Month: April 2019

OKC Thunder: Tier 1 Player Evaluations

As another season has come and gone, the Oklahoma City Thunder finished on par from last season, which in essence is disappointing after apparently getting rid of the ‘problem’ that was Carmelo Anthony. At the end of the 2017-2018 season, the Thunder record was (48-33) and they lost in the first round of the playoffs […]

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John Singleton: Remembering a Good Brother and award-winning director

Growing up on the Eastside of Oklahoma City, OK, I knew what it was like to grow up in the hood, but not in South Central Los Angeles. I only heard what life was like in Southern California from those that have been there. With that being said, the 80s and 90s were a transformative […]

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Reality check: Thunder need to evaluate where they are, which direction they’re headed

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reached their third-straight off-season prior to the month of May. Other than the first year after Kevin Durant left for Golden State, there have been two straight years of high expectations ending in disappointment. More specifically, a first-round exit. As the Los Angeles Clippers are currently fighting, giving the dynasty […]

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Black Hollywood’s Leading Man

”I don’t see myself casting a white dude as the lead in my movie. Not that I don’t like white dudes. But I’ve seen that movie.” A comical yet serious statement from actor, writer, and director Jordan Peele during his interview with The Hollywood Reporter. Fresh off his second hit movie in a row (US), […]

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4 Downs: Cowboys Draft Needs

With the NFL draft starting tomorrow the Dallas Cowboys, without a Day One first round pick, look to improve upon a successful season. So far this offseason they managed to resign All-Pro end Demarcus Lawerence and added another end in Robert Quinn. In order to have a successful draft, they will have to mine the […]

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Portland vs Oklahoma City Game 5: Five Thoughts

Last night, the Oklahoma City Thunder lost for the fourth time against the Portland TrailBlazers, and they have now been eliminated from the 2018-2019 playoffs. The team led by Russell Westbrook and Paul George couldn’t do anything against Damian Lillard, who not only scored fifty points but also hit an incredible game-winner at the buzzer. […]

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Taken for Grant-ed

Not MVP candidate Paul George, not former MVP winner Russell Westbrook and not Oklahoma City Thunder big man Steven Adams were the reason the Thunder recorded their first win of the first round series match up against the Portland Trailblazers 120-108 but it was the most improved player of the year candidate Jerami Grant that […]

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