Somewhat lost in the shuffle of Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo’s injuries, Victor Oladipo has yet to play a game this season. Recent rumors have speculated that Oladipo could be returning to the hardwood in February.
Everyone remembers Oladipo, right?
After all, he is a former two-time All-Star, All-NBA Third Team member, NBA All-Defensive First Team member, and league leader in steals.
To say the least, he is an excellent NBA player. He, however, is coming off of a major injury and not his first, so what should we expect from Oladipo once he returns?
As far as his role, that is a situation that has yet to clearly begin to shake out, with a few different key Miami Heat role guys having excellent years. As far as his production in whatever that role might be, well, there is some predicting that can be done there.
Here’s what that means.