Oklahoma City Thunder: Reggie Jackson, OKC reserves come up big in Game 6

Spurred by the impressively stable play of Reggie Jackson and three key reserves, the Thunder posted a 103-94 victory over the Rockets in Game 6 to win the best-of-7 opening-round series.
BY JOHN ROHDE Published: May 4, 2013

Veteran reserve Derek Fisher, who was playing the 235th postseason game of his 17-year career, had 11 timely points, shooting 4 for 6 from the field and 3 for 5 from 3-point range and also added two steals.

“You wouldn't be able to tell (he is 38 years old),” a smiling Jackson said of Fisher. “We were just talking. We think for his next contract, we're going to sign him to a four-year (deal). He's great.”

Collison, who was virtually ignored playing just 6 1/2 minutes in a Game 5 loss, had 10 points, nine rebounds and one block in 22 minutes.

After losing two straight against the Rockets, Collison admitted it was a bit disconcerting.

“It's stressful, yeah. All these playoff series are stressful,” Collison said. “We've been playing some different lineups this series and I think we finally found something that worked for us.

“I think the best thing that we did was we just stayed locked in and played every possession, regardless of what happened at one end, we didn't flinch.”


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