SHAWNEE – Two former Oklahoma Baptist basketball players are making their marks as professionals.
Kevin Franceschi is playing for Real Murcia in Spain and after four games is averaging 14 points, four rebounds and three assists. He is shooting 57 percent from the field. Real Murcia is in the LEB Silver Division and stands at 3-1.
Steven Green is in training camp with the Northern Arizona Suns, the G-League affiliate of the Phoenix Suns. The G-League, formerly the D-League, is the official 'minor league' of the NBA.
Franceschi and Green were teammates at OBU in the 2016-17 season. Franceschi scored 375 points in 26 games last season and averaged 14.4 points per game. Green had 685 points in 46 games over two seasons for a 14.9 points per game average.