The Thunder got the ball on the opening possession and the Pistons fell back into their defensive shell. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope picked up Russell Westbrook, with Reggie Jackson on Andre Roberson.
A fan behind me yelled out, “Hey Reggie, why aren’t you guarding Russell?”
That was probably the best part of their fairly anticipated matchup.
Jackson, who was stuck in foul trouble throughout the night, finished with 15 points on 4-16 shooting, which included a banked in 3. Westbrook was worse, way worse, finishing with 14 on 5-14 shooting and 11 — yes, e-l-e-v-e-n — turnovers. And he fouled out with four minutes left. Keep Reading…