Ohm Youngmisuk: Luke Walton said he is focused on OKC tonight and still has to digest the trade and evaluate the new personnel coming in when asked about what Isaiah Thomas’ role will be and if he will help close games as well. “I think I’ve proven I’m going to close games with whoever’s playing well,” Walton said. “If that’s a starter that’s a starter, if it’s a bench player it’s a bench player. You know a lot of this has just kind of happened so my top concern right now is Oklahoma City and as we get done with that game and get into tomorrow [and] getting ready for Dallas, a lot of it will I’ll sit down with coaches and start watching film on these guys. But a lot of this is brand new to me, too. As far as what we’re going to do and how we’re best going to use them.”
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Jordan Schultz: UFA Reggie Jackson has drawn plenty of interest after his strong postseason. However, don’t rule out the #Clippers. League sources say the Clips are hopeful about resigning Jackson, who shot a career-best 43.3 percent from 3 this year and tallied nine 20-pt playoff games.
Jordan Schultz: Money will be a key factor for Jackson, especially given the #Clippers don’t have much left. But, it’s no secret he likes the organization and enjoyed his role. One sleeper team to consider is New Orleans. Trajan Langdon likes Jackson.