Former Indiana star Victor Oladipo traded in massive James Harden blockbuster deal
A former Indiana star is involved in the biggest blockbuster trade in the NBA so far this season.
The Pacers are trading Victor Oladipo to the Rockets in a deal that is centered around the Nets’ Caris LeVert, according to Stadium reporter Shams Charania. Rockets star James Harden is headed to the Nets as well as a part of the four-team trade.
Charania outlines the full details of the trade:
Sources: Full current trade:
Rockets: Victor Oladipo, Dante Exum, Rodions Kurucs, 3 BKN first-rounders (22, 24, 26), 1 MIL first (22, unprotected), 4 BKN 1st round swaps (21, 23, 25, 27)
Nets: James Harden
Pacers: Caris LeVert, 2nd-rounder
Cavs: Jarrett Allen, Taurean Prince
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) January 13, 2021
Oladipo played at Indiana from 2010-13. Oladipo earned consensus first-team All-American honors and B1G Defensive Player of the Year in 2013.
Oladipo was drafted by the Magic with the second overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Oladipo was a member of the Pacers since 2017.
Oladipo is a two-time NBA All-Star and was selected to the All-NBA Third Team in 2018. Oladipo was the NBA’s Most Improved Player and led the league in steals in 2018.