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Position
F
 
Jersey
9
Name  Serge Ibaka
Born  9/18/1989
Height  6-10
Weight  245
College  None
3/12/2014 9:31:00 AM
Description: Thunder forward Serge Ibaka was all over the glass Tuesday in a win against the Rockets.
Insight: Ibaka finished with a game-high 16 rebounds while also shooting 6-of-14 from the field (12 points). He's been unstoppable since the All-Star break, averaging 16.2 ppg, 9.6 rpg and 2.7 bpg over his last nine contests. We're expecting another big game from him Thursday against the Lakers.
 
3/9/2014 7:09:00 PM
Description: Oklahoma City power forward Serge Ibaka gave it his all Sunday in a four-point loss to the Lakers.
Insight: Ibaka exploded for 21 points, 15 rebounds and two blocked shots. He also had two steals, which ties a season-high. The 18 shots Ibaka attempted were his most since January 29th against Miami.
 
Hot1/31/2014 10:43:00 PM
Description: Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka made all 12 of his field-goal attempts and scored 25 points with nine rebounds, one block and one steal Friday at Brooklyn.
Insight: Ibaka has scored 20+ points in four of the past five games and averaged 16.4 ppg in January.
 
Hot1/29/2014 9:39:00 PM
Description: Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka scored 20+ points for the third time in his last three games Wednesday at Miami.
Insight: Ibaka had 22 points, eight rebounds and one block in the victory. He's averaging a career-high 14.7 points per game this season and 15.8 points per game in January.
 
1/7/2014 7:34:00 PM
Description: Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka has come down with the flu. He won't be able to play Tuesday against Utah. SOURCE: Jonathan Rinehart, Jazz PR
Insight: It will be the first time Ibaka has sat out all season. He's been a three-category stud for the Thunder this year, generating new career-highs in points (14.1 ppg), rebounds (8.7 rpg) and free throw percentage (76 percent). He's fourth in the league in blocked shots at 2.26 blocks per game.
 
Hot11/30/2013 9:15:00 AM
Description: OKC forward Serge Ibaka filled up the stat sheet Friday in a win over Golden State.
Insight: Ibaka generated 18 points to go along with four blocks and 13 rebounds. Ibaka isn't known for his scoring but he's posted at least 17 points in each of his last four appearances. The 24-year-old is becoming a double-double machine (seven in 14 games this season).
 
Hot11/27/2013 10:51:00 PM
Description: Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka had 17 points, 11 rebounds and five rejections Wednesday against the Spurs.
Insight: Along with his usual block production (2.5 bpg), Ibaka has upped his scoring and rebounding from last season and is averaging a double-double with 14.7 points and 10.2 rebounds per game.
 
Hot11/16/2013 10:53:00 PM
Description: Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka had 15 points, 20 rebounds and four blocks in 34 minutes Saturday at Milwaukee.
Insight: Ibaka has upped his scoring and rebounding averages for the second straight season, producing 14.9 ppg and 10.9 rpg, but his block numbers have been inconsistent so far. He's now averaging 2.0 rejections per game after putting up three-plus in each of the last two seasons.
 
4/24/2013 10:04:00 PM
Description: OKC power forward Serge Ibaka nailed a clutch jumper to put the game out of reach late in Wednesday night's win over Houston.
Insight: The Rockets left Ibaka wide open and he burned them by hitting a 19-footer with 31 seconds left on the clock. Ibaka (12 points) also contributed 11 rebounds and six blocks in the victory.
 
4/18/2013 11:22:00 AM
Description: For the second season in a row, Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka led the NBA in blocked shots (3.0 bpg in 2012-13).
Insight: He came on strong late in the season (3.2 bpg post All-Star break) and was finally able to pass Milwaukee's Larry Sanders (2.8 bpg) down the stetch. Mostly known as a defensive specialist during his first three seasons in the league, Ibaka's offensive game improved immensely in 2012-13. He finished the season with new career-highs in points (13.2 ppg), field goal percentage (57.3 percent) and three-point shooting (35.1 percent success rate).
 
Hot3/31/2013 10:33:00 AM
Description: Thunder forward Serge Ibaka continued his shot blocking binge with eight rejections Saturday versus Milwaukee.
Insight: He's averaging an absurd 5.4 blocks per game in his last five contests. He's scored in double-digits in four of those five games (12.6 ppg during the streak).
 
3/20/2013 6:50:00 PM
Description: Oklahoma City power forward Serge Ibaka (eye) will play Wednesday against the Grizzlies, according to Darnell Mayberry of the Oklahoman.
Insight: Ibaka took an elbow to the head from a teammate Tuesday and was questionable for Wednesday's game. He is averaging 13.4 ppg, 7.8 rpg and 2.9 blocks per contest and leads the league with 192 blocks.
 
3/20/2013 10:20:00 AM
Description: Oklahoma City power forward Serge Ibaka is questionable for Wednesday's game against Memphis after taking an elbow to the head from teammate Reggie Jackson on Tuesday.
Insight: Ibaka is averaging 13.4 ppg, 7.8 rpg and 2.9 blocks per contest. He leads the league in blocks with 192.
 
3/17/2013 10:03:00 PM
Description: OKC power forward Serge Ibaka had an 18-16 double-double with three blocks Sunday versus Dallas.
Insight: Ibaka, Larry Sanders and Roy Hibbert are the only three players in the NBA with more than 170 blocks this season. Ibaka has the most with 189, but Sanders is has a higher per game average.
 
3/5/2013 5:00:00 PM
Description: Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka won't be suspended for hitting Los Angeles' Blake Griffin in the groin, though he did incur a fine of $25,000. SOURCE: Chris Mannix, Sports Illustrated
Insight: Ibaka received a flagrant foul for the action but wasn't ejected from the game. That he avoided a suspension is good news for fantasy owners since Ibaka is averaging 15 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.2 blocks over his last six games.
 
2/6/2013 10:34:00 PM
Description: Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka had a strong night Wednesday against the Warriors: 15 points, nine rebounds, four assists and six blocks.
Insight: The four assists are actually a season high; Ibaka now has 26 dimes on the season. Ibaka's blocks are down from 3.7 to 2.9, but he has taken on a greater role with scoring and rebounding this season while improving his free-throw percentage.
 
1/31/2013 10:47:00 PM
Description: Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka took the night off offensively (four points on 2-of-3 shooting) Thursday against Memphis but he made up for it by swatting away six shots.
Insight: That breaks a streak of six consecutive double-digit point games for the 23-year-old. The six blocks are the most Ibaka has had in a game since November 30th against Utah (season-high seven rejections).
 
1/16/2013 7:33:00 PM
Description: Oklahoma City forward Serge Ibaka will return to the starting lineup Wednesday against Denver. Ibaka missed a pair of games earlier this week while dealing with a bruised chest.
Insight: Ibaka has been a stud on the boards all season (8.4 rpg). He's also among the game's best shot blockers (2.8 bpg, second in the NBA).
 
1/16/2013 11:41:00 AM
Description: Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka (chest contusion) is questionable for Wednesday's game against Denver. He'll be a game-time decision.
Insight: Ibaka (14.3 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 2.8 bpg) missed his first game of the season on Sunday. Unless this is a more serious issue, Ibaka should be able to return Wednesday.
 
1/14/2013 8:03:00 PM
Description: Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka (chest contusion) won't play Monday at Phoenix.
Insight: Ibaka (14.3 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 2.8 bpg) missed his first game of the season on Sunday. Unless this is a more serious issue, Ibaka should be able to return Wednesday.