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Miami Heat guard Kendrick Nunn (25) shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari (8) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Nunn's 22 points lead Heat past Thunder, 115-108

Jan. 17, 2020 11:58 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kendrick Nunn continues to make good things happen for the Miami Heat. The rookie guard scored 22 points to help the Heat top the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-108 on Friday night. Nunn, the two-time Eastern Conference rookie of the month, was coming off a 33-point effort Wednesday in a...

Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) goes to the basket in front of Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Thunder center Steven Adams out vs. Heat with injured knee

Jan. 17, 2020 7:10 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder center Steven Adams will miss Friday's game against the Miami Heat. Adams left Wednesday's game against the Toronto Raptors with a right knee contusion. He is averaging 11.8 points, 10.0 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game. Nerlens Noel, who missed the previous six games with a...

Baylor forward Tristan Clark (25) is guarded by Iowa State forward George Conditt IV (4) during the second half half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday Jan. 15, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)

Baylor tries to keep rolling in Big 12 play -- men and women

Jan. 17, 2020 4:07 PM EST

The Big 12 continues conference play with second-ranked Baylor trying to protect a perfect conference record when the Bears (14-1, 4-0) head to Oklahoma State on Saturday. Here's what else is going on in the league: GAME OF THE WEEKEND While the Cowboys try to spring the upset — which is certainly possible...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018 file photo medical marijuana dispensary owner Chance Gilbert displays some of the marijuana he's grown at the Oklahoma Roots dispensary in Shawnee, Okla. Legislators in neighboring Kansas expect to have their most serious debate so far on legalizing marijuana for medical uses, partly because conservative Missouri and Oklahoma already have approved it. (AP Photo/Sean Murphy, File)

Advocates' hopes high as Kansas heads for medical pot debate

Jan. 17, 2020 1:42 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers expect to have their most serious debate so far on medical marijuana this year, fueling high hopes for advocates who have been stymied by the state's prohibitionist roots and Republican-controlled Legislature. Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly has said she would sign a bill...

Oklahoma State guard Chris Harris Jr. (2) attempts to block a dunk by Texas forward Kamaka Hepa (33) during the second half an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt)

Hepa, Ramey help Texas beat Oklahoma State 76-64

Jan. 16, 2020 12:00 AM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Courtney Ramey was pulled from the starting lineup for several games, and while his minutes remained about the same, he still didn’t like it. But instead of sulking, he worked harder, played better and has returned to his role of starting guard. Ramey had 14 points, nine...

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...

Tulsa shuts down East Carolina in second half for 65-49 win

Jan. 15, 2020 9:46 PM EST

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Brandon Rachal had 21 points and Jeriah Horne added 14 points as Tulsa defeated East Carolina 65-49 on Wednesday night. Martins Igbanu added eight points and 10 rebounds for Tulsa (11-6, 3-1 American Athletic Conference). The game was tied at 30 at halftime and again at 34 with 17...

Roberston scores 31, Oklahoma women top No. 17 West Virginia

Jan. 15, 2020 9:30 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Taylor Roberston made eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 31 points to help Oklahoma beat No. 17 West Virginia 73-49 on Wednesday night. Robertson, who is the national leader in made 3s with 86, extended her program record to eight straight games with at least 20 points. Madi...

Trial begins against company in Oklahoma oil rig explosion

Jan. 15, 2020 12:31 PM EST

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — The wrongful death trial against a oilfield equipment contractor in connection with a January 2018 explosion and fire that killed five men in southeastern Oklahoma is underway. The McAlester News-Capital reports that attorneys for the families of Parker Waldridge of Crescent; Matt...

Ex-Oklahoma Arby's manager gets prison for killing customer

Jan. 15, 2020 11:22 AM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A former manager at an Oklahoma Arby's restaurant who was charged with fatally shooting a customer she said spit on her has been sentenced to two decades in prison. Deionna Young, 26, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter Monday, the Tulsa World reported. Young will serve 20 years...