Lakers roll in Game 1 of NBA Finals

Los Angeles Lakers’ Anthony Davis (3) slams a dunk against the Miami Heat during the second half of Game 1 of basketball’s NBA Finals Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James finally got an easy Game 1 in the NBA Finals.

A very easy one, at that.

Anthony Davis scored 34 points, James had 25 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists and the Los Angeles Lakers rolled past the Miami Heat 116-98 on Wednesday night. Continue reading “Lakers roll in Game 1 of NBA Finals”

Task force: Oklahoma among worst in nation

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt removes his mask before speaking at a news conference Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Oklahoma City. Stitt said again that he will not issue a statewide mask mandate, despite a recommendation from the White House Coronavirus Task Force. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

By KEN MILLER Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma remains among the worst states in the United States for positive coronavirus tests per 100,000 people and the number of new reported cases, according to a report released this week by the White House Coronavirus Task Force. Continue reading “Task force: Oklahoma among worst in nation”