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  • Spurs rout Thunder to take 3-2 lead in West finals

    May 30, 2014 1:37 AM

    SAN ANTONIO, TX - Tim Duncan had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Manu Ginobili scored 19 points and the San Antonio Spurs rolled to a 117-89 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals. Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green... more »
  • Westbrook scores 40, Thunder tie series at 2-2

    May 28, 2014 2:09 AM

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Russell Westbrook had 40 points and 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 105-92 on Tuesday night to tie the Western Conference finals at two games apiece. It matched the second-highest playoff point total of Westbrook's career, falling short of the... more »
  • Spurs roll to 2-0 lead with 112-77 rout of Thunder

    May 22, 2014 2:24 AM

    SAN ANTONIO, TX - Tony Parker scored 22 points, Danny Green made seven 3-pointers and added 21, and the San Antonio Spurs used a dominant third quarter to decimate the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-77 on Wednesday night, rolling to a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Tim Duncan added... more »
  • Spurs rout Thunder in NBA Western Conference Finals game 1

    May 19, 2014 11:36 PM

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Tim Duncan scored 27 points and the San Antonio Spurs took advantage of Serge Ibaka's absence to dominate the paint, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-105 on Monday night in the opener of the Western Conference finals. Manu Ginobili added 18 points and Kawhi Leonard and... more »
  • Pelicans shock Thunder 101-89

    April 15, 2014 6:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- The Pelicans are disappointed they missed the playoffs again this year, but the team was able to play spoiler in its final regular season match-up with the playoff-bound Oklahoma City Thunder. New Orleans ended its eight-game losing streak by flying past the Thunder 101-89 Monday night. The... more »
  • Kevin Durant keeps giving towards Oklahoma relief effort

    May 23, 2013 10:35 PM

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Ok. - Kevin Durant had already pledged to donate $1 Million towards the relief effort after tornadoes ravaged the Moore area in central Oklahoma earlier this week. Now the NBA All-Star has convinced Nike, his shoe endorser, to join the cause as well. Late Thursday night, Durant... more »
  • Thunderstorms, hail slow Oklahoma tornado cleanup

    May 23, 2013 8:16 AM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - A band of thunderstorms is battering the Oklahoma City area and slowing cleanup operations in the southern suburb where a tornado killed 24 people and destroyed thousands of homes earlier this week. The National Weather Service said Thursday that the storms are producing hail, heavy rain... more »
  • Hospitals treat more than 200 after Okla. tornado

    May 21, 2013 12:30 PM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Hospital officials say they've treated more than 200 patients, including over 70 children, since a tornado ripped through an Oklahoma City suburb. Dozens of patients remained hospitalized Tuesday following Monday's tornado. Spokeswoman Brooke Cayot (KAY'-ot) says Integris Southwest Medical Center has seen 90 patients, including five children... more »
  • President Obama to speak on Oklahoma disaster

    May 21, 2013 7:20 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will be meeting with his disaster response team, including Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, before delivering a statement on the devastating tornado that tore through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday. Obama has declared a major disaster in Oklahoma, ordering federal aid to supplement state and... more »
  • Kids rescued from rubble at Okla. elementary

    May 20, 2013 4:02 PM

    MOORE, Okla. - Several children have been pulled out of the rubble alive at a school in an Oklahoma City suburb. An Associated Press photographer saw several children being pulled out of what was left of the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., on Monday after a massive tornado... more »
  • Rockets' Lin day to day going into Game 3 vs Thunder

    April 25, 2013 3:07 PM

    HOUSTON - Houston point guard Jeremy Lin is listed as day to day with a bruised right chest muscle he suffered in a Game 2 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Lin was injured in the first half of the 105-102 loss on Wednesday night and didn't return in the... more »
  • Coach Brooks to remain in Oklahoma City

    July 3, 2012 10:32 AM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Scott Brooks has signed a multiyear extension to return as coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder. General manager Sam Presti announced Monday that Brooks agreed to a new contract, less than two weeks after the Thunder lost in five games to the Miami Heat in the... more »
  • Heat evens NBA Finals, 1-1

    June 15, 2012 11:03 AM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Thunder finally faced a deficit even Kevin Durant couldn't rescue them from. Another slow start put Oklahoma City down 16 almost from the start, and even Durant's 16-point fourth quarter wasn't enough to rally the Thunder back in a 100-96 loss to the... more »
  • Thunder rally, secure place in finals

    June 7, 2012 9:05 AM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Thunder claimed a spot in the NBA finals with a come from behind victory over the San Antonio Spurs 107-99 on Wednesday night. Kevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds, while Russell Westbrook added 25 points for the Thunder, who trailed Game... more »
  • Thunder win third straight, lead Spurs 3-2

    June 5, 2012 8:22 AM

    SAN ANTONIO - Kevin Durant scored 27 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder are on the brink of the NBA Finals, beating the San Antonio Spurs 108-103 in Game 5 on Monday night and moving within a victory of a series knockout. Russell Westbrook added 23 and the Thunder... more »
  • Thunder take Game 3 in Oklahoma City

    June 1, 2012 7:46 AM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant scored 22 points, Thabo Sefolosha set playoff career-bests with 19 points and six steals, and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped San Antonio's 20-game winning streak by beating the Spurs 102-82 in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night. Oklahoma City closed... more »
  • Oklahoma official confirms 6th tornado death

    April 16, 2012 8:38 AM

    OKLAHOMA CITY- A state emergency official says a sixth person has died after a tornado ripped through the northwest Oklahoma town of Woodward. The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management spokeswoman Keli Cain could not provide details about the victim's gender or age Monday. Two men and three children were also... more »
  • Oklahoma City breaks New Orleans win streak

    February 21, 2012 8:52 AM

    Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook scored 31 points apiece as the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped the New Orleans Hornets three game win streak. The Hornets lost 101-93 Monday night, despite Jarrett Jack's18 points. New Orleans will continue their road swing tonight against the Indiana Pacers before playing the Cleveland Cavaliers... more »
  • Oklahoma senator wants ban on human fetuses in food

    January 25, 2012 1:04 PM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - A Republican state senator from Oklahoma City has introduced a bill that would ban the use of aborted human fetuses in food, though there's no indication that this is a concern. Freshman Sen. Ralph Shortey said Tuesday that Internet research he has conducted led him to believe... more »
  • Bond Denied for 4 accused of Tattooing a Man

    May 6, 2011 7:59 PM

    A judge in Oklahoma City denied bond for four people accused of tattooing the word "RAPEST" on a man's forehead. Stetson Johnson has learning disabilities and was kidnapped, beaten with a baseball bat and tattooed last month. The four remain in custody in the county jail. Public defenders will be... more »
  • Oklahoma passes Louisiana in anti-abortion rankings

    January 20, 2011 11:04 AM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - A national anti-abortion group has given Oklahoma a No. 1 ranking after lawmakers passed more than a half-dozen bills last year restricting abortion in the state. The Washington, D.C.-based Americans United for Life on Thursday placed Oklahoma at the top of its 2011 "Life List." Oklahoma ranked... more »
  • Hornets finalize deal with Thunder

    July 8, 2010 4:16 PM

    The trade between the New Orleans Hornets and Oklahoma City Thunder is now final. The deal sent the rights to Cole Aldrich and Morris Peterson to the Thunder in exchange for the rights to Craig Brackins and Quincy Pondexter. Brackins was the 21st overall selection in the draft. The... more »
  • Ceremony to commemorate 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

    April 19, 2010 5:34 AM

    Survivors and family members of those who died in the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building are expected to gather to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the attack. Hundreds of people will remember the 168 people killed in the 1995 explosion at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. More... more »

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