OKLAHOMA CITY - Perry Jones isnt Kevin Durant or Russell Westbrook, though hes been close enough lately. Chiefs Super Bowl Jerseys .The 6-foot-11 forward scored 23 points and hit a clutch 3-pointer to help the short-handed Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Denver Nuggets 102-91 on Saturday night for their first victory of the season.The Thunder, already without Durant for at least a month with a broken right foot, announced that Westbrook, their star point guard, had successful surgery on his broken right hand Saturday morning and also will miss at least a month.Durant and the injured players looked like they were healed after Jones hit a contested 3-pointer with 1:46 remaining that put the Thunder up 94-87. The ball was thrown inbounds with 2.2 seconds left on the shot clock, and Jones shot set off a celebration and ended Denvers furious rally.It was a good feeling, especially looking at the bench and how wild they were getting, Jones said.Westbrook was injured early in Thursdays game against the Los Angeles Clippers, and Jones scored a career-high 32 points to keep the Thunder close in a 93-90 loss. On Saturday, he shot 9 of 18, posted the second-highest point total of his career and even helped out some at point guard. Jones said teamwork is allowing him to shine.Were just sticking together, he said. Running offence the way youre supposed to run it.Serge Ibaka scored 23 points, Kendrick Perkins had 17 and Steven Adams added 13 for the Thunder, who won despite having just eight available players. The Thunder injury report included Durant, Westbrook, Reggie Jackson (right ankle sprain), Grant Jerrett (left ankle surgery), Jeremy Lamb (lower back sprain), Mitch McGary (left foot fracture) and Anthony Morrow (left MCL sprain).Before the game, Thunder coach Scott Brooks only mentioned Jackson as being close to coming back.Ty Lawson scored 20 of his 25 points in the second half for the Nuggets, but he felt they wasted their chance.A huge opportunity, Lawson said. I mean, we could have been 2-0 right now going home to play Sacramento, but this is huge in the West. You cant just give away games.Oklahoma City led 29-17 at the end of the first quarter, earning a standing ovation.Weve got great fans, and theyre smart fans, and they realize it was a special quarter for us, and they know were in a tough situation, so it was a lot of fun, Thunder forward Nick Collison said.Oklahoma City led by 24 in the second quarter before taking a 55-33 lead into halftime.Back-to-back dunks by Ibaka bumped Oklahoma Citys lead to 62-37 early in the third quarter. Denver surged to cut its deficit to 16 late in the period, but Oklahoma City pushed it back out to 76-56 heading to the fourth.Denver trimmed Oklahoma Citys lead to 88-85 on a layup by Randy Foye, but Ibaka answered with a 3-pointer to give the Thunder some breathing room. Jones drained the tough 3-pointer, then Andre Roberson scored on a putback to push Oklahoma Citys lead to 96-87 with 1:27 to play.___TIP-INSThunder: It was Oklahoma Citys first home game without both Durant and Westbrook since Westbrook entered the league in 2008. The Thunder played without both at Boston last season. ... Every available Thunder player played at least 20 minutes.Nuggets: Denver shot 34 per cent in the first half and was just 1 of 10 on 3-pointers. ... Lawson took just four shots in the first half. ... Wilson Chandler missed his first eight shots and made just 2 of 12 overall. ... Nate Robinson was issued a technical foul in the fourth quarter.STRETCHING THE FLOOR: Ibaka made a career-high three 3-pointers for the Thunder.TWELVE LONG MINUTES: With eight players available, fatigue caught up with the Thunder late. Denver shot 62 per cent in the fourth quarter, outscored Oklahoma City 35-26 and nearly overcame a 20-point deficit.QUOTE OF THE DAY: We were like zombies — just motionless. -- Denver coach Brian Shaw.UP NEXTThunder: Visit Brooklyn on Monday.Nuggets: Host Sacramento on Monday.___Follow Cliff Brunt on Twitter: www.twitter.com/CliffBruntAP. Tanoh Kpassagnon Super Bowl Jersey . The Leafs were back on the ice Wednesday following an 10-day break. It apparently wasnt long enough, as Team Canadas 2-1 win over Latvia didnt conclude before the Leafs began practice. "I was thinking we might get a little delay, but it was nice to get out there," said Tyler Bozak of watching Wednesdays game. Darron Lee Super Bowl Jersey . - Connor McDavid scored twice and added two assists as the Erie Otters beat the Sarnia Sting 7-3 on Saturday night in Ontario Hockey League action. http://www.officialkcchiefspro.com/Sammy-watkins-chiefs-jersey/ . The whole deflation of New England Patriots footballs is like a murder mystery without the violence or significance. On one side, this is a ridiculous issue.While the Toronto Maple Leafs signed head coach Randy Carlyle to a two-year extension on Thursday, the contract includes a team option for the final year. Carlyle had one year left on his existing deal, meaning his new contract runs through the 2016-17 season. "Leafs are not locked into Carlyle. If things dont work out, hes gone next year or year after," tweeted TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger. Carlyles assistants Dave Farrish, Greg Cronin and Scott Gordon were not retained for next season. "We feel that this group can continue to grow into a higher level of a hockey club," said Carlyle during a conference all on Thursday. "We just have to find and continue to push for a little bit more from the individuals and we are going to do everything we possibly can to change some of the things that are happening with our group.&" The Maple Leafs started the 2013-14 season on a 10-4-0 run, but Carlyle worried at the time that his team was getting away with sloppy play in the defensive zone. Chad Henne Super Bowl Jersey. Going into and coming out of the Olympic break, the Leafs were rolling despite being badly outshot on most nights. When they beat the Kings in Los Angeles on March 13, they were in second place in the division. But starting goaltender Jonathan Bernier aggravated a groin injury that night, and though it was not considered serious at the time, it proved to be devastating. James Reimer lost five straight games and was pulled March 23 against the New Jersey Devils before Bernier returned and lost three more. The final night of that losing streak, March 29 against the Detroit Red Wings, was effectively the death knell for Torontos playoff hopes. ' ' '