Serge Ibaka, born on September 18, 1989), whose hometown is Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, is a Congolese-Spanish professional basketball player. As a power forward/center forward, he has excellent wingspan, outstanding athletic ability, and is also aggressive and impactful.
Location: F (No. 25)
Height: 2.13 meters / 7 feet 0
Weight: 107 kg/235 lbs
Team: Milwaukee Bucks
Draft: 24th pick in the first round of 2008
Nationality: Congo (Brazzaville)/Spain
In the 2008 NBA draft, Serge Ibaka was selected by the Seattle Supersonics (now the Oklahoma City Thunder) with the 24th pick in the first round. However, according to the team’s arrangement, Ibaka continued to stay in Spain for training. The 2009-10 season officially entered the NB. During the Thunder team, Ibaka won the NBA block leader for two consecutive seasons and entered the league’s best defensive first team for three consecutive years. In the selection of the best defensive player in the 2011-12 season, Ibaka ranked second. In 2016, Ibaka was traded to the Orlando Magic and the Toronto Raptors the following year. In the 2018-19 season, he won the NBA championship with the Raptors. In 2020, Ibaka joined the Los Angeles Clippers.
In terms of international competitions, Serge Ibaka joined the Spanish men’s basketball team in 2011 and won the European Men’s Basketball Championship with the team in 2011. Runner-up in the 2012 London Olympics.