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Tony Parker assists his way to history
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 06 Feb 2012
HE came into the league at a tender age of 18, taken by the San Antonio Spurs as a lowly 28th overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft.
He is a smallish 6-foot-2, 185-pound point guard, and with no college ball experience to speak Read full story
Bulls suffer 1st home loss
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 26 Jan 2012
WITH an immaculate 8-0 record entering Wednesday night's game at the United Center in wintry Chicago, the Bulls stood tall and mighty as the only undefeated home team left in this abbreviated season.
But after a physical, action-packed 48 minutes of play, Derrick Rose and company joined the ra Read full story
Ailing Bulls claw Bobcats; keep NBA best record
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 23 Jan 2012
DERRICK Rose not only missed his fourth consecutive game Saturday night with a bum toe, he was joined in the injured, unable to play list by teammates Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson and John Lucas III, who are all nursing an assort Read full story
BULLS DUMP PISTONS
By Jaime David, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Jan 2012
CHICAGO -- After a 109-94 letdown in Atlanta last Saturday, the Chicago Bulls went home to lick their wounds and reverted quickly back to their winning ways.
On a cold Monday night, before a near capacity crowd of Read full story
Hard-charging Bulls hit brick wall in Atlanta
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 09 Jan 2012
FORGET the 7-1 start, their best since the 1996-97 season, when some dude named Michael Jeffrey Jordan was still defying gravity.
Forget the six-game winning streak, which propelled them briefly to a tie for the bes Read full story
At last, Bulls back home after four-game road trip
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Jan 2012
THE Chicago Bulls are a tough bunch. And the only thing tougher thus far is their schedule.
Derrick Rose and company started this shortened season on a four-game road trip to hoops hotbed California, where they tangled wi Read full story
Santa Chris Paul's giving spree
By Nicholai R. Roska, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 24 Dec 2011
LOS ANGELES -- I was at the Staples Center here in L.A last Dec.19. as an officially credentialed NBA writer. And I had the good fortune of covering the pre-season civil war between the mighty Lakers and the rising Clippers.
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Good things do happen to good people
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 24 Dec 2011
"DO something you like and the money will follow," talk show queen Oprah Winfrey once upon a time dispensed that advice while discussing the keys that open doors to a joyful life.
Basketball has always been the love of Read full story
Maverick Odom changes colors
By Nicholai R. Roska, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 15 Dec 2011
LOS ANGELES -- He's 6-foot-10 long and 230 pounds large. He can shoot, pass, rebound, play respectable defense, and light the hardcourt with his winning, infectious smile.
There sure is a lot to like about Lamar Odom.
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2011 NBA PRESEASON BEGINS FRIDAY, DEC. 16
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 13 Dec 2011
-- NBA TV to air 10 preseason games, including Miami at Orlando Dec. 21 --
NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2011 ? The NBA today released its 2011 preseason schedule, a 30-game slate that tips off Friday, Dec. 16, with four games and co Read full story