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WOLVES GET TOWNS AS NBA NO. 1 PICK; LAKERS PICK RUSSELL AT NO. 2
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jun 2015
BROOKLYN -- With the No.1 pick in the 2015 NBA draft the Minnesota Timberwolves selected Karl Anthony-Towns on Thursday night at the Barclays Center.
The 6-foot-11, 248-pound Anthony-Towns will join a Wolves team that fini Read full story
NBA -- Top draft picks talk to the media (PHOTOS)
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jun 2015
BROOKLYN -- Ahead of today's NBA draft at the Barclays Center in New York, the top prospects spoke to credentialed reporters yesterday during the media availability session.
Karl Anthony Towns of the University of Kentucky Read full story
Postscript to the 2015 NBA Finals (PHOTOS)
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Jun 2015
CHICAGO -- Like the 11 other NBA Finals that I have covered on-site, last week's just-concluded 2015 championships was a thing of beauty, one that left indelible memories to last a lifetime.
LeBron James turned out t Read full story
NBA -- Bulls' Gibson out for four months
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Jun 2015
CHICAGO -- Taj Gibson will be sidelined for at least four months after undergoing "arthroscopy and repair of the ankle," the Chicago Bulls said in a press statement.
The 6-foot-9, 230-pound Gibson was treated by Dr. David Porter Read full story
STEPHEN CURRY CAN DO ALL THINGS
By Reni M. Valenzuela, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Jun 2015
But why is he admired except by atheists?
The Golden State Warriors did more than winning the NBA championship. They won souls for Jesus Christ and continue to capture imaginations with their bold faith and performance par e Read full story
NBA -- Warriors romp over Cavs was most-watched Finals since '98
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Jun 2015
CLEVELAND -- It wasn't quite Jordan-esque.
But the just concluded 2015 NBA Finals proved to be a ratings bonanza for ABC-TV, which owned the broadcast rights for the world's premier pro basketball event.
According to a r Read full story
Warriors win NBA title, down LeBron, Cavs 105-97 in Game 6
By Associated Press, Yahoo! Sports, 17 Jun 2015
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Revived by a fresh-faced shooting superstar and a first-year coach who made them believe, the Golden State Warriors again reign supreme.
Their 40-year NBA championship drought is finally over.
A half century of misery in Cleveland drags on. LeBron James just didn't have enoug Read full story
2015 NBA Finals -- Dub Nation turns out in full force at Oracle Arena (PHOTOS)
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Jun 2015
OAKLAND -- As of press time, Game 6 of the NBA Finals is taking place at the Quicken Loans Arena in far away Cleveland.
In a show of unbridled support for their beloved Golden State Warriors, thousands of devoted me Read full story
INTENSE GAME 6 OR EASY PLAY FOR GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS
By Reni M. Valenzuela, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Jun 2015
King James delivered and was phenomenal in the just concluded Game 5 of the best of seven NBA Finals series between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. Yet his triple double feat was rendered null and Read full story
2015 NBA Finals -- Warriors move 1 win away from championship
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jun 2015
OAKLAND -- "My goal is to see confetti at the end of the game!" a proud (and loud) Pinoy member of the Warrior faithful shouted in the middle of the third quarter.
The atmosphere inside the Oracle Arena on Sunday ni Read full story
Why the Warriors will win Game 5, and eventually, the NBA title
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jun 2015
CLEVELAND -- Without Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving, LeBron James is doing it all in this year's NBA Finals, averaging an eye-popping 35.8 points, 12 rebounds and 8.3 assists through Games 1 to 4.
Carrying the Cavaliers Read full story
2015 NBA Finals -- Despite injuries, Cavs giving Warriors a good fight
By Reylan Loberternos, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Jun 2015
Tagbilaran City, Bohol – Many have written off the Cleveland Cavaliers after they lost All Stars Kevin Love (separated shoulder) and Kyrie Irving (fractured left kneecap) to season-ending injuries.
Many experts have predicted a W Read full story
Golden State more than ready
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Jun 2015
LEBRON James blamed himself, his limited passing and poor floor control, but there were two main culprits that hindered him and Cleveland in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
James finished with 44 points, his highest in a Finals ma Read full story
WEIGHT ON LEBRON’S SHOULDERS TO BEAT STEPH CURRY’S TEAM
By Reni M. Valenzuela, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jun 2015
Michael Jordan was a superstar, but not alone playing the games.
Cleveland is Cleveland today because it depended heavily on its main man. Good, perhaps, but not great. Hence if the main man won’t deliver in this championsh Read full story
2015 NBA Finals -- Warriors clock Cavs, 103-82, tie series at 2-2
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jun 2015
CLEVELAND -- Facing the toughest test in their record-breaking season, the Golden State Warriors answered the bell on Thursday night and mauled the Cleveland Cavaliers, 103-82, in Game 4 of the 2015 NBA Finals at the Qu Read full story
A Cebuano doctor at the Finals
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Jun 2015
CLEVELAND -- Moments before Game 4 of these NBA Finals tipped off here at the Quicken Loans Arena, I wandered near the court to inhale the atmosphere and feel the excitement that was wafting in the cool arena breeze.
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2015 NBA Finals -- Delly declares himself ready for Game 4
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Jun 2015
CLEVELAND -- After a victorious, albeit suspenseful, Game 3 victory, the city of Cleveland heaved a sigh of relief on Wednesday.
It's a day off in these 2015 NBA Finals, but both the Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors to Read full story
Giant Cav dwarfing over Warriors' bigs
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Jun 2015
CLEVELAND -- Even when sitting down, 7-foot-1 Timofey Mozgov is tall, almost as tall as myself, who is an inglorious 5-foot-nothing.
Extra large guys such as the 250-pound Mozgov are usually slow as a moron's IQ. But this Read full story
2015 NBA Finals Game 3 -- Cavs avert disaster, hold off Warriors for 2-1 series lead
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Jun 2015
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers watched their 20-point lead dwindle down to a single point before holding on to a 96-91 Game 3 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night at a jampacked Quicken Loans Read full story
2015 NBA Finals - Championship excitement drapes Cleveland
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Jun 2015
CLEVELAND -- The last time the Cleveland Cavaliers made the NBA Finals, in 2007, a young LeBron James watched helplessly as his team was overwhelmed, and eventually swept in four games, by the San Antonio Spurs.
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