Oladipo said one of the biggest adjustments to the NBA game will be playing an 82-game season. But he thinks that he can keep his legendary work ethic up throughout what some consider to be a marathon of a season. After all, Oladipo said that he has gotten to this point by hustling and playing hard and he can’t afford to change that approach now.

``I have to use my 100 miles-an-hour (style) to my advantage,’’ he said. ``The vets are giving my advice on how to use (his energy) and maintain it. They are helping me and I’m willing to be helped. … But that’s just pretty much how I play. I have to bring the energy and my teammates can build off it and thrive off it.’’