Thunder lock down Adams, Oladipo
The Thunder signed center Steven Adams and guard Victor Oladipo to four-year contract extensions Monday.
According to reports, Adams’ deal is worth $102 million and Oladipo’s is worth $84 million.
Adams, 23, averaged 8.0 points and 6.7 rebounds in 80 regular-season games last season and 10.1 points and 9.5 rebounds in 18 postseason games.
Oladipo, 24, came to the Thunder in an offseason trade with the Magic. He averaged 16 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 72 games last season.
The Jazz signed C Rudy Gobert, 24, to a four-year extension worth $102 million. ... The Timberwolves signed C Gorgui Dieng, 26, to a four-year extension worth $64 million. ... C Cody Zeller, 24, agreed to a four-year, $56 million extension with the Hornets. ... The league fined C DeMarcus Cousins for throwing his mouthpiece and entering the stands during the Kings’ game Saturday against the Timberwolves. ... G Marcus Smart said he will make his season debut Wednesday when the Celtics host the Bulls. . ... Tonight’s start time for the Cavaliers-Rockets game was moved from 7:10 to 6 p.m. local time to minimize a conflict with Game 6 of the World Series.
CALGARY, Alberta — Marcus Johansson scored two goals for the second straight game Sunday night, leading the Capitals to a 3-1 victory over the Flames.
“Sometimes they find a way to go in and sometimes you struggle a little bit,” said Johansson, who has five goals and a team-leading nine points. “I guess I’ll take it and move on and hopefully it keeps going.”
The reigning Presidents’ Trophy winners had lost two straight before a 5-2 win over the Canucks on Saturday.
Brett Connolly also scored for Washington, Jay Beagle had two assists, and Braden Holtby stopped 21 shots.
Stars winger Ales Hemsky will miss five to six months after having surgery Monday for a hip injury that general manager Jim Nill said was sustained during the World Cup of Hockey. Hemsky, who was on injured reserve early in the season, played one game this season against the Blue Jackets. … A judge will dismiss the charges against Sabres LWEvander Kane stemming from scuffles with women in a bar if he stays out of future trouble for the next six months, according to the Associated Press.