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Friday afternoon, schedules were released for each NBA team, and here are a few things to toss around and consider.

The Ada High Cougar football team’s annual Maroon and White scrimmage, held Saturday evening before a good crowd at Norris Field, was a success.

The Ada High softball team missed out on its first win of the season thanks to a number of missed opportunities.

BYNG — The Byng Lady Pirates flexed their muscles at the plate by hitting up and down the lineup in a 16-8 win over Holdenville Friday afternoon in the rain-delayed Byng Back To School Classic.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

Less than three days before the Oklahoma State men’s basketball team departs for a 10-day trip to Europe, they hosted the first of two practice days in front of Cowboy faithful.

Oklahoma Sooners

Thunder

“Never assume that people are going to come back. Never assume they are happy with you. Always try to make today’s experience better than yesterday’s experience and always make it first class.”

   Monday evening, in a deal first reported by Yahoo! Sports, the Oklahoma City Thunder agreed to send Rodney Purvis — acquired only days earlier — to Boston and will receive former Iowa State product Abdel Nader, a 6-foot-6 forward, as well as cash considerations.