Serge Ibaka Traded From Thunder to Orlando Magic for Victor Oladipo

By Jason McIntyre

Serge Ibaka has been traded to the Orlando Magic in exchange for Victor Oladipo, according to Woj.

This is an absolute bombshell that will have far-reaching ramifications. What does this mean for Russell Westbrook’s future in OKC? Oladipo was a Top 5 pick who is a combo guard. Is it insurance for when Westbrook leaves next year in free agency?

What does Kevin Durant think of this move? Was he consulted?

Most importantly, remember – Ibaka just signed a big $48 million deal, but he did complain a few times this season about playing with Russell Westbrook. Clearly he became expendable when Steven Adams blew up in the postseason, but Adams has no offensive game outside the paint.

A fun July awaits the Thunder, that’s for sure.