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Thunder Rumors: Reggie Jackson viewed as part of future plans

Day one of the NBA training camp is in the books and Oklahoma City Thunder fans are wondering, "Is this finally the year?" The Thunder fell short of their team goal of reaching the NBA Finals last season as the eventual champion San Antonio Spurs ended their season during the Western Conference Semi-finals.Reggie Jackson of the Thunder is one of the most explosive players...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Rumors: OKC not trading Reggie Jackson

The Oklahoma City Thunder, one of the best teams on the west coast, as well as in the league, is refusing to let go Reggie Jackson, their All-Star point guard.With All-star, Kevin Durant and rising star Russell Westbrook, the Thunder make up an impeccable team. Reggie Jackson, one of the few point guards on the team, now may be eligible for a contract extension with OKC. If the contract...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder's Reggie Jackson working for starter role

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Reggie Jackson takes his time when he answers questions. He's thoughtful and contemplative.  He cried after a playoff win a season ago. He smiles after losses. And Jackson speaks barely above a whisper. But what Jackson said Monday, when the Thunder players met the media for the first time before training camp begins Tuesday, was loud and clear. He needed a...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What we learned from Thunder GM heading into season

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Training camp opens Tuesday for the Thunder. Thursday, general manager Sam Presti met with the media. Here are a few things we learned from Presti about the Thunder heading into the season: 1. Sam Presti has real feelings  While there wasn't a lot of newsworthy information given by Presti in his 30 or so minutes Thursday afternoon, but he did announce former...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Presti: Reggie Jackson won't be traded before season; Perkins out 2 weeks to start camp

Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti opened his press conference on Thursday with injury reports headed into preseason camp, as well as an update on the status of contract negotiations with Reggie Jackson. Presti said that trading Jackson before the season is not something he's even considering. The Thunder has until Oct. 31 to agree to an extension with Jackson...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Questions Thunder face heading into training camp

The Thunder begin training camp Tuesday and the questions will be waiting. While they have a veteran, playoff-tested roster and two of the top players in the NBA, there are some issues facing the team when they open the season on the road on Oct. 29 at Portland. Here are three that are sure to be on everyone's mind 1. Can Kevin Durant catch his breath this season? By the time...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bledsoe's Free Agency Serving As Test Case For Reggie Jackson

Reggie Jackson is monitoring the contract situation of Eric Bledsoe, who remains a restricted free agent. Jackson is eligible for a contract extension and could become a restricted free agent himself next summer if he is unable to agree upon a deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Jackson has made it clear that he desires a starting role, while also suggesting that he seeks the salary...
Via RealGM
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Book Review: ‘Reggie Jackson: The Life and Thunderous Career of Baseball’s Mr. October’

I’d dare say that anyone who has even a remote interest in baseball knows the name Reggie Jackson. Certainly any baseball fan from New York, Oakland or Philadelphia is familiar with the man known as “Mr. October.” Being one of those Philadelphia baseball fans, here’s what I’ve always known about Reggie Jackson: ONE: He’s from […] The post Book Review: ‘Reggie Jackson...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Why supply and demand may keep Reggie Jackson in OKC

When Reggie Jackson discussed negotiations on his contract extension last week, he didn’t exactly paint a very rosy picture. In fact, if you read Jackson’s thoughts on the matter in his Q&A with The Oklahoman, there’s a good chance you came away thinking his days in a Thunder uniform are numbered. “I’m hoping for the best, expecting the worst,” he said. He reiterated...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder's Reggie Jackson wants to be a starter

TweetGuard Reggie Jackson came into his own last season for the Oklahoma City Thunder. He posted career highs across the board while filling in part-time for then-injured Russell Westbrook and continued to play well in a sixth man role, finishing the year with averages of 13.1 points, 4.1 assists and 3.9 rebounds. But Now entering his fourth NBA season, Jackson says he’s looking...
Via Los That Sports Blog
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson Hopes To Sign Extension With Thunder

Reggie Jackson is eligible for a contract extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder this offseason. "We haven’t really talked about it much this summer," said Jackson. "I know my representation and the Thunder have been talking. But mostly I haven’t really gotten to talk super much about it. I’ve been busy. I think we’re just trying to figure things out and...
Via RealGM
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson talks about contract extension negotiations

Thunder guard is in China with NBA Nation, the league’s largest touring event for fans. He says the Thunder is wildly popular in China. Reggie Jackson traveled to China last week to take part in NBA Nation, the league’s largest touring event for fans. While there, the Thunder guard took some time to discuss his trip, his preparations for the upcoming season and the ongoing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder Rumors: Reggie Jackson extension unlikely

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Reggie Jackson has an October 31st deadline to sign a contract extension, but it appears unlikely that a deal can be reached.Image by By thepanamerican, via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to Matt Moore of CBSSports.com:"The Thunder would prefer to lock up Jackson this off-season, but that's not likely. It's possible that Jackson plays...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson unlikely to sign extension with Thunder

Reggie Jackson has been in the league for three years now with the Oklahoma City Thunder and is now eligible for a contract extension. The Thunder have till October 31st to sign that extension with Jackson, if they don’t he becomes a restricted free agent at the end of the 2015 season. Berry Tramel of NewsOk thinks a deal is unlikely considering the changing financial landscape...
Via My Sports Rumors
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Extension Candidate: Reggie Jackson

Thunder fans are experiencing some déjà vu. A guard entering his fourth year with the team, proven as an effective backup and a capable starter, is due for rookie contract extension talks. The player shined in the postseason, helping guide Oklahoma City deep into the playoffs, and is seeking an increased role with the team next season. No, we’re not talking about James Harden...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Free Agents the Thunder Should Still Target

1. Maurice Williams The Thunder have a good back-up Point Guard in Reggie Jackson, but when Jackson steps into the line-up, the Thunder could use another good back-up off the bench.  They could get this in Williams.  On top of his point guard play, he’s an excellent range shooter, and range shooters have thrived from the perimeter in Oklahoma City.  He’d probably get similar...
Via TopSportsReport
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Targets in Free Agency for the Oklahoma City Thunder

Here are the top 5 guys the Oklahoma City Thunder should target in this years free agency.  They got close to going to the championship last season, but with Duncan and the crew back in San Antonio, the team needs to make a move in order to restore hopes for a title run in OKC. Follow @HansOhrner 1. Greg Monroe Issac Baldizon/Getty Images A solid big man who is young and may develop...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Thunder needs a Danny Green-type of player

The Thunder is in the market for a shooting guard. Either by newcomer or oldcomer. Maybe free agent. Maybe trade. Maybe Jeremy Lamb. Maybe Reggie Jackson. But it seems clear that Thabo Sefolosha’s days are over in Oklahoma City. And here’s who the Thunder needs. Someone like Danny Green. I know, it’s quite an opportunistic time to be espousing Green, who played sensationally...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher – The Top Candidate to Coach the Knicks

In the New York’s search to find their next head coach, they were snubbed by Steve Kerr, who took the Warriors’ deal, and Mark Jackson, who took a job at ESPN. Jackson is still an option, while Kerr, obviously, is now out of the picture. At this moment, Derek Fisher, the current point guard for the Oklahoma City Thunder, is a top candidate for the job. A few days ago, Jackson...
Via Turn On The Knicks
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

What's next for Thunder after another season without title?

Scott Brooks isn't going anywhere, neither is Reggie Jackson or Kendrick Perkins. But the Thunder's two first-round draft picks might be as are Kevin Durant's minutes. That's according to Oklahoma City general manager Sam Presti, who visited with the media Thursday to wrap up the Thunder's season. "Scotty, I think did an excellent job," Presti told The...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson on next season: “I’d like to be a starter”

The Oklahoma City Thunder were very happy with the play that they received from Reggie Jackson this season and in the playoffs, and he seems to be ready to take the next step in his career. Jackson made it very clear in his exit interview for the season, that he is ready to start and that he wants to start next season. Oklahoma City found success using both Russell Westbrook and...
Via Sports-Glory
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson Wants to be a Starter

credit: Rant Sports Russell Westbrook has had more than his fair share of injury problems over the past two seasons. Luckily for the Oklahoma City Thunder, Reggie Jackson proved to be a very capable backup when he was given the chance. Jackson should figure to be a significant part of the team’s future, particularly as they still try to figure out ways to take offensive pressure...
Via Pass The Pill
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson admits that he wants to start next season

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Reggie Jackson has been turning heads ever since he stepped in for Russell Westbrook in last year’s playoffs. Jackson also anchored the team during a stretch when Westbrook was injured during this season. During the Western Conference Finals, coach Scott Brooks put Jackson in the starting lineup to create more offense and have more athleticism on the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Thunder Reggie Jackson Wants To Start Next Season

Reggie Jackson stepped up big for OKC offensively when keeping up with the Spurs proved more than just a strategic defensive effort. During their exit interviews with the Daily Thunder, Reggie Jackson expressed his wants for becoming a starter. Reggie Jackson: “I’d like to be a starter. I’m not going to lie.” But just saying what you want can’t come to fruition without...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Thunder thoughts heading into Game 5 against Spurs

So far this postseason, the Thunder have lost Serge Ibaka to injury and another starter, Reggie Jackson, to injury. The Thunder have played Perry Jones and Jeremy Lamb and benched long-time starter Thabo Sefolosha. Now, Ibaka is back, Jackson says he's fine and the Thunder have rallied from the depths of an 0-2 sinkhole to even the series heading into Game 5 Thursday in San Antonio...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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