Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Toronto Gets Ibaka in Trade

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Toronto Gets Ibaka in Trade

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Kyle Lowry said something had to change in Toronto. Serge Ibaka is on his way to try to make that happen.

The Raptors acquired the veteran power forward Tuesday from Orlando for Terrence Ross and a 2017 first-round draft pick.

The Raptors made the move with the postseason and possible championship run in mind.

"Any time you can add a talent who has got playoff experience, [NBA] Finals experience, and a defender and two-way player like Ibaka has got to give us a boost," Raptors coach Dwane Casey said.

"Ibaka fills a huge need."

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