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NBA -- Hornets down Rockets, extend win streak to seven
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Mar 2016
CHARLOTTE -- The capacity crowd of 19,303 at the Time Warner Cable Arena was treated to another dominant fourth quarter performance by their home team, the Charlotte Hornets, as they brushed off the Houston Rockets,12 Read full story
NBA -- Bucks top Pelicans, 103-92
By Nick Osen, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Mar 2016
MILWAUKEE --- In a match-up between two disappointing teams that came in with high hopes this year, the Milwaukee Bucks outlasted the New Orleans Pelicans, 103-92, in front of a crowd of 16, 518 fans at the BMO Harris Brad Read full story
NBA -- Raptors regain top form, beat Hawks, 104-96
By Mark Josef, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Mar 2016
TORONTO - After collapsing against the Houston Rockets last Sunday and almost falling to the lowly Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, the Toronto Raptors asserted their defensive mi Read full story
NBA -- Spurs handle Bulls, improve to 55-10
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Mar 2016
CHICAGO -- It was business as usual for the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night as the Western Conference powerhouse remained unbeaten on their home floor following a 109-101 victory over the visiting Chicago Bulls.
Kawhi Read full story
NBA -- Lakers upset lWarriors, 112-95
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Mar 2016
LOS ANGELES -- The struggling Los Angeles Lakers, the worst team records-wise in the Western Conference (13-51), scored their signature win of the season with a stunning upset of the defending cham Read full story
NBA -- Miami extends win streak to five, edges Sixers, 103-98
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Mar 2016
MIAMI- On a day where NBA games were filled with strange twists and surprises, the Miami Heat extended their winning streak to five games and defeated the Philadelphia 76ers for the second time in three days, 103-98 at Amer Read full story
NBA -- KD drops 32 to lift Thunder past Bucks
By Nick Osen, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Mar 2016
MILWAUKEE - Former league MVP Kevin Durant sizzled with 32 points to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder past the Milwaukee Bucks, 104-96, on Sunday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
With a thick home crowd of 16,565 c Read full story
NBA --- Bulls ground Rockets, snap four-game skid
By Maria Macatangay, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Mar 2016
CHICAGO -- With their playoffs berth in doubt, the Chicago Bulls played inspired and energetic basketball on Saturday night, beating the Houston Rockets, 108-100, at the United Center
Jimmy Butler returned from an 11-ga Read full story
NBA -- Hornets trip Pacers, 108-101
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Mar 2016
CHARLOTTE --- The Charlotte Hornets used a big fourth quarter offensive outburst to come away with a 108-101 victory over the Indiana Pacers before a sold-out crowd at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
Kemba Walker had Read full story
NBA -- Raptors survive 50-point outburst from Lillard to beat Blazers
By Mark Josef, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Mar 2016
TORONTO - Just when it seemed like the Raptors were going to cruise to an easy win at a sold out Air Canada Centre, Damien Lillard made the game interesting after he drained a key 3-pointer to cut the lead down to 4 points with 6:33 remaining in the game.
After trailing most of the first t Read full story
NBA -- Johnson debuts with 24 in Heat uniform
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Mar 2016
MIAMI - Miami Heat's newly acquired swingman Joe Johnson got a warm welcome from the American Airlines Arena crowd, Tuesday night.
Miami then displayed their best offensive game this season, shot a franchise record 67 Read full story
NBA -- Heat's torrid shooting trounces Bulls, 129-111
By Jose Montes, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Mar 2016
CHICAGO --- The Miami Heat shot a franchise-best 67.5 percent from the field and rolled past the Chicago Bulls, 129-111, on Wednesday night at the American Airlines Arena.
Newly-acquired shooting guar Read full story
NBA --- Lowry's late 3 stuns Cavs, 99-97
By Mark Josef, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Feb 2016
TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors roared back from a 14-point second half deficit to turn back the Cleveland Cavaliers, 99-97, on Friday night at the Air Canada Centre.
Kyle Lowry drained a 3 wi Read full story
NBA -- Warriors improve to 51-5 after beating Heat
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Feb 2016
MIAMI - Steph Curry and Klay Thompson scored 27 of Golden State's final 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Warriors earned a hard fought 118-112 victory over the Miami Heat at the Read full story
NBA --- Raptors tame Wolves, 114-105
By Mark Josef, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Feb 2016
TORONTO - Playing in front of his hometown did not faze Canadian Andrew Wiggins, telling reporters after the game, "once that jump ball goes up its all just about basketball".
Wiggins made nine o Read full story
NBA -- D-Rose gives high praise to retiring Kobe
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Feb 2016
CHICAGO -- Words are often hard to find when talking about the greatness of Kobe Bryant.
But when the face of the Lakers franchise visited the United Center for the last time on February 21, Bulls star Derrick Rose made a very ap Read full story
NBA -- Heat rally late, burn Pacers in OT, 101-93
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Feb 2016
MIAMI--Injuries have marred the Miami Heat's campaign once again but that didn't stop the team from extending its winning streak to three games since after All-Star break with a thrilling 101-93 overtime victory against the Read full story
NBA -- The spectacle of Kobe's curtain call in Milwaukee
By Kelly Manalo, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Feb 2016
Kobe Bryant, for the last time in his legendary career, stepped foot onto the BMO Harris Bradley Center floor to face the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.
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NBA -- "Greek Freak" powers Bucks past Lakers, 108-101
By Nick Osen, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Feb 2016
MILWAUKEE - Giannis "The Greek Freak" Antetokounmpo stole the spectacle of Kobe Bryant's final game in Milwaukee by leading the Bucks to a 108-101 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers before a sold-out Read full story
NBA -- Depleted Heat cool off Wizards
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Feb 2016
MIAMI- The Washington Wizards romped into American Airlines Saturday and played their third straight game in three nights since the All-Star break but the Heat led by Hassan Whiteside's 25 points and 23 rebounds ran them out of the building, 114-94.
Miami played without its injured Read full story