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NBA -- Bulls fire Thibodeau, begin search for new head coach
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 30 May 2015
CHICAGO -- Without going into specifics and admitting only that there was a "breakdown," the Chicago Bulls relieved head coach Tom Thibodeau of his duties on Wednesday afternoon.
"Obviously, there was a breakdown. That's no Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Warriors clinch Finals berth, duel with Cavs for title
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 29 May 2015
OAKLAND -- The Golden State Warriors are back in the NBA Finals after 40 long years.
The torturous, four-decade wait ended on Wednesday night (Thursday AM in Manila) after the Golden State Warriors eliminated the Houston R Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- After a long season of struggles, Cavs punch ticket to the NBA Finals
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 28 May 2015
CLEVELAND -- After a long and tumultuous season, one marred by a poor start, rumors of internal squabbling and supposed coach firing, the Cleveland Cavaliers are NBA Finals bound following a four-game sweep of the Atlanta Hawks Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Rockets fend off elimination, take Game 4, 128-115
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 27 May 2015
HOUSTON -- The Houston Rockets survived elimination by beating the Golden State Warriors, 128-115, on Monday night at the Toyota Center.
Game 5 is Wednesday night (Thursday AM in Manila) at the Oracle Arena where the Wa Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Cavs survive OT scare, up 3-0 in East Finals
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 27 May 2015
CLEVELAND. After a lethargic start, the Cleveland Cavaliers escaped an overtime scare from the stubborn Atlanta Hawks, winning 114- 111 on Sunday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
Like the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals, the Cavs now lead the Eastern Conference Finals, 3- Read full story
WARRIORS ONE GAME AWAY FROM NBA FINALS
By , PhilBoxing.com, 25 May 2015
HOUSTON -- The monstrous dunk by Dwight Howard against the two defenders in the first quarter did not set the tone for the Houston Rockets, who they lost by 35 points against the Golden State, Warriors, on Saturday ni Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Cavs take control, leads East Finals, 2-0
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 24 May 2015
ATLANTA -- The Cleveland Cavaliers moved two games away from returning to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2007.
LeBron James scored 32 points to lead the Cavs to a decisive 94-82 Game 2 win that handed Cleveland a commanding 2-0 series lead over the Atlanta Hawks in their best-of-7 East Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Warriors escape late Rockets surge, take 2 - 0 lead in Western Finals.
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 23 May 2015
OAKLAND -- - The Golden State Warriors now hold a 2 - 0 lead over the Houston Rockets in their ongoing Western Conference Finals.
Reigning MVP Stephen Curry delivered down the stretch for his 3rd consecutive 30- Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Steph Curry showing MVP stuff
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 23 May 2015
OAKLAND -- If there has ever been a doubt as to who is the NBA's MVP this season, Stephen Curry is erasing all the doubts in the ongoing NBA playoffs.
Through 12 postseason games thus far, the 6-foot-3, 190-pound Cu Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Cavs nip Hawks, take Game1 of East Finals
By Winchell Campos, PhilBoxing.com, 21 May 2015
ATLANTA--LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers outmuscled and overpowered the Atlanta Hawks, 97-89, to score a morale-boosting victory in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals at the Philips Arena, Wednesday.
After Read full story
NBA Playoffs - A new NBA era is here
By Jason Aniel, PhilBoxing.com, 20 May 2015
OAKLAND -- Today marks the beginning of the NBA’s version of the “Final Four” as the Golden State Warriors open the Western Conference Finals at home against the Houston Rockets.
The next day, the Atlanta Hawks host Game 1 of Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Clippers cannot escape their history
By Keith Butler, PhilBoxing.com, 19 May 2015
LOS ANGELES -- Someone once said that the first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you find yourself. Unfortunately, the Los Angeles Clippers and their fans coul Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Rockets shock Clippers, force Game 7
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 16 May 2015
LOS ANGELES - Facing elimination and trailing by 19 points in the third quarter, the Houston Rockets pulled an improbable comeback by beating the Los Angeles Clippers, 119-107, in Game 6 of their Western Conference sem Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Cavs eliminate Bulls in lopsided Game 6
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 15 May 2015
CHICAGO -- The Bulls' rollercoaster season came to a stunning conclusion on Thursday night at the United Center where the Cleveland Cavaliers eliminated them from the playoffs with a lopsided 94-73 Game 6 victory.
LeBron Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Warriors wallop Grizzlies, 98-78, snatch 3-2 series lead
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 15 May 2015
OAKLAND -- It was just few days ago when the Golden State Warriors appeared to be done following Memphis Grizzlies' dominant games 2 and 3 of their Western Conference semifinals.
Panic was definitely felt here in Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Cavs hold off Bulls, take Game 5, 106-101
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 14 May 2015
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers pushed the Chicago Bulls on the brink of playoffs elimination on Tuesday night by scoring a heart-stopping Game 5 victory at the Quicken Loans Arena.
LeBron James flirted with a triple Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Clips rout Rockets, take 3-1 lead
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 12 May 2015
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Clippers moved to within a game away of the Western Conference Finals by walloping the Houston Rockets, 128-95, in Game 4 of their series on Sunday night at the Staples Center.
After t Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- James' dagger ties Cavs-Bulls series at 2-2
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 12 May 2015
CHICAGO -- LeBron James wasn't having his best day, shooting just 10 of 30 from the field and 1 of 7 from 3-point range. But the four-time MVP made the shot that mattered the most.
With 1.5 seconds left in Game 4, and his Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Sunshine amidst the rain for the Bulls
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 10 May 2015
CHICAGO -- A rainy Friday evening in Chicago had the air of playoffs electricity. The familiar jumbotron intro video featuring digital bulls running through downtown Chicago blasted overhead. Fireworks popped and sizzled through the air. Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Rose's deep 3 hands Bulls a 2-1 series lead
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 09 May 2015
CHICAGO -- Even on a late Friday night, the bank was open for Derrick Rose.
The 6-foot-3 All-Star point guard Rose capped a 30-point night with a game-winning 3 off the glass that gave the Chicago Bulls a suspenseful 99 Read full story