This off season, everyone was blind sided by Paul George being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder and the natural thought process was that, the Thunder won the trade.
In reality, the trade ended up even for both teams. Both George and Oladipo are having an outstanding all-star season. Especially for Oladipo, he’s found his role and he has flourished. He is posting career highs in every category. Oladipo is averaging 24.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.0 assist. He wasn’t just a scrub that many people believed he was while playing beside Westbrook last season. His trajectory as a star in this league is going up because he is a very talented player and he’s flourishing in this opportunity that was given to him. Without him, Indiana would not be in the playoff race.
In the West, Paul George is having one of the best years he’s ever had offensively and defensively. He’s starting to the get recognition he deserves as one of the best two-way players in the NBA. The Thunder along side with Westbrook and Anthony can compete for the championship this year with George playing the way he is.
In the end, George and Oladipo both are having outstanding years and compared to one another in the trade, it pretty much looks like a draw because both teams received an all-star at the end of the day.