Latest Victor Oladipo News

Pacers still uncertain about Oladipo's expected return

May. 1, 2019 1:11 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers general manager Kevin Pritchard says Victor Oladipo continues progressing from a right knee injury but remains uncertain when the All-Star guard will practice. Oladipo suffered a season-ending ruptured quad tendon Jan. 23. He did not even return to Indiana until the...

Pacers face offseason questions after another 1st round exit

Apr. 22, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — General manager Kevin Pritchard convinced himself the Indiana Pacers could contend for an Eastern Conference title by basically keeping the core rotation intact. Victor Oladipo's season-ending knee injury changed the whole equation. While the Pacers continued playing hard and won more...

Celtics complete rare sweep by beating Pacers 110-106

Apr. 21, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gordon Hayward and Marcus Morris took care of some housecleaning Sunday. They dusted off their 3-point shooting touch in time to help the Boston Celtics complete a clean sweep. Hayward scored 20 points, Morris added 18 and the duo combined for five 3s over the final 5½ minutes to...

Celtics can sweep; Warriors, Raptors, Blazers aiming at 3-1

Apr. 20, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The stars have been stars in these playoffs. Kyrie Irving has Boston on the cusp of sweeping away Indiana Pacers. Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and Golden State are coming off a game against the Los Angeles Clippers where the Warriors looked very much like the NBA champions again. Damian...

Celtics beat Pacers 104-96 to take 3-0 series lead

Apr. 20, 2019 2:19 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Boston Celtics keep following the same game plan. Three games into their first-round playoff series, it's still working. Another dominant second-half defensive performance Friday night helped the Celtics retake control of the game and another late scoring run helped them pull away...

Pacers' resiliency faces tough test with 2-0 deficit

Apr. 18, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Thaddeus Young and Bojan Bogdanovic ignored those who doubted the Indiana Pacers last season. They're even more determined to prove them wrong in the playoffs. The veterans who helped the Pacers exceed expectations after losing Paul George in a trade and kept them together following...

Griffin, George among stars with injuries as playoffs start

Apr. 13, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Blake Griffin's tone was serious, befitting a man who has had one of the best seasons of his career — but now faces the same old questions about his health. Griffin's status for Detroit's first-round series against Milwaukee isn't clear at the moment, but after he sat out...

Pacers, Celtics enter playoff matchup looking for redemption

Apr. 13, 2019 10:17 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics and Pacers aren't interested in talking about the past as they prepare to tip off their first-round playoff matchup. Indiana doesn't want to dwell on injuries, like the season-ending right knee injury Pacers guard Victor Oladipo suffered in January. Likewise, the Celtics aren't...

NBA first-round playoff series capsules

Apr. 12, 2019 1:15 PM EDT

Capsules for the first-round NBA playoff series in the Eastern and Western Conferences: ___ EASTERN CONFERENCE No. 1 MILWAUKEE BUCKS (60-22) vs. No. 8 DETROIT PISTONS (41-41) Season series: Bucks, 4-0 Story line: After rolling to the NBA's best record, Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks open against a team they...

Hayward delivers perfect finish as Celtics rout Pacers

Apr. 5, 2019 11:42 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gordon Hayward executed the game plan perfectly for Boston on Friday night. He made all nine of his shots. He made all three of his free throws. And, he gave the Celtics the clear edge for home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs, too. While Jason Tatum scored 22 points,...