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NBA -- Howard-less Rockets handle Mavs, 99-94
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
HOUSTON -- Josh Smith went 4-of-5 from the 3-point line and scored 18 points overall to lead the Houston Rockets over the Dallas Mavericks, 99-94, on Wednesday night at the Toyota Center.
Without the injured Dwight Howard (ankle), six Rockets scored in double figures. James Harden had 17 and eig Read full story
NBA -- Raptors shake off slow start, beat Pacers, 104-91
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 29 Jan 2015
INDIANAPOLIS -- After a slow start in which they missed 13 of their first 21 shots, the Toronto righted the ship and used a strong second half effort to beat the Indiana Pacers, 104-91, on Tuesday night at the Bankers Lif Read full story
NBA -- Pelicans handle Sixers to win fourth straight
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
New Orleans ? It?s payback time.
Anthony Davis, a starter in this year's All-Star Game, led the New Orleans Pelicans to a 99-74 victory over the visiting Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night at the Smoothie King Center Read full story
NBA -- Kobe to have surgery, likely done for the season
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 28 Jan 2015
CHICAGO -- The sad 2014-2015 Los Angeles Lakers season just got sadder.
Kobe Bryant, the face of the franchise for years, will go under the knife on Wednesday to repair a torn rotator. Facing months of rehabilitation, the Read full story
NBA - The saga of J.R. Smith
By Alex Boytan, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 27 Jan 2015
CLEVELAND -- After covering the Cavaliers-Hornets tiff last Friday at the Quciken Loans Arena, a game which the Cavs too, 129-90, I was assigned to feature J.R. Smith.
It was an exciting task given that Smith's career is highlight Read full story
NBA -- Cavs stay hot, beat Thunder, 108-98
By Jose Carlos Monroy, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 27 Jan 2015
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers increased their win streak to six games on Sunday, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder, 108-98, at the Quicken Loans Arena.
The nationally televised game featured the two best players in the league with the four-time NBA MVP Lebron James and reigning MVP Kevin D Read full story
NBA -- Whiteside's triple-double dooms Bulls
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
CHICAGO -- About an hour before the Heat-Bulls tip-off, Hassan Whiteside left the court after the pregame shootaround and stopped to sign autographs for a group of kids hanging over the Section 120 railing.
As he entere Read full story
NBA -- Hornets nip Knicks, 76-71
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 26 Jan 2015
CHARLOTTE -- A night after suffering a humiliating 39-point loss at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Charlotte Hornets resumed their winning ways and toppled the visiting New York Knicks, 76-71 on Saturday at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
It was another defense-oriented brawl which is now Read full story
NBA -- Knicks dump Magic for third straight win
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
NEW YORK -- The New York Knicks extended their season best winning streak to three, defeating the Orlando Magic 113-106, on Friday night at Madison Square Garden.
It was a back and forth affair in the fourth quarter, where the Magic grabbed the lead, 98-97, on a Nikola Vucevic dunk. But Carmelo Read full story
NBA -- Cavs rout Hornets, extend win streak to five
By Mariano Cueva, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 25 Jan 2015
CLEVELAND?LeBron James had an explosive 25 points in 27 minutes to engineer the Cleveland Cavaliers' 129-90 demolition of the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night at the Qucken Loans Arena.
After taking a 33-13 first quart Read full story