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Serge Ibaka Returned To Oklahoma City To Bury The Thunder

Serge Ibaka Returned To Oklahoma City To Bury The Thunder

When the Thunder traded Serge Ibaka to the Magic on the night of the 2016 draft, it was an implicit acknowledgement that the franchise had passed him by. Oklahoma City had just pushed the Warriors to
Report: Magic Trade Serge Ibaka To Raptors, Continue To Play Themselves

Report: Magic Trade Serge Ibaka To Raptors, Continue To Play Themselves

The NBA hot stove has been burning early and often this year, and according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the next player on the move is Magic big man Serge Ibaka. Read more...
Pro Basketball: N.B.A. This Week: Big Trades Could Shake Up Playoffs

Pro Basketball: N.B.A. This Week: Big Trades Could Shake Up Playoffs

Serge Ibaka, with the ball, prepared to make a move on Nikola Mirotic of the Chicago Bulls during the first half of a game on Jan. 24. Ibaka was traded from the Orlando Magic to the Toronto Raptors
John Wall Denied Serge Ibaka's Dunk And It Was Glorious

John Wall Denied Serge Ibaka's Dunk And It Was Glorious

In the fourth quarter of the Wednesday night game between the Toronto Raports and the Washington Wizards, Raptors forward Serge Ibaka collected a pass under the basket, pivoted, and launched himself
Serge Ibaka And Robin Lopez Throw Actual Punches At Each Other [Update]

Serge Ibaka And Robin Lopez Throw Actual Punches At Each Other [Update]

A chest-to-chest staring match in the NBA actually popped off into a real actual fight tonight. The Raptors and Bulls don’t like each other, and in the third quarter with the Bulls up big, Serge Ibaka
Serge Ibaka Had No Problem Dunking On Giannis Antetokounmpo Twice

Serge Ibaka Had No Problem Dunking On Giannis Antetokounmpo Twice

The Raptors ripped out of the gates against the Bucks tonight hungry and unafraid to contend with Milwaukee’s imposing length. Giannis Antetokounmpo in particular has menaced the Raps on both ends of
The Raptors Finally Played Like A Team Worth Being Afraid Of

The Raptors Finally Played Like A Team Worth Being Afraid Of

While the gates of the Eastern Conference are not exactly wide open, LeBron James’s chokehold on conference supremacy is as weak as it’s been in many years. The Cavaliers’ defense is worryingly porous
LeBron James Explains What He Was Thinking When He Made Serge Ibaka Look Like A Stupid Helpless Baby

LeBron James Explains What He Was Thinking When He Made Serge Ibaka Look Like A Stupid Helpless Baby

So far the story of the second-round series between the Cavs and the Raptors is the degree to which the Cavs are completely unbothered by their opponents. Here’s the series summed up, in one
‘Unicorns’ collide as Raptors, Knicks meet again

‘Unicorns’ collide as Raptors, Knicks meet again

NEW YORK — The term “unicorn” gets thrown around rather freely these days in the NBA. So much so that the use of it is almost becoming frowned upon by those in the know. It’s nearly a cliche. The term
Woz Blog: It’s early, but Raptors have things to work out

Woz Blog: It’s early, but Raptors have things to work out

Maybe the Raptors should petition the NBA to play three quarter games which skip the third quarter. Since Toronto already is skipping that frame lately, it won’t be a big change for them. From the
GANTER: What we learned during Raptors road trip

GANTER: What we learned during Raptors road trip

Winning is a whole lot of fun. No question there, but a team learns the most about itself in times of adversity. In a short, three-games-in-five-days trip that began in New York and ended in Atlanta,
Woz Blog: Slumping Ibaka expands game and the results come

Woz Blog: Slumping Ibaka expands game and the results come

Serge Ibaka has looked more lively in recent games, no? Might it have something to do with his outside shot not falling (he had missed 16-of-17 from beyond the arc before going 3-for-4 against
Give This Camera Person A Raise

Give This Camera Person A Raise

Here’s a fairly mundane play from last night’s game between the Raptors and Suns, which was made spectacular by the quick thinking of the camera operator under the basket. Read more...
Raptors’ Ibaka, Valanciunas excelling as big-man duo

Raptors’ Ibaka, Valanciunas excelling as big-man duo

CHARLOTTE — There was a time when it just didn’t make a lot of sense to play Serge Ibaka and Jonas Valanciunas together. Those days are over. A year ago, when Ibaka arrived, the two men seemed to
Woz Blog: Ibaka, Anunoby far exceeding expectations for Raptors

Woz Blog: Ibaka, Anunoby far exceeding expectations for Raptors

Another day, another Raptors obliteration of a terrible team. This group has been the best I can remember at taking care of business against the sad-sacks. Wednesday’s win 129-111 win was slightly
Woz Blog: Serge Ibaka filling third star role for Raptors

Woz Blog: Serge Ibaka filling third star role for Raptors

DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry are clearly Toronto’s best players, but the team has blossomed this season in large part because of the democratization of the team. Giving others more to do has sparked
ZICARELLI: Raptors, rivals forced to remain calm in today’s NBA

ZICARELLI: Raptors, rivals forced to remain calm in today’s NBA

When the going gets tough, the last thing Dwane Casey wants to see is his team going soft. It’s a fine line players must always navigate, somehow trying to resist that urge to retaliate when an
Woz Blog: Raptors head to all-star break riding high after greatest first half in franchise history

Woz Blog: Raptors head to all-star break riding high after greatest first half in franchise history

That’s a wrap on the most successful first half of a season in Raptors history. And it isn’t really close, nor, given the early slate of road games and the removal of a few veterans, was it at all
Woz Blog: These pass-happy Raptors a far cry from your grandfather’s Raptors

Woz Blog: These pass-happy Raptors a far cry from your grandfather’s Raptors

Remember when the Raptors wouldn’t (couldn’t?) pass the ball? For years, this group took advantage of individual strengths at the expense of being more dangerous as a cohesive team. Those days are
Ibaka, Siakam shining at power forward for Raptors

Ibaka, Siakam shining at power forward for Raptors

While the team’s star guards get the bulk of media attention, don’t overlook the contributions of Toronto’s power forwards when assessing what has been the best regular season in franchise history.