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How LeBron and the Cavs did it
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 09 May 2018
And so, the Cleveland Cavaliers, for the fourth straight seasons, are in the Finals of the NBA Eastern Conference after sweeping the Toronto Raptors, 4-0, in their best-of-seven semi-finals series.
LeBron James and the Cavs, thu Read full story
Doesn’t Lebron get tired?
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 08 May 2018
How the Toronto Raptors wish the world’s best basketball player today would. At least in the next three games of their NBA semifinal round meeting with LBJ and the Cleveland Cavaliers to tie the best-of-seven series and escape th Read full story
NBA -- Pinoys storm The Q to witness Game 3
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 07 May 2018
CLEVELAND. It's no secret that we Filipinos love our basketball. So it was no surprise that several Filipinos were sent to the Quicken Loans Arena to witness Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals between the Read full story
NBA -- Celtics rally from 22 down to beat Sixers in Game 2
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 05 May 2018
CHICAGO -- With a 48-26 lead at the 6:41 mark of the second quarter, the Philadelphia 76ers seemed to be on their way to a huge Game 2 victory and knot the Eastern Conference semifinals series at 1-1 on Thursday night Read full story
NBA -- LeBron scores 43 to put Raptors in a 2-0 hole
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 04 May 2018
CHICAGO -- LeBron James picked a good time to belt his best performance in these 2018 NBA playoffs.
The four-time NBA MVP sank 19 of 28 field goals and finished with 43 points, eight rebounds and 14 assists as the Cle Read full story
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.
The Read full story
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.
Antetokounmpo, known as Read full story
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.
ButlerR Read full story