Author: A. Suave Francisco

Founder & Editor-in-Chief. National Association of Black Journalists. University of Central Oklahoma.
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Thunder Stories

Westbrook stuck to his promise in Game 3

After Oklahoma City’s Game 2 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, everyone pointed the finger at Russell Westbrook who played one of his worst games of the season. After that performance, in his postgame interview, he took full responsibility for the Thunder dropping the game and promised he would do better on Friday night in […]

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NBA News

Lakers trading Russell resembles OKC and Harden

The Los Angeles Laker traded D’Angelo Russell, Timofey Mosgov and a draft pick to the Brooklyn Nets at the conclusion of the 2016-2017 regular season. Trade talks were already active regarding the 20-year-old Russell, but after the storied “snitching” incident involving his then teammate, Nick Young, the Lakers almost needed to do so to keep […]

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Portland vs. OKC Game 1: Fix slow start, shooting, OKC will be fine

A near-historically bad shooting performance for the Thunder, while giving up 39 points in the first quarter to the Portland Trail Blazers nearly ended in a Game 1 comeback victory for OKC in the Moda Center. The narrative coming into this NBA playoff series has been that OKC is the better team, and even after […]

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Thunder Stories

NBA Playoffs: Who will knock off the Warriors in the West?

After a dramatic end to the 2018-2019 NBA regular season, the Playoffs are here. The 82-game grind is over, and the top half of the NBA will have the chance to fight for a title. That’s if you think any other team actually stands a chance against a Golden State Warriors team that features an […]

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Thunder Stories

Inconsistencies may cost the Thunder

It has come down to the final two games of the season to determine the Western Conference playoff seeding and the Thunder, have found themselves fighting for a spot in the bottom half of the playoff race. The sixth through eighth seed is up for grabs right now, with the fifth seed being an unlikely […]

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MLB News
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MLB Opening Day 2019: Full Schedule

Today is the day. Major League Baseball’s season is finally kicking off. It may feel a little early for the season to be starting; that’s because it is. Last season was considered early, starting on March 29 but this year we’re starting things a day ahead earlier than that. The month of March typically marks […]

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Thunder Stories

Thunder are lost and it starts at the top

The Oklahoma City Thunder have lost their identity, and with eight games remaining in the regular season, a miraculous turnaround is looking increasingly less likely. With OKC’s tough closing schedule, seeing the Memphis Grizzlies on their schedule was highly anticipated because it meant an easy win. When the news broke that both Mike Conely and […]

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