“I am so thankful with the Raptors because I am playing a couple of minutes at the five (and) at the four,” Serge Ibaka said. “As soon as I heard they did that deal on the table, they got me, I already knew what I had to do. I already knew why they needed me.”
So are the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors still a sure thing to meet in the NBA Finals? Because of injuries, both teams could be in for a tougher time in the first two rounds of the playoffs than anyone anticipated.
The NBA trade deadline has past and all the rage is who can scoop up the rejects from the NBA scrap heap of waived players in time to be playoff eligible, but is it worth the real cost?
When Terrence Ross was traded to the Orlando Magic last week for Serge Ibaka one member of the Toronto Raptors stood to gain a lot more playing time and that’s second year guard Norman Powell.
Toronto Raptors newcomer PJ Tucker brings back a lot of the physical presence and activity of their undersized former center Chuck Hayes who played like a bowling ball with arms. Sorry about the teeth Nurkic.
It’s been like just another day at the office for the Raptors Serge Ibaka in his first two games in Toronto. “When Kyle (Lowry) comes back it’s going to be very good,” he said.
“My shooting, my athleticism and defense. I think I can try to help with that when it comes to the wing position,” new Magic wing Terrence Ross said after Toronto gave him a chance at a fresh start in Orlando.