Victor Oladipo – A Professional Basketball Player, Representing Indiana Pacers in The NBA, Who Entered into The NBA in 2013 NBA Draft

Who is Victor Oladipo?

Victor Oladipo is a big name in the sports industry. He is a professional basketball player who currently plays for the team Indiana Pacers, which belongs to the National Basketball Association. Furthermore, Victor has associated himself with teams like Orlando Magic, and Oklahoma City Thunder. He is a promising player who has played this sport since high school. This 27-year-old American player has received numerous awards from the NBA like the Most Improved Player, Adolph Rupp Trophy and the Sporting News Player of the Year.

Victor Oladipo

Bio

Victor was born on the 4th of May, 1992 under the name Kehinde Babatunde Victor Oladipo in Silver Spring, an edge city inside the Capital Beltway, Maryland, United States.  He is the son of Christopher Oladipo and Joan Amanze Oladipo. Christopher is a public health executive whereas Joan is a licensed nurse. Furthermore, he has three siblings, sisters named Kristine, Kendra, and Victoria.

Personal Information and Physical Statistics

Victor’s zodiac sign is Taurus. He stands to 6 feet and 4 inches (1.93 meters) tall and his weight is 213 lbs (97 kilograms). Furthermore, he is an American by nationality. Talking about his educational qualifications, Oladipo attended the St. Jerome Academy located in Hyattsville, Maryland. He then attended the DeMatha High School. For further education, he attended Indiana University. He did not finish his college career and entered the NBA draft.

Social Media

Victor has Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts. His Instagram id is @vicoladipo. He has 1.3 million + videos on Instagram. Furthermore, his Twitter id is @VicOladipo. He has more than 300k followers on Twitter. Victor also has his own YouTube channel under his original name and has more than 102k subscribers. His official and personal website is victoroladipo.com

Victor Oladipo

College Career of Victor Oladipo

Oladipo was the part of the Indiana Hoosiers Men’s Basketball Team from 2010 till 2013. In his debut season with the team, Victor played a total of 32 games for the team and started 5 of the games in total. In the 2010-11 season, he recorded a total of 18 minutes per game, 3.7 rebounds per game, .9 assists per game, 1.1 steals per game, .2 blocks per game, and 7.4 points per game. Furthermore, in the 2011-12 season, Victor played 36 games in total, which is career-high games in college. He recorded 26.7 minutes per game, 5.3 rebounds per game, 2 assists per game, 1.4 steals per game, .6 blocks per game and 10.8 points per game.

In his final season, i.e. the 2012-13 season, Oladipo played a total of 36 games and started all of the 36 games. In his final season, he recorded 28.4 minutes per game average, with .599 field goal percentage, 6.3 rebounds per game, 2.1 assists per game, 2.2 steals per game, .8 blocks per game and 13.6 points per game. He recorded a career-high of games played, minutes per game, rebounds per game, assists per game, steals per game, blocks per game and points per game.

The Professional Career of Victor Oladipo

Victor entered the 2013 NBA draft and he was drafted by Orlando Magic as the second overall choice. He then signed a rookie-scale contract on the 8th of July, 2013. In the 2013-14 season, he played a total of 80 games and started 44 of the games. He recorded a total of 31.1 minutes per game, .419 field goal percentage, 4.1 rebounds per game, 4.1 assists per game, 1.6 steals per game, .5 blocks per game and 13.8 points per game.

Furthermore, in the 2014-15 season, Victor played 72 games and started 71 of the games. He recorded 35.7 minutes per game, 4.2 rebounds per game, 4.1 assists per game, 1.7 steals per game, .3 blocks per game and 17.9 points per game. In his final season with the Orlando Magic, Victor Oladipo played a total of 72 games and started 52 of the games. Furthermore, he recorded 33 minutes per game and 4.3 rebounds per game with 2.6 assists per game and 16 points per game.

For the 2016-17 season, Victor was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder. He played a total of 67 games and started all of the games and recorded 4.3 rebounds per game and 15.9 points per game. Oklahoma City Thunder then traded Victor to the Indiana Pacers. Therefore, in the 2017-18 season, he played 75 games for the team. He then recorded 34 minutes per game average, 5.2 rebounds per game and 23.1 points per game. Finally, he recorded 5.6 rebounds per game, 5.2 assists per game and 18.8 points per game.

Victor Oladipo

Extras

Apart from a shining basketball career, Victor is also a singer. He released his EP titled Songs for You in 2017. He then released his debut album titled V.O in 2018.

Awards and Achievements

Victor Oladipo won the NBA All-Star two times in 2018 and 2019 respectively. Furthermore, he received the NBA Most Improved Player in 2018 and steals leader the same year. Victor then won the Sporting News Player of the Year in 2013. In the same year, he won the Adolph Rupp Trophy. Furthermore, the NBA named him the All-Rookie First Team in 2014. In 2013, he became the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year.

The Net Worth of Victor Oladipo

Victor Oladipo is a wonderful player with excellent basketball skills and stats. His net worth is estimated to be around $40 million.

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