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Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) shoots as Oklahoma City Thunder guard Terrance Ferguson defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Powell's 23 help Raptors hold off Thunder 130-121

Jan. 15, 2020 11:50 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Norman Powell doesn't need to work his way back into form. The Toronto guard missed 11 games with a left shoulder injury before returning to action this week. In his second game back, he scored 23 points, and the Raptors held off a furious rally to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder...

Oklahoma Democrat introduces bill to abolish death penalty

Jan. 14, 2020 6:54 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The death penalty would no longer be a sentencing option in Oklahoma under a bill filed this week by an Oklahoma City Democrat. Rep. Jason Dunnington filed the bill that would eliminate the death sentence beginning on Nov. 1. It would not apply retroactively to inmates already on death...

Police: Customer attacks manicurists for speaking Vietnamese

Jan. 14, 2020 4:43 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An angry Oklahoma City woman is accused of slapping a nail salon worker and punching and threatening another with a knife because the workers were speaking Vietnamese, police said Tuesday. Candace Nicole Muzny, 43, was arrested on complaints of assault with a dangerous weapon and...

This undated photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Carlos Cuesta-Rodriguez. The U.S. Supreme Court has denied the appeal of Oklahoma death row inmate Cuesta-Rodriguez, who was convicted and sentenced to death for the fatal shooting in 2003 of his common-law wife, Olimpia Cardina Fisher. The court's rejection of the appeal makes him eligible to be scheduled for execution, although Oklahoma has not put an inmate to death since executions were halted in 2015 following a series of bungled lethal injections. (Oklahoma Department of Corrections via AP)

US Supreme Court denies appeal of Oklahoma death row inmate

Jan. 14, 2020 2:43 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has denied the appeal of an Oklahoma death row inmate who was convicted of killing his common-law wife. The Oklahoman first reported that the high court's ruling on Monday that denied without comment the appeal of Carlos Cuesta-Rodriguez, 64. Cuesta-Rodriguez...

Oklahoma City Thunder's Mike Muscala, left, sets a pick for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, right, of Canada as he drives past Minnesota Timberwolves' Josh Okogie of Nigeria in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Gilgeous-Alexander's first triple-double leads Thunder

Jan. 13, 2020 11:28 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander's goal was to play a better all-around game. He did that and then some. Gilgeous-Alexander had 20 points, a career-high 20 rebounds and 10 assists in his first triple-double, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 117-104 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on...

In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 photo, newly acquired miniature horses run in their paddock at Nexus Equine in Edmond, Okla. In partnership with a pilot program run by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Nexus Equine works to rescue horses and re-home them, providing care and training before the horses are adopted out. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Oklahoma program offers rescue for horses, other equine

Jan. 12, 2020 9:49 AM EST

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — When Ken Friend learned a job transfer meant moving his family to California from the small farm they’d been living on in rural Oklahoma, he knew he’d have to find new homes for his animals. In addition to the four dogs Friend had adopted over the 14 years he and his wife...

Local sports medicine doctor relates to the world of dance

Jan. 12, 2020 1:01 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A ballet barre featured alongside an elliptical machine, exercise ball and other equipment is the first clue that Dr. Megan Meier's clinic isn't an ordinary medical office. Meier's nickname of "Dance Doctor" serves as another hint that the physician fits right in at Oklahoma City...

Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma (0) shoots in front of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Terrance Ferguson, center, in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Lakers top Thunder 125-110 without LeBron, Anthony Davis

Jan. 11, 2020 11:52 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers fully expected victory, even without LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Kyle Kuzma was among those who took advantage. He scored a season-high 36 points and the Lakers rolled past the Oklahoma City Thunder, 125-110 on Saturday night. Lakers coach Frank Vogel said...

Lakers' LeBron James, Anthony Davis out vs Thunder

Jan. 11, 2020 8:25 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — LeBron James and Anthony Davis missed the Lakers' game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday. Lakers coach Frank Vogel said James has a chest cold. Officially, the team said he has flu-like symptoms. James is averaging 25.4 points, a league-leading 10.7 assists and 8.7...

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroeder (17) knocks the ball away from Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Westbrook scores 34 in return, but Thunder roll past Rockets

Jan. 10, 2020 1:30 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder spoiled Russell Westbrook's return. Westbrook scored 34 points, but the Thunder beat the Houston Rockets 113-92 on Thursday night. Westbrook was a league MVP and two-time scoring champ for the Thunder before being traded to the Rockets last summer for Chris...