Frank Vogel

Ibaka hits game winner vs. former team as Magic top Thunder

Serge Ibaka showed the Thunder the best of what they let go.

The forward, traded from Oklahoma City to Orlando in the offseason, hit a baseline jumper with less than a second remaining to give the Magic a 119-117 win over Russell Westbrook and the Thunder on Sunday night.

"Coach called my name, and I was ready," Ibaka said. "I work on my shot every night and every summer, so I was just ready to make a play."

Though he enjoyed his time with the Thunder and respects the organization and the fans, he said it was an emotional day and it was important for him to play well. He scored a career-high 31 points and added nine rebounds and four blocks.