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Ibaka announced its withdrawal from the Rio Olympic Games will put around the magic number 7 shirt

As outlined by Sportando news report, has just been sent to the Oklahoma City Thunder Orlando Magic Sergio - Ibaka stated he wouldn't representative from the Spanish group played inside the Rio Olympics. Also, the Magic announced that Ibaka will to wear the number seven shirt.

According to the latest news shows, has just been sent towards the magic of Thunder Ibaka stated he would not play this year's Olympic Games in Rio for the Spanish men's basketball group. In the exact same time, the Bulls inside Nicola - Mirotic then volunteered, with about Matador Legion in campaign.

As early as July 2011, Ibaka had obtained Spanish nationality, and together with the Matador Legion played in 2011 European Championship as well as the 2012 London Olympics, won gold and silver medals respectively. Ibaka had his early years studying in Spain, and won the MVP within the Spanish second division, thereby causing the NBA's consideration. Throughout the 2011 NBA lockout, he also briefly played for Spanish giants Actual Madrid.

Effectiveness of Thunder 7 season, Ibaka played a total of 524 games, beginning 413 games, averaging 28.8 minutes played, 11.6 points 7.4 rebounds and 2.5 blocked shots, hit rate of 52.3%, and also the team finals in 2012 even though three-time NBA defensive Initial group.

In this year's draft evening, the Thunder Ibaka for the Magic in exchange for Victor - Oladipo, Ersan-Ilyasova and 11th overall choose Duomantasi - Sabonis.

As outlined by the "Orlando Sentinel" reported, the Magic officially announced, Ibaka will next season to put on No. 7 jersey. Previously, Ibaka has been wearing jersey No. 9, but the magic number 9 jersey belonging to Nicola - Vucevic.