This isn’t the biggest news in the world, but I thought the “Blue Out” was tremendous for Game 3, and I’m pumped the Thunder is bringing it back for Game 6. No word on what the shirts are going to say or if they’ll have anything smaller than an XXXXXXXL, but we do know that they will be waiting for you on your seat and they will be free.
However, this time there won’t be pom-pons or towels. Instead, we’ll all get THUNDERSTIX. See what they’re doing there? Thunder. Stix. It’s just too perfect. Though those stupid things can get awfully annoying when the kid sitting next to you doesn’t stay within his own personal space zone and let’s the buggers fly all around. Yes, I have dealt with this issue before.
Also, the national anthem will be performed by native Oklahoman, Leona Mitchell, an internationally acclaimed opera star. The Enid native has performed in the greatest opera houses of the world, including stages in New York, Paris, Rome, London, Madrid and Sydney. In 2001, the Grammy Award-winning soprano was inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame.