Author: Addam M. Francisco

Founder & Editor-in-Chief. National Association of Black Journalists. University of Central Oklahoma.
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Pels played scared, instead of aiming to win in Zion’s debut

It was perhaps the most hyped-up late-January matchup to debut a rookie in NBA history, but it was warranted. Zion Williamson made his NBA debut on Jan. 22, nearly 45 games into the season. The Pelicans fans and frankly, the entire NBA community was eager to see how Williamson would come out and play. The […]

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CP3 and OKC have a common goal: Why can’t they acquire it together?

Thunder guard Luguentz Dort earned my respect after a specific play during the Houston Rockets game on Monday night. In his first NBA start, the two-way rookie made a landmark play to, in my opinion, jumpstart his career. Dort fought his way around Clint Capela, jumped in front of James Harden just in time, and […]

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Too little too late: Miami Heats up against OKC 114-107

First quarters have not been OKC’s strong suit as of late. They’ve allowed quick starts by teams in their previous three games. The Los Angeles Lakers got up big early, as did the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Toronto Raptors. The Miami Heat came into town and did the exact same thing, shooting 6-of-7 to start […]

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Shai’s triple-double: Thunder knock off Timberwolves 117-103

After an inexcusable loss to the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers, the Thunder hit a quick road trip to the arctic north to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves. In a matchup that usually goes down to the last few seconds, the Thunder turned up the momentum in the second half and dominated their way to a […]

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A Lake Show: Lakers handle Thunder 125-110

BOX SCORE: After such an entertainingly decisive win over the Houston Rockets on Thursday, the Thunder laid a complete egg against the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night. That doesn’t sound so bad, considering the Lakers are the No. 1 team in the Western Conference and have Lebron James and Anthony Davis on the roster […]

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The Brodie Returns: OKC throttle H-Town 113-92

BOX SCORE: What. A. Night. On Russell Westbrook Day and the day the Thunder unveiled their new memorial jerseys, the Thunder took on the Houston Rockets for an emotional night. Westbrook returned home to the Chesapeake Energy Arena for the first time since getting traded to the Rockets this summer. For Thunder fans, this was […]

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Clutch Paul: Thunder scorch Nets in OT, 111-103

Box Score The Thunder headed north on the second night of a back-to-back after falling to the Philadelphia 76ers just 24 hours before. On Tuesday, they recovered against the Brooklyn Nets with a hard-fought 111-103 overtime victory, closing out their four-game road trip with a 3-1 record. The Nets are short-handed, but you couldn’t tell […]

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