Author: A. Suave Francisco

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

2 positives, 2 negatives about pre-season Thunder

The Thunder are three preseason games into the 2019-2020 season and after a win in Tulsa over the Mavericks, a win at home over the NBL’s New Zealand Breakers, and a humbling loss to the Mavericks in Dallas on Monday night, the Thunder’s strengths and weaknesses are becoming more clear. Other than the obvious drop-off […]

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Three standouts from Thunder Blue & White scrimmage

The annual Oklahoma City Thunder Blue and White scrimmage brought a euphoric yet unique feeling to Sunday afternoon. As mentioned after media day, this season feels a little bit different. The scrimmage made us all realize and accept that this is a new team and a new culture. With new players, young players at that, […]

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Culture

Don’t Die: by Chance Drake

DON’T DIE. Here I am in plain sight, headed towards the light, fighting back with all my might. Despite my effort, I’m losing traction, life is in his hands and I can’t seem to grasp it. Now I’m asking in what aspect was I lacking? I didn’t have time to write wrongs in the present […]

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Fashion

Five NBA teams to watch for fashion

Team predictions are such a waste to start the season. I guess it gets people talking, but I’ve never seen it go the right way. There are always going to be sleepers in each conference that have cinderella seasons, and there are always teams that are hampered by key injuries. Instead of doing anything like […]

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Optimism should be the vibe after Thunder media day

Monday, Sept. 30 marked the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 12th media day, and there wasn’t the same draw as previous seasons. There were no ESPN booths set up in the arena, most media members seemed more excited to see each other rather than OKC’s new additions, and there was a stale feeling in the Chesapeake Energy […]

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Al's Five Facts

Al’s Five Facts

Formerly known as the ‘Five Thoughts’ series, Alberto Bodei will take five facts away from select Oklahoma City Thunder games. This way we will be able to provide real facts around games, to pair with an analysis.

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Who will take big steps for OKC this season?

A new-look Oklahoma City Thunder team will suit up for training camp on Oct. 1 as Russell Westbrook gets ready for the Houston Rockets training camp, Paul George gets set for the Los Angeles Clippers camp, and Jerami Grant suits up for the Denver Nuggets. OKC’s most lethal from a year ago are no longer […]

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