INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WFFT) - Victor Oladipo officially has a date picked to return to the basketball court.
A special message from @VicOladipo.
— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) January 8, 2020
The Indianapolis Pacers confirmed an early Wednesday report from the Stadium's Shams Charania that Pacers star Victor Oladipo is eyeing a return to the court January 29 against the Chicago Bulls.
Just In: Pacers star Victor Oladipo tells NBA Insider @ShamsCharania that he plans to make season debut on Jan. 29 at home against the Bulls, returning from yearlong absence after torn quad tendon in his knee. pic.twitter.com/c7oC8eeLZG
— Stadium (@Stadium) January 8, 2020
Oladipo has been out since rupturing the quad tendon in his right knee in January of 2019.
"That could change, might change, who knows," Oladipo said. "It will be a very emotional night, especially for those who have helped me."