A Look At Indiana Hoosiers Victor Oladipo's Draft Stock

By Trevor Lowry
Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Victor Oladipo had a great season for the Indiana Hoosiers. As a result, he is a hot topic for the 2013 NBA Draft that is just around the corner. So, let’s take a look at Oladipo’s draft stock with less than a month left until the big draft.

Many of the mock drafts out there have the former Hoosier going in the top five. With that said, it would take a lot for him to not get picked in the top 10.

Oladipo stepped his game up to a whole new level in his junior season. Take a look at the difference between his statistics in his sophomore season as compared to this past season.

Sophomore season: 10.8 points per game, 5.3 rebounds per game, 1.4 steals per game, 47.1 field goal percentage, 20.8 three-point percentage.

Junior season: 13.6 points per game, 6.3 rebounds per game, 2.2 steals per game, 59.9 field goal percentage, 44.1 percent three-point percentage.

As you can see, Oladipo became a much more efficient shooter and he even increased his steals on the season.

Oladipo is a safe pick in the draft because he has so much to offer. He is not just a good shooter. He is not just a good defender. He is not just a reliable scorer that can get to the hoop. He can literally do it all.

He has the talent to make an instant impact for whichever team he goes to, which is a big reason for his stock being so high. An NBA team cannot go wrong with Oladipo and he is going to be really hard to pass up. However, he won’t have to wait that long, since he should go in the top five.


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