Victor Oladipo rejects extension from Rockets

From Jenna Ciccotelli of B/R: Victor Oladipo reportedly turned down the opportunity to remain with the Houston Rockets after this season. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the guard passed on a two-year, $45.2 million max contract extension. Oladipo is in the last year of a four-year, $85 million deal that he signed with the Indiana Pacers, from whom he was dealt in the four-team deal that sent James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets in January. Oladipo is seeking a longer-term deal, which the Rockets can still offer him, per Wojnarowski. The league’s collective bargaining agreement requires that the team…

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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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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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