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GIFs, NBA / Nov 27, 2014 / 9:15 am

Cat & Mouse: Steph Curry Bamboozles Victor Oladipo Before Draining 3

Stephen Curry, Victor Oladipo

There aren’t many players on the level of Warriors point guard Stephen Curry. He showed off his mastery on the court last night in one sequence where the Magic’s strong defensive guard Victor Oladipo played the mouse to Steph’s cat. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 25, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Report: Victor Oladipo Out For A Month After Surgery For Facial Fracture

Victor Oladipo

The Orlando Magic have no ambitions of contention in 2014-2015, but this is still supposed to be a season of major progress. In year three of its post- Dwight Howard existence, Jacque Vaughn’s team needs to take steps forward to ensure its heading the right direction. The month-long absence of Orlando’s best guard isn’t a good start. According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Rookie of the Year runner-up Victor Oladipo will miss the first four weeks of the regular season after enduring surgery to repair a fracture in his face. Read More »

Video / Aug 13, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Watch The Top 10 Blocks Of The 2013-14 NBA Season

Kenneth Faried, Dion Waiters

Whenever people talk about blocks, we always picture contemporary players swatting the ball into the fourth row. Dwight Howard does this all to often, sometimes flexing after the fact, which has to vex Bill Russell — the godfather of the touch block to keep the ball in bounds and start a momentum-changing fast break the other way. Regardless, blocks have turned into highlights that can lead Sportscenter’s daily countdown, which is why the NBA has cobbled together the top 10 swats from the 2013-14 season. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 22, 2014 / 5:38 pm

5 Prospects Orlando Should Take In NBA Draft

Rob Hennigan, Victor Oladipo

Leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft – in the stretch run now — we are going to preview each team in the lottery for their needs. Taking a look at each team’s individual strengths, weaknesses, roster, and what prospects would fit in with their current and future plans. Read More »

NBA / May 22, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Report: Oladipo & Carter-Williams Headline 2014 All-Rookie Team

Michael Carter-Williams, Victor Oladipo

The league announced its All-Rookie Teams this afternoon. Michael Carter-Williams of the Philadelphia 76ers received 125 unanimous first team votes. The first team also includes Victor Oladipo, Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Mason Plumlee. Read More »

NBA / May 2, 2014 / 3:30 pm

10 Players That Suffer From Michael Jordan Syndrome

Russell Westbrook

Michael Jordan played in two of the greatest basketball eras in NBA history and left his mark on the game through his will and attempt to win every game he ever played. If you did not know already, MJ has a competitive drive that is not comparable to any human being. I am talking about a guy that made it to the greatest honor of being inducted into the Hall of Fame and still dwelled upon not being able to play. Read More »

NBA / Apr 18, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Dime End Of Season Awards: Rookie Of The Year

Michael Carter-Williams, Victor Oladipo

The 2013-14 NBA season has officially ended, so now it’s time for regular season awards before the real season starts on Saturday. There’s a lot of wiggle room before we’re able to name some of the winners, which is why for Dime‘s 2014 NBA Awards we had our writers and contributors provide their top-three choices in an abridged version of what the NBA does with certain media members. Next up, slogging through the mud of the 2013 NBA Draft to discover the NBA’s Rookie of the Year. Read More »

NBA, Video / Apr 9, 2014 / 4:30 pm

The 25 Best Dunks In The NBA This Season

Paul George

Paul George (Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports)

As the NBA regular season winds down, it’s time to reflect on the moments that got our hearts racing and made us jump out of our seats. I’m talking, of course, about the best dunks to take place during the year. Not including alley-oops or putback slams, this list of the top 25 dunks of the 2013-14 season purely features the traditional dunk, ranging from vicious poster slams to feats of finesse and hang time. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Mar 26, 2014 / 10:30 am

Victor Oladipo Puts Mo Williams On Skates Before And-1 Layup

Robin Lopez, Damian Lillard, Victor Oladipo

The Blazers — like the Pacers and Heat — are in trouble, or at least it appears that way with their recent performances and a 3-7 record over their last 10 as they’re supposed to be buckling down into playoff mode. Another embarrassing loss happened last night, when a Magic team competing for lottery picks beat them, 95-85, in Orlando. During the win, Magic rookie Victor Oladipo got to show off his first step against an overmatched Mo Williams. Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Feb 15, 2014 / 10:19 pm

Damian Lillard Teams With Trey Burke To Win The Skills Challenge By 0.1 Seconds

Damian Lillard

After two of his five events have ended, Damian Lillard is a perfect 2-for-2 during his historic 2014 NBA All-Star weekend, where he’s setting history by competing in all five events. Lillard teamed with rookie Trey Burke of the Jazz to defeat Eastern Conference rookies Michael Carter-Williams and Victor Oladipo in the 2014 Taco Bell Skills Challenge on Saturday night. Read More »