Posted May 17, 2013 on AP on Fox
Victor Oladipo mentions the late nights at the gym, the wear and tear on his key card, and he's quick to point out he's just a tad unusual, too. The Indiana product is also just a few weeks away from realizing a dream. The NBA draft is next month and Olapido figures to be one of the top picks after he helped lead the Hoosiers back to national prominence. ''It's surreal sometimes,'' he said. It's also the product of all those hours at the gym honing his shot and developing into something more than a defensive stopper. He spent so much time there he wore out his key card. Now, he's in for a big payoff. ''I'll be honest with you, I'm a weird dude,'' he said Friday at the NBA draft combine. ''At Indiana, we'd just finish watching a playoff game ... a late game, West Coast.'' That didn't stop Oladipo from going to the gym afterward. He swiped his key card so much it stopped working. Not Oladipo, though. With his infectious demeanor and relentless drive, he helped the Hoosiers go...
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