The Pacers may get their star back for Orlando, as Victor Oladipo is reportedly having second thoughts about opting out of the resumption. Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Pacers' Victor Oladipo may play in NBA restart

Ahead of the July 4 holiday, Indiana Pacers star Victor Oladipo opted-out of featuring in the 22-team format to crown a 2019-20 NBA champion.

It appears the 28-year-old is having second thoughts.

On Monday, The Athletic's Shams Charania tweeted that there is "growing belief" Oladipo will play, and that the guard has been an active participant in five-on-five scrimmages:

Oladipo suffered a ruptured quad in January 2019 and only returned to in-game Association action this past January. He appeared in 13 games before the NBA halted play on March 11 due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

The Pacers enter the league's return-to-play format fifth in the Eastern Conference standings. 

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1985-IND
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1985-LAC
Benoit Benjamin
1986-CLE
Brad Daugherty
1986-BOS
Len Bias
1986-GSW
Chris Washburn
1987-SAS
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1988-LAC
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1988-IND
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1988-PHI
Charles Smith
1989-SAC
Pervis Ellison
1989-LAC
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1989-SAS
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1990-NJN
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Gary Payton
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Larry Johnson
1991-NJN
Kenny Anderson
1991-SAC
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1992-ORL
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1992-CHH
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1992-MIN
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1993-ORL
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1993-PHI
Shawn Bradley
1993-GSW
Anfernee Hardaway
1994-MIL
Glenn Robinson
1994-DAL
Jason Kidd
1994-DET
Grant Hill
1995-GSW
Joe Smith
1995-LAC
Antonio McDyess
1995-PHI
Jerry Stackhouse
1996-PHI
Allen Iverson
1996-TOR
Marcus Camby
1996-VAN
Shareef Abdur-Rahim
1997-SAS
Tim Duncan
1997-PHI
Keith Van Horn
1997-BOS
Chauncey Billups
1998-LAC
Michael Olowokandi
1998-VAN
Mike Bibby
1998-DEN
Raef LaFrentz
1999-CHI
Elton Brand
1999-VAN
Steve Francis
1999-CHH
Baron Davis
2000-NJN
Kenyon Martin
2000-VAN
Stromile Swift
2000-LAC
Darius Miles
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2001-LAC
Tyson Chandler
2001-ATL
Pau Gasol
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Yao Ming
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Jay Williams
2002-GSW
Mike Dunleavy
2003-CLE
LeBron James
2003-DET
Darko Milicic
2003-DEN
Carmelo Anthony
2004-ORL
Dwight Howard
2004-CHA
Emeka Okafor
2004-CHI
Ben Gordon
2005-MIL
Andrew Bogut
2005-ATL
Marvin Williams
2005-UTA
Deron Williams
2006-TOR
Andrea Bargnani
2006-CHI
LaMarcus Aldridge
2006-CHA
Adam Morrison
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2007-SEA
Kevin Durant
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Al Horford
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Derrick Rose
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Michael Beasley
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O.J. Mayo
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Blake Griffin
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James Harden
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Derrick Favors
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Kyrie Irving
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2011-UTA
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Anthony Davis
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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
2012-WAS
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Anthony Bennett
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Victor Oladipo
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Otto Porter
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Andrew Wiggins
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Joel Embiid
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D'Angelo Russell
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Jahlil Okafor
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Ben Simmons
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