John Hoover

PODCAST: Thunder TV play-by-play voice Brian Davis puts Russell Westbrook in perspective

PODCAST: Thunder TV play-by-play voice Brian Davis puts Russell Westbrook in perspective

Brian Davis (left) and Michael Cage have had a front-row seat to Russell Westbrook’s amazing season all year long.

Oklahoma City Thunder play-by-play voice and Fox Sports Oklahoma broadcaster Brian Davis joined Further Review with Hoover and Rew on Thursday and tried to put Russell Westbrook’s ridiculous late-game heroics and MVP-level season in perspective.

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John Hoover

Hoover wrote for the Tulsa World for 24 years before joining The Franchise, where he's now co-host of "Further Review" on The Franchise Tulsa (weekdays 12-3, fm107.9/am1270) . In his time at the World, Hoover won numerous writing and reporting awards, including in 2011 National Beat Writer of the Year from the Associated Press Sports Editors for his work covering the Oklahoma Sooners. Hoover also covered Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Oral Roberts and the NFL as a beat writer. From 2012 to 2016, Hoover was the World's lead sports columnist. As a columnist, Hoover won national awards in 2012 and 2014 from the National Athletic Trainers Association for reporting on sports medicine and in 2015 won first place in sports columns from the Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists. After receiving a journalism degree from East Central University, Hoover worked at newspapers in Ada, Okmulgee, Tahlequah and Waynesville, Mo. He played football at Ada High School and grew up in North Pole, Alaska. Hoover and his family live in Broken Arrow.

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