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2016 NBA Finals -- "Will the real MVP please stand up?"
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Jun 2016
The NBA season and these Playoffs have been something like an episode of that old 1950s TV show "To Tell the Truth." The premise of the show was that a panel of celebrities had to guess which of the contestants, who sometimes tol Read full story
Hunger could lead to NBA crown
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Jun 2016
It's wholly weird how the defending champion Golden State Warriors had allowed themselves to be caught napping during the tip-off for Game Six in Cleveland of the NBA Finals.
It was completely out of character. Th Read full story
2016 NBA Finals -- Cavs need plenty of Love to win Game 6
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Jun 2016
CLEVELAND -- It's usually hard to hide when you're 6-foot-10 tall and 251 pounds large, but amazingly, Kevin Love has managed to disappear in this NBA Finals.
The 27-year old Love, a 3-time All-Star, is averaging a pedestr Read full story
Next in NBA Finals: James-vs-Green thrilla
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Jun 2016
THE SCORE was 112-96, time left: 2 minutes. It came as no surprise after it was reported from ringside that many yellow-shirted fans had started leaving the over-filled Oracle Arena, home of the defending NBA ch Read full story
2016 NBA Finals -- Game 5 by the numbers
By Richie de la Peña, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jun 2016
CHICAGO -- Game 5 turned out to be one of the most exciting games thus far in the ongoing NBA Finals. A -6 underdog heading into a contest where the Warriors were poised to close out and claim their back-to-ba Read full story
2016 NBA Finals -- James, Irving score 41 each as Cavs force Game 6
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jun 2016
OAKLAND -- LeBron James and Kyrie Irving became the first teammates in NBA Finals history to score at least 41 points apiece, powering the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 112-97 Game 5 victory over the Gol Read full story
2016 NBA Finals -- Warriors seek to KO Cavs sans Green's muscle
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jun 2016
OAKLAND-- If the Golden State Warriors wish take care of business and win Game 5 at home tonight at the Oracle Arena and close out the pesky Cleveland Cavaliers, the defending champs will have to do it without their biggest stars --- Dr Read full story
2016 NBA FINALS -- Will the Cavs become the first team in Finals history to survive a 3-1 deficit?
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jun 2016
CLEVELAND -- No matter how dire the circumstances may seem, there is always hope in the sporting world. As New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra once said, "it ain't over 'til over."
But in the history of the NBA Fi Read full story
2016 NBA FINALS -- Splash is back: Curry and the Warriors sit on the verge of back-to-back titles
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Jun 2016
CLEVELAND -- Much has been said about the league MVP and his quiet performances in the first three games of this Finals series. Steph Curry came back in a big way in Game 4, leading the Golden S Read full story
NBA Finals Diary: Cavs come back to life
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Jun 2016
CLEVELAND -- When I made the 347-mile drive from Chicago to this beautiful city on the banks of the great Lake Erie, I expected to witness an NBA Finals that was unpleasantly one-sided in favor of the Golden State W Read full story
2016 NBA FINALS -- Cavs bite back, cut series deficit to 2-1
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Jun 2016
CLEVELAND -- In the long history of the NBA playoffs, a 3-0 deficit means certain death, a predicament that LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers avoided on Wednesday night.
James scored 32 points while Kyr Read full story
No KO yet but Cavs are clearly down and dizzy
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Jun 2016
CHICAGO -- When Game 1 hero Shaun Livingston swished two free throws with 5:23 left in the fourth quarter of Game 2 on Sunday night, the Golden State Warriors had erected a 100-68 lead, putting the contest's out Read full story
This, no thanks, is still NBA Finals
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Jun 2016
THE greatest warriors, immortal athletes and squads, are born and molded out of fierce, killing rivalries.
These monumental feuds are all unforgettable, stored forever in the memory bank of amazed spectators for instant Read full story
2016 NBA FINALS --- Warriors steam roll Cavaliers, 110 -77, to take a 2 - 0 lead
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Jun 2016
OAKLAND-- This time, it was Draymond Green's turn to shine.
Green, one of Golden State's fabulous Big 3, was simply amazing on Sunday night, shoo Read full story
PACQUIAO, PINOYS CHEER FOR GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Jun 2016
The one big reason why Filipinos liked Golden State to win last year's NBA championship was because the Warriors represented an area with the biggest number of basketball-crazy Filipinos in the United States.
It Read full story
2016 NBA FINALS --- Warriors' reserves stymie Cavs in Game 1
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Jun 2016
OAKLAND -- In an NBA Finals series highlighted by a pair of Big 3s from both sides, it was the bench players that decided the fate of Game 1.
Shaun Livingston darted off the bench to score 20 points and Read full story
2016 NBA Finals -- LeBron's Cavs eye sweet vengeance against Warriors
By Reylan Loberternos, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Jun 2016
Tagbilaran City, Bohol - The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors will face-off in a highly anticipated rematch of the NBA Finals.
Game 1 of the Best-of-Seven Finals series will start at 9PM Eastern Time (9:00AM Philip Read full story
NBA: Winning a war of nerves, and more
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Jun 2016
THE “WAR OF NERVES” predicted by Philboxing.com top man Dong Secuya hours before Game 7 of the NBA Western Conference Finals in Oakland, California, did happen.
There’s an eerie difference though in that the Golden Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Barrage of Warriors 3 force Game 7
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 30 May 2016
CHICAGO -- Down 96-89 with 5:09 left to play inside a delirious Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, the Golden State Warriors appeared doomed and their historic 73-win season was about to become a mere footnote in th Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Cavs oust Raptors to reach NBA Finals
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 28 May 2016
CHICAGO -- The path got a little complicated midway through this Eastern Conference Finals but in the end, the Cleveland Cavaliers reached another milestone -- a return trip to this June's NBA Finals.
LeBron James made sure the C Read full story