Thunder Forward Serge Ibaka Out For Remainder Of Playoffs With Calf Injury

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Serge Ibaka is expected to miss the remainder of the postseason with a calf injury.

The Thunder released this statement.

“We are obviously disappointed for Serge, as he is a tremendous competitor, and we know how badly he wants to be on the court with his teammates,” said Thunder Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. “At this point it is important that our team directs its concentration and energy towards preparation and execution for our upcoming series. As with all teams, our group has confronted different challenges. It is our collective experience that we will call on to ensure that we play to our capabilities.”

Ibaka is one of the premiere defenders in the NBA, and is averaging 12.2 points on 69-of-112 (.616) shooting from the field, 7.3 rebounds and 2.23 blocks in 13 postseason games. 

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