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Bucks overtake Timberwolves 112-107 behind 33 points from Antetokounmpo

Feb. 24, 2024 01:54 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 13 rebounds to help the Milwaukee Bucks surge out of the All-Star break with a 112-107 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Minnesota dropped into a tie with Oklahoma City for the Western Conference lead...

Thunder post their highest point total of the season in 147-106 win over Wizards

Feb. 24, 2024 01:01 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 30 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Washington Wizards 147-106 on Friday night. The Thunder moved into a tie atop the Western Conference standings with Minnesota at 39-17. The Timberwolves dropped a 112-107 home...

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scores 31 points, Thunder beat Clippers 129-107

Feb. 23, 2024 00:15 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 31 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Clippers 129-107 on Thursday night in a matchup of Western Conference contenders. Lu Dort added 19 points, Jalen Williams had 18 and Chet Holmgren 17 for Oklahoma City....

How the death of a nonbinary Oklahoma teenager has renewed scrutiny on anti-trans policies

Feb. 22, 2024 22:11 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The death of a 16-year-old nonbinary high school student in Oklahoma whose family says was bullied has renewed scrutiny of anti-trans polices and political rhetoric over gender identity. Nex Benedict identified as nonbinary and used they/them pronouns,...

Analysis: Amid a wide-open playoff race, a wide-open NBA MVP race might be brewing as well

Feb. 21, 2024 06:06 AM EST

The new rule that rendered Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid ineligible for a second consecutive NBA MVP award because he’s missing too many games has the potential to create something the league hasn’t seen in almost two decades. That would be a wide-open MVP race. ...

Chesapeake Energy: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 20, 2024 17:02 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $569 million. On a per-share basis, the Oklahoma City-based company said it had profit of $4.02. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $1.31 per...

Jalen Williams, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander lead Thunder past Magic 127-113

Feb. 13, 2024 23:13 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Williams scored 33 points, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander added 32 points and five assists and Oklahoma City shook off a sluggish start beat the Orlando Magic 127-113 on Tuesday night in the Thunder's final game before the All-Star break. Gilgeous-Alexander...

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander's 38 points lead Thunder past Kings 127-113

Feb. 11, 2024 18:49 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 38 points, Jalen Williams scored 32 and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Sacramento Kings 127-113 on Sunday. Gilgeous-Alexander made 15 of 26 shots and had seven assists and Williams made 13 of 20 shots and had nine assists and...

Man sentenced to life in prison for killing 4 workers at Oklahoma pot farm

Feb. 11, 2024 14:58 PM EST

KINGFISHER, Okla. (AP) — A man was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to killing four workers at an Oklahoma marijuana farm in 2022. Chen Wu pleaded guilty at a court hearing Friday to four counts of first-degree murder and to one count of assault and battery with a...

Hornets, with help from 5 newcomers, beat Grizzlies 115-106 to end 10-game losing streak

Feb. 10, 2024 22:18 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 25 points, newcomer Vasilije Micic had career highs with 18 points and nine assists and the new-look Charlotte Hornets snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 115-106 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night. Brandon Miller...