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NBA -- Wolves maul Lakers behind Wiggins' 47 points
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Nov 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - Andrew Wiggins poured 47 points on Sunday night and the Minnesota Timberwolves scored an easy 125-99 decision over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers at the Target Center.
Wiggins waxed hot early, scor Read full story
NBA -- Pacers blast Bulls, 111-94, in early season rematch
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Nov 2016
INDIANAPOLIS -- Jeff Teague had 21 points and 6 assists for the Indiana Pacers in a rematch against the Chicago Bulls at Bankers Life Fieldhouse Saturday night (Sunday morning Manila time). Separated by only 184 miles along a stretch of Interestate 65, the Eastern Conference rivals met a wee Read full story
NBA - - - Timberwolves exact revenge, bite back, Grizzlies 116-80
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Nov 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - After losing their regular season opener to Memphis, 102-98, last October 26 at the FedEx Forum, the Minnesota Timberwolves retaliated with a 116-80 rout of the Grizzlies at the Target Center.
In front of 14,774 fans, the Wolves opened their season at home with Read full story
NBA -- Rivers scores 19 to propel the Clippers past Jazz, 88-75
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Oct 2016
LOS ANGELES -- On a wet and gloomy Sunday afternoon, the Los Angeles Clippers gave their fans something to cheer about following an 88-75 triumph over the Utah Jazz in their season home opener at the Staples Center.
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NBA -- McDermott's 5 triples help Bulls cruise past Pacers, 118-101
By Richie de la Peņa, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Oct 2016
CHICAGO -- Doug McDermott swished 5 threes on the way to 23 points and the Chicago Bulls to a 2-0 start following a lopsided 118-101 win over the visiting Indiana Pacers on Saturday night at the United Center Read full story
NBA -- Warriors push Pelicans to 0-2 start
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 30 Oct 2016
NEW ORLEANS -- After scoring 50 points to open the 2016-17 season, Anthony Davis dropped 45 on the visiting Golden State Warriors on Friday night, but it wasn't enough to beat the reigning Western Conference champions who walked out of the Smoothie King Center wit Read full story
Leonard, Spurs Steal One from Sacramento
By Reylan Loberternos, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Oct 2016
Sacramento, California - The score was 68-66 with the Kings on top midway through the third quarter. Sacramento has been controlling the game right from the start to that point with the ball in their possession. Then Kawhi L Read full story
NBA -- Spurs expose Warriors in 129-100 smackdown
By Reylan Loberternos, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Oct 2016
FOLSOM, California - When four-time scoring champion and former league MVP Kevin Durant opted to join the 73-9 Golden State Warriors last summer, the basketball world was quick to dub them as a "super" team that would just run over every opponent they face.
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Spurs Get First Crack at 'Superteam' Warriors
By Reylan Loberternos, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Oct 2016
Folsom, California - For the first time in almost 20 years, the San Antonio Spurs will open the season without Tim Duncan. The Golden State Warriors, on the other hand, have added another arsenal to its already deadly combination o Read full story
NBA -- No Wiggins no problem for Wolves
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Oct 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Timberwolves ended the 2016 preseason schedule games with a 109-74 rout of the Charlotte Hornets in front of 9,708 fans on Thursday night at the Target Center.
Shabazz Muhammad led Minnesota with 17 point Read full story
NBA-- Kings and Heat eye big trade
By Sean Yu, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Oct 2016
LOS ANGELES -- According to multiple reports, including ESPN, the Sacramento Kings and the Miami Heat are pursuing a huge trade just as the 2016-17 NBA season kicks off next week.
In the proposed deal, the Kings will send the 6-foot-8 Rudy Gay and Darren Collison to Mi Read full story
NBA -- Warriors cruise past Lakers, 123-112
By Sean Yu, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Oct 2016
LOS ANGELES -- With the 2016-17 NBA season just around the corner, the Golden State Warriors flexed their muscle on Wednesday night and handled the Los Angeles Lakers, 123-112, at the Valley View Center in San Diego.
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WNBA Finals -- Sparks move 1 win away from title
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Oct 2016
MINNEAPOLIS -- The twin towers of proved too much for Minnesota as the L.A. Sparks moved to within a win of capturing this year's championship following a 92-75 victory on Friday night at the Galen Center in the campus o Read full story
NBA -- Bulls rally past Cavs, 118-108
By Elvie Engay, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Oct 2016
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls came back from an early 32-16 deficit to thwart the Cleveland Cavaliers, 118-108, on Friday night at the United Center.
Rajon Rondo turned in an all-around effort to lead the Bulls, finishing with 2 Read full story
NBA -- Kings top Lakers in Vegas showdown
By Dondon Hontiveros, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Oct 2016
LAS VEGAS -- The Sacramento Kings survived a 31-point explosion form shifty guard D'Angelo Russell to beat the Los Angeles Lakers in the continuation of the NBA's preseason play on Thursday night at the swanky T-Mobile Atrna.
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WNBA Finals -- Lynx knot title series at 1-1
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Oct 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - The fear of falling behind the championship series 0-2 spurred 2014 MVP Maya Moore into beast mode on Tuesday night at the raucous Target Center here in downtown Minneapolis.
Moore register Read full story
NBA -- Commissioner Silver confident of labor peace
By Richie de la Peņa, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Oct 2016
CHICAGO -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver is confident that the players association and the league will be able to work out a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) in place of the current 10-year deal in which both Read full story
WNBA Finals - - - Beard's buzzer-beater lifts Sparks over Lynx in Game 1
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Oct 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - Los Angeles Sparks shooting-guard Alana Beard scored only four points in the opening game of the 2016 WNBA Finals which opened Sunday at the newly-renovated Target Center.
But Beard nailed the Read full story
NBA -- J.R. Smith contract talks continue to stall
By Dondon Hontiveros, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Oct 2016
LAS VEGAS -- With the 2016-17 NBA regular season just around the corner, the Cleveland Cavaliers will soon begin defense of their title minus one important piece -- shooting guard J.R. Smith.
As of this writing, J.R. Smith, who poc Read full story
NBA -- Pacers nip Bulls, 115-108
By Elvie Engay, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Oct 2016
CHICAGO -- Rodney Stuckey dumped 20 points and dished 7 assists to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 115-108 victory over the visiting Chicago Bulls Thursday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
Forward Thaddeus Young joined t Read full story