More storms headed for Great Plains after tornadoes kill one, injure 12 in Oklahoma

 Thunderstorm and flash flood warnings were issued for several Great Plains states on Thursday, a day after a series of tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma, causing one death, injuring 12 and flattening buildings.

Westbrook makes most of reprieve to spark Thunder to win
Westbrook makes most of reprieve to spark Thunder to win

Russell Westbrook carried the Oklahoma City on his back again, finishing with 36 points and 11 rebounds as the Thunder toppled the Portland Trail Blazers 101-90 on Monday.

Dallas Mavericks outlast Denver Nuggets in double overtime
Dallas Mavericks outlast Denver Nuggets in double overtime

Raymond Felton scored the winning basket with 1.5 seconds left in the second overtime as the Dallas Mavericks outlasted Denver 144-143, spoiling a 47-point performance by Nuggets` Danilo Gallinari.

NBA: Harden out-duels Westbrook as Rockets down Thunder
NBA: Harden out-duels Westbrook as Rockets down Thunder

James Harden scored 41 points and the Houston Rockets withstood a triple-double by Russell Westbrook to edge Oklahoma City 115-112 in an NBA thriller on Sunday.

Russell Westbrook, Enes Kanter power Thunder over Los Angeles Lakers
Russell Westbrook, Enes Kanter power Thunder over Los Angeles Lakers

NBA scoring leader Russell Westbrook had 27 points and 11 assists while Enes Kanter added 25 points and 16 rebounds Tuesday to lead Oklahoma City over the Los Angeles Lakers 127-117.

NBA: Westbrook loses 10th triple double on video review
NBA: Westbrook loses 10th triple double on video review

NBA scoring leader Russell Westbrook lost his statistical triple double from Oklahoma City`s weekend victory over Miami after the league made a scoring change Tuesday following a video review.

Russell Westbrook`s triple-double leads Thunder over Heat
Russell Westbrook`s triple-double leads Thunder over Heat

Oklahoma City star guard Russell Westbrook`s 10th triple-double of the NBA season powered the Thunder to a 93-75 romp over visiting Miami on Sunday for its third consecutive win.

NBA: Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart hit with one-game suspension
NBA: Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart hit with one-game suspension

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was handed a one-game suspension by the NBA on Saturday for hitting San Antonio`s Matt Bonner in the groin with an uppercut, the league announced.

Another Russell Westbrook triple-double lifts Thunder
Another Russell Westbrook triple-double lifts Thunder

Russell Westbrook is ready to do everything he can to help the Oklahoma City Thunder cope with the absence of NBA Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers silence Thunder awaiting Kevin Durant return
NBA: Los Angeles Clippers silence Thunder awaiting Kevin Durant return

Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks said Wednesday that NBA Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant will return in one to two weeks -- and it can`t come soon enough for the Thunder.

The Los Angeles Clippers silenced the Thunder 120-108 on Wednesday, Oklahoma City`s fourth defeat in seven games.

University of Oklahoma shuts 'disgraceful' fraternity for racist video

The University of Oklahoma has closed a fraternity linked to a racist video of students singing racial epithets and ordered its members to move out of the house, University President David Boren said on Monday.

NBA: Russell Westbrook reels off another triple double against Raptors
NBA: Russell Westbrook reels off another triple double against Raptors

Russell Westbrook earned his fifth triple double in his last six games to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 108-104 win over the struggling Toronto Raptors on Sunday.

Bulls storm past Thunder despite Westbrook
Bulls storm past Thunder despite Westbrook

E`Twaun Moore`s go-ahead three-pointer with 2.1 seconds remaining helped Chicago withstand another monster night from Oklahoma City`s Russell Westbrook in a 108-105 NBA triumph over the Thunder on Thursday.

Kevin Durant scores 29 as Thunder thump Clippers
Kevin Durant scores 29 as Thunder thump Clippers

NBA Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant scored 29 points while Russell Westbrook added 19 points and 11 rebounds Sunday to power Oklahoma City over the Los Angeles Clippers 131-108.

Thunder big man Kendrick Perkins suspended for head-butt
Thunder big man Kendrick Perkins suspended for head-butt

Oklahoma City center Kendrick Perkins was suspended one game without pay Saturday after head-butting New Orleans point guard Tyreke Evans in a loss Friday, the league announced.

Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson added to NBA all-star game
Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson added to NBA all-star game

Reigning MVP Kevin Durant and first time all star Klay Thompson were selected to the NBA all-star game as reserve players, the league announced Thursday.

The Heat is on as LeBron James returns to Miami
The Heat is on as LeBron James returns to Miami

LeBron James plays in Miami for the first time since leaving the Heat for Cleveland when the Cavaliers visit Thursday to highlight five Christmas holiday NBA clashes being televised globally.

Thunder`s Kevin Durant exits early with sprained ankle
Thunder`s Kevin Durant exits early with sprained ankle

Kevin Durant`s hot start was cold comfort when the Oklahoma City star limped out at halftime Thursday of the Thunder`s 114-109 NBA loss to Golden State.

Fit Kevin Durant scores 27 in return but Oklahoma Thunder lose
Fit Kevin Durant scores 27 in return but Oklahoma Thunder lose

Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant, sidelined since October after surgery to repair a broken right foot, scored 27 points in his NBA season debut Tuesday, a loss at New Orleans.

Spurs oust Thunder, ready for rematch with Heat

Tim Duncan scored seven of his 19 points in overtime as San Antonio beat Oklahoma City 112-107 in game six Saturday to set up an NBA finals rematch with the Miami Heat.