Thunder’s Ibaka responds to draft prospect wanting to dunk on him

NBA Draft prospect Rondae Hollis-Jefferson said he is looking forward to facing Thunder's Serge Ibaka as a player in the near future. 

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Serge Ibaka missed the last part of the NBA season, but rookie-to-be Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is ready for the Oklahoma City forward to return.

Because Hollis-Jefferson wants to dunk on Ibaka. Yeah, really.

"I don’t know if I should say this, because he might be, like looking for me if I come down the paint," Hollis-Jefferson said to The Oklahoman while at the NBA Draft Combine. "But I know Serge Ibaka is a big blocked-shot dude. So if I can get him, I’m good.

"Serge Ibaka. I’m coming for you, baby."

Now, Hollis-Jefferson was laughing when he said it and added, "It’ll just be good if I can get one on him."

Ibaka took the news and turned it around on Hollis-Jefferson with this tweet:

The Thunder have a 98 percent chance of getting the No. 14 pick in the draft. Hollis-Jefferson is not projected as one of the top 14 picks in some mock drafts.

Follow Andrew Gilman on Twitter: @andrewgilmanOK


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