Oladipo has transitioned perfectly into becoming the leading man for his new team with seasonal averages of 24.4 points, 4.1 assists, 5.4 rebounds and 2.1 steals.
The shooting guard continues to be arguably the most likely to win Most Improved Player of the season. In the last game versus the Knicks Oladipo put up huge numbers with 30 points, nine assists, eight rebounds and six steals.
Likewise, through three games versus the Nets, Oladipo has put up some big numbers and produced at a higher level each time out:
- October 18: 22 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals.
- December 17: 26 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, a steal and connected on 4 of 6 shoots from deep.
- December 23: In the last outing Dipo delivered with 38 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists, steal and a block.
Brooklyn can’t expect to stop Oladipo from producing. However, with the Pacers next highest score being Bogdonovic (13.7) limiting Dipo’s passing lanes and isolating on keeping him below his season average would be wise.