Victor Oladipo will not join team in Orlando

When the Indiana Pacers take the court to resume the season on August 1 against the Philadelphia 76ers, Victor Oladipo will not amongst their ranks. The All-Star guard told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski Friday that he would not be participate in the resumed season . Oladipo had been reticent in his commitment to take part in the games, citing concerns over reinjuring his quadriceps tendon. At the end of the day, it takes time for your body to heal. … We’ve had an extensive period of time off and to go…

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Malcolm Brogdon: “week-to-week” with torn quad

Indiana Pacers point guard Malcolm Brogdon has been listed week-to-week by the team with a torn left rectus femoris (quadriceps). The injury happened Wednesday night in the second quarter of the club’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Brogdon is averaging 16.3 points, 7.1 assists and 4.1 rebounds per game. In his absence Victor Oladipo may be on ball more, and Aaron Holiday may also see his minutes increase.

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Victor Oladipo out against Spurs with sore right knee

Indiana Pacer guard Victor Oladipo will miss the team’s Monday night game against the San Antonio Spurs with a sore right knee. Oladipo was only ten games into a return from turn quadriceps tendon that prematurely ended his 2018-19 season and had him miss over half of the 2019-20 season. In those games he averaged 12.0 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game in 25.5 minutes per contest.

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Victor Oladipo back in Pacers lineup against Trail Blazers

According to The Athletic’s Scott Agnes, Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo will be back in the lineup Thursday night , after missing the previous two contests, when the team takes on the Portland Trail Blazers. Head Coach Nate McMillan confirmed Oladipo would be returning Thursday. Oladipo has missed the first 47 games of the season recovering from a ruptured right quadriceps tendon. In the eight games he has played this season, he is averaging 10.8 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 25.0 minutes per contest.

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Pacers’ Brogdon out with lower back soreness

Indiana Pacers point guard Malcolm Brogdon will their game against the Denver Nuggets, the team announced Thursday morning. The free agent signing has played well for the Pacers, averaging 17.7 points, 4.4 rebounds and 7.4 assists per contest. T. J. McConnell and Aaron Holiday will see increased minutes in Brogdon’s absence.

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Malcolm Brogdon out against Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks point guard will not take the court when the Indiana Pacers take on his former team, the Milwaukee Bucks due to a sore back. He left Friday’s game with the issue and did not return. This is the first game that Brogdon will miss this season. Acquired in a sign-and-trade during the fury that was this past offseason, Brogdon is averaging career highs in points (19.2), assists (8.2), rebounds (4.8) and minutes (31.0).

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Ricky Rubio on Pacers’ radar

According to The Ringer, multiple league sources have indicated that unrestricted free agent point guard Ricky Rubio is a target of the Indiana Pacers. Point guards Darren Collision and Cory Joseph are both unrestricted free agents, so Rubio could immediately step in and fill that void. Finding a suitable replacement to start at the 1 in this draft seems unlikely, so this need will have to be addressed in free agency or the trade market. His defensive ability and playmaking prowess is not only an upgrade from both Collision and…

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Pacers’ Tyreke Evans banned from NBA for two years over Anti-Drug Policy

Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans has been put out of the NBA for violating the league’s anti-drug policy, according to a statement released by the team.  Per Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype that Evans will be eligible for reinstatement in two years.  Though he has never been suspended for drug-related issues somehow this instance warranted a two-year ban. This past year with the Pacers, Evans averaged 10.2 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.4 assist per game. For his career he has posted numbers of 15.7 points, 4.8 assists and 4.6 rebounds per…

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Pacers acquire Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin from Rockets

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Houston Rockets have sent guards Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for a second round pick. For the duo of Stauskas and Baldwin ,this will mark the third time in a week. They began the week as Portland Trailblazers, then they were moved to the Cleveland Cavaliers, earlier today the two were Houston Rockets and , at least for the time-being, they are members of the Indiana Pacers. For Houston, it appears this was a move to get under…

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Frank Vogel broken off by Orlando Magic after two seasons

The firing of Jeff Hornacek was merely the opening salvo of the annual purging of head coaches in the NBA. The Magic announced in a release earlier today they would not be retaining the services of head coach Frank Vogel. Orlando brought Vogel in after his successful tenure with the Indiana Pacers, but was never able gain any footing on a turnaround, going 54-110 over his two seasons with the Magic. “We would like to thank Frank for his contributions to the Orlando Magic,” president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman…

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