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Curry returns with more than a modest performance
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 03 May 2018
A day before his return in Game 2 of the Golden State’s second round NBA playoffs meeting with New Orleans, guard Stephen Curry said he was ready to contribute “modestly” to the Warriors’ bid to build what was hoped a comfortabl Read full story
NBA -- Cavs tormnent Raptors anew, steal Game 1 in overtime
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 03 May 2018
CLEVELAND -- For the third time in as many years, the Cleveland Cavaliers have beaten the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of their playoffs series Only this time, the cut is much deeper, the loss far greater.
Behind LeBron Ja Read full story
NBA -- A few moments with Celtics Hall-of-Fame Kevin McHale
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 03 May 2018
BOSTON -- Who knew?
Kevin McHale, one of basketball's greatest performers and fiercest competitors, is a nice gentleman off the hard court.
PhilBoxing.com found out on Monday night while covering the Game 1 of the Bo Read full story
NBA -- Jazz face uphill battle in Game 2
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 02 May 2018
HOUSTON -- If the Utah Jazz hopes to even make it a series against the rampaging Houston Rockets, they need, among many other things, to shoot better from long distance.
In lo Read full story
NBA -- Boston stings Sixers in Game 1, 117-101
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 02 May 2018
BOSTON – Terry Rozier again led the way for the Celtics with 29 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists to win Game 1, 117-101, on Monday night at the TD Garden to start the Eastern Conference playoffs 2nd round series again Read full story
What awaits LeBron after the 2018 NBA Season?
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 01 May 2018
Since 2010, there has not been any NBA Finals played without LeBron James. But first, forget about the Cleveland Cavaliers making the Finals of the Eastern Conference.
James and his Cavs struggled against the In Read full story
NBA -- Warriors storm past Pelicans in Game 1 (Photos)
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Apr 2018
OAKLAND -- They New Orleans Pelicans tried to run with the Golden State Warriors. They simply couldn't.
After a close 35-34 first quarter of play, the defending champion Warriors blew the Pelicans off the Orac Read full story
NBA -- Celtics advance to second round with Game 7 win over Bucks
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Apr 2018
BOSTON – Terry Rozier rose to the occasion and scored 26 points with nine assists to help the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Read full story
Ginobili’s one glorious night
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Apr 2018
Manu Ginobili sank a victory-clinching three-point shot in the San Antonio Spurs’ 103-90 triumph over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 that extended the two teams’ first round series in the NBA playoffs Sunday night.
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NBA - - Rockets maul T-Wolves 119-100 in Game 4
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Apr 2018
MINNEAPOLIS - The visiting Houston Rockets proved why they are the NBA's most explosive team.
The Rockets crushed the Timberwolves in front of their home fans 119-100 Monday night (Tuesd Read full story
The Brow Seeks Revenge vs Warriors
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Apr 2018
Anthony Davis of New Orleans is looking forward to another shot at Golden State and exact revenge over the Warriors’ sweeping the Pelicans the last time they met in the NBA playoffs.
The Pels, seeded at a lowly sixth in Read full story
NBA -- Wizards take Game 4 to tie Raptors series at 2-2
By Paolo Catapang, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Apr 2018
WASHINGTON -- With their season on the line and trailing 94-92 with 4:37 left to play, the Washington Wizards stunned the Toronto Raptors with a 14-4 run to capture Game 4 on Sunday night at the Read full story
NBA -- Bucks take Game 4 behind Antetokounmpo's late tip-in
By Taha Qureshi, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Apr 2018
INDIANA. Giannis Antetokounmpo has many big games under his belt. But his late game heroics Sunday afternoon at the BMO Harris Bradley Center is probably the biggest of them all so far.
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NBA -- How sweep it is: Pelicans eliminate Blazers
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Apr 2018
CHICAGO -- The New Orleans Pelicans are off to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2008.
The milestone was achieved yesterday when New Orleans outlasted the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 4, 131-123, Read full story
NBA - - Timberwolves sink Rockets 121-105 in Game 3
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Apr 2018
MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Timberwolves All-Stars Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns demolished the visiting Houston Rockets 121-105 Saturday night (Sunday morning RP Time) at the sold out Target Center.
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NBA -- Sixers take 2-1 lead over Miami
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Apr 2018
Miami -- Joel Embiid’s return after missing 10 games, was a smashing playoff debut as the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Miami Heat 128-120 Thursday night at the American Airlines Arena in Miami.
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NBA --- Pelicans take control, lead Blazers 3-0
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 21 Apr 2018
New Orleans – Nikola Mirotic, a harp-shooting 6-foot-10 big, led the New Orleans Pelicans to a 119-102 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 3 of their Western Conference quart Read full story
NBA -- Jazz halts Thunder, knots series at 1-1
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Apr 2018
CHICAGO. The Utah Jazz survived a 19-0 third quarter run by the Oklahoma City Thunder to score a huge Game 2 victory on Wednesday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Donovan Mitchell continues to shine as Rookie of the Year candidate with 28 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter. Derrick F Read full story
NBA -- LeBron fires 46 as Cavs bounce back in Game 2
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Apr 2018
CLEVELAND. LeBron James exploded for 46 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Indiana Pacers, 100-97, in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarter-finals on Wednesday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
After a Read full story
NBA -- Celtics storm to 2-0 lead
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Apr 2018
BOSTON – The Celtics relied on a balanced scoring attack and excellent defense to repel Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks 120-106 on Tuesday night before a sell-out crowd at the TD Garden.
Jaylen Brown sc Read full story