Victor Oladipo Rumors

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Victor Oladipo
Victor Oladipo
Position: G
Born: 05/04/92
Height: 6-4 / 1.93
Weight:210 lbs. / 95.3 kg.
Salary: $6,552,960
As good as Oladipo was in his first season in Oklahoma City, there’s room for improvement and expanded responsibility. Both will be needed as the 24-year-old goes from a promising two-way player on a rookie-scale contract to a must-have contributor making $21 million in the first year of an $84 million contract. “He’s improved every single year he’s been in the league, and I would expect him to continue to do that,” Thunder general manager Sam Presti said. “I really don’t have a concern that they will continue to, but there’s no question, Victor, Steven (Adams), those guys have to get better for us to continue to get where we want to go, and I think they are going to work to get to that point.
This was the third-youngest team in OKC franchise history, older than only the 2009 and 2010 squads. Presti will be quick to point that out whenever given the opportunity. And given the financial position the Thunder find themselves in, run up over the cap and not overloading with inherent flexibility, it’s the exact reason why he believes improvement within the core is most likely to come internally, not from the outside. “Those guys have gotten better every single season they have been in the league,” Presti said. “I really don’t have a concern that they will continue to, but there’s no question, Victor, Steven, those guys have to get better for us to continue to get where we want to go, and I think they are going to work to get to that point.”
Russell Westbrook hasn’t left for California just yet. Thunder exit interviews have passed and Westbrook is expecting a child in May with his wife, Nina, but that doesn’t mean the OKC star isn’t enjoying some down time. Westbrook was seen with Victor Oladipo at the Lil Wayne concert on Thursday night at The Criterion in downtown Oklahoma City.