Tanara McCauley

Culturally Imagined Stories

Tag: basketball

  • The Goodness of God

    I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. ~Psalm 27:13 It was Valentine’s Day, 2009. The NBA All-Star festivities were taking place in Phoenix, and my husband Jon and I decided it would be fun to go as a […]

  • Harold “Buddy” Hudson Remembered

    Image courtesy of OU Athletics Communications Named an OU Sooner Hoops pioneer for being theĀ first African-American to play basketball for the University of Oklahoma, Harold “Buddy” Hudson will be remembered for that and so much more. Before his passing on May 14, 2013, his was a legacy of overcoming obstacles. Schools were integrated during his […]

  • Sounds like Thunder…Oklahoma Style!

    I gave up following professional basketball nearly ten years ago. Why? I suffered a heartbreak that still pinches whenever the memory is dredged up. May 26, 2002. The Sacramento Kings – my home team – were closer than they’d ever been to the championship round. They were leading the hated Lakers 2-1 in the series, […]