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Lakers' LeBron James out vs. Thunder with sore right ankle

Oct. 27, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — LeBron James will miss the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night because of a sore right ankle. James was injured Sunday night in a victory over Memphis and missed the Lakers’ 125-121 overtime win at San...

Curry scores 23, Warriors top Thunder to remain unbeaten

Oct. 27, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr's plan to get Stephen Curry some extra rest didn't turn out quite how he'd hoped. Curry scored 23 points and the Golden State Warriors remained undefeated, but they had to rally in the second half to beat the Oklahoma...

Oklahoma Supreme Court blocks 3 new anti-abortion laws

Oct. 25, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Supreme Court on Monday blocked three anti-abortion laws that were scheduled to take effect Nov. 1 that abortion rights supporters say would have devastated abortion access in the state. In a 5-3 ruling , the court granted a temporary...

Judge says Oklahoma can proceed with 5 lethal injections

Oct. 25, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Oklahoma ruled Monday the state can move forward with scheduled lethal injections for five death row inmates, including Julius Jones, whose case has drawn international attention and who is scheduled to die on Nov. 28. Judge...

Oklahoma lawmaker criticized for Asian American comment

Oct. 23, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican Oklahoma state senator is drawing criticism for referring to Asian Americans as “yellow families” during a legislative committee meeting on racial inequity. Sen. Dave Rader of Tulsa made the comment Wednesday to Oklahoma Policy...

Wood helps Rockets rout Thunder 124-91 in home opener

Oct. 22, 2021 23:14 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Christian Wood had 31 points and 14 rebounds and Houston beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 124-91 on Friday night in the Rockets’ home opener. Oklahoma City had few answers for Wood, who went 13 for 19 from the field, including 4 of 6 from the 3-point...

Oklahoma slaying leads to arrest of Texans in Wyoming

Oct. 22, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

BLANCHARD, Okla. (AP) — A Texas woman and her adult son have been arrested in Wyoming on murder warrants in connection with the slaying of a central Oklahoma man, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Friday. Debbie Senft, 47, and Zachary Mussett, 26, both of...

Oklahoma court adds tribe to those covered by McGirt ruling

Oct. 22, 2021 11:05 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Quapaw Nation in Oklahoma is the sixth tribe included in those covered by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said the state has no jurisdiction over crimes committed on tribal reservations by or against tribal citizens. The dismissal of a charge...

Oklahoma appeals court reverses double-murder conviction

Oct. 21, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma appeals court on Thursday reversed the double-murder conviction of a Spencer man and remanded the case for a new trial. The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals issued its 3-2 ruling in the case of Jamar Mordecai Simms, 27, who was...

Jazz dominate Thunder, claim 107-86 victory

Oct. 21, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz opened a new season with a typical dominant defensive performance. Rudy Gobert had 16 points and 21 rebounds to lead Utah to a 107-86 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. Six different...