Category Archives: Victor Oladipo

Pacers’ Oladipo and Turner named to 35-man National Team roster for 2018-2020

Pacers, Victor Oladipo, Myles Turner

Victor Oladipo and Myles Turner of the Indiana Pacers were named to USA Basketball’s player pool for the National Team in 2018-2020. Those two local pros, along with Indiana products Mike Conley Jr., Eric Gordon, and Gordon Hayward were amongst the 35-man group that will participate in minicamp in Las Vegas July 25-27. This is…

Oladipo earns player of the week honors for the third time

Victor Oladipo, Pacers, City Uniforms

The awards continue to pour in this season as Victor Oladipo and the Pacers surprise everyone. Oladipo was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week Monday for games played from March 27 through April 1. During that stretch, Oladipo averaged 26.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 6.7 assists and 3.7 steals per game and shot 67.4 percent from…

VIDEO: Victor Oladipo stars in NBA’s ‘Lean In’ PSA

Victor Oladipo, Victoria Oladipo, Pacers

Victor Oladipo is almost as popular off the court as he is on. The Pacers are winless without him. He’s helped the team to 45 wins with a half-dozen games left. Vic recently filmed a PSA for taking ownership in — Our City — Indianapolis. Now he’s appearing in one for a league-wide initiative pushing…

Why Oladipo drinks at least a gallon of water each day

If you look closely, there’s a gallon jug of water near the hardwood at the St. Vincent Center whenever the Pacers are practicing. Or in the weight room. It’s in Victor Oladipo’s hand occasionally during media interviews. And he’s carrying it while he steps up and onto the team plane. Oladipo made significant changes to…

Oladipo teams up with Indy Mayor Joe Hogsett for ‘It’s My City’ campaign

Victor Oladipo, Indianapolis, Mayor Joe Hogsett, St. Vincent Center

Victor Oladipo’s on-court game this season has made his brand stronger than ever. As he became an All-Star and helped the Pacers qualify for the NBA Playoffs, he has all kinds of suitors reaching out for possible partnerships and endorsement deals. And thus far, Oladipo has deliberately been patient and selective. The Pacers’ star has…

VIDEO: Pacers react to clinching playoff spot, proving doubters wrong

Nate McMillan, Pacers, 2018 NBA Playoffs

The Pacers are officially a playoff team, clinching one of eight spots in the Eastern Conference Sunday night by beating the Miami Heat, 113-107. But it took an extra session. After the game, the players were happy to accomplish the feat, especially with eight games remaining on their regular-season slate. Proud was the other word….

Does Victor Oladipo have a future in curling?

Victor Oladipo was in a great mood after the All-Star break despite having a jam-packed weekend in Los Angeles with appearances, the Slam Dunk Contest, and participating in the All-Star game for the first time in his five-year career. So at the end of practice Wednesday, as players practiced free throws, Oladipo grabbed a stick…

Oladipo is honored to represent Indiana in Slam Dunk Contest

Throughout the last month, Victor Oladipo has consistently downplayed his involvement in the 2018 Slam Dunk Contest, easily the featured event at All-Star Saturday. Have you thought about what you’ll do? “No,” he’s replied simply numerous times. Do you have specific plan: “Just go out and dunk and see what happens,” he said. But that…