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Sports Pacers' Victor Oladipo day-to-day after eye injury in Game 1 loss to Heat

08:20  19 august  2020
08:20  19 august  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

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Oladipo was poked in the eye by Jae Crowder late in the first quarter and did not return to the game .

Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo , who left in the first quarter of Tuesday's 113-101 Game 1 loss to the Heat with an eye injury , was being evaluated at an The team later provided an update, saying initial evaluation showed no immediate concerns and Oladipo will be monitored over the next few days .

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Even after playing in three scrimmages and six of the eight seeding games, Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo tried to temper expectations for himself before the NBA playoffs began.

He was reserved about his play and his surgically repaired right knee even after he performed well.

"I wouldn’t say I’m significantly better. I feel good just like I felt good coming into the bubble," he said. "I know I’m not 100% yet. I think everybody understands that and knows that. I’m still going to go out there and compete and do what I can to help my team win."

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Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo , who left in the first quarter of Tuesday’s 113-101 Game 1 loss to the Heat with an eye injury , was being evaluated at an The team later provided an update, saying initial evaluation showed no immediate concerns and Oladipo will be monitored over the next few days .

Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo left their 113-101 loss to the Miami Heat early after being poked in the eye on Tuesday, and had to visit the on-campus clinic for further evaluation. Initial tests, however, showed “no immediate concerns” and he is now listed as day - to - day , a good sign for the Pacers .

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Oladipo’s knee wasn’t the issue Tuesday. It was his left eye. He exited after nine minutes in the first quarter and didn’t return in the Pacers' 113-101 loss to the Miami Heat in Game 1 of their first-round series.

Oladipo was poked in the eye by Jae Crowder going for a rebound. He made two foul shots and left, though his return was called questionable. When the game resumed after halftime, Edmond Sumner started in his place.

"It wasn't an option (for him to return)," Pacers coach Nate McMillan said of Oladipo, who went to the NBA's on-campus clinic for further evaluation. "His vision was really blurry. He really couldn't see out of his eye when we saw him at halftime."

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Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo left their 113-101 loss to the Miami Heat early after being poked in the eye on Tuesday, and had to visit the on-campus clinic for further evaluation. Initial tests, however, showed “no immediate concerns” and he is now listed as day - to - day , a good sign for the Pacers .

Pacers guard Victor Oladipo underwent tests after being scratched on his left eye and is day - to - day after the team said there were "no immediate concerns." Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo injured his left eye in the first quarter of Tuesday's 113-101 Game 1 loss to the Miami Heat in the

Later Tuesday, the Pacers announced Oladipo's evaluation "showed no immediate concerns," and he is considered day-to-day while the injury is further monitored. Game 2 is Thursday at 1 ET.

The Heat were on the verge of making it a blowout in the third quarter, but the Pacers ended the period with a 9-1 run to cut the deficit to 82-80 entering the fourth.

Jimmy Butler (28 points, four steals) and Bam Adebayo (17 points, 10 rebounds, six assists) led Miami most of the way before Goran Dragic (24 points) erupted for 12 points in the fourth to put the game away.

The Pacers were led by T.J. Warren (22 points, eight rebounds) and Malcolm Brogdon (22 points, 10 assists).

This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: Pacers' Victor Oladipo day-to-day after eye injury in Game 1 loss to Heat

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