Victor Oladipo and Other Rookies Sign With Jordan Brand
On Tuesday, in his NBA debut, former Indiana Hoosier and current Orlando Magic shooting guard Victor Oladipo received a standing ovation from Hoosier fans. What you may or may not have noticed were the Jordan Prime.Fly footwear the rookie was wearing. If you did notice, the news that Oladipo has signed to the Jordan brand will come as no surprise.
According to Slam Online, the Jordan brand announced that Victor Oladipo, along with fellow rookies Otto Porter Jr. of the Washington Wizards, and Cody Zeller of the Charlotte Bobcats will all be Jordan brand players to start their NBA careers.
More details from Michael Jordan himself:
“We are excited to add Victor, Otto and Cody to the Jordan family,” said Michael Jordan. “As we continue to expand and improve our performance product, these young players will be a big part of our efforts around the game of basketball.”
Oladipo was selected 2nd overall in the 2013 NBA Draft. The 2013 rookie class voted him as the best defender and co-favorite for 2013-2014 rookie of the year.