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SECOND OVERTIME: Who is this jolly red fellow scolding me?
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2018
CHICAGO -- Players come and go. Franchises move on. That's just a fact of NBA life.
But years after Michael Jordan had left the building and seasons after Derrick Rose and his oft-injured body had moved on to the Knicks, the Ca Read full story
NBA -- Butler trade remains in limbo
By Robert Mellana, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2018
A few days after demanding to be traded from the Minnesota Timberwolves to New York (Knicks or Nets) or Los Angeles (Clippers), Jimmy Butler isn't going anywhere. For now.
According to a report by ESPN, the Wolves will only trade Butler for the best deal available, not just for the sake of gettin Read full story
What LeBron had done to the Cavs
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2018
Poor Cleveland Cavaliers, abandoned by their hero of the past four years of campaign that saw them bagged one NBA championship and made the finals three times, they started their 2k19 season with the traditional media day on Monday Read full story
The LeBron era officially begins in LA
By Jonas Davis, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Sep 2018
LOS ANGLES -- The day has arrived for many adoring LA fans to witness the new-look Lakers for the 2018-2019 season as it unfolded on Media day at the UCLA Health Training Center in El Segundo, Los Angeles, California.
This came after much an Read full story
NBA - - Butler is the main topic at Timberwolves Media Day 2018
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Sep 2018
MINNEAPOLIS - When the Minnesota Timberwolves their 2018 Media Day 2018 on Monday, the topic was all about Jimmy "Buckets" Butler because of the sudden request for a trade last week during their meeting with Timberwolves Presiden Read full story
NBA NEWS: Seven teams interested in Jimmy Butler
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Sep 2018
A few days after Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor indicated the team is ready to trade Jimmy Butler, six clubs -- Houston, Philadelphia, Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn, Detroit, Miami and Portland – signified their inter Read full story
Irving knows how to beat the Warriors
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Sep 2018
Pre-season developments saw every NBA team preparing to beat and dethrone the Golden State Warriors as champs.
And if the Steph Curry and Kevin Duran-led Bay Area franchise is fancied to again dominate for a rare three-peat, t Read full story
Reigning NBA champs Warriors reveal training camp roster
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Sep 2018
Five days into their training camp opens on Tuesday, the NBA champions Golden State Warriors announced their full roster for the final phase of their preparations in their bid for a rare three-peat.
The roster, as Read full story
MJ donating $2m to Hurricane Florence victims
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Sep 2018
NBA great and Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan is donating $2 million to several organizations undertaking relief and recovery efforts to Hurricane Florence victims.
This, the Hornets organization announced via their Read full story
Coach ”Spo” changes Dwyane’s mind to retire
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Sep 2018
Miami Heat’s most accomplished superstar Dwyane Wade had, until last week, been strongly considering calling basketball over until Sunday when he met with coach Erik Spoelstra.
That Sunday, Wade himself, through a Twitter vid Read full story
Wade’s return to Miami awaited
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Sep 2018
Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade has reiterated his desire to continue wearing his old team’s uniform for his 16th NBA season.
The Miami Herald reported, however, that should he decide so, Wade needs to be assured of ha Read full story
Warriors still the team to beat – LeBron
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Sep 2018
With the 2019 NBA season just a little more than a month away, the back-to-back champions Golden State Warriors look heading to their fifth straight Finals appearance.
This, despite the big attempts of the opposition to Read full story
NBA -- Can the Pistons make the Top 8 in the East?
By Ahmad Shah, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Sep 2018
DETROIT-- After a rousing 10-3 start last regular season, the Detroit Pistons hobbled in the end, finishing with a disappointing 39-43 record and missed the NBA playoffs by a mere four games behind the Washington Wizards.
But the upcoming 2018-19 season offers better hope.
With the relie Read full story
NBA -- Can the new look Cips make a playoffs push?
By Alvin Buensuceso, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Sep 2018
LOS ANGELES -- After losing Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets via free agency and Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons via blockbuster trade one after another last season, the Los Angeles Clippers have continued to bleed talent this off Read full story
NBA -- Lakers buy-out former Bull Luol Deng
By Carlo Jay Cabagnot, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Sep 2018
LOS ANGELES. The Los Angeles Lakers and Luol Deng have agreed amicably to part ways.
As reported by multiple media outlets including ESPN, the buy-out deal will pay Deng $7.5 million less than the two years and $38 million left Read full story
Not a bad loss, Pinoy cagers to bounce back
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Aug 2018
Filipino-American NBA veteran Jordan Clarkson heaved and barreled his way for 28 points following a jittery start that saw the Philippines absorbed a heart-rending 80-82 loss at the hands of powerhouse China in Group D play Read full story
Quickness, outside shooting PH’s weapon vs China
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Aug 2018
With the needed victory already secured to virtually seal its place in the quarterfinal round, the Philippine basketball team will be facing powerhouse China on Tuesday seeking another win in the hope of an easy sailing on Read full story
Tim Duncan, the most coachable great player of all time – Tony Parker
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Aug 2018
Former San Antonio Spurs guard, who just signed a $10 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets, bade his old team goodbye with an emotional letter he said he wished to share before he joins his new club.
Contained in the Read full story
Paul George still recovering from 2 medical procedures
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Aug 2018
Paul George might not be as healthy as his Oklahoma City Thunder and fans expect him to be in his sophomore NBA season with his new team.
The 28-year-old forward the Thunder acquired from the Indiana Pacers last year, adm Read full story
LeBron finally talks on why he chose Lakers for his new team
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jul 2018
A little more than a month following his signing a four-year, $153 deal with Los Angeles, NBA superstar LeBron James on Sunday finally broke his silence on why he chose the Lakers over several teams, including his former Read full story