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Nets guard Russell replaces Oladipo at NBA All-Star Game

Feb 02, 2019 - 5:41 PM

Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell gets his first NBA All-Star nod as replacement for injured Pacers star Victor Oladipo

SIZZLING SEASON. D'Angelo Russell boasts career-high averages of 19.6 points and 6.4 assists this season. Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images/AFP

Pacers guard Oladipo undergoes right knee surgery

Jan 29, 2019 - 10:35 AM

Oladipo is expected to make a full recovery but gave no timetable is given

RECOVERY. Victor Oladipo gets his ruptured quad tendon on his right knee repaired.  Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

Pacers star Oladipo goes down with 'serious' knee injury

Jan 24, 2019 - 11:17 AM

The Indiana Pacers' leading scorer will likely undergo a season-ending surgery

MAJOR BLOW. Victor Oladipo gets attended by the medical staff after sustaining an injury in the 2nd quarter of the Pacers' game against the Raptors. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

Pacers’ Oladipo sinks game-winner in wild OT win vs Bulls

Jan 05, 2019 - 3:25 PM

Indiana's Victor Oladipo and Chicago's Zach LaVine trade clutch triples, but only the Pacers standout emerges as game hero

BUZZER-BEATER. Victor Oladipo sweetens his 36-point outburst with a clutch trey. Photo from NBA Twitter

Oladipo powers Pacers to thrilling victory over Celtics

Nov 04, 2018 - 12:14 PM

The reigning Most Improved Player delivers on both ends, sinking a go-ahead three-pointer and coming away with the win-sealing steal

TAKE OVER. Victor Oladipo lifts the Indiana Pacers to their seventh win in 10 games. File photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP


James Harden wins first career NBA MVP Award

Jun 26, 2018 - 11:10 AM

The Houston Rockets stalwart bests LeBron James and Anthony Davis in the 2018 NBA Awards

FIRST EVER. James Harden clinches his first NBA MVP award after it eluded him last year. Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images North America/AFP

France's Rudy Gobert leads picks for NBA All-Defensive Team

May 24, 2018 - 9:26 AM

The 7-foot-1 center gets the nod after playing a vital role in the Utah Jazz's campaign where he posted a double-double average

KEY COG. Rudy Gobert gets the nod after playing a vital role in the Utah Jazz's campaign where he averaged a double-double. Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP

Pacers drag LeBron and the Cavaliers to a deciding Game 7

Apr 28, 2018 - 10:27 AM

(UPDATED) Led by Victor Oladipo, Indiana runs away with a huge win to stay alive against Cleveland

NOT OVER. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will face the Indiana Pacers one more time. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

NBA confirms LeBron's big block on Oladipo was goaltending

Apr 27, 2018 - 8:57 AM

'We fought our way back, we tied the game up, that layup is huge,' says Pacers' Victor Oladipo of the non-call on Cavs star LeBron James

NON-CALL. Cleveland star LeBron James admits a goaltending violation should have been called. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Pacers beat Hornets with late surge

Jan 30, 2018 - 1:14 PM

The Pacers now stand 7th in the Eastern Conference

COMBO. Myles Turner and Victor Oladipo combines for 47 points to lead the Pacers over the Hornets. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP (Turner) and Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP (Oladipo)

Pacers rally from 22-point deficit to beat struggling Cavs

Jan 13, 2018 - 2:30 PM

The Cavs lose their third straight game

LOSING STREAK. LeBron James stepped out of bounds with 1.7 seconds to go, and admitted the refs got the call right. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

Oladipo, Lowry, Porzingis join NBA Africa Game lineups

Jul 14, 2017 - 11:10 AM

Team Africa is comprised of NBA players from Africa or who have parents who are African

TEAM AFRICA. There are more than 70 NBA players with ties to Africa, one of which is Kyle Lowry. Photo by Jason Miller/AFP

NBA Season Preview: Orlando Magic

Oct 02, 2015 - 2:27 PM

With a no excuses approach the Orlando Magic expect to contend for playoff positioning

Rose's return not enough to lift Bulls

Apr 09, 2015 - 1:31 PM

Rose tallies 9 points and two assists in his return from another knee injury

Chicago's Derrick Rose is back after missing nearly 6 weeks after tearing the meniscus on his right knee. File photo by Peter Foley/EPA

WATCH: Between-the-leg slams earn LaVine NBA Dunk Contest title

Feb 15, 2015 - 4:27 PM

The 19 year old LaVine became the second youngest winner of the competition after an 18 year old Kobe Bryant won it in 1997

AIR ZACH. Zach LaVine soars through the air for a between-the-legs dunk. Photo by ELSA/Getty Images/AFP

Plumlee, Oladipo among participants in NBA Dunk Contest

Jan 28, 2015 - 3:05 PM

Victor Oladipo Giannis Antetokounmpo Mason Plumlee Zach LaVine and others will try to steal the show at this year s NBA Slam Dunk Contest

ABOVE THE RIM. Victor Oladipo (L) and Mason Plumlee are among the young NBA stars who will vie for the coveted NBA Dunk Contest crown. Photos from Wikipedia

WATCH: Wall wins NBA Dunk Contest, Belinelli takes 3-point title

Feb 16, 2014 - 2:06 PM

John Wall of the Washington Wizards won the Slam Dunk Contest and Marco Belinelli of the San Antonio Spurs captured the 3 Point Shootout to headline Saturday s NBA All Star weekend skills events

I BELIEVE I CAN FLY. John Wall of the Washington Wizards soars to the basket to dunk during the Slam Dunk Contest during the NBA All-Star Saturday Night festivities. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

WATCH: Orlando Magic defeat Thunder on buzzer-beater dunk

Feb 08, 2014 - 3:43 PM

Tobias Harris slammed down a two handed dunk as time expired to give the Orlando Magic a 103 102 NBA triumph over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday

BUZZER-BEATER. Tobias Harris (right) shown during a game against the Celtics last month, was the Magic's hero on Friday night. Photo by Brian Blanco/EPA

Bust of the Lot: NBA class of 2013 full of disappointments

Dec 18, 2013 - 6:43 PM

The NBA draft class of 2013 is underwhelming so far despite already low expectations from the batch coming into the season

Photos of NBA rookies from EPA

Obama picks Hoosiers to win NCAA crown

Mar 21, 2013 - 9:03 AM

US President Barack Obama a known basketball enthusiast picked the Indiana Hoosiers to win the 2013 NCAA title

AFP file photo