Losing Eric Maynor for the season is a major blow to the Thunder. No matter what happens, any time you lose a player of his caliber, it hurts. But you have to move on and you have to keep playing. But without a major rotation player and one with a good amount of playoff experience, the Thunder are going to have to keep going. How should they handle it though? Keep it in house, go outside or get creative?
1. Who should back up Russell Westbrook now?
A. Reggie Jackson
B. Royal Ivey
C. James Harden
D. Free agent
Royce Young, Daily Thunder: A. Not just because he played well in his first game, but you have to at least give Jackson the chance. You never know, you might have a diamond in the rough. You might have the next Eric Maynor. You draft players to develop, to build depth and to have ready when needed. Jackson is needed now and it’s time for him to play. Sure, I’m concerned about a rookie possibly playing 15-20 minutes in the Western Conference Finals, but you just have to hope he’s ready. Keep Reading…