Pacers star Oladipo sets date for season debut
New York, January 9: Indiana Pacers star Victor Oladipo is planning to make his long-awaited NBA return against the Chicago Bulls on January 29. All-Star guard Oladipo has been sidelined since suffering a ruptured quad tendon in his right knee on January 23 last year. It has been a long road back for Oladipo, but the 27-year-old is nearing a comeback later this month and he is excited. “I just want to let you guys know personally that I plan on making my return on January 29 against the Bulls at home,” Oladipo said in a video message.
“It’s been a long 12 months, a long journey, but I’ve learned a lot about myself and I’m going to continue to keep growing because of it. Just want to thank all the Pacers fans, team-mates, coaching staff, family and friends, and my God in Heaven for making these 12 months a learning experience. “I’m looking forward to getting out there and playing in front of you fans again and playing with my team-mates.”