Oklahoma City Thunder: Reggie Jackson, Kendrick Perkins back against Spurs

twitter.com Published: April 3, 2014

Prior to tonight's big game against the San Antonio Spurs, Thunder coach Scott Brooks announced that Reggie Jackson, Russell Westbrook and Kendrick Perkins would all play, and Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said that only guard Manu Ginobili would be unavailable.



Perkins (groin) had missed 17 straight games leading into tonight, and Jackson had missed the last two games with a mid-back sprain. But both participated in a majority of Wednesday's practice.

It was up in the air whether or not Westbrook would play tonight against the Spurs or Friday against Houston Rockets on the road. Westbrook has been restricted to one half of back-to-back games for the rest of the regular season.

Perkins will get the Westbrook treatment for the rest of the season in back-to-backs.

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by Darnell Mayberry
OKC Thunder Senior Reporter
Darnell Mayberry grew up in Langston, Okla. and is now in his third stint in the Sooner state. After a year and a half at Bishop McGuinness High, he finished his prep years in Falls Church, Va., before graduating from Norfolk State University in...
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by Anthony Slater
Thunder Beat Writer
Anthony Slater started on the Thunder beat in the summer of 2013, joining after two years as NewsOK.com's lead sports blogger and web editor. A native Californian, Slater attended Sonoma State for two years before transferring to Oklahoma State in...
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