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Sport Pacers' Oladipo plays in scrimmage vs. Blazers

00:38  24 july  2020
00:38  24 july  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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McMillan said he thinks Oladipo will play in Thursday's scrimmage as he continues to weigh his decision, which is based largely on the short- and Thursday's scrimmage will be streamed live on Pacers .com and in the Pacers mobile app for fans within a 75-mile radius of Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Victor Oladipo expected to participate in first scrimmage with Pacers this week. Oladipo , however, is expected to be in the lineup when the team scrimmages against the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday — their first inside the bubble — something that can only be seen as a positive step.

Reports of Victor Oladipo's season being over have been greatly exaggerated.

Victor Oladipo holding a basketball © Joe Murphy / National Basketball Association / Getty

The Indiana Pacers guard started Thursday's scrimmage against the Portland Trail Blazers.

Oladipo reversed course on his decision not to suit up in the NBA's restart recently, saying there was "a strong possibility that I might play" after his body responded well to basketball activity.

The two-time All-Star missed this season's first 47 games as he recovered from a torn quad tendon suffered in January 2019. Despite returning to action this past January, he said July 3 he had been advised to sit out the restart due to risk of reaggravating the injury.

Oladipo's presence figures to give the Pacers a huge boost in the bubble. He averaged just shy of 14 points in 13 games this season.

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