Why I Won’t Root for the Cleveland Cavaliers

By NAVID FARNIA The NBA Finals begin tonight, as Golden State takes on Cleveland in a seven-game series for the title.  As an Oklahoma City Thunder fan, my season was lost before the playoffs even started.  But I’ve still watched these playoffs closely.  Being an avid NBA follower, I like some teams more than others, … Continue reading

The Most Racialized Team in Sports

By NAVID FARNIA As a lifelong basketball fan born and raised in Oklahoma City, it goes without saying that the Oklahoma City Thunder are my favorite NBA team.  I was thrilled when they made the NBA Finals last season and was rooting hard for them to win the championship; but they eventually fell short to … Continue reading