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January 8, 2014

Thunder involved in 3-team deal

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.

Tulsa’s Watts selected for NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

TULSA — University of Tulsa running back Trey Watts has accepted an invitation to play in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Game.

The game will be Saturday, January 18 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., and will be broadcast by ESPN2.

Kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m.

Watts was a first-team All-Conference USA selection after leading the conference in rushing with 1,329 yards. He was also a finalist for the Burlsworth Trophy that’s given to a player who began his college football career as a walk-on.

OU No. 6, OSU No. 17 in final AP football poll

The University of Oklahoma is No. 6 and Oklahoma State is No. 17 in the final Associated Press college football poll.

OU rises from No. 11 in Tuesday’s poll after beating Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. OSU drops from No. 13 after losing to Missouri in the Cotton Bowl.

Florida State is the unanimous choice at No. 1 after beating Auburn. The Tigers finish ranked No. 2.

Florida State and Auburn also rank first and second in the USA Today coaches poll. Michigan State is third, South Carolina is fourth, Missouri fifth and OU is sixth in both polls.

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