Orlando Magic rookie guard Victor Oladipo was selected to participate in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge during the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend. Magic fans can watch the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, February 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET on TNT.
Currently Oladipo is averaging 13.9 points per game, 4.4 rebounds per game, 4 assists per game and a team-high of 1.6 steals per game.
Oladipo was named NBA’s Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for the month of December. He recorded his first career triple-double with 26 points, 10 boards and 10 assists against the Philadelphia 76ers on Dec. 3. He has scored in double figures in 36 of his 46 NBA games and has tallied over 20 points six times, including a career high of 35 points against the Chicago Bulls on Jan. 15.
Teammates Nikola Vucevic and Andrew Nicholson participated in the Rising Stars Challenge during the 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend. They have advice for the young rookie about the event and the weekend.