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Very Important Game: Victor Oladipo returns to action for Pacers

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Vic is back!

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The rehabilitation was televised, or more accurately, streamed via social media.

After suffering a devastating ruptured quad injury a little over a year ago, Victor Oladipo was soon his feathery self, attacking his comeback in a positive manner and sharing his progress on Instagram.

From shooting while laying down, to dribbling while sitting up, to shooting threes while gingerly moving around the arc — Vic has kept us apprised of his progress throughout the arduous rehab process.

A couple of weeks ago, VO announced he would be ready to return on Jan. 29 when the Pacers host the Bulls at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. This is the first home game after the Pacers 3-2 road trip against Western Conference teams. The Pacers went 5-2 since the announcement and remain in a five-team battle for spots 2-6 in the East.

So many questions remain regarding Vic’s return. How much will he be able to play? How big an impact can he have on the game? How will the team adjust to new roles? Can Vic give the team a boost to strengthen their spot in the East?

The answers are on the way and regardless of the various outcomes, it will be entertaining. The Fieldhouse will be rocking so make sure you find your way in to do your part to make it loud.

The wait is over. It is time to welcome back, Victor Oladipo!

You can buy tickets from StubHub here.

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