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NBA Playoffs -- Cavs roll behind Irving, Love
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Apr 2015
CLEVELAND -- Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love celebrated their playoffs debut on Sunday afternoon by leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 113-100 triumph in their playoffs opener against the Boston Celtics.
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NBA Playoffs -- Clips trounce Spurs, 107-92, take Game 1
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES -- Chris Paul and Blake Griffin provided the 1-2 punch that floored the defending champions San Antonio Spurs, 107-92, in Game 1 of their Western Conference quarterfinals on Sunday night at Staples Center.
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NBA Playoffs -- Rockets burn Mavs, seize Game 1
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Apr 2015
HOUSTON -- James Harden only had a rather tame 24 points, but six other Rockets chipped in double figures in points and Houston opened the 2015 NBA playoffs with a convincing victory on Saturday night.
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NBA -- It's definitely playoffs time
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Apr 2015
CHICAGO -- On Saturday evening (Sunday Manila time), the Chicago Bulls started their quest to the NBA Finals by matching up against their first round opponent, the Milwaukee Bucks.
An early season favorite to make Read full story
NBA Playoffs-- Rose, Butler fuel Bulls past Bucks, 103-91
By Kevin Gonzalez, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Apr 2015
CHICAGO -- Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler combined for 48 points to lead the Chicago Bulls over the Milwaukee Bucks, 103-91, Saturday night at the United Center.
Chicago’s All-Star Duo were simply too much to handle fo Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Warriors open title run with Game 1 win over Pelicans
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Apr 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- One down. Fifteen to go.
The Golden State Warriors' quest for the 2015 NBA title went off to a solid start as the No.1 overall seed held off the New Orleans Pelicans, 106-99, in Game 1 of their Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Pierce, Wizards steal Game 1
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Apr 2015
CHICAGO -- At age 37, Paul Pierce appears to still have a lot left in the tank.
The 16-year NBA veteran led all scorers with 20 points, including a big 3 in the extra session, to lead the Washington Wizards to a 93 Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Cavaliers favored to win 2015 NBA title
By Raymund Rondobio, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Apr 2015
After a tough 82-game regular season schedule that spanned from October 28, 2014 to April 15, 2015, the NBA playoffs are finally here with 16 out of the 30 teams making the post-season cut.
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NBA -- Silver linings in the purple-and-gold's gloomy season
By Nicholai R. Roska, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers' franchise-worst regular season ended the way it began --- with a loss. This time, it was a 23-point beating at the hands of the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night at Staples Center.
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NBA -- Warriors close historic season with 67 wins
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Apr 2015
OAKLAND -- The Golden State Warriors capped their franchise-best regular season with a 133-126 victory over the Denver Nuggets at the Oracle Arena on Wednesday night.
With their 67-15 record, the Warriors own home Read full story
NBA -- Down to the Wire?
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Apr 2015
CHICAGO -- It sure didn't feel like the last game of the regular season between two teams who already had guaranteed playoff spots.
However, Wednesday night (Thursday Manila time) in Chicago at the United Center, the Chi Read full story
NBA - The dilemma that is Lance
By Ananias Diaz, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2015
CHARLOTTE -- The Hornets brought him in with hopes that he would make the Charlotte franchise a better team and go deeper into the post-season after last season's first-round elimination.
To say that the Stephenson trade has Read full story
NBA -- Rockets roll past Hornets, 100-90
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2015
CHARLOTTE -- The Houston Rockets shook off a sluggish start and managed to pull off a 100-90 victory at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte.
Despite missing five key players due to injuries, the Hornets kept p Read full story
NBA -- Sixth straight win propels Clippers to 3rd place
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Clippers secured home court advantage in the opening round of the playoffs following their sixth straight win on Monday night.
Blake Griffin had 22 points and 9 rebounds while Chris Paul Read full story
NBA -- Bulls' late charge hold off Sixers, 114-107
By Hector Posa, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Apr 2015
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls let an undermanned Philadelphia 76ers hang around before delivering a late finishing kick to pull a hard-fought victory on Saturday night at the United Center.
Tony Snell hit three fourth qua Read full story
NBA -- Heat blow 19-point lead, bow to Bulls, 89-78
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Apr 2015
MIAMI- The Chicago Bulls came back from a 19-point first-half deficit by using a 37-8 run to open the second half on Thursday night at the American Airlines Arena.
Pau Gasol had 16 points and 15 rebounds while Taj Gibson a Read full story
NBA -- Pacers bolster playoffs push with Knicks rout, 102-86
By Vadim Atbashyan, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Apr 2015
NEW YORK -- Fighting for a playoffs spot, the Indiana Pacers cruised past the New York Knicks, 102-86, on Wednesday night at the Madison Square Garden.
The victory improved the Pacers' record to 35-43, tying them in 9t Read full story
NBA -- Raptors clip Hornets, 92-74
By Ananias Diaz, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Apr 2015
CHARLOTTE -- For Hornets fans, this was a painful game to watch.
Badly needing a win at home to keep their slim playoff hopes alive, Charlotte’s chances instead melted like butter over a fire after losing to the Toronto Raptors, 92-74, at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
The Hornets opened the ga Read full story
NBA -- Spurs pummel OKC, win 8th straight
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Apr 2015
CHICAGO -- With the playoffs in sight, the defending champion San Antonio Spurs are flexing their muscles for another deep post-season run.
Led by Kawhi Leonard's 26 points, six Spurs scored in double figures and San Read full story
NBA -- Heat keep playoffs hopes alive with crucial win over Hornets
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Apr 2015
MIAMI - With just 5 games left in the regular season, the Miami Heat entered Tuesday night's game badly needing a win to keep their playoffs hopes alive.
Trailing the 8th seeded Boston Celtics by a full game, the Heat a Read full story