Do you have a problem with prospects dictating where they get drafted? I mean, they only control so much even if they do let a team know they aren’t interested. Indiana guard Victor Oladipo reportedly refused to workout for the Washington Wizards but they could still draft him if they chose to. But if a [...]
Former Indiana Hoosier and top NBA prospect Victor Oladipo might be a hometown kid, but he’s not giving the Washington Wizards a hometown discount, nor is he showing them any kind of love.
CBSSports.com is reporting that Oladipo refused to work out for the Wizards even though he is training in Bowie, Maryland.
Oladipo has also hinted that he’d prefer if the Wizards not even...
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Name: Victor Oladipo Age: 21 School: Indiana
Height: 6’4 Weight: 213 Projected Position: SG
13.6 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 2.1 apg, 2.2 spg, 2.3 tpg (28.4 minutes per game)
59.9 FG%, 74.6 FT%, 44.1 3FG%
67.1 TS%, 64.8 eFG%, 22.2 USG%
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Acting like a diva, the Washington Post reports that former Indiana Hoosiers shooting guard Victor Oladipo declined an invitation to workout for the Wizards. Impressing scouts with his blanket defense and brilliant athleticism, the 21-year-old Oladipo apparently won’t travel to tryout for Washington. Selecting third overall in the draft, the Wizards likely wouldn’t choose the...
“Oladipo can now also add the Eddie Sutton Tustenugee Award to his list of accomplishments, and while awards like this are subject to certain criteria, it appears based on the description of the award from Tulsa World, that it fits the Indiana junior guard perfectly.”
(via Indiana’s Victor Oladipo earns another award | CollegeBasketballTalk)
Victor Oladipo appears to be the most popular player in the 2013 NBA Draft for general managers, even if he isn't on top of draft boards.
"Oladipo is the guy that GMs love in this draft," wrote Chad Ford. "May be the only one. I've talked to 14 or 15 who tell me he's their favorite player. Almost zero downside and still significant upside. Not sure he&...
Victor Oladipo mentions the late nights at the gym, the wear and tear on his key card, and he's quick to point out he's just a tad unusual, too.
The Indiana product is also just a few weeks away from realizing a dream.
The NBA draft is next month and Olapido figures to be one of the top picks after he helped lead the Hoosiers back to national prominence.
Via AP on Fox
May 17, 2013
The transformation story of Victor Oladipo from under recruited athlete to probable lottery pick is one that is sure to resonate with future Indiana recruiting targets. But more than a month before Oladipo walks onto the stage at the Barclays Center after hearing his name called, his ascent has captured the attention of one of [...]
Indiana fans won’t have to wait much longer to learn what’s next for All-American guard Victor Oladipo.
The 6-foot-5 junior from Upper Marlboro, Maryland, will announce his “future plans” in a 4 p.m. news conference today at Assembly Hall. He will be joined by Tom Crean.
The news conference will be aired live on IUHoosiers.com.
Oladipo averaged 13.6 points, 6.4 rebounds...
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