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Victor Oladipo could return to full-contact basketball in Nov.

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ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski made the report.

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Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported Saturday that Victor Oladipo of the Miami Heat could be cleared to return to full-contact basketball in November.

Wojnarowski quoted orthopedic surgeon Jonathan Glashow, who performed a procedure on Oladipo to repair his right quadriceps tendon, in the piece. Here is an excerpt from the article.

“I repaired the quad tendon and did it a little differently than [he had] it done before,” Glashow told ESPN. “The quad wasn’t really hooked up. It was torn, and I reattached it. I was amazed he was playing with what he had. I’m very optimistic that I could clear him in six months, by November. I think he’s going to play really well again.

“[The surgery] went extremely well, and it’s healing beautifully. I’m confident he’ll play next year.”

Previously, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reported that a return to action in December, January or February remains “a strong possibility” for Oladipo.

The NBA announced that it would hold the Summer League in August — about a month after it usually holds the events. It is unknown if the 2021-22 season will start in mid-to-late October, or later.