Author: Shannon Blake

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Thunder Stories

A legacy in jeopardy

As one zero walked off the court with his reputation on the rise another zero walked off the court with his reputation plummeting and his legacy in jeopardy. The Oklahoma City Thunder fell to the Portland Trailblazers 94-114 and go down 0-2 in the series heading back home to protect their home court. After shooting […]

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Music

It’s time to Bounce Back

As the clock struck midnight and Sean Anderson turned 31 years old Big Sean made the decision, it was time to Bounce Back, and he started with a sit down very personal conversation with his 10.8 million fans on Instagram. In a three-part Instagram post, Sean sat down and let his fans, haters and the […]

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College Basketball
Culture
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Ja Morant is the next NBA Supernova

A blindingly bright star bursts into view in the corner of the night sky — it wasn’t there just a few hours ago, but now it burns like a beacon. That bright star isn’t actually a star, at least not anymore. The brilliant point of light is the explosion of a star that has reached […]

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Loyalty or the Ring

When Russell Westbrook finishes his career will he just be a one team player who decided to be loyal or will he chase the ultimate goal and become an NBA champion? In a perfect world, Russell Westbrook would be the Dirk Nowitzki of his generation. Westbrook would go on and destroy a super team on […]

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Deonte Burton, Mr. Irresistible

“Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.” Kyle Chandler Deonte Burton does not know how to knock. Burton has been away with the Oklahoma City Thunder’s G-League team the Oklahoma City Blue for the most of December and January. The Thunder have only 45 days to work with Burton […]

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Triple-Double City

If you could win a championship on chemistry and team morale alone your new NBA champions would be the Oklahoma City Thunder. Proof of this would be the Thunder’s 120-111 victory over the Portland Trailblazers on Monday night. Thunder fans have seen a successful duo before in the form of Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant, […]

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Sports
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A star is emerging in the 405

A star is emerging in Oklahoma City and that star is 20-year-old guard Terrance Ferguson. It took a midnight phone call and a lengthy meet up from the former MVP in Russell Westbrook that has turned a season that looked like it was going down hill with a speed that was beginning to be worrying […]

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