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NBA -- Knicks fire coach Fisher
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Feb 2016
CHICAGO -- The New York Knicks have terminated the services of head coach Derek Fisher, cutting short his tenure in one of the NBA's most storied franchise.
According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, team officials were convinced that F Read full story
NBA -- Hornets rally from 19 points down, whip Wizards, 108-104
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Feb 2016
CHARLOTTE --- The Charlotte Hornets had a rocky start and fell behind by a wide margin early but managed to collect themselves just in time and top the visiting Washington Wizards, 108-104.
Nic Batum nearly had a t Read full story
NBA -- Bulls collapse late, fall prey to Wolves
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Feb 2016
CHICAGO -- After Derrick Rose swished a pair of free throws that shoved his team up, 105-100 with 2:55 left to play, the Chicago Bulls found themselves in an excellent position to steal one precious win in their ongoing 7-g Read full story
NBA -- Kobe drops 27 as Lakers trip Pelicans, 99-96
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 06 Feb 2016
NEW ORLEANS -- Party night in New Orleans, Mardi Gras Carnival once again, the Krewe of Muses rolled with Solange Knowles as the honorary muse and visiting the Pelicans is the Lakers crew led by the future Hall of Fame g Read full story
NBA -- Steph Curry is morphing into a legend
By Nico R. Occidental, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Feb 2016
WASHINGTON -- A "Splash Brother" is slowly becoming a living legend. And he's only 27.
On Wednesday night, February 3, 2016, Steph Curry -- the other hal Read full story
NBA -- King James, Cavs fall to Hornets, 106-97
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Feb 2016
CHARLOTTE --- The Eastern Conference leader Cleveland Cavaliers visited Charlotte riding high on a five game winning streak and were heavily favored to win over the home team.
The Hornets however had other plans.
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NBA -- Heat ground Hawks, 100-87
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Feb 2016
MIAMI-- " Home is where the heart is".
After spending the last 11 out of 12 games on the road, the Miami Heat were finally back at American Airlines Arena, Sunday evening and used all 19,937 of its crowd's energy and d Read full story
NBA -- Cavs rock Spurs in battle of giants
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jan 2016
CHICAGO -- Though universally acknowledged as the team to beat in the Eastern Conference this season, the Cleveland Cavaliers has had trouble measuring up against the best in the NBA.
Entering Saturday night's tiff at Read full story
NBA -- Bucks can't stand the Heat
By Nick Osen, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jan 2016
MILWAUKEE -- On a warmer than normal winter evening in Wisconsin, the home team Bucks couldn’t stop the Miami Heat, falling 107-103, in front of a crowd of 17,846.
It was a tightly contested game throughout Read full story
NBA -- Raptors win franchise record 10 in a row
By Mark Josef, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Jan 2016
TORONTO --- The Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks, 103-93, Thursday night at the Air Canada Centre and set a franchise record of 10 consecutive wins.
The victory over the depleted Knicks Read full story
NBA -- Bulls maul Lakers, 114-91
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Jan 2016
LOS ANGELES -- Jimmy Butler had 26 points and 10 rebounds while Derrick Rose added 16 points and seven boards and the Chicago Bulls manhandled the Los Angeles Lakers 1 Read full story
TIMBERWOLVES’ WIGGINS AND TOWNS, KNICKS’ PORZINGIS HEADLINE ROSTERS FOR BBVA COMPASS RISING STARS CHALLENGE
By , PhilBoxing.com, 28 Jan 2016
-- Feb. 12 Game Features U.S. vs. World Format for Second Straight Year --
NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2016 – The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins, last season’s Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, and teammate Karl-Anthony Towns, who has won two straight Kia NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month awar Read full story
NBA -- Acute appendicitis downs Mirotic
By Vener Gascon, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Jan 2016
CHICAGO -- Injury woes are continuing to plague the Chicago Bulls.
Weeks after losing Joakim Noah for the season following surgery for a dislocated shoulder, the Bulls announced yesterday that 6-foot-10 forward Read full story
NBA -- Warriors KO Spurs, 120-90
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Jan 2016
CHICAGO -- The titanic showdown between two of the best teams in the NBA this season turned out to be a dud, thanks to reigning MVP Stephen Curry, who erupted for 37 points.
In yet another sizzling display of markmansh Read full story
NBA -- Bulls drop fourth straight at United Center
By Danilo Occidental Jr, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Jan 2016
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls' home woes continued on Monday night at the United Center where the Miami Heat escaped with a come-from-behind 89-84 victory.
Held to just 12 third-quarter points, the Heat stormed back Read full story
NBA -- Reserves spark Raptors' eight win in a row
By Mark Josef, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jan 2016
TORONTO- The Toronto Raptors clobbered the Los Angeles CLippers, 112-94, on Sunday at the Air Canada Centre, thanks to second unit which helped provide the spark.
The victory was th Read full story
NBA -- Shorthanded Hornets dump Knicks, 97-84
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Jan 2016
CHARLOTTE --- Even with a depleted line up, the Charlotte Hornets were still too much to handle for the listless New York Knicks.
A huge third quarter led by the dynamic backcourt duo of Kemba Walker and Jeremy Lin Read full story
NBA -- Curry’s triple-double lifts Warriors over Pacers
By Jason Aniel, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Jan 2016
OAKLAND --- To the delight of the hometown crowd at the Oracle Arena, reigning MVP Steph Curry returned from a three-game road trip and served a triple-double to lead the Golden State Warriors over the Indiana Pacers.
Curry Read full story
NBA -- Raptors win 7 in a row
By Mark Josef, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Jan 2016
TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors won their 7th game on Friday night at the expense of former Raptor Chris Bosh and a depleted Miami Heat squad which fell, 101-81, at the Air Canada Centre.
This is the first time the Raptors have won 7 straight under Read full story
NBA -- Lowry and DeRozan: All-Star Worthy
By Mark Josef, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Jan 2016
TORONTO – Forty-two games into the season, the Toronto Raptors are in second place in the Eastern Conference. With a favorable schedule Read full story