Victor Oladipo takes center stage in return to Indiana

Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY When Victor Oladipo made his NBA debut back in October, it was a big deal for the home fans. Not because the Orlando fans were getting to see Oladipo for the first time in a game that counts, but rather because several of Oladipo's college fans were seeing him play in the NBA for the first time. Oladipo did not start that game. In fact, no one...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

An updated look at members of IU’s 2012-2013 Big Ten championship team in the pros

Periodically throughout the season, we’ll take a look at how members of IU’s 2012-2013 Big Ten championship team are performing in both the NBA and professional leagues around the world. Here’s our latest update: · Victor Oladipo, Orlando Magic Stats: 13.7 points, 4.4 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 1.5 steals in 31.8 minutes per game Notes: Oladipo currently […]The post An updated...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

A look at how members of IU’s 2012-2013 Big Ten championship team are performing in the pros

Periodically throughout the season, we’ll take a look at how members of IU’s 2012-2013 Big Ten championship team are performing in both the NBA and professional leagues around the world. Here’s our first update: · Victor Oladipo, Orlando Magic Stats: 13.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.5 steals in 30.2 minutes per game Notes: Oladipo’s most […]The post A look at...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Oladipo, Zeller navigating different paths in rookie seasons

A quarter of the way through their first NBA seasons, Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo have been thrust into very different roles. In Orlando, the Magic, in the midst of a major rebuilding effort, are taking their lumps on their way to a 7-15 start. Oladipo was inserted into the team’s starting lineup after 10 […]The post Oladipo, Zeller navigating different paths in rookie seasons...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Victor Oladipo sings duet with Regis Philbin

If you’ve followed Victor Oladipo’s career, you already know he’s capable of breaking out in song at a moment’s notice. There were multiple Hoosier Hysteria performances, performances at the IU Auditorium and talk from his Hoosier teammates about how often Oladipo likes to sing. So with that said, the following clip of Oladipo singing with […]The post Video: Victor Oladipo...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Highlights of Victor Oladipo’s NBA debut

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October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

2013-2014 Player Profile: Stanford Robinson

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we look at freshman Stanford Robinson. Following the departures of Victor Oladipo, Remy Abell and Maurice Creek this past offseason, Indiana has been left thin at shooting guard. Along with it, 77 percent of...
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Consistency key in IU’s pursuit of Robert Johnson

Victor Oladipo was an All-American in his junior season at Indiana and the No. 2 pick in June's NBA Draft. His meteoric rise was one of the stories of college basketball a season ago. So when Oladipo returned to Bloomington a couple of weekends ago to host Tom Crean's Basketball ProCamp, it was perfect timing for Indiana, which was in the midst of a huge recruiting weekend...
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September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Oladipo ‘right at home’ in return to Bloomington

As Victor Oladipo entered the Assembly Hall media room Saturday morning for a scheduled press conference, it was like he had never left the Indiana basketball program to pursue an NBA career. That is, until he found Indiana coach Tom Crean sitting in his typical spot, the middle of three chairs at a table overlooking […]The post Oladipo ‘right at home’ in return to Bloomington...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Magic's Victor Oladipo knows rebuilding projects well

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Victor Oladipo is already working toward next season. The NBA's No. 2 draft pick couldn't prepare any other way. He's getting used to his new job, getting ready to embark on another major rebuilding project and can't wait to make his pro debut in the same state where he played college basketball the last three seasons. "I can only...
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August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Oladipo working hard to get Magic show on track

Victor Oladipo is working hard to get the Orlando Magic back on track. The No. 2 pick in this year's draft was back on Indiana's campus Saturday, working with ex-Hoosiers star D.J. White as a counselor at coach Tom Crean's annual Basketball Pro Camp. About 300 young basketball players attended the camp. For Oladipo, it was a rare opportunity to return to his second...
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August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

HD Video: Tom Crean, D.J. White and Victor Oladipo at Tom Crean Basketball ProCamp

Tom Crean, along with former IU standouts D.J. White and Victor Oladipo, are hosting a soldout camp this weekend at Assembly Hall and met with the media to discuss the experience. Oladipo also talked about his first couple of months as a NBA player and White addressed his future as a professional:The post HD Video: Tom Crean, D.J. White and Victor Oladipo at Tom Crean Basketball...
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August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Recruiting roundup: Busy weekend ahead in Bloomington

It’s already been a busy week recruiting wise for Indiana, and this weekend, it will heat up even more. Former Indiana All-American Victor Oladipo is in town working Tom Crean’s ProCamp and the Hoosiers will have several recruits on campus. Here’s a rundown of the prospects who are expected to visit this weekend along with […]The post Recruiting roundup: Busy weekend ahead...
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August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: Victor Oladipo on The Herd with Colin Cowherd

Orlando Magic rookie Victor Oladipo will make his NBA debut on October 29 in Indianapolis and the former Indiana All-American joined Colin Cowherd on Thursday morning for an interview on ESPN Radio. The interview touched on a variety of topics, including Oladipo’s work ethic, how he improved over three years in Bloomington, compensation for college […]The post Recap: Victor Oladipo...
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August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo, Cody Zeller Posterize Fellow Rookies at NBA Photo Shoot (Video)

Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller are no longer teammates, but that didn’t stop them from teaming up for a few unconventional alley-oops during the NBA’s Rookie Photo Shoot. The two former Indiana Hoosiers put their own spin on the popular “posterizing” meme, with Zeller sneaking up behind a fellow rookie with a trash can and Oladipo throwing down a dunk right in his face. Minnesota’s...
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Victor Oladipo, Cody Zeller dunking on other rookies at photo shoot

Tweet Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller played together at Indiana University for two years and obviously developed a friendship. They were also the second and fourth overall picks in the 2013 NBA Draft, respectively. What does that mean for the other rookies in the NBA? It means the former Hoosiers tandem is going to put […]
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Crean on Oladipo, Zeller legacies, next year’s team

Tom Crean sat down with Andy Katz of earlier this week at the AAU Super Showcase in Orlando, Florida and discussed a variety of topics including how Indiana will try to replace Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo, how he dealt with losing in his first three seasons and more. Here are some notable quotes [...]The post Crean on Oladipo, Zeller legacies, next year’s team appeared...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo a bright spot for Magic in summer debut

ORLANDO, Fla. On his first offensive possession Sunday as a member of the Orlando Magic, hours after signing his first professional contract, Victor Oladipo wasnt thinking in terms of shooting first. His deference to his teammates might have been understandable, considering he was the only starter for the Magics entry in the Orlando Pro Summer League not to be a member of team...
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Orlando Pro Summer League Rookies

Many of the top rookies selected in the recent NBA Draft will be playing in the Orlando Pro Summer League July 7-12. Second pick Victor Oladipo of Orlando, Trey Burke from Utah, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope of Detroit, Kelly Olynyk from Bosyon, Solomon Hill of Indiana, Michael Carter-Williams from Philadelphia, Mason Plumlee of Brooklyn and Oklahoma City's Steven Adams and Archie...
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Magic Sign Victor Oladipo

The Orlando Magic have signed Victor Oladipo to his rookie contract. Oladipo will make $3,969,800 in his rookie season and $4,148,500 in his second season. The Magic will have a third-year option on Oladipo worth $4,327,100. Oladipo was selected in the first round (second overall) of the 2013 NBA Draft. Oladipo appeared in 104 career games during three seasons at Indiana University...
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Oladipo, Watford to make NBA Summer League debuts

Former Indiana All-American Victor Oladipo, the No. 2 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, and Christian Watford will make their professional debuts on Sunday in the NBA Summer League in Orlando. The Orlando Magic potentially giving Oladipo minutes at the point guard position is one of the major story lines to watch in Orlando, while [...]The post Oladipo, Watford to make NBA Summer League...
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July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Talking Victor Oladipo with Crimson Quarry

We are still learning who Victor Oladipo is and what he can potentially bring to the Magic. The talk around Oladipo is the normal excitement that comes from a second overall pick. Everyone is really excited to see what he can do. That comes starting Sunday in the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League when Oladipo dons a Magic "jersey" for the first time. Until...
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July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo Forced by NBA to Take Off Google Glass Before Being Selected by Magic in Draft (Video)

Google Glass made a fan out of Victor Oladipo, but the No. 2 overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft didn’t love the product so much that he wanted to make enemies with his new employers. Oladipo wore Google Glass for three days before the draft for The Verge. He met his fellow draft picks on the bus on the way to the Barclays Center and did some green room interviews with the innovative...
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Magic hope Oladipo lives up to Wade comparisons

For Victor Oladipo, the Orlando Magic's first-round draft choice, the comparisons to Dwyane Wade are inevitable, and a little over the top. ''I don't know whether it's fair or it's just because Tom Crean is my coach,'' Oladipo said Friday, the day after Orlando took him second overall in the NBA draft. ''We have similar parts to our game....
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June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo ready to work

When scouts and coaches talked about Victor Oladipo entering the Draft, it was all about his work ethic and his drive to continually improve. You only have to look at his career stats at Indiana to understand where Oladipo came from and the work he had to put in to get to the No. 2 pick in the 2013 Draft. Or you could look at his face when Rob Hennigan mentioned what his shooting...
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June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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