OKC Thunder notebook: Reggie Jackson continues strong play against Spurs

Jackson has scored 21 or more points in five games this season. Three have come against San Antonio. Combined in the three games, he has 71 points on 30-of-45 shooting.
by Anthony Slater Published: January 22, 2014

Hunter, the disgruntled former NBA Players Union Chief, has now lost all of his actions against Fisher and Jamie Wior, Hunter's former business manager.

Hunter had alleged that Fisher and Wior conspired, during the 2011 lockout, to have Hunter removed from his position.


Including playoffs, the Thunder has won nine out of the past 11 games against the Spurs.


In pregame, Popovich was complimentary of Kevin Durant, but after the third Durant-related question, this one asking about his competitive drive, Popovich said this: “I just respect his game very much. (But) I'm not going to talk about all the psycho babble stuff you guys want to talk about. You can do that on your own.”


After a rough stretch against a variety of Western Conference contenders, the Thunder get a scheduling reprieve. Well, not from a travel standpoint, but from a competition standpoint. OKC heads to the East Coast for a Friday night game against the 15-29 Boston Celtics and a Saturday night game against the 13-28 Philadelphia 76ers. Both games start at 6:30.


The Thunder's NBA D-League affiliate, the Tulsa 66ers, made a couple of moves Wednesday. The 66ers acquired guard Mustafa Shakur and a third-round draft pick in transactions with the Erie BayHawks and Canton Charge. Shakur played for Tulsa during the 2009-10 season, when he was selected as an NBA D-League All-Star. The 66ers sent guard Ben Uzoh to Canton for the third-round draft pick.

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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