There’s no doubt – January belongs to basketball. Watch NBA team the OKC Thunder play at the Paycom Center on Jan. 3, 6, 8, 18, 25, 27 and 30; along with the OKC Blue on Jan. 3, 8, 18 and 25. College basketball is also in full swing; the Sooners play at the Lloyd Noble Center Jan. 3, 8, 14, 21 and 31 for women and Jan. 4, 14, 21 and 28 for men. The Cowgirls play at home at the Gallagher-Iba Arena Jan. 7, 14 and 25, and you can catch the Cowboys on Jan. 2, 7, 18 and 21.

If you’re over the b-ball frenzy, there are other options. The BOK Center welcomes the Tulsa Oilers from Jan. 7-29, as well as WWE Monday Night Raw on Jan. 30. Tulsa’s Expo Square hosts a few exciting sporting events, too: the Chili Bowl race Jan. 9-14; the Tulsa Nationals wrestling competition Jan. 13-15; and the American Finals Rodeo on Jan. 19-21.

At the Claremore Expo Center, enjoy All Star Team Roping from Jan. 7-8. Other can’t-miss events include the International Finals Rodeo from Jan. 12-15 at Guthrie’s Lazy E. Arena and the Duncan Monster Truck Wars on Jan. 21 at the Stephens County Fairgrounds.

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