Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook weren't the stars against San Antonio. It was Reggie Jackson and Jeremy Lamb. That's got to be good news for a Thunder team looking for some consistency outside its top-two players. OKC improved to 4-0 on its current six-game home stand with games to go against Golden State and Minnesota. Here's a quick Thunder report from the past week: What happened: Defeated Utah, 95-73 Defeated San Antonio, 94-88 What's next: Tonight vs. Golden State Sunday vs. Minnesota Tuesday at Sacramento Wednesday at Portland Who' up: Reggie Jackson played the best game of his career Wednesday against the Spurs. A game where he scored 23 points on 10-of-14 shooting in 26 minutes. The Spurs couldn't guard him. Jackson got to the lane when he wanted and finished when he wanted. A good enough performance that San Antonio guard Patty Mills, who was repeatedly burned by Jackson in the second quarter, said Jackson reminded him of Tony Parker. "He kicked our ass," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. "We want to try and put him in situations where he can get to the basket and does a good job at finding gaps and angles," coach Scott Brooks said. Jackson won't be a starter any time soon, but he is good enough to be on the floor at the end of games. Jackson scored 14 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter. He was four-of-four in the second quarter when he got by Mills on regular occasion. "Nobody can stay in front of him." Durant said. Can't wait to see what Jackson is able to do the rest of the season, now that teams will really have to start game-planning against him. Who's down: If there wasn't the issue of returning from the knee injury then it wouldn't be out of the question to wonder about what's wrong with Russell Westbrook. Here come some numbers, but don't worry, it's November, not April. Don't panic. Not yet, anyway. Westbrook went 2-of-16 shooting Wednesday night against the Spurs. He was bailed out by great performances from Reggie Jackson and Jeremy Lamb, but that showing was one of the worst of his career. Westbrook is just 38.8 percent from the field and 27.9 percent from the 3-point line. Oddly, he's only 69 percent from the foul line. For his career, Westbrook is a 43 percent shooter from the field and an 81-percent free throw shooter.
Jackson, Lamb coming up big for Thunder
Fox Sports Southwest | Nov 30