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No KO yet but Cavs are clearly down and dizzy
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Jun 2016
CHICAGO -- When Game 1 hero Shaun Livingston swished two free throws with 5:23 left in the fourth quarter of Game 2 on Sunday night, the Golden State Warriors had erected a 100-68 lead, putting the contest's out Read full story
This, no thanks, is still NBA Finals
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Jun 2016
THE greatest warriors, immortal athletes and squads, are born and molded out of fierce, killing rivalries.
These monumental feuds are all unforgettable, stored forever in the memory bank of amazed spectators for instant Read full story
2016 NBA FINALS --- Warriors steam roll Cavaliers, 110 -77, to take a 2 - 0 lead
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Jun 2016
OAKLAND-- This time, it was Draymond Green's turn to shine.
Green, one of Golden State's fabulous Big 3, was simply amazing on Sunday night, shoo Read full story
PACQUIAO, PINOYS CHEER FOR GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Jun 2016
The one big reason why Filipinos liked Golden State to win last year's NBA championship was because the Warriors represented an area with the biggest number of basketball-crazy Filipinos in the United States.
It Read full story
2016 NBA FINALS --- Warriors' reserves stymie Cavs in Game 1
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Jun 2016
OAKLAND -- In an NBA Finals series highlighted by a pair of Big 3s from both sides, it was the bench players that decided the fate of Game 1.
Shaun Livingston darted off the bench to score 20 points and Read full story
2016 NBA Finals -- LeBron's Cavs eye sweet vengeance against Warriors
By Reylan Loberternos, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Jun 2016
Tagbilaran City, Bohol - The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors will face-off in a highly anticipated rematch of the NBA Finals.
Game 1 of the Best-of-Seven Finals series will start at 9PM Eastern Time (9:00AM Philip Read full story
NBA: Winning a war of nerves, and more
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Jun 2016
THE “WAR OF NERVES” predicted by Philboxing.com top man Dong Secuya hours before Game 7 of the NBA Western Conference Finals in Oakland, California, did happen.
There’s an eerie difference though in that the Golden Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Barrage of Warriors 3 force Game 7
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 30 May 2016
CHICAGO -- Down 96-89 with 5:09 left to play inside a delirious Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, the Golden State Warriors appeared doomed and their historic 73-win season was about to become a mere footnote in th Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Cavs oust Raptors to reach NBA Finals
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 28 May 2016
CHICAGO -- The path got a little complicated midway through this Eastern Conference Finals but in the end, the Cleveland Cavaliers reached another milestone -- a return trip to this June's NBA Finals.
LeBron James made sure the C Read full story
No savior in sight for endangered Warriors
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 26 May 2016
When Russell Westbrook scored a long hard basket from deep left with 3:15 minutes left in Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference Finals yesterday, the home coliseum erupted, white-clad fans all stood up as one, ce Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Westbrook's triple-double buries Warriors on a 3-1 hole
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 26 May 2016
CHICAGO -- After winning a historic 73 regular season games, the Golden State Warriors are a mere one game away from being eliminated in the 2016 NBA playoffs.
No thanks to Russell Westbrook, who registered 36 poi Read full story
Can Thunderstruck Golden State still be saved?
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 24 May 2016
The Golden State Warriors haven’t lost two in a row over the last 87 games.
The defending NBA champions, mark it, had previously gone down 2-1 on the road in the post-season, but managed to strike back magnificently all Read full story
And suddenly, the Cavs are no longer unblemished
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 22 May 2016
CHICAGO -- After losing Games 1 and 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals by a combined 50 points, the Toronto Raptors appeared like a team without pulse, completely overwhelmed by the rampaging juggernaut that is the Cleveland Cavalie Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Curry's explosion knots West Finals series at 1-1
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 20 May 2016
CHICAGO -- After a ho-hum Game 1 where he missed 13 of 22 shots and flubbed 8 of 14 triples, Steph Curry bounced back big and looked a lot like the NBA's back-to-back MVP with a spectacular effort that tied the Western Conf Read full story
Can lightning strike twice in West Finals?
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 19 May 2016
RUSSEL Westbrook said they did not play their best in Game One of the NBA Western Conference Finals.
That’s not easy to believe.
OK, it may not be their best, but the Oklahoma City Thunder were easily at their fiercest d Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Cavs hammer Raptors, take 1-0 lead in East Finals
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 19 May 2016
CLEVELAND -- Lying in wait while the other Eastern Conference semifinals played out, a well-rested Cleveland Cavaliers pounced on the Toronto Raptors Tuesday night at the Quicken Loans Arena to take a 1-0 series lead in the 2 Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Thunder strikes first, seize Game 1 of West Finals
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 17 May 2016
CHICAGO -- In what is expected to be a long and hard-fought Western Conference Finals series, the Oklahoma City Thunder drew first blood on Monday night and stunned the heavily favored defending champions Golden State Warri Read full story
Towns wins Rookie of the Year honors
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 17 May 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - Karl-Anthony "KAT Man" Towns was named the 2015-16 NBA Rookie of the Year on Monday.
The 20-year old center, who received his award during a press conference at the Target Center, w Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Raptors extinguish Heat to take 3-2 series lead
By Mark Josef, PhilBoxing.com, 13 May 2016
TORONTO --- Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan played like All-Stars and led the Toronto Raptors to a 99-91 Game 5 victory over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night at the full house Air Canada Centre.
Held to Read full story
NBA --- Steph Curry bags second straight MVP award
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 11 May 2016
CHICAGO --- Golden State Warriors ace Steph Curry won the regular season MVP award for the second straight season and he became the first player in NBA history to win the coveted plum in unanimous fashion.
The 6-fo Read full story