Kevin Durant and LeBron James are the top two players in the NBA now. Once upon a time, Kobe Bryant was in that discussion. Durant still holds Bryant is high regard. In a piece by the Los Angeles Times' Mark Medina, Durant, who calls Bryant a friend, said that Michael Jordan and Bryant are the top of the mountain when it comes to skill. “He’s the greatest of all time. His skill is second to none. Him and MJ are neck and neck as far as skill,” Durant said in the story. “Kobe is the top two best ever in just having skill, footwork, shooting the 3, shooting the pull-up, posting up, dunking on guys and ball handling. Kobe and Jordan are 1 and 1A.”
The road to the championship continues today with the Class 2A-6A state semifinals. Follow our live coverage here with the NewsOK Sports staff and more from Twitter. Boys tournament results Girls tournament results
Former U.S. Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna is returning to Edmond after being released Friday, having served five years for killing an Iraqi.
An Oklahoma City man is facing animal cruelty charges after city animal welfare officials found 10 dead and 14 live cats in his house. The floor of Terry Alan Chesser’s house at 3620 NW 26 was covered in cat feces when animal welfare officers arrived Thursday, police said.
The brother of Staff Sgt. Salvador J. Lara, a former member of the 45th Infantry Division, will accept the award in his behalf at a ceremony Tuesday.
A woman struck by a car is dead in northwest Oklahoma City. She was trying to help a dog, which was also killed in traffic in the area just north of NW 63 on N Rockwell Avenue.
New releases by Tyson Meade, John Fullbright, Rascal Flatts and (maybe) Garth Brooks top the forthcoming Oklahoma albums of 2014.
The men are challenging the constitutionality of the state’s ability to keep its lethal injection drug source hidden, and their attorneys worry the two men will be put to death before their case is heard.
The Cowboys pushed the perpetual Big 12 champs to the limit and then some, falling 77-70 at the Sprint Center, which as always played like a home venue for the Jayhawks.
The National Weather Service, Norman Forecast Office and the Storm Prediction Center in Norman are using lessons learned in 2013 to prepare for the upcoming severe weather season.
The Oklahoma City Thunder star has become a household name, a player whose appeal transcends age, race and gender. It's something few sports stars have been able to do and perhaps something not seen since Michael Jordan.
A team of soldiers were handpicked for a special mission. Three did not return. For the Oklahoma National Guard, it was the deadliest day since the Korean War.