Victor Oladipo, Thunder Reportedly Agree on New Contract

October 30th, 2016 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »

The Oklahoma City Thunder and guard Victor Oladipo have reportedly come to terms on a four-year, $84 million contract extension, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical.

Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical first reported the news of the talks Sunday, noting the Thunder are also discussing an extension with center Steven Adams. Wojnarowski reported Monday that Oklahoma City was "making significant progress" on a four-year, $100 million extension with Adams.

Oladipo, 24, is in his first season with the Thunder after spending his first three with the Orlando Magic. He's averaged 15.5 points and 5.0 rebounds over the first two games of the season, struggling with his shot while taking a career-high 16.5 per game. He scored 21 points in Friday's win over the Phoenix Suns.

"Your mind is kinda like a sponge," Oladipo told reporters. "You got to teach yourself and talk to yourself before the game and in the course of a game, just reminding yourself what the goal is. You have to be great in order to help your team win."

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