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Jackson, Thunder rout Celtics

Oklahoma City, OK (SportsNetwork.com) - Reggie Jackson poured in a game-high 27 points on an efficient 9-of-12 shooting to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 119-96 thrashing of the Boston Celtics.

Kevin Durant deposited 21 points to go along with eight assists and seven rebounds, while Serge Ibaka contributed a double-double of 17 points and 11 rebounds in the win.

"I thought Reggie started the game off, his stroke was right on target, then Kevin came on a little bit, and Kendrick (Perkins) and Serge took over late," said Thunder coach Scott Brooks.

Jeff Green and Avery Bradley had 19 points apiece for Boston, losers in four straight.

Jordan Crawford added 17 points and Kris Humphries netted 14 points off the bench in defeat.

The Thunder jumped out of the break with six straight to extend their halftime lead to 72-56.

Thabo Sefolosha buried a 3 later in the frame that started a 10-0 spurt and Jackson capped it with a dunk at the 5:18 mark to make it 83-62.

The final margin was Oklahoma City's largest lead of the game.

Boston led by as many as two in the first quarter when Jackson capped a 10-0 burst with a triple to give the hosts a 17-9 lead and it held for the remainder of the contest.

Game Notes

Perkins scored 12 points against his former team ... Oklahoma City has now won three straight over Boston at Chesapeake Energy Arena ... Jeremy Lamb donated 13 points off the bench for OKC ... The Thunder owned a slight edge on the boards with a 43-37 margin ... OKC shot 43-for-83 (51.8 percent) from the field and Boston connected on 35-of-80 (43.8 percent) attempts.

01/05 21:56:17 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
DUR 5
NOR 1
 
Final
TAM 4
BOS 3
Final
MIA 9
NYM 6
Final
ATL 0
PHI 7
Final
BAL 4
MIN 6
Final
STL 5
PIT 4
Final
CHC 4
MIL 2
Final
CLE 1
DET 12
Final
OAK 6
SEA 1
Final
SDP 3
ARI 1
Final
COL 10
SFG 9
Final
KAN 4
TEX 3
Final
LOS 4
WAS 6
7:05pm Tonight
NYY
BOS
 
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
CIN
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
DET
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIA
NYM
 
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
PHI
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
TOR
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
MIL
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
CWS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
ANA
 
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
TEX
 
8:15pm Tonight
STL
PIT
 
8:40pm Tonight
COL
SFG
10:05pm Tonight
OAK
SEA
 
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
ARI
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
WAS
 
Final
LOU 31
MIAMI 13
Final
DUR 5
NOR 1