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Jokic has triple-double, Nuggets beat Thunder 110-102

Dec. 15, 2019 1:38 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Breaking out of a mini-slump, Nikola Jokic is reasserting himself as the centerpiece of the Denver Nuggets’ offense. Jokic had 28 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists for his fourth triple-double of the season, leading the Nuggets past the Oklahoma City Thunder 110-102 on Saturday night....

Continental Resources names new CEO after founder steps down

Dec. 12, 2019 7:45 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Billionaire oil tycoon Harold Hamm is stepping down as chief executive of Continental Resources Inc. to serve as executive chairman, company officials said. Beginning Jan. 1, Continental board member William Berry will take over as CEO for the Oklahoma City-headquartered company. Jack...

Kings storm back in 4th quarter to stun Thunder, 94-93

Dec. 12, 2019 2:00 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Buddy Hield was upset about not getting a foul call when Oklahoma City double-teamed him in the final seconds while he was attempting to get free for a shot. When no whistle blew, Hield calmed down and passed the ball to Sacramento teammate Bogdan Bogdanovic. "I found the best...

Oklahoma mother of 3 kids shot by police files claim

Dec. 11, 2019 5:59 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma woman whose four children, aged 1 to 5, were inside a pickup truck when police officers opened fire on a man also in the vehicle, wounding three of the kids, has taken the first step toward suing the city of Hugo. A tort claim dated Dec. 6 against the city by Olivia Hill...

Civil rights group sues over Oklahoma bail practices

Dec. 11, 2019 5:33 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A civil rights group has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against court officials in central Oklahoma, alleging a county's bail system unconstitutionally discriminates against poor and disabled people. The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma filed the suit late Tuesday in...

Schroder scores 27 off bench, Thunder dominate Jazz 104-90

Dec. 10, 2019 1:17 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dennis Schroder's basketball identity is built on being aggressive at both ends of the court. Schroder is flourishing in his sixth man role because he goes into attack mode and never stops. That paid off again for the Oklahoma City Thunder in a 104-90 victory over the Utah Jazz on...

Thunder opens road trip with 108-96 win in Portland

Dec. 9, 2019 12:58 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It was less than two weeks ago that the Oklahoma City Thunder last visited Portland, but this time they wouldn't leave with a loss. Dennis Schroder and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander each scored 21 points and the Thunder opened a four-game trip with a 108-96 victory over the Trail Blazers...

Thunder hit buzzer-beater to force OT, then top Timberwolves

Dec. 7, 2019 12:34 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Thunder had found multiple ways to lose close games this season. Not this time. Chris Paul scored a season-high 30 points and Oklahoma City pulled off an improbable 139-127 overtime victory over the Timberwolves on Friday night. With Minnesota ahead 121-119 and 1.1 seconds...

T.J. Warren scores 24 points to help Pacers beat Thunder

Dec. 5, 2019 12:34 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Indiana Pacers added to Oklahoma City's growing collection of disappointing second halves. T.J. Warren scored 24 points to help Indiana beat the Thunder 107-100 on Wednesday night. Oklahoma City led by a point at halftime, but the Pacers outscored the Thunder 58-50 after the break....

Halliburton: Majority of laid off employees offered move

Dec. 3, 2019 4:44 PM EST

EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Halliburton says a majority of the more than 800 employees being laid off at its suburban Oklahoma City office have been offered a chance to relocate to its facility in Duncan, Oklahoma. The Houston-based company said in a statement Tuesday that it is moving most of its operations...