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Thunder notebook: Reggie Jackson doesn't practice, status unknown for Sunday against the Jazz

Scott Brooks called Reggie Jackson a game-time decision for Sunday’s 2 p.m. tip against the Utah Jazz. Jackson suffered a mid-back sprain at practice on Thursday and didn’t play in the Thunder’s win over the Kings on Friday.
by Anthony Slater Published: March 29, 2014

Scott Brooks called Reggie Jackson a game-time decision for Sunday’s 2 p.m. tip against the Utah Jazz.

Jackson suffered a mid-back sprain at practice on Thursday and didn’t play in the Thunder’s win over the Kings on Friday. He didn’t practice on Saturday.

Despite the missed time, neither he nor the team view the injury as anything serious.

FUNNY BONE

During the second quarter of Friday’s game against the Kings, Russell Westbrook went over to the Thunder bench and put on another padded arm sleeve.

He already wears one on his left arm, but typically doesn’t on his right.

“Nah, I don’t experiment,” Westbrook said. “I happened to get hit on my funny bone, so I didn’t want to get hit again.”

Very, very minor,” Westbrook said, when asked if the blow was serious.

KD VIDEOBOMB

Without any need for his late-game heroics, Kevin Durant probably got a little bored during the fourth quarter of the Thunder's blowout of the Kings on Friday night.

So to entertain himself on the bench, it seems he may have choreographed his next move, an impressive videobomb right after the final buzzer.

As Jeremy Lamb was conducting his interview with Fox Sports Oklahoma, Hasheem Thabeet and Durant strolled over behind Lamb for some face time. Thabeet gave a quick ‘What's up?’ look to the camera and then Durant broke out into an impromptu shimmy, before shooting Lamb an awkward stare and racing away.

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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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