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Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread

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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#41 » by JN » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:04 pm

Thank you Serge for your professionalism, leadership, development as a player while you were here.

Stings that you went to the Clippers for the MLE... cough... the MLE plus millions from a private Ballmer subsidiary company.
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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#42 » by bape_lovers » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:05 pm

We’ll definitely since he played here longer but here ya

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I bet he comes back to Toronto in some capacity.

Also bet he gets more crowd love in the ACC than Kawhi does long term.
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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#43 » by NBJ13 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:09 pm

I feel like this was a post-basketball step. Good on Serge, but we'll miss having him around. Wish them the worst of basketball luck.
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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#44 » by Jim Todd Jr. » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:58 pm

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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#45 » by halifax » Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:02 pm

time for powell, siakam to step up. no more excuses.
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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#46 » by LoveMyRaps » Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:07 pm

A part of me always thought, or at least hoped, that Ibaka would retire a Raptor.
The way he embraced the city and its fans was like no other.
People were skeptical of his age and thought he'd regress when we got him from Orlando but he proved all the doubters wrong.
Yes he was dumb as rocks sometimes, would get caught in quick sand, and had butter fingers. But MaFuzzy was a beast, and one of the best all-around players in franchise history. His ardent desire to become better, have no ego, and play to within his role is what allowed him to become the elite big that he is today. He was made for the spotlight, whenever we played on national TV, the one guy you knew for certain would show up was Serge.
He played a pivotal role in our championship run. His game 7 performance against the 76ers was truly spectacular but was overshadowed by the Kawhi shot. He was easily the best player in that game. Simply put, no Ibaka - no championship.
So yeah, enjoy running PNR with Reggie Jackson and Pat Beverly in LA, Serge. But you will forever remain one of the most beloved Raptors of all-time. Thank you...

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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#47 » by Iamtheliquor » Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:45 pm

One of my favourite Raptors all time. Huge contributor in game 7 against Philly as many here have mentioned, but also brought his A game in GSW during the finals on many nights. You'll be missed Ma Fuzzy!
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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#48 » by 720 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:47 pm

LoveMyRaps wrote:A part of me always thought, or at least hoped, that Ibaka would retire a Raptor.
The way he embraced the city and its fans was like no other.
People were skeptical of his age and thought he'd regress when we got him from Orlando but he proved all the doubters wrong.
Yes he was dumb as rocks sometimes, would get caught in quick sand, and had butters hands. But MaFuzzy was a beast, an one of the best all-around players in franchise history. His ardent desire to become better, have no ego, and play to his role, allowed him to become the elite big that he is today. He was made for the spotlight, whenever we played on national TV, the one guy you knew for certain would show up was Serge.
He played a pivotal role in our championship run. His game 7 performance against the 76ers was truly spectacular but was overshadowed by the Kawhi shot. He was easily the best player in that game. Simply put, no Ibaka - no championship.
So yeah, enjoy running PNR with Reggie Jackson and Pat Beverly in LA, Serge. But you will forever remain one of the most beloved Raptors of all-time. Thank you...


I've probably watched this comeback like 10 times. Their color commentator was so confident. Their play by play guy was talking about Sabonis being one assist away from getting a triple double. None of that mattered in the end. lol
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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#49 » by Bank Shot » Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:50 pm

Drove me nuts for 80% of his tenure with the Raps, but I'll always be thankful for his Game 7 performance against the Sixers. Kawhi got the glory but Serge was our best player that game.
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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#50 » by RoyceDa59 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:34 pm

Thank you Serge you were a pleasure to watch both on and off the court! You’re a great dude.

I wish you all the best. I hope you lose to the Lakers, though.

You’re welcome back anytime.


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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#51 » by niQ » Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:48 pm

Thanks for the memories Ma Fuzzy Champ!

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Post#52 » by will » Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:50 pm

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Post#53 » by alpngso » Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:55 pm

Professional, good leader. I really didn’t enjoy his game when he first arrived but grown to appreciate him. Came up huge in big moments
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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#54 » by RyderMike » Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:58 pm

First game he returns at the ACC (whenever that is) should be Raptors Scarf Giveaway day (hosted by OG Anunoby)
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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#55 » by WaltFrazier » Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:01 pm

Great personality, fun, wonderful contributions to the title. But wait till the Clips realize how bad his hands are, how he can't catch anything but the most perfect pass. And he won't have a Kyle who was aware of his hands and knew how to get him passes he could catch
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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#56 » by WaltFrazier » Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:02 pm

RyderMike wrote:First game he returns at the ACC (whenever that is) should be Raptors Scarf Giveaway day (hosted by OG Anunoby)


Will he still be playing by the time we get games in TO again?
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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#57 » by VinBaker6 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:37 pm

Legend. My favorite Raptor from the We the North era.
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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#58 » by realball » Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:57 pm

Thank you Serge, you were fun as hell to watch.
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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#59 » by ItsDanger » Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:58 pm

Maybe Masai has seen the original birth certificate.
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Re: Serge Ibaka Appreciation thread 

Post#60 » by SharoneWright » Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:59 pm

Break a leg!

Great run here, Serge! Fun times.
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