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Jackson scores 18 as Oklahoma City Thunder beat Utah Jazz 88-82 in preseason game

  • Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) dunks in front of Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) in the first quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) dunks in front of Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) in the first quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)  (The Associated Press)

  • Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha (25) is fouled by Utah Jazz forward Andris Biedrins (11) in the second quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha (25) is fouled by Utah Jazz forward Andris Biedrins (11) in the second quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)  (The Associated Press)

  • Utah Jazz head coach Tyrone Corbin shouts to his team during the second quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Utah Jazz head coach Tyrone Corbin shouts to his team during the second quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)  (The Associated Press)

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 center 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.