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Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports reported Wednesday that, regardless of opponent, the Oklahoma City Thunder will open the NBA playoffs on Saturday. The Thunder still don't have an opponent, as Wednesday's games will determine the first-round opponent for OKC at Chesapeake Energy Arena. None of the times have been determined for the Saturday games, as reported by Spears.
So as the Thunder awaits the arrival of the Memphis Grizzlies for what promises to be a bear fight of a first-round series, one question trumps all others.
Title IX matters in OU’s ongoing investigation into sexual assault allegations against linebacker Frank Shannon.
Hancock spoke Thursday at the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame’s quarterly leadership luncheon about the impending four-team playoff. Here are some excerpts on his talks:
“It’s not going to be easy,” said Thunder coach Scott Brooks, sounding equally concerned as complimentary. “Two-seven, that means zero. It’s us against them. They’re a very good basketball team.”
Four questions for four writers, previewing the upcoming NBA playoffs with a league-wide scope in our NBA Playoffs roundtable.
Orr had successful open-heart surgery in October — his second in his young, 14-year life — and has since become an inspiration for the school’s baseball team, successfully working his way back to the field.
The Tuttle board of education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Friday to discuss the resignation of football coach Philip Koons.