On Friday night, Serge Ibaka sat out a 113-99 Thunder victory over Minnesota with knee soreness and was considered day-to-day.
The day-to-day diagnosis has turned into Ibaka undergoing surgery and being out four to six weeks. That means a team that has given up at least one hundred points in nine of its last ten games, could be without its best interior defender for the rest of the regular season.
Giving up one hundred points wouldn’t be that bad for the Thunder considering they are tops in the league in pace since the All-Star Break averaging over 101 possessions per game.
But, they’re giving up nearly 105.6 points per game in that time frame, good for 28th in the league. Keep Reading…