Category Archives: Victor Oladipo

LeBron blocks Pacers’ path, ending special season

Victor Oladipo, LeBron James, Pacers, Cleveland Cavaliers, 2018 NBA Playoffs

It took seven games and a third 40-plus point performance from LeBron James for the Cleveland Cavaliers to finally dispose of the Pacers. But he did it, just like he did the previous four times that he has faced the Pacers in the playoffs over the last seven years – and they’ve almost always been…

Victor Oladipo is already thinking about offseason training

Victor Oladipo, David Alexander, Pacers

16 minutes after his season came to an end in the biggest game that he’s ever played, Victor Oladipo was already thinking about getting better. Who needs time off? “I don’t know how to take time off,” Oladipo said a short while after the Pacers’ 105-101 Game 7 loss in Cleveland. He finished with a…

VIDEO: Victor Oladipo, Nate McMillan look forward to Game 7

Pacers, St. Vincent Center

The Pacers practiced at the St. Vincent Center Saturday before catching their charter flight to Cleveland for Game 7. You can throw out the first six games and forget that it’s a series. It all comes down to the game Sunday at Quicken Loans Arena. If the Pacers handle their business, it is nothing more…

Vic was Vic, Pacers demolish Cavs to force Game 7

Victor Oladipo, Pacers, 2018 NBA Playoffs, Cleveland Cavaliers

Victor Oladipo was out of the shower and making his way to his locker stall when you knew exactly how he was feeling. The Bose speaker was turned up and he was jamming, just like he does after most game. Dressing in bottoms with the laughing emoji (😂), perhaps symbolic of those discussing his recent…

McMillan: Pacers not connected, played frantic in Game 4 loss

Victor Oladipo, Cleveland Cavaliers, Pacers, 2018 NBA Playoffs

Game 4 followed what has become a familiar script for the Pacers. Fall behind by double digits but then fight like crazy and string together stops to take back the lead, only this time they didn’t execute when they needed to late into Sunday evening. The Cavaliers outscored the Pacers 15-8 over the final 6:12,…

Pacers Notebook: New challenges in Game 4 – adjustments, noise, and focus on business

Lance Stephenson, Pacers, Myles Turner

Episode Four between the Pacers and Cavaliers will play out Sunday evening, the nightcap of the NBA’s four-game schedule. Tip-off on a school night isn’t until 8:30 pm, meaning players and fans alike will be waiting around all day for the featured event. “I get restless before every game. It is what it is. It’ll…

Bogdanovic steals the show, Pacers take control

Pacers, Bojan Bogdanovic, Los Angeles Clippers

On Friday, Bojan Bogdanovic had a podium game. For those not familiar, players with outstanding performances in the postseason are brought to a big room adjacent to the Pacers’ locker room for them to address the media. It’s easier for high-demand players, and is seen aired live by several network broadcasts and a number of…

VIDEO: Pacers discuss their Game 3 win, Bogdanovic’s big night

Indiana Pacers, Cleveland Cavaliers, 2018 NBA Playoffs, Bankers Life Fieldhouse

The Pacers took back control of their first-round series against the Cleveland Cavaliers Friday night by edging the LeBron & Co. 92-90. Bojan Bogdanovic turned in a playoff career high 30 points on 11 of 15 shooting, including seven 3-pointers. Those seven makes matches a franchise playoff record, one of three players to do it….