Gregg Popovich: Serge Ibaka Is Best Defensive Player In NBA

Serge Ibaka could return for finals.

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is not one to hand out compliments regularly, but he had high praise for Serge Ibaka after the Thunder power forward will his team back into the Western Conference Finals.

After Ibaka dropped 15 points, seven rebounds and four blocks in a  huge 106-97 victory over the Spurs, Popovich called him the best defensive player in the NBA, and an even better man.