While just 5-foot-9 and 165 pounds, Griffin was named Large Schools Player of the Year by the New Orleans Times-Picayune as a senior, as well as the No. 1 player in the state of Louisiana according to NOLA.com’s Terrific 20.
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.
It's Thunder vs. Grizzlies in the first round. Talk about the matchup and what the Thunder needs to fix headed into the postseason with Darnell Mayberry on the Power Lunch chat at 11 a.m.
Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference, rallying from 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-111 Wednesday night.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver says he’s open to considering a playoff change that would include the top 16 teams in the league, not just the top eight in each conference.
Oklahoma starting linebacker Frank Shannon has been accused of sexually assaulting a female student at his off-campus apartment Jan. 20, according to a Title IX sexual misconduct allegation report obtained by The Oklahoman.
The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association Board of Directors approved a five-year contract extension with the fairgrounds by a 12-0 vote, continuing a long-standing high school sports tradition.
The game didn’t count in the Big 12 baseball standings, yet as a Bedlam clash, it mattered plenty in the two dugouts, even as the innings and the hours piled up Tuesday night.
The Barons’ game with the Texas Stars had an underlying subplot Wednesday night at the Cox Convention Center.
After being committed to Oklahoma for nearly a year, Casady offensive guard Josh Wariboko-Alali has decommitted from the Sooners. Wariboko-Alali’s decommitment was first reported by Rivals.com, and he subsequently confirmed the report.