Posted On: 02/9/20 3:00 PM

The news struck many in the state of Oklahoma by surprise at 3:00 pm today. Oklahoma Run PWP has joined forces with Team Griffin in 2020. The change will unite the two most powerful grassroots programs in the state under one name, Team Griffin.

Rod Thompson founder of Oklahoma Run PWP felt it was time for multiple reasons.

"We have talked about it for several years," said Thompson. "When Taylor hit me there were a couple of things. Being in a contract year with Under Armour we saw the vision not only for the boys but for the girl's side with Shawn Williams. Shawn and I sat down prayed about the situation mapping out everything. It allows us to be able to be at a place where we can help and be selfless which was one of the biggest reasons."

The mindset each side brings to the table comes down to one point. 

“We want to make Oklahoma basketball the best we possibly can for our state,” said Taylor Griffin.

One shoe sponsored program has led to the best success in the state of Oklahoma over the years. Team Griffin Program director Kellen McCoy believes they are on the

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