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NBA PLAYOFFS -- Cavaliers make it 2-0 over Pacers
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Apr 2017
CLEVELAND. The Cleveland Cavaliers almost blew a 16-point fourth quarter lead before getting their bearings back and beat the Indiana Pacers to take a 2-0 series lead on Monday night at the Quicken Loans Aren Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Rockets seize Game 1 over Thunder
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Apr 2017
HOUSTON -- In perhaps the most anticipated playoffs match-up, a battle between two MVP contenders, James Harden and Houston Rockets bested Russell Westbrook and the Houston Rockets, 118-87.
James Harden led all scorers with 37 points while dishing 9 dimes. Four other Rockets logged double figures Read full story
2017 NBA Playoffs -- Warriors pull away late, hold off Blazers (PHOTOS)
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Apr 2017
OAKLAND -- The visiting Portland Trail Blazers backcourt shot the lights out of the Oracle Arena on Sunday afternoon, but it still wasn't enough to uppend the top-seeded Golden State Warriors, who ha Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Bulls stun No.1 Celtics, steal Game 1
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Apr 2017
CHICAGO -- Jimmy Butler had always been a workhorse, so it was no surprise that he carried the Chicago Bulls on his back on Sunday afternoon and led a gutsy 106-102 win over the Celtics in Game 1 of their series opener at th Read full story
Cavs nip Pacers in Game 1 thriller: Spurs surge
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Apr 2017
CHICAGO -- The Cleveland Cavaliers began their title defense with a narrow 109-108 win over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday afternoon at the Quicken Loans Arena.
In the first game of a quadruple offering to welcome the 2017 NBA playoff Read full story
2017 NBA PLAYOFFS: A fan from Bohol takes in Cavs game at The Q
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2017
CLEVELAND -- With the playoffs set to start this April 15, setting off their defense of the NBA title, the reigning world champions Cleveland Cavaliers thanked their loyal fans at the Quicken Loans Arena during the team's Read full story
NBA -- Bulls hand Warriors rare back-to-back loss
By Elvie Engay, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Mar 2017
CHICAGO -- Life without Kevin Durant didn't go so well with the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night as the powerhouse Western Conference team shot just 38.6 percent from the filed and bowed to the Chicago Bulls, 94-87 at Read full story
NBA INTRODUCES SIGNIFICANT INITIATIVES TO ENHANCE PERFORMANCE, TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT OF REFEREES
By , PhilBoxing.com, 04 Mar 2017
– League Creates Officiating Advisory Council to Focus on Future of Officiating –
NEW YORK, March 2, 2017 – The NBA announced today a comprehensive plan to further strengthen its officiating program. The introduction of several new initiatives continues recent efforts to bring additional transpa Read full story
NBA Al-Star 2017: Porzingis tops Taco Bell Skills Challenge
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 19 Feb 2017
NEW ORLEANS -- In a competition that tests passing, dribbling, agility and 3-point accuracy, you'd think that the tallest guy in the field would have the slimmest chance to win.
Well, think again.
Krtistaps Porzingis, the New York Kn Read full story
2017 NBA All-Star Weekend in full mode (PHOTOS)
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 19 Feb 2017
NEW ORLEANS -- The 66th NBA All-Star Game is yet to tip off on Sunday (Monday, Feb. 20 in Manila) but the fun officially began Friday night here in the Big Easy.
Brandon Armstrong, a former NBA player who has tra Read full story
NBA -- Jazz hand Bucks fourth straight loss
By Prince Julius Cabigon, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Feb 2017
SALT LAKE CITY. The Milwaukee Bucks' slide continued Wednesday night at the Vivint Smart Home Arena where the host Utah Jazz scored a 104-88 victory.
Gordon Hayward led the Jazz with 27 points, four rebounds and five assists while Rudy Go Read full story
NBA -- Timberwolves rip Nets, 129-109
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Jan 2017
MINNEAPOLIS - Even though he wasn't feeling well, Karl-Anthony Towns had enough energy to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Brooklyn Nets, 129-109, at the Target Center Read full story
NBA -- Bulls toppled Magic on the road, 100-92
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jan 2017
ORLANDO -- The Chicago Bulls overcame a lackluster first quarter and put together a 100-92 win over host Orlando Magic at the Amway Center on Tuesday night (Wednesday morning Read full story
NBA -- Durant splashed for 33 to lead Warriors over Hornets
By Eugene Nepangue, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jan 2017
CHARLOTTE -- The visiting Golden State Warriors proved too mighty for the host Charlotte Hornets, logging a 113-103 triumph at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
Kevin Durant set the pace for Golden State with 33 points, which included 16 in the fourth and final quarter. Stephen Cu Read full story
NBA - - Dunn, Jones help Wolves handle Nuggets
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Jan 2017
MINNEAPOLIS - Reserve point guards Kris Dunn and Tyus Jones s
tarred as the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Denver Nuggets, 111-108 at the Target Center.
Dunn, 5th overall pick this season out of Providence Col Read full story
NBA -- Warriors thrash Cavs, 126-91, avenge Christmas Day loss
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Jan 2017
OAKLAND -- The highly anticipated rematch between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers turned out to be a sleeper at the host Warriors scored a lopsided 126-91 rout on Monday night at the Oracle A Read full story
TORONTO’S DeROZAN AND UTAH’S HAYWARD NAMED NBA EASTERN AND WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
By , PhilBoxing.com, 17 Jan 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2017 – The Toronto Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan and the Utah Jazz’s Gordon Hayward today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan. 9 through Sunday, Jan. 15.
DeRozan led the Raptors to a 3-0 week, averaging 30.7 poi Read full story
NBA - - Timberwolves ground Rockets, 119-105
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jan 2017
MINNEAPOLIS - Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns combined
for 51 points to beat the visiting Houston Rockets, 119-105, Wednesday night at the Target Center.
The Wol Read full story
NBA -- Sixers hand Knicks another heartbreaker
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jan 2017
CHICAGO -- Leading by 10 points with 2:29 to go in the fourth quarter, the New York Knicks appeared on their way to a huge road win, one that would arrest a two-game slide.
But fate had other plans as the Philadelphia 7 Read full story
NBA - - Wiggins stars anew, Wolves rip Bucks, 116-99
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Jan 2017
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Timberwolves bested their midwest neighbors, the Milwaukee Bucks, 116-99, on Friday night at the Target Center.
Andrew Wiggins, the son of former PBA import Mitchell Wiggins, led the way with 31 points, including a highlight dunk ove Read full story