Cimarron City, OK


Giddey has triple-double, leads Thunder to 2nd straight win

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Josh Giddey had 14 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, No. 2 selection Chet Holmgren added 11 points and 12 rebounds and Oklahoma City beat Memphis 87-71 on Wednesday night for the Thunder’s second straight victory in the Salt Lake City Summer League. Giddey, the No. 6 pick in the 2021 draft, secured his triple-double on a feed to Lindy Waters III for a 3-pointer with 1:20 remaining in the fourth quarter. Holmgren was 3 of 4 from the field in the first half and scored 11 points but he struggled after halftime, missing seven straight shots. Oklahoma City opened the second half on a 10-3 run for a 58-46 lead and later scored 10 straight to make it 68-52. Memphis missed 14 straight shots in the second half. Jalen Williams, the No. 12 selection out of Santa Clara, made three 3-pointers and scored 16 points for Oklahoma City. Holmgren, who set a Salt Lake City Summer League record with six blocks on Tuesday, blocked his first shot with 4:12 remaining in the third quarter.

Confused driver enters Bethany parade route, nearly hitting children

BETHANY, Okla. — A confused driver entered the Bethany parade route and nearly hit children. Bethany police said the elderly driver entered the parade route from Beaver and that there was not a barricade blocking the street at the location. They said the area the drive was is one-way but the driver became confused and ended up in the parade.
Centre Daily

Chet Holmgren Makes A Historic NBA Debut

In his first NBA summer league performance Chet Holmgren went absolutely bonkers, scoring 23 points with seven rebounds, six blocks, four assists and a steal in almost 24 minutes of playing time for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Dan Dickau has a breakdown of what he saw in the first outing...

Thunder Grinds Out Summer League Win in SLC

Coming out of an early fourth quarter timeout, with the Memphis Grizzlies having gained some momentum, the Thunder supercharged its offensive attack to regain some rhythm of its own. It didn’t do so by isolating a single player with the ball and having everyone else clear out space. Instead, Summer League head coach Kameron Woods got his players into a concept where the ball weaved out top, hitting the hands of all five players as the Grizzlies defense struggled to catch up.
FOX Sports

NBA odds: Chet Holmgren new favorite to win Rookie of the Year

It’s been less than two weeks since the NBA Draft and there’s already a new betting favorite to win the 2022-23 Rookie of the Year award across various sportsbooks. At FanDuel, Chet Holmgren — the second overall pick by the Oklahoma City Thunder — has jumped Paolo Banchero as the new favorite to win the award after a stellar Summer League debut.

Man accused of threatening people with bow and arrow, machete in Luther

LUTHER, Okla. — A man is in custody after being accused of threatening people with a bow and arrow and a machete in Luther. The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office said it all started with an argument over a kitchen appliance. Oklahoma County Sheriff’s deputies lined the stretch of North Dobbs Road on Wednesday after an unusual call.

Around the Minors: The week of July 4

Smoked two home runs and a triple for a career-high seven RBIs to key Triple-A Oklahoma City's 10-7 victory over Las Vegas. The seven runs the 26-year-old outfielder drove in during his team-leading third multi-homer game of the year were the most by an Oklahoma City player since Luke Raley (nine RBIs) and Steven Souza Jr. (seven RBIs) combined for 16 in on May 30, 2021 in El Paso.

Giddey Triple-Double leads Thunder over G-League level Grizz Summer Squad in Utah Game #2

After an exciting night on Tuesday (7/5) that saw the Memphis Grizzlies roll out 2022 NBA Draftees Jake LaRavia, Kennedy Chandler, and David Roddy, Thursday night's second game of the summer session was a smorgasbord of action from G-League level Grizzly players like Shaq Buchanan and Romeo Weems. Meanwhile the Oklahoma City Thunder trotted out Josh Giddey, who scored a triple-double (14/10/10), and the 2nd overall pick from the 2022 NBA Draft Chet Holmgren. Final: Oklahoma City Thunder 87 Memphis Grizzlies 71.