Serge Ibaka sat out today’s practice for the Thunder today, resting the ankle he sprain at the end of Game 2’s win over the Grizzlies. Scott Brooks said Ibaka is day-to-day and the team has officially listed him as “probable” for Saturday’s Game 3 in Memphis.
Ibaka bumped knees earlier in the game and missed the start of the second half, but there wasn’t any kind of lingering effect from that.
Obviously Ibaka’s health is absolutely vital to the Thunder’s chances. He’s leading the playoffs with 4.4 blocks per game. He’s averaging a double-double in the postseason with 10.7 points and 10.3 rebounds per game.
Ibaka said after Game 2 that he was fine and with the multiple days off that he should be good for Saturday’s game.