Author: A. Suave Francisco

Founder & Editor-in-Chief. National Association of Black Journalists. University of Central Oklahoma.
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Kyler Murray surpasses 200 pounds…problem?

According to reports, Kyler Murray now weighs 206 pounds, 11 pounds more than his listed weight at the University of Oklahoma and 16 more than his actual weight during the season. Some suspect Murray is 5-foot-9, some suspect he’s closer to 5-foot-11 but regardless, 206 pounds is considered pretty heavy for anyone under six-feet tall. […]

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George carries Thunder into victory in OT thriller over Jazz

Fresh out of the NBA all-star break the fans of the Chesapeake Energy Arena welcomed Markieff Morris to the Thunder organization as they were slated for a markee matchup against their newfound rivals, the Utah Jazz. This game was expected to be a nice, refreshing and exciting return to NBA basketball on national television. Morris […]

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Will Markieff Morris actually benefit the Thunder?

“We’re good,” George said. “We’re a good group. We added a big piece in Markieff (Morris) that we’re excited for, and we’re gonna be ready for the second half after this break.” Paul George isn’t wrong in his statement, but will Markieff Morris fulfill what the Thunder need? Or will he continue his inconsistencies from […]

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Obama and NBA collaborate for Basketball Africa League

On Saturday, the NBA announced the formation of the Basketball Africa League, one of it’s largest projects in years. Former President Barack Obama is expected to be heavily involved in the 12-team collaboration between the NBA and FIBA that’s expected to open January 2020. Although there are many professional teams in Africa, they aren’t unified. […]

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‘Next man up’ performance, balanced Thunder team is Warriors biggest threat

With Jerami Grant and Dennis Schröder out against the Portland Trail Blazers that sit just one spot under the Thunder in the Western Conference, Deonte Burton and Raymond Felton picked up the slack, helping will the Thunder into another big victory as they close in on the NBA All-star game. The Thunder defeated the now […]

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Flip flop of halves, Thunder rally from 26 to knock off Rockets

“We have to stop with this narrative Russ isn’t doing well. Russ is doing everything for this team. We rally behind Russ” Paul George’s postgame interview with Lisa Salters. The first half of Oklahoma City’s road game against the Houston Rockets went abysmally. The second half displayed a complete turnaround, thus shining another light on […]

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Westbrook’s assists are more vital than his points

Hours after the NBA trade deadline, the Oklahoma City Thunder welcomed a depleted Memphis Grizzlies team to the Chesapeake Energy Arena. After trading a few of their pieces away, notably their long-time staple Marc Gasol to the Toronto Raptors, they only suited up nine players. After an uninspired first half, the Thunder turned the jets […]

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