Victor Oladipo has been cleared through the NBA concussion protocol and will start tonight.
Orlando Sentinel "Victor Oladipo suffered injuries before — a fractured bone in his foot as a rising high-school sophomore, a sprained ankle as an NBA rookie and facial fractures before his second NBA season — but none of those injuries tested him quite like the concussion he sustained last Wednesday. He felt..." November 17
Victor Oladipo (concussion) will not play tonight against the Wizards in DC. The Magic also list Jason Smith (knee) as out.
SI "Magic guard Victor Oladipo left Wednesday’s game against the Lakers with concussion-like symptoms, the team announced. It was unclear exactly when Oladipo was injured, but he left the game in the first quarter with 6:41 remaining on the clock and would not return. He had three points and two..." November 12
ESPN "Magic guard Victor Oladipo wants to make his first appearance in the NBA All-Star dunk contest special, so he is giving part of the prize money to charity. Oladipo is partnering with nonprofit Dunk Cancer to make donations from Saturday night's winnings to three research facilities. "I..." February 11
Victor Oladipo (sore Achilles) emerged from Monday's game in OKC w/no problems. He's on track to play vs. the Spurs.
Victor Oladipo will play tonight and start, Jacque Vaughn said.
ESPN "Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo, Minnesota's Zach LaVine, Orlando's Victor Oladipo and Brooklyn's Mason Plumlee will be the contestants in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk contest, the NBA announced Tuesday night. Plumlee tweeted he was "thrilled" to be taking part in the contest. The dunk..." January 28
The Magic will activate Victor Oladipo for tonight's game.
Sporting News "Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo suffered an MCL sprain to his right knee in practice, the team announced on Monday. The second-year player was hurt when he landed awkwardly in a Friday night scrimmage. Oladipo finished the scrimmage, but felt the effects of the injury the next day and his..." October 06
Fox Sports Florida "Elfrid Payton and Victor Oladipo couldn't be more alike in many ways. No, Oladipo doesn't walk around with a hairstyle which, strange as it sounds, already has its own Twitter account. But the similarities between the two Orlando Magic guards go beyond their penchant for the type of defensive..." September 30
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel "Victor Oladipo still lives in the gym. Does that surprise you? He still works way past the norm. Would you expect anything less? Some NBA players, once they attain wealth and success, as this former Indiana standout and NBA No. 2 overall pick has as he prepares for his second season with the..." August 28
Orlando Pinstriped Post "Orlando Magic standouts Tobias Harris and Victor Oladipo will reportedly join Team USA in Las Vegas to train with it in advance of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Harris and Oladipo are part of the Select Team. Other members of the Select Team include..." July 18
As expected, Victor Oladipo will play in the summer league for the Magic but not necessarily all the games, Hennigan said.
Orlando Sentinel "The Magic were missing more than Glen “Big Baby” Davis. Arron Afflalo, their best backcourt player, and Nik Vucevic, their best frontcourt player, were also not in the game during the second overtime against the New York Knicks Friday night. Good thing Victor Oladipo showed up, fashionably..." February 22
Orlando Pinstriped Post "e Orlando Magic reconvened at the Amway Center practice court Monday following the All-Star Break, where they prepared for the post-All-Star portion of their schedule. Orlando hits the road for six of its next seven games, beginning Tuesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks. Here's a look at..." February 17
Pro Basketball Talk "If Paul George can stump for his desired dunk-contest field – even if he likely has no real attention of participating – the event’s defending champion should have a say, too. The man who can do this probably knows a little something about dunking. So, Terrence Ross, who should join you in..." January 26
Orlando Sentinel "With almost one month of the regular season completed, the Philadelphia 76ers’ Michael Carter-Williams and the Orlando Magic’s Victor Oladipo have emerged as the leading candidates for 2013-14 NBA Rookie of the Year honors. Carter-Williams probably leads that race. But Oladipo and his..." November 28
Presto in the Paint "Orlando Magic rookie Victor Oladipo has had some problems offensively, but there seems to be some inclination by fans that Oladipo will not be able to become a great player simply because he is struggling like most rookies do when they enter the NBA. Every rookie hits a wall over the course of..." November 23
Yahoo! Sports "Coming into his first NBA season, the buzz surrounding No. 2 overall draft pick Victor Oladipo centered mostly on his commitment to putting defensive pressure on perimeter players and his ability to thrill crowds with his athleticism off the bounce and on the fast break. It is possible, however,..." November 04
CBS Sports "Jordan Brand by Nike announced its rookie signings on Wednesday. Today, the Jordan Brand (@Jumpman23) announced that Victor Oladipo (@VicOladipo), Otto Porter Jr. and Cody Zeller (@CodyZeller) have all joined the Jordan family. All three will start the season in Jordan Prime.Fly..." October 31
Orlando Sentinel "Even impartial observers Sunday night had to feel sorry for Detroit Pistons rookie Peyton Siva. Injuries to other Pistons guards forced Siva to play 47 minutes. It would've been tough under any circumstances. But here's what made it even rougher: Siva spent about 25 of those minutes chasing..." October 20
As expected Victor Oladipo ran the point during at least some of the team's scrimmaging today. No surprise there.
Orlando Pinstriped Post "Speaking to Orlando Magic season ticket-holders at an exclusive event on Thursday general manager confirmed the team's worst-kept secret: it intends to use first-round NBA Draft choice Victor Oladipo at point guard in his rookie season. "We see that as the future of the league" Hennigan..." September 16
Magic GM Rob Hennigan: "We are going to play @VicOladipo at both guard spots ... we see that as the future of the league."
Orlando Sentinel "Ever since the Magic traded fading Steve Francis late in the 2006 season – former GM Otis Smith hoodwinking the New York Knicks – Jameer Nelson has not been challenged as the starter. The club obviously wants that to change at some juncture. Riding shotgun for years with Dwight Howard Nelson..." August 31
CSN Washington "Further proof of Victor Oladipo's ascension from unheralded DeMatha prospect to the No. 2 overall in the NBA Draft came Sunday night at his former High School - against Kevin Durant. Look past the high-rising guard's inclusion in the Goodman League Roundball Classic. Even with several future..." August 26
PSD Staff The 2013 NBA Draft will take place tonight in Brooklyn, NY, we will have wall-to-wall coverage of all the latest rumors, news, and picks. Major questions still remain. The Cleveland Cavaliers still seem undecided on the #1 pick (at least publicly) between Noel, Len, and Oladipo. Nobody seems to... June 28
Also hearing that Toronto is looking to grab the No. 2 pick. Not sure who they're targeting, but Oladipo is an educated guess....
More draft intrigue from Cavs! Hearing, somewhat convincingly, that owner Dan Gilbert loves Victor Oladipo. Me too @cavsdan!!!
PSD Staff With the 2013 NBA Draft taking place on June 27th in Brooklyn, NY, we'll be covering all the latest rumors and news surrounding possible picks and trades. The most important question being: will the Cleveland Cavaliers take Nerlens Noel no. 1 overall or will they make a last minute trade?... June 26
Fox Sports Florida "Not to disparage Mike Miller, J.J. Redick or Courtney Lee, but the Orlando Magic haven’t used a first-round draft pick on a truly tough, defensive-minded shooting guard since Nick Anderson. On the eve of the franchise’s 25th anniversary, Indiana’s Victor Oladipo could bring things full..." June 22
New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans general manager Dell Demps traveled to Washington on Friday to get a thorough evaluation of Indiana shooting guard Victor Oladipo, league sources confirmed. Oladipo's draft stock appears to be dropping and he could be available when the Pelicans select at No. 6 in next..." June 22
CSN Washington "For a soon-to-be lottery pick, Victor Oladipo manages to balance more than a chip on his broad shoulders. He has several. “There are a lot of people they believe are way better than me in this draft. There’s a lot of people who say I’m pretty much overrated and stuff like that,” Oladipo told..." June 22
CSN Washington "On June 27, the Wizards will take part in the 2013 NBA draft. Currently the owner of picks 3, 38 and 54, the franchise could go in almost any direction with those selections - including trading them - as Washington attempts a sincere playoff push. Washington's primary needs, some of which can..." June 20
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cavaliers declined to confirm a report by ESPN's Andy Katz that they were hosting a pre-draft workout for Kansas guard Ben McLemore, Georgetown forward Otto Porter Jr. and Indiana guard Victor Oladipo here on Wednesday. ESPN's Chad Ford reported that San Diego State guard Jamaal Franklin also..." June 19
Washington Post "If the Wizards want to see Indiana junior swingman and former DeMatha standout Victor Oladipo, they will have to come to him and not the other way around. According to multiple league sources with knowledge of the situation, Oladipo has declined the Wizards’ invitation to work out at Verizon..." June 16
ESPN 1500 Twin Cities "Since taking over the decision-making responsibilities in the Minnesota Timberwolves' front office in early May, Flip Saunders has traveled to New York, Chicago, Las Vegas, Miami and most recently Italy for work-related reasons. He can now add Washington D.C. to that list. According to a..." June 14
NBA GM on Indiana G Victor Oladipo: "Great D. But lots of guys in this draft will average 8 or 9 points for their career. He'a one of them."
Bleacher Report "The Portland Trailblazers selected Sam Bowie with the No. 2 pick in the 1984 NBA Draft over Michael Jordan because they already had Clyde Drexler. This was quite possibly the biggest mistake in the history of sports. The Washington Wizards held the No. 3 pick in the 2012 NBA Draft and selected..." June 03
SI "Victor Oladipo is coming off perhaps the best junior breakout season since UConn’s Kemba Walker exploded back in 2010-11. Already well established as a lockdown perimeter defender, Oladipo made huge strides on the offensive side of the ball this past season, and that has catapulted him high into..." June 03
Orlando Pinstriped Post "Indiana shooting guard Victor Oladipo has shot up Draft boards in recent weeks, ESPN Insider Chad Ford said Tuesday, as he impresses NBA decision-makers with his poise and maturity during pre-draft interviews. Ford said Oladipo could be a possibility for the Orlando Magic when they pick second..." June 02
Fox Sports Arizona "The always-insightful folks at NBAdraft.net released an updated NBA mock draft on Thursday, and this one features a few projections worth noting. • The Suns have an obvious need at the wing spots, and NBAdraft.net has Phoenix going with 6-foot-4 Indiana uber-athlete Victor Oladipo, likely a..." June 01
Arizona Republic "Victor Oladipo leaves wood floors like they are trampolines to the extent that a missed dunk was highlight worthy. A mid-air maneuver like that one appropriately got him into basketball. He said he fell in love with the game during the 1991 NBA Finals and that his future was cinched once he saw..." May 27
NBA.com "This will have a very short shelf life, before the May 21 lottery sets the order for the top 14 and team needs are weighed as part of the first true mock draft released that night, but it is an important update after the Chicago pre-draft combine as the largest annual gathering of NBA teams and..." May 21
Detroit Free Press "Not many were calling Victor Oladipo a potential top-10 draft pick when he was a freshman defensive specialist at Indiana. The general consensus was that he had to improve offensively to be considered an NBA prospect. Guess NBA teams already have an idea of Oladipo’s work..." May 18
Detroit News "Going through the rigorous interview process for the NBA draft combine can be stressful enough without having a team play what can be perceived as mind games to boot. That seems to be what the Pistons did with former Indiana guard Victor Oladipo during their interview, but Oladipo called the..." May 18