OKC Thunder: Kevin Durant has big goals in mind

by Darnell Mayberry Published: March 22, 2014

Reggie Jackson answered the call.

Jackson scored 25 points with 12 rebounds and three assists. It was his first career double-double. He contributed 21 points, six rebounds and one assist in the second half and overtimes.

“Reggie was outstanding,” said Thunder coach Scott Brooks. “I have confidence in Reggie. I thought he did a better job later in the second half of guarding his guy. And he can, he just has to engage and focus on doing that every time.”

At the end of the first overtime, Jackson also went 4-for-4 from the foul line inside the final 20 seconds. Each trip put the Thunder ahead by three. Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry, however, sent the game into a second overtime with a 27-foot 3-pointer with 7.4 seconds remaining.


Toronto point guard Greivis Vasquez on Durant — “If you got Kevin Durant on your team, you’re safe. He’s like Jesus in this league.”

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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