Category Archives: Victor Oladipo

Ep. 83: IMS President Doug Boles

Doug Boles, IMS, Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Pacers All-Star Victor Oladipo will drive the 2019 Chevrolet pace car to start Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. He’s the first active Indianapolis athlete and just the third non-racing athlete to be given that honor. Oladipo is arriving in Indianapolis on Friday and will get his first chance behind the ZR1 Pace Car. Chevrolet flew in Ron…

Oladipo voted to 2018 All-NBA Third Team

Victor Oladipo, Pacers, Cavaliers

In less than a year with the Pacers, Victor Oladipo continues to etch himself in the Pacers’ record books. In his fifth season as a pro, Oladipo was voted to the All-NBA Third Team by a panel of  media members around the world for the first time. This comes one day after Oladipo was recognized…

Victor Oladipo hosting basketball camp in Indy Aug. 4-5

Victor Oladipo, Pacers

It was a breakout season for Pacers guard Victor Oladipo, and he wants to give back to the city that has given him so much already. The 2013 IU grad will be holding his inaugural basketball camp, for kids in grades 1-12, on August 4th and 5th at Park Tudor School in Indianapolis. Grades 1-6…

Oladipo recognized for his defense for the first time since college, voted All-Defensive First Team

Hickory, Pacers, Victor Oladipo

Victor Oladipo was voted the Defensive Player of the Year in the Big Ten, and nationally in college basketball by the National Association of Basketball Coaches in 2013, his third and final season at Indiana University. It’s known to be a strength of his game. But it wasn’t an emphasis for him again until the 2017-18…

Oladipo to ride in 500 Festival Parade

Victor Oladipo, Pacers

Victor Oladipo much rather still be playing in the NBA postseason but since he’s not, he’ll take in all of Indy during Memorial Day Weekend. Before leading the 33-car field to the green flag at the Indianapolis 500 as the pace car driver, he’ll ride in the 500 Festival Parade throughout downtown Indy late Saturday…

Pacers fan lands timely license plate – MY CITY

Devin Ellis is a dedicated Pacers fan and familiar to those who follow Pacers Twitter. And he promised that he had an official Pacers “MY CITY” license plate on the way. On Monday, it arrived. Oladipo instantly embraced returning to his second home, traded to the Pacers in June, 2017. And fans, like the organization,…

Victor Oladipo selected as pace car driver for the 102nd Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis 500, Victor Oladipo, Pacers, IndyCar

As if Victor Oladipo hasn’t embraced Indy and its fans enough, he will appear at The Greatest Spectacle in Racing next week and start the race in the lead car. It’s appropriate that Oladipo — known of his quick step, slicing through tight areas, and electric finishes — will drive the pace car for the…

Victor Oladipo begins offseason training program

Victor Oladipo, David Alexander, DBC Fitness

The Pacers’ season ended after seven competitive games with the Cleveland Cavaliers. While in the locker room, still in uniform after Game 7, Victor Oladipo was already thinking about offseason workouts. So after taking it easy for two weeks, which included a 26th birthday party with his twin and a trip with close friends, now it’s…