Manchester, England (SportsNetwork.com) - Reggie Jackson dropped 29 points and eight assists as the Oklahoma City Thunder held off a late surge to down the Philadelphia 76ers, 103-99, in preseason play from Manchester.
Jackson sank six free throws in the final minute to help seal the win for OKC, its second victory in as many tries so far this preseason. Kevin Durant tallied 21 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds in the triumph and Serge Ibaka added 18 points and 11 boards.
Tony Wroten hit 4-of-8 from behind the arc and paced the Sixers with 20 points off the bench. Evan Turner had 19 points while Specer Hawes chipped in 11 points and nine rebounds.
Both teams were coming off wins in their preseason debuts against international opponents. The Thunder upended Turkish powerhouse Fenerbahce Ulker, 95-82, and the Sixers escaped Spain with an 106-104 win over Bilbao Basket.