His nickname is derived from his massive size (he stands 6-foot-10 inches) and length, as well as his ability to play on the perimeter despite his size.
EDMOND SANTA FE CONNECTION
Two of the best athletes in Edmond Santa Fe history were in the building on Saturday night.
Ekpe Udoh, in his fourth year in the NBA, had two points and six rebounds for the Bucks.
And behind Milwaukee's bench was Brandon Weeden, the former Oklahoma State star and current Cleveland Browns quarterback.
STAT OF THE NIGHT
Serge Ibaka has 32 points and 37 rebounds combined in two games against the Bucks this season. He had 17 and 17 on Saturday.
The Thunder returns to the road this week, where it will face both of the Western Conference rivals that it met in the playoffs last year. Oklahoma City travels to Memphis on Tuesday and Houston on Thursday.