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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Deonte Burton, center, blocks a shot by Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jarrett Culver, left, as Thunder forward Mike Muscala (33) watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

Schroder scores 26, Paul 25 as Thunder beat T-Wolves 113-104

Jan. 26, 2020 12:20 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With veterans banged up, Oklahoma City’s young players are gaining valuable experience and learning how to win on the road. Having Chris Paul around to stabilize things certainly helps, too. Paul scored 25 points and hit timely shots to deflate Minnesota’s runs, and Dennis...

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike, right, rebounds against Tennessee forward Uros Plavsic, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Dotson, Azubuike lift No. 3 Kansas over Tennessee 74-68

Jan. 25, 2020 10:00 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — With just seven scholarship players at coach Bill Self’s disposal, No. 3 Kansas weathered early foul trouble and escaped with a win. Devon Dotson scored 22 points, Udoka Azubuike added 18 and the Jayhawks beat Tennessee 74-68 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Azubuike was the lone...

Southern Methodist guard Kendric Davis (3) handles the ball ahead of Memphis guard Alex Lomax (2) in the first half of an NCAA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Davis scores 20, SMU uses late run to upset No. 20 Memphis

Jan. 25, 2020 8:18 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — SMU rallied and rallied but kept falling short — until its defense kicked things up another level. The Mustangs held No. 20 Memphis scoreless over the final six minutes and completed a 74-70 comeback victory Saturday. Kendric Davis led SMU with 20 points and five assists...

Likekele leads balanced Oklahoma State past Aggies 73-62

Jan. 25, 2020 7:41 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma State did not care if a victory occurred in nonconference play -– the Cowboys needed it in a big way. “I’m proud of the way they’ve stayed focused on each other and stayed committed to our team, and are trying to find a way to figure it...

Oklahoma guard Austin Reaves (12) tries to keep the ball away from Mississippi State guard Nick Weatherspoon (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Oklahoma City, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Kyle Phillips)

Manek leads Oklahoma past Mississippi State 63-62

Jan. 25, 2020 5:48 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — On a day in which Oklahoma and Mississippi State both shot below 40 percent, it was fitting that a defensive stop decided their game on Saturday. Mississippi State could have won at the end, but with his team trailing by a point, Robert Woodard II missed a jumper from near the...

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari (8) grabs a pass in front of Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young, left, in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Kyle Phillips)

Gallinari scores 25, leads Thunder past Hawks 140-111

Jan. 24, 2020 11:50 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It's all coming together for Oklahoma City. Danilo Gallinari scored 25 points and the Thunder beat the Atlanta Hawks 140-111 on Friday night for their fourth straight win. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points and Dennis Schroder added 21 for the Thunder, who shot 58% from the field...

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, left, reaches for a rebound past Golden State Warriors' Willie Cauley-Stein (2) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

AP sources: Mavs set to acquire Cauley-Stein from Warriors

Jan. 24, 2020 10:49 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks didn’t take long to settle on a plan to fill a big void created by a season-ending injury to center Dwight Powell. The Mavericks are set to acquire Willie Cauley-Stein from the Golden State Warriors for a second-round pick in this year’s draft, three people...

Ex-gymnastics coach gets 50 years in prison for sex assaults

Jan. 24, 2020 7:57 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A former gymnastics coach was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for sexually assaulting young female gymnasts in North Texas and Oklahoma. Skipper Crawley, 53, of Kemp, Texas, pleaded guilty in a Tarrant County state district court in Fort Worth to four counts of aggravated...

A makeshift memorial grows in front of the home where Rachel Henry was arrested on suspicion of killing her three children after they were found dead inside the family home earlier in the week, shown here Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Woman charged with killing kids faced child-welfare scrutiny

Jan. 24, 2020 6:58 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A woman charged with murder in the deaths of her three young kids in Phoenix was the subject of several home visits by police and child-welfare authorities when she previously lived in Oklahoma, according to police reports. The reports released Friday by police in Prague, Oklahoma, say a...

Thunder starters Adams, Ferguson out vs. Hawks

Jan. 24, 2020 6:54 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder will be without starters Steven Adams and Terrance Ferguson on Friday against the Atlanta Hawks. Adams is out for the second straight game with a left ankle sprain. He is averaging 11.3 points and 9.7 rebounds. Ferguson will sit for personal reasons for the...