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Miami Heat | #4 | Guard











6'4" | 213lb | 30 years

Player Bio


Over six NBA seasons, Oladipo has averaged 17.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.7 steals per game in 366 career games (309 starts) for the Orlando Magic (2013-16), Oklahoma City Thunder (2016-17) and Indiana Pacers (2017-19). He holds career shooting percentages of .443 from the field, .352 from three-point range and .793 from the free throw line. He has posted 24 double-doubles during his career, including two triple-doubles. Oladipo was acquired by the Thunder along with Ersan Ilyasova and the rights to Domantas Sabonis from Orlando in exchange for Serge Ibaka on June 23, 2016. He was acquired by the Pacers along with Domantas Sabonis from Oklahoma City in exchange for Paul George on July 6, 2017. 2013-14: Oladipo played in 80 games (44 starts) during his rookie campaign with Orlando, averaging 13.8 points, 4.1 rebounds, 4.1 assists and a team-high 1.61 steals in 31.1 minutes. As a starter, he averaged 14.7 points, 4.6 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 1.93 steals in 35.5 minutes. He was tied for 15th in the NBA in steals. He also ranked among all NBA rookies in scoring (2nd), rebounding (T-8th), assists (3rd), FG percentage (41.9%, 8th), three-point FG percentage (32.7%, T-7th), FT percentage (78.0%, 6th), steals (2nd) and minutes played (3rd). He was named to the 2013-14 NBA All-Rookie First Team. Oladipo was named NBA’s Rookie of the Month for both December 2013 and February 2014. He became just the second rookie in Magic history with 1,000-plus points, 300-plus assists and 100-plus steals in a season (Hardaway). He led (or tied) the team in scoring 13 times, in rebounding twice and in assists 18 times. He became the first Magic rookie to have 35-plus points and eight-plus assists in the same game vs. Chicago (1/15). Oladipo also logged a career-high 57 minutes in the same game, the most ever by a Magic rookie and the most by an NBA rookie since Feb. 22, 1954. He recorded 30 points and a career-high 14 assists vs. NYK (2/21), becoming just the fourth NBA rookie over the last 20 years with 30-plus points and 14-plus assists in the same game (Kidd, Iverson, Francis). He recorded first triple-double of NBA career at PHI (12/3) with 26 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in 52 minutes. He had six double-doubles. Oladipo missed two games due to a sore left ankle. 2014-15: He played in 72 games (71 starts) with Orlando, averaging 17.9 points, 4.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.67 steals in a team-high and career-high 35.7 minutes, while shooting a team-best 81.9% (262-of-320) from the free throw line. As a starter, he averaged 18.0 points, 4.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.69 steals in 35.9 minutes. He tied for eighth in the NBA in minutes played, ranked 16th in steals, 21st in scoring and tied for 36th in assists. Oladipo scored in double figures 67 times, had 20-plus points 26 times and had 30-plus points five times, including 38 points vs. PHX (3/4). He hit the eventual game-winning free throw with 6.6 seconds left at Miami (12/29). He had game-winning layup with 1.5 seconds remaining vs. Chicago (4/8). Oladipo recorded three double-doubles. He became just the second player in Magic history with 30-plus points, 10-plus assists and five-plus steals in same game (Armstrong, Nov. 24, 1999). During 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend, he tallied a team-high-tying 22 points, four assists, three rebounds and team-high tying four steals for the United States during the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge. He also finished second in the Sprite Slam Dunk contest to Minnesota’s Zach Lavine. He missed ten games due to injury: missed nine games due to a facial fracture and once due to a sore right Achilles. 2015-16: He appeared in 72 games (52 starts) with Orlando, averaging 16.0 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.61 steals in 33.0 minutes. He shot a career-high 83.0% (205-of-247) from the free throw line. Oladipo ranked 19th in the NBA in steals and tied for 38th in minutes played. He became just the third player since 1985-86 to begin his NBA career with 1,100-plus points, 110-plus steals and 70-plus three-point field goals made in three straight seasons. He scored in double figures 60 times, had 20-plus points 18 times and had 30-plus points twice, including a career-high 45 points (16-22 FG, 6-7 3FG,7-8 FT) vs. CLE (3/18). He became the seventh player in team history to score 45-plus points in a game. He had a triple-double (second of career) vs. OKC (10/30) with 21 points, a career-high tying 13 rebounds and 10 assists. He had three double-doubles. Oladipo missed ten total games due to injury – missed five games due to a concussion, two games due to a sprained right knee, one game due to a low back contusion and two games due to a sore right wrist. 2016-17: Oladipo appeared in 67 games (67 starts), averaging 15.9 points, 4.3 rebounds 2.6 assists and 1.16 steals in 33.2 minutes per game. He connected on a three-point field goal in 57 of 67 games this season. He scored in double figures 56 times. He scored 20 or more points 18 times. Oladipo led team in scoring three times. He recorded three double-doubles. Oladipo dished out 5 or more assists 10 times. Three DND – Right Wrist Sprain. Six DNP Inactive (right wrist sprain). Five DNP – Inactive (back spasms). One DND – Back Spasms. 2017-18: He was acquired via trade from Oklahoma City July 6, 2017, Oladipo had a breakout season in which he averaged 23.1 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 2.4 steals over 34.0 minutes per game over 75 starts. He set career bests as he shot 47.7 percent from the field and 37.1 percent from three-point range, and finished 79.9 percent from the free throw line. He earned Most Improved Player, Oladipo set career highs in nearly every statistical category, and improved his scoring total by 63 percent from the 2016-17 season. Oladipo’s 1,735 points ranks ninth in Pacers NBA franchise history for points scored in a season, while his 23.1 points per game was sixth in team history and tied for ninth in the NBA during the regular season. He ranked second on the team and 39th in the NBA with 4.3 assists per game. He led the NBA in steals as he averaged 2.4 steals per game. His 177 steals were the most in the NBA since Ricky Rubio recorded 191 steals (2.3 per game) for Minnesota during the 2013-14 season. He recorded a steal in 64 consecutive appearances to end the regular season, setting a new franchise record for most consecutive games with at least one steal and tying the fourth-longest streak in NBA history. He also recorded at least three steals in each of his final eight games played, the longest streak of games with three or more steals in franchise history. He scored in double figures in all but one appearance with 51 games of 20 or more points and 12 games of 30 or more. He entered 2017-18 with nine career games of 30 or more points over his previous four NBA seasons. Oladipo set a career high with 47 points as he shot 15-for-28 from the field and tied his career high with six three-point field goals in the overtime win over Denver, 12/10. He posted three double-doubles during the regular season, including 21 points and a career-high 15 rebounds in Indiana’s 22-point comeback win over the Pistons, 11/17. He led the Pacers with 30 points and a season-high 12 assists in the road win over the Clippers, 4/1. Oladipo missed seven games during the regular season due to injury, and the Pacers went 0-7 in his absence. 2018-19: Started 36 games in his second season with Indiana and averaged 18.8 points, 5.6 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.7 steals per game. He scored 20 or more points 19 times with a season high of 36 points twice. He tied his season high with 36 points, including nine in overtime and the game-winning 3-pointer with 0.3 seconds remaining in the win at Chicago, 1/4. Oladipo sank the game-winning 3-pointer with 3.6 seconds remaining, and made a steal on Boston’s final possession to lift Indiana to a 102-101 home win over the Celtics, 11/3. He was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week after averaging 23.5 points, 10.3 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game and leading the Pacers to a 3-1 record from Oct. 29-Nov. 3. He scored 20 or more points in 13 consecutive games from Oct. 19-Nov. 11, which was the longest consecutive streak in his NBA career and tied for the fifth-longest streak in Pacers NBA franchise history. He was selected to participate in his second NBA All-Star Game, becoming the fifth player in team history to be named to multiple NBA All-Star appearances. Oladipo suffered a season ending injury on Jan. 23 against Toronto. The Pacers posted a 23-23 record without Oladipo in the lineup after going 0-7 without him in 2017-18. He missed 46 total games due to injury: 11 (Nov. 19-Dec. 10) with a sore right knee and 35 (Jan. 26-April 10) with a ruptured quad tendon in his right knee. 2016-17: Oladipo made his first appearance in the postseason as he averaged 10.8 points, 5.6 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.4 steals over five games against the Houston Rockets. He shot 34.4 percent from the field, 24.0 percent from three-point range and 6-for-6 from the free throw line. He scored in double figures in each of the final four games. He posted his highest-scoring outing of the series in Game 4 against Houston, 4/23, as he finished with 15 points on 7-for-10 shooting from the field. 2017-18: He led the Pacers in points, rebounds, assists and steals in their seven-game series against Cleveland in the First Round. He averaged 22.7 points, 8.3 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 2.4 steals per game while shooting .417 from the field, .404 from three-point range and .732 from the free throw line. Oladipo scored 20 or more points four times with two games of 30 or more during the series. He set a playoff career high with 32 points to lead Indiana to a Game 1 win at Cleveland, 4/15. He posted double-doubles in each of the last three games, including his first playoff triple-double (third overall in his career) with 28 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists In Indiana’s Game 6 win, 4/27.


Oladipo appeared in 104 career games at Indiana University over three seasons (2010-13), averaging 10.7 points, 5.2 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.55 steals in 24.6 minutes and shot 53.8% (406-of-754) from the field. He finished his career ranked third in IU history in career steals (161) and scored 1,117 points with the Hoosiers. 2010-11: He played in 32 games (five starts), averaging 7.4 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.06 steals in 18.0 minutes, while shooting .547 from the field. 2011-12: He appeared in 36 games (34 starts), averaging 10.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.36 steals in 26.7 minutes. He earned Big Ten All-Defensive Team honors and was named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten. He finished eighth in the conference in steals. 2012-13: Oladipo played and started in all 36 games, averaging 13.6 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 2.17 steals in 28.4 minutes while shooting 59.9% (182-of-304) from the field and 44.1% (30-of-68) from three-point range. He helped the Hoosiers reach their second straight trip to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen and Indiana’s first outright Big Ten regular season championship since 1993. He set an Indiana single-season record in steals (78) while leading the Big Ten in field goal percentage and steals. Oladipo was named First Team All-American by The Associated Press, The Sporting News and the NABC, earned The Sporting News National Player of the Year, and was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year.He was also a finalist for the Wooden Award and the Oscar Robertson Trophy, given to the National Player of the Year. He scored in double figures 30 times, including a career-high 26 points on 2/10 at Ohio State.


Oladipo is the son of Chris and Joan Oladipo. He has three sisters, Kristine, Kendra and Victoria, who is his twin. He was chosen to the 2014 USA Men’s Select Team.. He was a sports communications/broadcast major at Indiana. Oladipo was recognized for his tremendous efforts in the Central Florida community as the winner of the Rich and Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award in both 2015 (co-winner with Tobias Harris) and 2016. He played high school basketball at famed DeMatha High School, which has produced 13 NBA players, including Danny Ferry and former Pacers Adrian Dantley and Sidney Lowe. He enjoys singing and watching movies during his spare time. He is a fan of the NFL’s Washington Redskins. Oladipo was named MVP of the NBA Africa Game in August 2017, after finishing with 28 points, nine rebounds and five assists. In December 2018, he donated the car he received as part of winning the 2017-18 KIA Most Improved Player award to a domestic violence survivor who works with the Julian Center, an Indianapolis organization supporting domestic violence survivors.