Two games, three total blocks. I think that says it all right there.
Serge Ibaka has started very slowly for the Thunder. Against Orlando opening night, he didn’t score, had six rebounds and two blocks in just 23 minutes. Against Minnesota Monday, he scored six points, had six boards and a block in just 19 minutes.
It’s early — just two games early — but it feels like we have to ask what’s up with Serge? After a summer where he spent time in Spain working out a post game, got stronger and has the experience of starting the last half of the season, big things were expected. I ever pegged him as my darkhorse for Defensive Player of the Year. I thought there was potential for him to sneak into the All-Star Game.
And guess what: All those things can still happen. It’s been two games. Keep Reading…