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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.
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.
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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.
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Spurs not in top form, “Pop” is
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Apr 2018
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been known for tormenting media men, more so if he finds their questions to be silly or obvious. Or sometimes stupid.
He does not like entertaining reporters even in the best of times. A Read full story
Record 22M fans watch 2017-2018 NBA regular season games
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Apr 2018
The NBA 2017-2018 season has broken all-time records in total attendance, average attendance and sellouts.
The world’s oldest and longest existing professional league in basketball reported that for the fourth consecutive season, the NBA set a new record for total attendance, breaking the 22 mill Read full story
NBA -- Davis carries Pelicans over Blazers, Simmons shines for Sixers
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 16 Apr 2018
NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Pelicans hadn't won a playoffs game in six years. The first one was sweet and special.
Anthony Davis, a five-time All-Star and MVP candidate, led the charge with 35 p Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Warriors opens title defense with Spurs rout
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2018
OAKLAND -- The Golden State Warriors opened their title defense in impressive fashion on Saturday night, blasting the San Antonio Spurs, 113-92, at the Oracle Arena.
Klay Thompson made 11 of 13 field goals, including 5-o Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Raptors edge Wizards, 114-106, take Game 1
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2018
CHICAGO -- The Toronto Raptors ended their 10-game losing streak in Game 1 of playoffs openers when they handled their business on Saturday afternoon and beat the Washington Wizards, 114-106. at the Air Canada Centre.
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