo Langford: ‘Hopefully he makes the right choice’

The Pacers had just completed practice Friday, two days before their opening game of the NBA Playoffs against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The team was in good spirits, and Victor Oladipo is always in a talkative mood. As he made his way to the backdrop, where he answers questions from the media, he first fielded one…

Running thoughts: R1G1 – Pacers 98, Cavaliers 80

Here are my running thoughts from the Pacers’ 98-80 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday afternoon at Quicken Loans Arena. It was game 1 of their best-of-seven first-round series. LeBron-led teams enter this series with 21 consecutive first-round victories. They’re 48-7 all-time. His last loss was all the way back in 2012, to the New…

VIDEO: Pacers discuss their first-round matchup against Cleveland

Victor Oladipo, Pacers, St. Vincent Center, 2018 NBA Playoffs

The Pacers drew the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first-round of the playoffs, which begin on Saturday. Going against LeBron, the Pacers are included in the marquee game Sunday afternoon — which can be seen over the air on ABC. [Click here for the full schedule] It’ll be just their second appearance on national television this…

VIDEO: Locker mates Oladipo and Turner test how much they know about one another

Victor Oladipo, Myles Turner, Pacers, UNINTERRUPTED

Victor Oladipo has been on the Pacers and playing alongside Myles Turner for seven months, but the chemistry between the duo didn’t even take that long to develop. They’re both starters and key contributors helping the Pacers win 48 games and earn the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference. These two have lockers directly in…

Pacers’ togetherness and team ego fuels 48-win season

Pacers, Domantas Sabonis

The Pacers aren’t done yet. Victor Oladipo reminded the crowd that before tip-off of their regular season finale Tuesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. “We’re not done yet,” he told the crowd of 17,331. “The playoffs start this weekend so I look forward to seeing all you guys there. Let’s go shock the world.” In…

Oladipo: ‘Let’s go shock the world’

Victor Oladipo, Pacers, Bankers Life Fieldhouse

With their playoff spot locked up for the 2018 NBA Playoffs, Victor Oladipo was held out of Tuesday’s regular-season finale, along with Thad Young and Bojan Bogdanovic. Oladipo does have a sore right toe after he stubbed it Sunday in Charlotte. However, Sunday was more about giving him a much-deserved game off and to ensure…

Pacers resting three starters in regular season finale

Nate McMillan, Pacers,

The Pacers will rest three starters in their final regular-season game of the 2017-18 season. Victor Oladipo, Thad Young, and Bojan Bogdanovic will all sit Tuesday against the Charlotte Hornets with the team’s playoff seeding already set. Indiana is slotted in the Eastern Conference’s fifth spot behind Toronto, Boston, Philadelphia, and Cleveland. While their first-round…