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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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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

Thunder’s youth gains more experience in Summer League

The contenders are going through their yearly turnovers, looking to find themselves and continue their dominance over the league. They are watching the other teams make moves to get closer to what they have. The Spurs and Thunder have stayed relatively quiet this summer as the Heat went through major changes and the Pacers saw a key piece to their puzzle leave. The Rockets tried...
Via Crossover Chronicles
July 19, 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...
Via TopSportsReport
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

Top 5 Free Agents the Thunder Should Target this Off-Season

5. Mario Chalmers Chalmers is a 3-point shooter but usually does not show it.  He needs to turn into a spot up shooter like Derek Fisher.  I think that Derek Fisher will retire after this season and become a coach somewhere.  Chalmers was never a good point guard and that’s why he should turn into a backup spot up shooter for the Thunder.  Mario Chalmers is a decent starter...
Via TopSportsReport
June 09, 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

Reggie Jackson says he's good to go for Game 5

Four bags of ice and three large bandages lay on the floor in front of Reggie Jackson’s locker. The way he was hobbling around the locker room, he looked like he would need all of it. But after the Thunder guard had showered and dressed and addressed the media, the ice and the bandages remained. Good news for Jackson. Even better news for the Thunder. On a night when the Thunder...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter O’Brien’s ‘easy power’ drawing comparisons to all-time greats

Peter O’Brien may not always be a catcher, but his bat will force the Yankees to find space for him somewhere (Trenton Thunder/Facebook.com) After twelve games with the Trenton Thunder, one thing about Peter O’Brien is clear. His power is a trait that has rarely been seen in the Eastern League before. To his new manager Tony Franklin, O’Brien is a player in uncharted territory...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Doesn’t Apologize for Thunder-Clippers Controversial Call

The NBA has finally issue a statement on the controversy surrounding the end of the Clippers/Thunder Game 5 playoff game last night. Following a video review that seemed to show the ball go off of Thunder guard Reggie Jackson, officials awarded the Thunder the ball. After the game Clippers coach Doc Rivers was so enraged by the call that he said it could swing the entire series....
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Doc Rivers goes off on refs following Game 5 loss

The Los Angeles Clippers imploded in the final minutes of their Game 5 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder but they also were victim of a few questionable calls late in the game. With Reggie Jackson on a breakaway, Matt Barnes fouled him (no call), causing Jackson to lose the ball, that Clippers coach Doc […]
Via Full Scale Sports
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers-Thunder Late Game Call Shows Where Replay Actually Hurts

There has been a lot of "thunder" about the above play towards the end of the Oklahoma City-Los Angeles playoff game last night.  A quick recap: Reggie Jackson was driving to the basket, Matt Barnes slapped the ball out of Jackson's hand by actually slapping Jackson's hand, the ball goes out of bounds.  The refs didn't call a foul but instead gave the ball...
Via Sportz Assassin
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

ICYMI: Thunder Down Clips in Crazy Finish

Craziness we tell you, pure craziness.The Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a 7-point LA Clipper lead with 50 seconds left in Game 5 of their Best of 7 series, with a 105-104 win.The win was not without some controversy and a handful of really questionable decisions by the Clippers down the stretch.After a missed layup with just over 11 seconds to go, a scramble for the loose ball ensued...
Via Online Sports Guys
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Referees Offer Terrible Explanation For Out-Of-Bounds Decision In Thunder-Clippers Game

Before the dust settled on a wild finish in Oklahoma City Tuesday night, NBA conspiracy theorists were already buzzing over the controversial out-of-bounds call that awarded OKC the ball with 11.3 seconds to play. The play in question involved Reggie Jackson driving to the hoop on a fast break, with Matt Barnes making a desperation swipe at the ball to prevent a game-tying layup...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Refs Says Reggie Jackson Replay Was Inconclusive

This is a lie. Referee explanation pic.twitter.com/BOgBCA4pJQ — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) May 14, 2014 The ball was clearly off Jackson. The honest answer is they know they missed the foul and give the Thunder ball because of it. Whatever the case, the Clippers with the help of the refs blew the game. The majority of the responsibility lies with them.
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Thunder's Reggie Jackson's emotional journey comes full circle in playoffs

OKLAHOMA CITY -€“ Kevin Durant found teammate Reggie Jackson after the Thunder beat Memphis in Game 4 and hugged him. Durant offered a hug, but Jackson turned it into an embrace, the kind of emotional showing you see returning war heroes get. When he did finally let go, Jackson looked skyward and started crying. And it looked like Jackson might start crying again Monday afternoon...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson’s Career-High 32 Points Saves The Thunder’s Season

At least Reggie Jackson showed up last night, because it didn’t seem as though Kevin Durant or Russell Westbrook bothered to do so, at least offensively. Although I have to give credit to the entire squad for the team defense displayed last night. Without it, Jackson’s 32 points probably would have been a moot point as we talked about the Thunder’s 3-1 deficit. Reggie Jackson...
Via KC Sports Ninja
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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