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Towns treasures Timberwolves' trip to West finals as Doncic-Irving duo hits stride for Mavericks

May. 21, 2024 18:48 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The road Karl-Anthony Towns has taken with the Minnesota Timberwolves to reach the Western Conference finals has been far more lonely and rocky than smooth and straight. For all the setbacks and struggles over nine NBA seasons that largely overshadowed the...

DOJ adds Oklahoma to the list of states it's suing to block their immigration laws

May. 21, 2024 17:49 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice sued Oklahoma on Tuesday seeking to block a law that seeks to impose criminal penalties on those living in the state illegally. The lawsuit in federal court in Oklahoma City challenges a law that makes it a state crime —...

Gilgeous-Alexander, young Thunder brimming with optimism after second-round playoff exit

May. 19, 2024 16:09 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder might just be scratching the surface of their potential. Oklahoma City’s season ended Saturday night with a loss to Dallas in the second round of the Western Conference playoffs. But the fact that the Thunder even got that far should...

A kinder, gentler Luka Doncic has Mavs on verge of series win over top-seeded Thunder

May. 17, 2024 15:58 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A kinder, gentler Luka Doncic has the Dallas Mavericks in the same place they were in the first round, headed home with a chance to clinch a playoff series in Game 6. The difference is the smile on the face of the 25-year-old superstar, replacing the scowl that often...

Doncic posts 31-point triple-double as Mavericks top Thunder to take 3-2 series lead

May. 16, 2024 00:59 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Luka Doncic stopped worrying about calls and just played. It worked. He scored 31 points in a triple-double, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-92 on Wednesday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series. ...

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scores 34, Thunder overcome Mavs defense to even series 2-2

May. 14, 2024 11:58 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was making his normal share of shots through three quarters for Oklahoma City. Most of his teammates weren't, until it mattered most. Gilgeous-Alexander scored 34 points and the Thunder overcame a Mavericks franchise playoff-record 13 blocks,...

Childish Gambino announces first tour in 5 years, releases reimagined 2020 album with new songs

May. 13, 2024 12:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Glover's musical project Childish Gambino has returned with a reimagined album and a new tour announcement. Early Monday, Glover posted on X that “ATAVISTA” had hit streaming platforms — and that the record is actually “the finished version” of an...

Doncic scores 29 points as Mavericks top Thunder 119-110 to tie series at 1-1

May. 10, 2024 01:27 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Luka Doncic limped around the court, often grimacing as he played through a sprained right knee and a bloodied left knee. His shooting stroke was unaffected. He had 29 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to help the Dallas Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City...

Mavericks star Luka Doncic looks to bounce back from rough Game 1 against the Thunder

May. 08, 2024 16:43 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As Oklahoma City prepared to host the Dallas Mavericks in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals, Thunder coach Mark Daigneault was asked how his team would brace for Luka Doncic's physical style. Daigneault quipped that he just needed lockdown defender Lu...

Gilgeous-Alexander has 29 points to help Thunder roll past Mavericks in Game 1 of West semifinals

May. 08, 2024 02:29 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was his usual self and Luka Doncic wasn't. Gilgeous-Alexander had 29 points, nine rebounds and nine assists to help the top-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Dallas Mavericks 117-95 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of their Western...