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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...

Halliburton lays off 800 in Oklahoma, plant closure expected

Dec. 2, 2019 4:59 PM EST

EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Halliburton is laying off more than 800 employees in El Reno, Oklahoma, and says it expects to close its office in the Oklahoma City suburb. Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development spokesman David Crow says the agency was notified of the layoffs and apparent closure of the office,...

Earthquake rattles Oklahoma town, site of past 5.7 temblor

Dec. 2, 2019 12:00 PM EST

PRAGUE, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has reported a magnitude 3.8 earthquake in Oklahoma near Prague, where a magnitude 5.7 quake struck eight years ago. Prague City Manager Jim Greff says there are no reports of injury or damage from the quake recorded at 6:12 a.m. Monday about 43 miles (70...

Chris Paul leads Thunder past Pelicans, 107-104

Dec. 1, 2019 8:56 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Chris Paul has seen just about everything in his 15-plus season. So, when it was a matter of who would take control of a tight game down the stretch against the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday, the 34-year-old Oklahoma City point guard simply drew on his deep memory bank and put...

Schroder scores 25, Thunder top Pelicans with late flurry

Nov. 30, 2019 12:11 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder kept battling. Dennis Schroder scored 12 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter and had seven assists to help the Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 109-104 on Friday night. Abdel Nader scored 19 points and Danilo Gallinari had 17 for Oklahoma City, which...

Hornets complete home-and-home sweep of Pistons, 110-107

Nov. 30, 2019 12:08 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Langston Galloway’s shot from near midcourt rimmed out at the buzzer, and the Charlotte Hornets held on for a 110-107 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. Charlotte completed a home-and-home sweep of the Pistons this week. Detroit must be wondering what it has to do to...

Fears about worker shootings prompt new business tactics

Nov. 29, 2019 10:01 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Security is not subtle at the sprawling campus of human resources technology giant Paycom in Oklahoma City. Off-duty police officers roam the grounds, bolstering the company’s own force of armed guards. A basement command center that looks like something out of a spy movie is...