Serge Ibaka Is Key in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Pursuit of a Championship

November 23rd, 2010 by Mike Aikins Leave a reply »
People, let me introduce you to the key player in the Oklahoma City Thunder's ability to go beyond the first round of the playoffs this year. Serge Ibaka is 6'10", 235 pounds, he's your prototypical "tweener"—a player that can play both the center and the power forward positions.

Ibaka has averaged nearly 12 points and eight rebounds by serving in more of a sixth man role with the Thunder this year.  He has started a few games when Jeff Green and Kevin Durant had to sit out with injuries.  

If you haven't had the chance to see Serge Ibaka play, you are missing one of the next up-and-coming rising superstars in the NBA.  Ibaka has a nice eight- to 10-foot jumper and has shown a lot of pure athleticism around the basket.  He is a strong physical specimen and will not back down to anyone.   

Ibaka is averaging about 28 to 30 minutes per game and shows flashes of brilliance, making Thunder fans ponder whether or not if he can continue to perform at a the same level throughout the season.  If he does continue to maintain his averages in points and rebounds coming off ...

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