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NBA -- Melo "excited" to play under Triangle offense
By Nelson Chu, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Oct 2014
NEW YORK - After barely missing the playoffs last season following a disappointing 37-45 finish, the New York Knicks underwent a tedious overhaul in hopes on returning to contender status.
The franchise, the wealthiest Read full story
NBA -- Gasol, Bulls ready to be tested
By Kevin Gonzalez, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Sep 2014
CHICAGO -- As expected, the Chicago Bulls' Media Day, which was held Monday afternoon at their newly constructed Advocate Center across the street from the United Center, opened with high expectations.
When que Read full story
NBA -- Coach Kidd ready to guide "young" Bucks
By Barry Aragon, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Sep 2014
MILWAUKEE -- Under the stewardship of a new head coach, Jason Kidd, and the arrival of a rookie sensation Jabari Parker, the upcoming 2014-15 NBA season bears a lot of promise for the Milwaukee Bucks.
Speaking befor Read full story
NBA - Rondo breaks left hand, could miss up to 8 weeks
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Sep 2014
CHICAGO -- Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo broke his left hand in a shower accident at his home and had surgery Friday night at the New England Baptist Hospital.
He is expected to miss 6 to 8 weeks, accordi Read full story
NBA -- D-Rose donates a cool $1 million to charity
By Barry Aragon, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2014
CHICAGO - Since joining the NBA as the top overall pick in the 2008 draft, Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose has since issued 1,954 assists in his young but decorated career.
On Wednesday, the 6-foot-3, 190-poun Read full story
Bledsoe's $70 million deal is a risk worth taking
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2014
CHICAGO -- After a contractual stand-off that lasted for months, the Phoenix Suns and restricted free agent point guard Eric Bledsoe have finally come to terms Wednesday afternoon.
According to multiple reports, i Read full story
BUCKS LAUNCH #OWNTHEFUTURE STATEWIDE BUS TOUR
By , PhilBoxing.com, 20 Sep 2014
Bucks players, Bango, Hoop Troop and Milwaukee Bucks Dancers will visit Madison, Janesville and Kenosha Sept. 19-20, and Eau Claire, Wausau and Appleton Sept. 26-27
Excitement for the upcoming Bucks season is too strong to stay contained in Milwaukee alone. Today, the Milwaukee Bucks announced th Read full story
NBA -- Nash gets one "last" shot at a ring
By Keith Butler, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Sep 2014
LOS ANGELES -- Armed with the option to waive Steve Nash before September, the Los Angeles Lakers chose to keep the veteran point guard for the final year of the three-year $27 million deal he inked in 2012.
According to the L.A. Times Read full story
NORWOOD ADDS TO THE HONORS BESTOWED ON THE PHILIPPINES BY FIBA
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Sep 2014
Gabe Norwood of Rain or Shine, one of the finest defenders against the top guns of opposing teams in the PBA as well as in the just concluded FIBA World Cup and an explosive player at the offensive end , has won recogn Read full story
NBA -- Ray Allen remains undecided as season nears
By Edgar Plata, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Sep 2014
CHICAGO -- Two-time NBA champion Ray Allen is still a free agent and with training camp for the upcoming 2014-15 season opening in a few weeks, his decision remains highly anticipated around the league.
A free a Read full story
NBA - Chauncey Billups calls it a day
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Sep 2014
CHICAGO -- Chauncey Billups, one of the best point guards to ever play the position, announced his retirement on Tuesday, ending a decorated 17 years in the NBA.
"It's just time. I know when it's time. My mind and Read full story
Report: Manny Pacquiao recruiting Metta World Peace for PBA team
By James Herbert, CBS Sports, 30 Aug 2014
Here's something you might not know: Boxer Manny Pacquiao is the head coach of the KIA Sorentos of the Philippine Basketball Association, and he is also a player for the KIA Sorentos of the Philippine Basketball Association. (The team selected him -- or he selected himself, I guess -- in the first r Read full story
NBA - Heat sign Shannon Brown
By Johann Coyoca, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Aug 2014
MIAMI- Since Lebron James' departure to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Miami Heat have been busy retooling their roster in a determined effort to stay as viable contenders in next season's NBA wars.
This week Miami signed 8-year guard Shannon Brown to a 1-year 1.3 million veterans minimum contra Read full story
BUCKS SIGN SECOND ROUND PICK DAMIEN INGLIS
By , PhilBoxing.com, 28 Aug 2014
The Milwaukee Bucks have signed the 31st selection of the 2014 NBA Draft, Damien Inglis, to a multi-year contract, General Manager John Hammond announced today.
A native of Cayenne in French Guiana, Inglis played last season with Roanne as a rookie in France’s top league, Pro A, where he averaged Read full story
NBA -- Bulls hope veteran Aaron Brooks can make a difference
By Kevin Gonzalez, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Aug 2014
CHICAGO -- With the return of franchise star Derrick Rose, plus the signings two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol and European sensation Nikola Mirotic, the Chicago Bulls enter the approaching 2014-15 season with high cha Read full story
NBA -- Brandon Knight runs free camp in Milwaukee
By Nick Osen, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Aug 2014
WAUNAKEE- Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Knight generously gave back to his community by running a free camp for kids on August 18 and 19.
The two-day hoopla provided kids in the Milwaukee area a great opportunity to im Read full story
NBA -- Davis, Rose lead Team USA past Brazil, 95-78
By Kevin Gonzalez, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Aug 2014
CHICAGO -- Anthony Davis and Derrick Rose, who both hail from Chicago, starred in Team USA's 95-78 win over Brazil in Saturday night's exhibition game at the United Center.
In his first game since suffering a s Read full story
NBA -- Ebola scare cancels Team USA trip to Senegal
By Johann Coyoca, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Aug 2014
MIAMI -- With the Ebola virus ravaging throughout West Africa, the US men's national basketball team, which is made up of NBA stars, has canceled its planned trip to Senegal.
"I speak for all at USA Basketball when I say we' Read full story
NBA -- Spurs begin title defense on Opening Night of 2014-15 season
By Kelly Manalo, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Aug 2014
CHICAGO -- The anticipation of this year's NBA season was heightened by the release of the regular season schedule today.
Among the many highlights include Opening Night on October 28, which features a triple-header bannered Read full story
NBA -- Clippers officially sold
By Katrina Barnett, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Aug 2014
CHICAGO -- Los Angeles Clippers fans, players and coaches can all rest a little bit easier now that the team officially has a new owner, ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
The $2 billion deal reportedly was Read full story