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NBA -- Spurs beat the Timberwolves to stay unbeaten on the road
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Dec 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - Small forward Kawhi Leonard led the San Antonio Spurs to their 13th road win of the season by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves, 105-91, on Tuesday night at the Target Center.
Leonard, the rei Read full story
NBA -- Anthony's late J lifts Knicks over Wolves
By , PhilBoxing.com, 03 Dec 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - Karl Anthony Towns played like there is no tomorrow, scoring a career-best 47 points while grabbing 18 rebounds in 42 minutes of pay.
Unfortunately, it wasn't enough as the Minnesota Timberwolves fel Read full story
NBA -- Jazz tune out Wolves, 112-103
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Nov 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - Zach LaVine had a stellar night --- 28 points, 8 assists and 8 boards ---- but it still was not enough for the host Minnesota Timberwolves, who Read full story
NBA - - Celtics stun Wolves with fourth quarter rally
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Nov 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - The dynamic duo of 6'10 center Al Horford and 5'9 guard Isaiah Thomas plus a never-say-die die attitude keyed the Boston Celtics' stunning '99 Read full story
NBA -- Spurs handle Lakers, 116-107
By Leo Lendio, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Nov 2016
LOS ANGELES -- All five of San Antonio's starters scored in double figures on Friday night as the Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 116-107, at the Staples Center.
LaMarcus Aldridge and Kawhi Leonard each had 23 points, Pau Gasol and Tony Parker tallied 15 apiece while Danny Green added 10 for t Read full story
NBA -- Pacquiao hooks up Anthony Davis with signed gloves
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Nov 2016
CHICAGO -- After mauling Jessie Vargas to claim the WBO welterweight title last November 5, Manny Pacquiao waited less than 24 hours to hop back on a plane from Las Vegas to the Philippines where he eagerly resumed his senat Read full story
Merry, selfless Bucks off to a good start
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Nov 2016
MILWAUKEE -- After a disappointing 2015-16 season where they finished with a 33-49 record and missed the playoffs. the Milwaukee Bucks are off to a good start this season, winning five of their first nine starts.
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NBA -- Clippers improve league leading record to 10-1
By Sean Yu, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Nov 2016
LOS ANGELES -- The L.A. Clippers kept their hold of the league's best record following a 127-95 rout over the visiting Brooklyn Nets at the Staples Center on Monday night.
Chris Paul drilled 8-of-11 field goals t Read full story
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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