Serge Ibaka C  #9

Current Team: Oklahoma City Thunder

Born: Sep 18, 1989 (26 years old)

Birthplace: Brazzaville, Brazzaville (Republic of the Congo)

Nationality: Republic of the Congo / Spain

Height: 6-10 (208cm)     Weight: 245 (111kg)

Hand: Right





Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Oklahoma City Thunder)

Free Agent: UFA-2017

Current Agent: Andy Miller

Draft Entry: 2008 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2008 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 24, Seattle SuperSonics

Pre-Draft Team: CB L'Hospitalet (Spain)

Serge Ibaka News

Serge Ibaka: It's Sometimes Hard Not To Be More Involved In Offense
Serge Ibaka's versatility is sometimes an underutilized part of Oklahoma City's offense.

Anthony Slater/Oklahoman

Thunder Not Ruling Out Playing Kevin Durant At Center Against Warriors
The Thunder seem to prefer having Serge Ibaka defend guards over going small with Kevin Durant at center against the Warriors.

Erik Horne/Oklahoman

Billy Donovan Interested In Meeting With Durant, Westbrook, Ibaka Before Accepting Job
Kevin Durant has reached out to multiple former Florida players about Billy Donovan.

Adrian Wojnarowski, Pat Forde/Yahoo! Sports

Serge Ibaka Out 4-6 Weeks Following Surgery On Knee
Serge Ibaka underwent successful arthroscopic surgery to address right knee soreness.

RealGM Staff Report

Serge Ibaka To Undergo Procedure On Knee
Serge Ibaka's timeline for return is unclear.

Royce Young/ESPN

Serge Ibaka Continues To Refrain From Complaining About Lack Of 4th Quarter Looks
Serge Ibaka continues to not get very many looks on offense in the fourth quarter, averaging only 3.4 points on just 2.6 shot attempts.

Darnell Mayberry/Oklahoman

Thunder Want Serge Ibaka To Keep Shooting 3-4 Three-Pointers Per Game
Serge Ibaka is shooting a team-best 38.3 percent from 3-point range.

Anthony Slater/The Oklahoman

Serge Ibaka Progresses Rapidly, Upgraded To Day-To-Day
The Thunder had previously ruled out Ibaka for the remainder of the postseason.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Serge Ibaka Retains Hope Of Returning If Thunder Advance
Serge Ibaka has a willingness to play with pain and is thinking about beginning some stationary shooting late this week.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Serge Ibaka Out For Rest Of Playoffs With Calf Injury
Serge Ibaka will miss the remainder of the postseason with a calf injury.

RealGM Staff Report

Serge Ibaka Won't Receive Suspension For Hit To Blake Griffin's Groin
Serge Ibaka said after the game that the hit to Blake Griffin's groin was not intentional.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Howard Thinks Ibaka Should Have Been DPOY
Dwight Howard finished 14th in the Defensive Player of the Year balloting.

Dwain Price/Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Ibaka Fined $25,000 For Punching Griffin In Groin
Serge Ibaka punched Blake Griffin in the groin on Sunday.

RealGM Staff Report

Ibaka Says Punch To Groin Wasn't To Hurt Griffin
Ibaka made it clear that his punch to the groin was not intentional, but just an outcome of the aggressive play shown by Blake Griffin.

John Rohde/The Oklahoman

Ibaka Shooting 55 Percent From Midrange
Serge Ibaka ranks No. 1 among power forwards in overall field-goal percentage.

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Stephen Jackson Fined $25,000 For 'Hostile' Message Toward Ibaka
Stephen Jackson has been fined $25,000 for his Twitter message about Serge Ibaka.

RealGM Staff Report

Perkins Playing Role To Resolve Thunder's Problems
Kendrick Perkins is playing a major part within the Thunder locker room.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Ibaka Contract Worth Up To $51.5M With Incentives
Serge Ibaka's base salary for his four-year extension is worth $49 million.

John Rohde/Oklahoman

Ibaka Agrees To Four-Year, $48M Extension With Thunder
The Thunder have reached an agreement with Serge Ibaka on a four-year contract extension.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Olajuwon Reaches Out To Thunder, Hopes To Work With Ibaka
Hakeem Olajuwon has offered to train Serge Ibaka.

Darnell Mayberry/Oklahoman

Ibaka Questions Value Of LeBron's Individual Defense On Durant
Serge Ibaka has been more impressed with Miami's defense as a whole on Kevin Durant than LeBron James individually.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Spurs Conceding Open Jump Shots To Ibaka, Perkins, Collison
Serge Ibaka shot a perfect 11-for-11 from the floor in Game 4, with many of his makes coming from beyond fifteen feet.

San Antonio Express-News

Brooks Allowing Perkins, Ibaka Discretion To Switch On Pick-And-Rolls
Scott Brooks is giving Thunder frontcourt players the option to switch on ball screens.


Ibaka Expected To Return To Normal Minutes In Game 2
Serge Ibaka sat on the bench for the final 16:01 of Oklahoma City's 101-98 Game 1 loss to the Spurs.

John Rohde/Oklahoman

LeBron, Ibaka, Howard, Paul, Allen Named To All-Defensive Team
LeBron James received 24 out of 29 first place votes.

RealGM Staff Report

Thunder Intend To Re-Sign Both Harden, Ibaka
Sam Presti said the Thunder are expecting to sign both James Harden and Serge Ibaka.

Yahoo! Sports

Davis Patterns Shot-Blocking After Ibaka
Anthony Davis has been studying the shot-blocking skills of Serge Ibaka.

Louisville Courier-Journal

Thunder Not Interested In Trading For Howard
Oklahoma City isnít interested in trading for Dwight Howard given the Magic's steep asking price.

Chris Mannix/ (via Twitter)

Stern Anticipates Thunder Needing To Make Tough Decisions On Who To Keep
The Thunder already have Kevin Durant on a rising extension and would need a large payroll to retain Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Serge Ibaka and Kendrick Perkins.

Darnell Mayberry/Oklahoman

Ibaka Signs Two-Month Deal With Real Madrid
Serge Ibaka will be paid $140,00 per month by Real Madrid.

Darnell Mayberry/Oklahoman

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