Victor Oladipo’s return stint with Oklahoma City lasted three months.
After the Miami Heat traded the former IU star to the Thunder in June, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting he’s heading back to Houston as part of another trade.
Oladipo played for the Rockets in 20 games during the 2020-21 season.
He has $9.5 million on an expiring contract and is rehabilitating a torn patellar tendon.
For the third time in just over four years Oladipo suffered a major knee injury in April. The latest injury involves Oladipo’s left knee, while his prior history of major issues related to his right.
Oladipo missed all but eight games last season due to a second right quadriceps tendon tear. He missed a year of action the first time he suffered a right quadricep tendon tear while the Indiana Pacers in 2019.
The 31-year old Oladipo has missed 255 of a possible 374 games since initially getting hurt while playing for Indiana in 2019.
Former IU teammates Cody Zeller and Oladipo were reunited in Miami this year.
Oladipo made the NBA All-Star game twice while with the Indiana Pacers prior to his wave of injuries.
Prior to playing for the Pacers, Oladipo spent a year with Oklahoma City during the 2016-17 campaign.
Oladipo was a consensus first team All-American at IU in 2013.
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