, Muskogee, OK


January 7, 2014

Area briefs

OKC involved in 3-way trade

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Grizzlies have acquired guard Courtney Lee and have sent guard Jerryd Bayless to the Boston Celtics as part of a three-team trade that also includes the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Under terms of the deal announced Tuesday, the Grizzlies get Lee and a 2016 second-round draft pick from Boston. The Celtics get Bayless and also receive forward Ryan Gomes from Oklahoma City. The Thunder receive a conditional 2017 second-round draft pick from Memphis.

The 28-year-old Lee has averaged 7.4 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 16.8 minutes per game this season. The 6-foot-5 guard is shooting 44.2 percent from 3-point range.

The 6-3 Bayless averages 8.0 points, 1.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 21.0 minutes this season. The 25-year-old Bayless is shooting 37.7 percent.

College  basketball

BACONE (W) 94, CROWLEY’S RIDGE 72 – The Bacone Lady Warriors grabbed a victory over Crowley's Ridge College Tuesday night at the Palmer Center.

The Lady Warriors (2-5) held a 41-35 advantage at halftime.

Dametria Dawson led all scorers with 26 while Myriah Hadnot and Kayla Denton had 19 each.

OKLAHOMA WESLEYAN 83, BACONE 72 (M) – Creed Flowers and Deantre Harlan led the Warriors (4-8) in scoring with 16 while Christian Smith racked up 10 points and 10 boards in the loss.


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