The Thunder didn't need Serge Ibaka to do much on offense. Can he blossom in a bigger role? David Thorpe discusses.
2016 ScheduleAll times ET
- 2/28W 130-116
- 3/1L 121-108
- 3/2W 102-89
- 3/4L 102-84
- 3/7L 119-113
- 3/8L 107-98
- 3/11W 107-100
- 3/12L 121-84
- 3/15W 116-110
- 3/16L 107-99
- 3/18L 109-103
- 3/20L 105-100
- 3/21L 107-96
- 3/23L 118-102
- 3/25L 108-97
- 3/26W 111-89
- 3/29W 139-105
- 3/31W 114-94
- 4/1L 113-110
- 4/3W 119-107
- 4/6L 108-104
- 4/8W 112-109
- 4/10L 118-96
- 4/11W 107-98
- 4/13L 117-103
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ESPN.com's Royce Young gives his takes on the Magic's acquisition of Serge Ibaka, the Thunder's chances to re-sign Kevin Durant and where Durant could land other than Oklahoma City.
Serge Ibaka's steady decline
Ibaka's per game averages have declined in each of the past three seasons. Can he get back on track in Orlando?
Magic's final draft grade: B-
Chad Ford likes the value pick of Stephen Zimmerman in the second round, but Orlando paid a "very high" price to acquire Serge Ibaka. Draft grades (Insider)
The latest notes, updates and analysis on the Magic from around the web.
Check out every pick for the Orlando Magic during the 2016 NBA draft.
The Orlando Magic selected Stephen Zimmerman Jr. with the No. 11 pick in the second round (No. 41 overall) of the 2016 NBA draft on Thursday night.
Everyone thinks Oklahoma City fleeced the Magic by trading Serge Ibaka for a former No. 2 pick in Victor Oladipo, but don't pass judgment just yet.
What you need to know about Zimmerman
Says NBA Insider Chad Ford: "Zimmerman is a project -- a major one. But it would be tempting for some teams to take a flier on a mobile, athletic big who can stretch the floor and protect the rim." More on Stephen Zimmerman
Does trading Serge Ibaka boost the Thunder's title chances? How much will he help the Magic? Kevin Pelton grades the blockbuster deal.
Thunder F Domantas Sabonis tells P.J. Carlesimo, Marc Kestecher and Ryen Russillo about being picked by Orlando with the No. 11 pick in the NBA draft, how much the experience means to his father and more.
Thunder to send Ibaka to Magic
Orlando will trade Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova and the draft rights to Domantas Sabonis for Serge Ibaka. (via The Vertical) Trade Tracker
Serge Ibaka is heading to Orlando, as the Magic acquired the Thunder forward in a multiplayer swap that sent Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova and the rights to Domantas Sabonis to OKC.
Chad Ford ESPN Senior Writer
The Magic select Lithuanian forward Domantas Sabonis at 11. But he's heading to the Thunder along with Victor Oladipo & Ersan Ilyasova. I love this deal for Thunder. Not so much for the Magic.
Adam Reisinger ESPN.com
Thirty years after his father Arvydas was picked 24th overall, Domantas Sabonis goes 11th to the Orlando Magic - a team that didn't exist when Arvydas was drafted.
What you need to know about Sabonis
"Sabonis did two things that really sold scouts -- he shot it very well from beyond the arc (a shot he rarely took in college) and showed off some explosiveness athletically." - NBA Insider Chad Ford. Stats, analysis, projections on Sabonis
Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford will be a hot commodity in July and the Los Angeles Lakers are one of the teams that want to sign him.
The NBA draft is live now (ESPN & WatchESPN), and trade talk is picking up. Chad Ford dishes his latest intel on how the draft will go and which teams will make deals.
The Orlando Magic selected Gonzaga power forward Domantas Sabonis with the No. 11 overall pick of the 2016 NBA draft on Thursday night.