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Quo vadis, Warriors?
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Mar 2018
Four years ago, the Golden State Warriors hired Steve Kerr as coach in what, by design, started the team’s road to greatness. Since then, Kerr’s Warriors made three finals appearances, winning two NBA championships Read full story
NBA -- T-Wolves squeak past Knicks, 108-104
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Mar 2018
NEW YORK – All-Star center Karl-Anthony Towns scored 24 points and collared 13 rebounds to power the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves past the New York Knicks 108-104 on Friday night at the Madison Square Garden.
Five other Wolves finished in double figures. Power forward Taj Gibson waxed hot with Read full story
NBA -- Celtics stun Thunder, 100-99
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Mar 2018
BOSTON – Marcus Morris buried a three-point shot with 1.8 seconds left to lift the Celtics to a thrilling 100-99 win over Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma Thunder on Tuesday night before a sell-out crowd at the TD Garden.
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NBA -- Timberwolves' second-half surge downs Clippers
By , PhilBoxing.com, 22 Mar 2018
MINNEAPOLIS . On Tuesday night (Wednesday morning Manila) in front of a crowd of 16,351 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, the Minnesota Timberwolves pulled away in the second half to pad their playoffs lead over the Los Angeles Clippers, 123-109.
The matchup was an important one, as the Timbe Read full story
NBA -- Wizards outlast Celtics in 2OT, 125-124
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Mar 2018
BOSTON – In a seesaw battle involving two of the best playoff contenders in the East, the Washington Wizards worked their magic on the Celtics to win, 125-124, Wednesday night at the TD Garden.
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NBA -- Lakers turn tables on Denver, 112-103
By Wilfredo Rivera Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 15 Mar 2018
Los Angeles -- Banged up and out of the playoffs picture by seven games the Los Angeles Lakers proved that they have a lot of fight left in them by beating the Denver Nuggets, 112-103, on Wed Read full story
NBA -- Pacers clip Celts, 99-97, take 3rd spot in the East
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Mar 2018
BOSTON – The Indiana Pacers proved that their first win over Boston in early February was no fluke as they pounced on the Celtics again, 99-97, on Sunday night at the TD Garden.
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HISTORY OF NBA'S ALL STAR MVP
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Feb 2018
Besides the regular stuff that highlight the annual NBA All-Star weekend as the skills challenge, three-point shooting contest, the race for the Most Valuable Player Award will also be a main feature of the affair.
Who wi Read full story
NBA All-Star Saturday -- Mitchell wins dunk tilt, Booker is 3-point king
By Nicholai R. Roska, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Feb 2018
Los Angeles -- Utah Jazz rookie Mitchell Donovan was crowned slam dunk champion in the signature event of the NBA All-Star Saturday at the Staples Center.
The 6-foot-3, 211-pound Donovan beat Read full story
NBA -- Too much Irving downs Wiz in OT
By Paolo Catapang, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Feb 2018
WASHINGTON -- Kyrie Irving sizzled with 28 points and the Boston Celtics outlasted the Washington Wizards in overtime, 110-104, at the Verizon Center.
Boston (40-17), which just surrendered the best record in the Eastern Conference to the surging Toronto Raptors (38-16 Read full story
NBA -- Oladipo shines as Pacers topple Celtics
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Feb 2018
BOSTON – Victor Oladipo is consistently proving to be a scoring dynamo.
The shifty guard exploded for 35 points and 10 rebounds to power the Indiana Pacers over the Bos Read full story
NBA -- Lakers pummel depleted Thunder, 106-81
By Wilfredo Rivera Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 11 Feb 2018
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles increased their win streak to four games after beating the under-manned Oklahoma City Thunder, 106-81, on Thursday night at the Staples Center.
Five Lakers players logged double figu Read full story
NBA -- Knicks' Porzingis tears ACL
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Feb 2018
CHICAGO -- New York Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis, one of the NBA's rising stars, is done for the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee on Tuesday night at the fabled Madison Square Garden.
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NBA -- Clippers look to ink Williams to an extension
By Joseph Beltran, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Feb 2018
LOS ANGELES --- The Los Angeles Clippers are closing in on a deal to sign shooting guard Lou Williams to a contract extension. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the deal is reportedly worth $40 million for four years.
The 31-year old Williams is in the last year Read full story
NBA -- Rozier's triple-double lifts Celtics past Knicks
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Feb 2018
BOSTON – No Kyrie Irving, no problem.
The Celtics were formidable even without its star point guard
and, beat the Knicks 103-73 before a sizeable crowd Wednesday night at the TD Garden.
Five Boston players finished in double figures while Terry Rozier salvaged his first c Read full story
NBA -- Bulls trade Mirotic to New Orleans
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Feb 2018
CHICAGO -- After an initial hiccup. the Chicago Bulls and the New Orleans have finally reached an agreement to send Nikola Mirotic to the Pelicans for Omer Asik, Jameer Nelson, Tony Allen and a protected first-round pick in the 2018 draft.
The deal initially fell through when the Pelicans refused Read full story
NBA -- Embiid leads Sixers' 89-80 romp over Irving-less Celtics
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Jan 2018
BOSTON – On their third try this season, newly-minted All-Star Joel Embiid and his Philadelphia 76ers finally secured a hard-earned 89-80 win over the Boston Celtics Thursday night at the TD Garden.
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NBA -- Cavaliers snap four-game losing streak
By Joseph Beltran, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Jan 2018
The Cleveland Cavaliers snapped their four-game losing streak with a close victory over the Orlando Magic, 104-103, Thursday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
But it wasn't easy as the Cavs blew a 23-point lead and actually trailed 103-102 with 31 seconds left to play. Thomas Read full story
NBA -- Magic grinds out win over Timberwolves, 108-102
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Jan 2018
ORLANDO -- On a balmy 70-degree weather Tuesday evening at the Amway Center (Wednesday morning Manila time), the Orlando Magic faced down the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves. With five-game winning streak, Minnesota sought to become only the 4th team Read full story
NBA -- Butler's 24 sinks Blazers, 120-103
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Jan 2018
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Timberwolves are 5-of-5 in their last home stand and the Portland Trail Blazers were their latest victim, going down, 120-103, at the Target Center.
Among the oth Read full story