No one expected Victor Oladipo to be great. Not in high school. Not in college. Not when the Pacers acquired him. But Oladipo anticipated it. Maybe that’s because he has so much of the thing that elevates a person above predictions: Drive.
It’s a changing of the guards, forwards, centers, coaches, Kiss Cams, corporate suites, home-court advantages, technical fouls, and practically every aspect of traditional basketball Hoosiers know and love.