Browsing Victor Oladipo

Oklahoma City Thunder Season Preview: Russell Westbrook Saving Franchise From Rebuilding

Posted on 6 Sep, 2016, by in NBA

The Oklahoma City Thunder opened the offseason with a huge blow, losing the franchise’s best player since moving from Seattle. Russell Westbrook not demanding a trade and extending his contract saved the team from beginning a rebuilding process. More

NBA Rumors – Cleveland Cavaliers, Atlanta Hawks & Orlando Magic Triangle Creates Interesting Trade Options

Posted on 16 Feb, 2016, by in NBA

The three days leading up to the trade deadline are often the busiest. It seems everyone is trying to get a piece of the Atlanta Hawks, especially Jeff Teague but also Al Horford and Kyle Korver. The Orlando Magic are willing to part with Tobias Harris or Victor Oladipo, while the Cleveland Cavaliers are putting both Iman Shumpert and Timofey Mozgov on the trading block. More

NBA All-Star: Dunk Contest Becomes More Boring Each Year

Posted on 28 Jan, 2015, by in NBA

Another year goes by and the Dunk Contest remains a problem for the NBA on All-Star weekend, once again unable to draw better or at least better known players than Giannis Antetokounmpo, Zach LaVine, Victor Oladipo and Mason Plumlee. More

Orlando Magic – Victor Oladipo Can do Amazing Things

Posted on 15 Jan, 2015, by in NBA

The Orlando Magic are in the special stage between tanking and contending for a playoff spot, but wherever they are it makes for some fantastic basketball, led by the improving Victor Oladipo, outplaying James Harden en route to a 120-113 win over the Houston Rockets. More

Orlando Magic – Victor Oladipo Loves the Big Games

Posted on 10 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

This is turning out to be quite an impressive stretch for the Orlando Magic, taking down the two conference leaders in the span of three days: First the Oklahoma City Thunder with a buzzer beating dunk and then the Indiana Pacers, as Victor Oladipo brings his team back from way behind to win the game backed by an impressive fourth quarter from the rookie. More

Orlando Magic – Tobias Harris Introduces the Buzzer Beating Dunk

Posted on 8 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

The Orlando Magic aren’t going anywhere this season like the Oklahoma City Thunder, but it doesn’t mean they can’t have their big moments, coming with a big win over the Western leaders as Tobias Harris pulled off a buzzer-beating dunk for the 103-102 victory, galvanized by some excellent second half defense, lead by Victor Oladipo. More

Michael Carter-Williams & Victor Oladipo With the Double Rookie Triple-Double

Posted on 4 Dec, 2013, by in NBA

Both the Philadelphia 76ers and the Orlando Magic aren’t going to win the NBA title, and probably not reach the playoffs, although you never know in the super weak Eastern conference. However, while they stride towards a lottery pick, the least they can do is entertain. If seeing a 126-125 win for the Sixers in double overtime isn’t enough, we also got to see, for the first time ever, two rookies on opposite sides of the ball, Victor Oladipo and Michael Carter-Williams, recording triple doubles in the same game. More

2013 NBA Draft – First Round Picks

Posted on 28 Jun, 2013, by in Featured

A draft with no clear superstars means plenty of surprises, as Anthony Bennett ended up being the number one pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers, dropping Nerlens Noel to six (eventually landing with the Philadelphia 76ers), while Victor Oladipo (Orlando Magic), Otto Porter (Washington Wizards), Cody Zeller (Charlotte Bobcats) and Alex Len (Phoenix Suns) completed the top 5. More

All Underclassmen Declaring for the 2013 NBA Draft

Posted on 29 Apr, 2013, by in Featured

The NBA playoffs starting also means that the deadline for underclassmen declaring for the 2013 NBA draft has passed, giving us 43 players leaving college basketball early, with Nerlens Noel, Anthony Bennett, Michael Carter-Williams, Trey Burke and Ben McLemore being the best among a pretty impressive class. More

Players Declaring Early for the 2013 NBA Draft

Posted on 10 Apr, 2013, by in Featured

Seniors are no longer the main attraction of NBA drafts, they haven’t been for a long time. Usually, and this year is no exception, players wait till the end of the NCAA tournament to declare early for the draft, and this time around it seems Victor Oladipo out of Indiana and Ben McLemore from Kansas are the ones grabbing the headlines from the others. More