Serge Ibaka seemed a bit lost last season in Oklahoma City, as his role in the offense decreased and his overall impact seemed to lessen. That probably won’t be an issue for him this season, as the Magic acquired him in a blockbuster deal on draft night that likely represents a new chapter in Ibaka’s trade value. In Oklahoma City, it was easy to get lost in the shuffle while playing alongside two of the highest-usage stars in the NBA, but Ibaka should be more of a focal point for the Magic, who desperately need not only his defense but his elite jump shooting next to Nikola Vucevic. Ibaka will never be a go-to scoring star, but he should see an increase in his role, and has a chance to get back to the days when he averaged around 15 points, nine rebounds and two-plus blocks per game, while providing strong shooting, making him a solid No. 2 forward in category-based leagues.
Source: CBS Sports Headlines / 2016 Outlook: Serge Ibaka