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NBA Playoffs: Spurs take 2-1 lead over Nuggets
By Reylan Loberternos, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Apr 2019
BOHOL -- The San Antonio Spurs protected their home court with a 118-108 Game 3 victory over the Denver Nuggets Thursday night at AT&T Center.
The No.7 seed Spurs now hold a 2-1 lead over the No.2 Nuggets in this round Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Cousins tears quad, out indefinitely
By Ponciano Melo Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 17 Apr 2019
OAKLAND. When DeMarcus Cousins crumpled to the floor with 8:30 to play in the first quarter of the Golden State Warriors' Game 2 battle against the L.A on Tuesday at the Oracle Arena. the mishap seemed like a harmless basketb Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Lillard scores 30, lift Blazers over OKC in Game 1
By Nicky Manguino, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2019
PORTLAND- The Portland Trail Blazers jumped to a 39-25 lead in the opening quarter and then held off the Oklahoma City Thunder the rest of the way to take Game 1 of their opening round series, 104-99, on Sunday (Manila tim Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Bucks flex muscles in 35-point rout of Pistons
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2019
CHICAGO -- Giannia Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks made short work of the Detroit Pistons and blew them out of the Fiserv Forum with a 121-86 victory in their series opener on Sunday.
It was a fantastic show of forc Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Curry eight 3s jumpstart Warriors' three-peat bid
By Jason Aniel, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2019
OAKLAND —The Golden State Warriors’ quest to become the first NBA team to score a three-peat in 17 years began with a rocking start as they took Game 1 against the Los Angeles Clippers, 121-104. on Saturday at the Oracl Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- D.J. Augustin's late 3 sinks Raptors in Game 1
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2019
CHICAGO -- D.J. Augustin sank a 3 with 3.4 seconds to go and the Orlando Magic went on to beat the Toronto Raptors, 104-101, in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference playoffs showdown on Saturday at the Scotiabank Arena.
The Read full story
NBA -- Steph Curry good to go for playoffs
By Ponciano Melo Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 11 Apr 2019
OAKLAND -- Dub Nation held its collective breath yesterday when superstar guard Steph Curry, who has had a history of ankle injuries, limped off the court at the Smoothie King Center where the Golden State Warriors beat the New Orleans Pelicans yesterday.
Well, Warriors fans around the world can Read full story
NBA -- Marcus Smart out for 4-6 weeks
By Nicky Manguino, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Apr 2019
PORTLAND -- With four days to go before the start of the 2018-19 NBA playoffs, the Boston Celtics received some terrible news today when the team announced in an official statement that guard Marcus Smart will be sidelined for at least four to six weeks with a torn oblique,
Ranked fourth in the E Read full story
NBA -- Lillard's 30 guide Blazers to 115-108 win over Nuggets
By Ryan Gallardo, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Apr 2019
PORTLAND -- Damian Lillard exploded for 30 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 115-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday at the Moda Center.
Before a sold-out home crowd of 19,890, Lillard sank five Read full story
NBA -- Curry blows up for 40 against Cavs
By Jason Aniel, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Apr 2019
OAKLAND -- In the penultimate regular season home game for the Golden State Warriors, Stephen Curry scored 40 points, and the Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-114 at a jampacked Oracle Arena on Sunday.
Don’t let the Read full story
NBA -- Rockets make quick work of Knicks, 120-96
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Apr 2019
HOUSTON -- The Houston Rockets hosted the New York Knicks on Friday night at the Toyota Center on "Environmental Awareness Night", where the Rockets easily handled the short-staffed, injury-plagued Knicks, 120-96, in front of Read full story
NBA -- Towns drops 28 as Wolves edge Mavs, 110-108
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Apr 2019
DALLAS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves scored a 110-108 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday at the American Airlines Center.
Although both teams have been eliminated from the playoffs, the sellout crowd of 19,576 focused on Mavs star forward, Dirk Nowitzki. In acknowledgment of his upcomi Read full story
NBA -- Spurs ground Hawks, 117-111
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Apr 2019
SAN ANTONIO--After clinching their 22nd consecutive playoff appearance, the San Antonio Spurs hosted the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday night and celebrated with their sellout crowd of 18,354 for Fan Fiesta Night at the AT&T Center. The S Read full story
NBA -- Warriors survive Durant ejection, nip Nuggets
By Jason Aniel, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Apr 2019
OAKLAND -- In a showdown of the top two seeds in the Western conference, the Golden State Warriors made a statement by once again defeating the Denver Nuggets, 116-102. With the win, the Warriors (53-24) are now 2 games ahe Read full story
NBA -- Clarkson unsure about World Cup stint with Gilas
By Jonas Davis, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2019
LOS ANGELES -- After the playoffs-bound Los Angeles Clippers smoked the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-108 on Sunday at Staples Center, Jordan Clarkson met with the media inside the visitors' locker room.
Among the questions Read full story
NBA -- Clippers torch Clarkson's Cavs, 132-108
By Monroe San Juan, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2019
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers shot 62.4 percent from the field and easily defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 132-108, on Sunday at Staples Center.
Montrezl Harrell powered his way to 23 points and six rebounds to lead Los Angeles' balanced attack. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finished with 22 Read full story
NBA -- Veterans Gallinari, Williams key to Clips success
By Taylor Cutsaw, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2019
LOS ANGELES -- When the L.A. Clippers traded their leading scorer, Tobias Harris, to the Phildelphia 76ers in a six-player deal last February 6, many pundits quickly assumed that the team would freefall badly out of the playoffs pictur Read full story
NBA -- Out of playoffs race, Lakers have with Wiz
By Taylor Cutsaw, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Mar 2019
LOS ANGELES -- At 11th place in the Western Conference with a 33-42 card, the Los Angeles Lakers have already been eliminated from playoffs contention, marking the sixth consecutive year that the purple-and-gold franchise is out Read full story
NBA -- Pacers blow out Nuggets by 36
By Japheth Bandi, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2019
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers routed the top seeded Denver Nuggets 124-88 on Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
A scorching hot Bojan Bogdanovic led the Pacers with 35 points and six rebounds, shooting 13 for 16 from Read full story
NBA -- Jazz tune out Bulls, 114-83
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2019
CHICAGO-On Saturday night when the Chicago Bulls celebrated Mexican-American fans at the United Center with “Los Bulls” night, the visiting Utah Jazz made easy work of their hosts, dominating the Bulls, 114-83.
The 20,506 Bull Read full story