Victor Oladipo says Pacers’ offseason additions can ‘score the ball at a pretty high level’
“We just have a lot of weapons,” Oladipo said, via Mark Montieth of Pacers.com. “Malcolm and T.J. Warren, Jeremy Lamb, all the new guys can pretty much score the ball at a pretty high level. It’s going to be fun to watch. It’s going to be fun to see how quickly we can come together and how we’ll click and work. I’m looking forward to it.”
It’s unclear when Victor Oladipo will be cleared to play, as he’s still recovering from a ruptured quad tendon in his knee. The Pacers star averaged 18.8 points, 5.6 rebounds and 5.2 assists last season before getting hurt.
With the Milwaukee Bucks in 2018-19, Malcolm Brogdon put up 15.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists while shooting 50.5 percent from the field, 42.6 percent from beyond the arc and 92.8 percent from the free-throw line. He’s expected to be the Pacers’ starting point guard since Darren Collison retired.
With the Charlotte Hornets last season, Jeremy Lamb averaged 15.3 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.2 assists. He will likely be the starting two guard, although he can play the small forward spot as well.
T.J. Warren put up 18.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists on the Phoenix Suns in 2018-19. Nothing is set in stone, but the Pacers’ projected starting lineup for next season is Malcolm Brogdon, Jeremy Lamb, T.J. Warren, Domantas Sabonis and Myles Turner.