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Thunder F Ibaka misses game vs. Timberwolves

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Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka sat out Friday’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves with right knee soreness.

Ibaka missed his first game of the season with the injury and is considered day-to-day.

Ibaka is averaging 14.3 points and 7.8 rebounds in 64 games this season and Friday was just the third regular-season game he missed since becoming a full-time starter in the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season.

Oklahoma City, which has dealt with injuries to guard Russell Westbrook and forward Kevin Durant, entered Friday a half-game behind the New Orleans Pelicans for the Western Conference’s eighth and final playoff spot.

Alan is an expert gambling writer who works as one of the chief editors for Basketball Insiders. He has been covering online gambling and sports betting for over 8 years, having written for the likes of Sportlens,, The Sports Daily, 90min, and His particular specialisms include US online casinos and gambling regulations, and soccer and basketball betting. Based in London, Alan holds an MA in English Literature and is a passionate supporter of Chelsea FC.

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