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Jackson helps Thunder beat Jazz in preseason game

The Canadian Press

10/20/2013 10:11:19 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Reggie Jackson had 18 points and six assists to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Utah Jazz 88-82 on Sunday night.

Serge Ibaka added 17 points and Thabo Sefolosha scored 14 for the Thunder, who led 23-14 after the first quarter. Kevin Durant scored five points on 2-for-10 shooting.

Oklahoma City (4-1) once again played without centre Kendrick Perkins, who is making his way back from a dislocated ring finger.

Gordon Hayward paced the Jazz (1-4) with 18 points on 6-of-14 shooting. Enes Kanter had 15 points and seven rebounds.

Jackson was 7 for 10 from the field, including a 3-for-3 performance from 3-point range. He also three rebounds in 27 minutes.