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Victor Oladipo is enjoying a sucessful rookie campaign, averaging 14.0 points per game this season.
Victor Oladipo has given Orlando a solid scoring option as a rookie this season. He is averaging 14.0 points per game and has had two big scoring nights recently.
He scored 35 points against the Chicago Bulls in January and also put up 30 points versus the New York Knicks last week. In Wednesday night’s win versus Philly, Oladipo totaled 17 points and 11 rebounds.
He has a chance to shine down the stretch because of his upside. Oladipo is one of the best rookies in the league this season, so it only makes sense for his numbers to improve. In January, he averaged 15.6 points per game, and he's averaged 14.7 points per game in February. Those were higher than his points per game in November and December, so the improvement is becoming evident.
In the game against the Knicks last Friday, the young star had 30 points, nine rebounds, and 14 assists, one of the best games so far in his career.
With this season in the books, Orlando should give Oladipo as much playing time as possible and give him more experience going into next season.