OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Thunder wrapped up the home portion of their preseason schedule Sunday night against Utah with an 88-82 win.
Here's what we've learned so far and here are a few tidbits and things to think about the rest of the preseason:
Reggie Jackson can play
We've seen Jackson the past two years, but we're going to get to know him this year. Jackson will start the season in place of Russell Westbrook. Now, with Kevin Durant, you're always in good shape, but it will be Jackson who will have a large say in how the Thunder do until Westbrook comes back.
Count on him playing extended minutes the rest of the preseason and count on him taking on a leadership role through November. While Jackson can't do what Westbrook can do, he's the best bet to be the No. 2 scorer behind Durant. Serge Ibaka, Steven Adams, Thabo Sefolosha and others have the potential to put up big games and big numbers, but Jackson is going to have to do it on a nightly basis if the Thunder are going to do an...