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NBA -- Kobe leads Lakers rout over Maccabi
By Ryan Rodis, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Oct 2015
LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant scored 21 points in 19 minutes to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to 126-83 rout over Maccabi Haifa of Israel on Sunday night at Staples Center.
The 37-year old Bryant, who is about to Read full story
NBA -- Wizards catch fire in second half, cruise past Sixers
By Roel Vera, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Oct 2015
WASHINGTON -- Otto Porter starred for the Wiz with 22 points while veteran Bradley Beal had 19. Big man Nene added 12 points and six rebounds off the bench as Washington converted 48 of 96 field goals for a high 50 percent Read full story
COUSINS, GRIFFIN, LOWRY, OLADIPO, PAUL, SMART, WALKER HEADLINE NBA GLOBAL GAMES 2015-16
By , PhilBoxing.com, 08 Oct 2015
NBA Global Games Features Six NBA Teams Playing Seven Games in Six Countries
NEW YORK – NBA Global Games 2015-16 will tip off Oct. 6 with five international preseason games, followed by two regular-season games in December and January. Overall, six NBA teams will play seven games in seven cities Read full story
NBA -- Mcdermott, Butler lead Bulls past Bucks, 105-95
By Kevin Gonzalez, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Oct 2015
CHICAGO -- Doug McDermott and Jimmy Butler combined for 46 points to lead the Chicago Bulls over the Milwaukee Bucks, 105-95, Tuesday night at the United Center.
Butler, an All-Star, contributed 23 points Read full story
NBA - Warriors tame Raptors, 95-87
By Doreen Mendez, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Oct 2015
SAN JOSE -- The Golden State Warriors returned to a place they once called home for a year and put on a show in front of 18,223 fans by beating the Toronto Raptors, 95-87, at the SAP Center in Silicon Vall Read full story
NBA -- Hornets sting Heat in preseason play
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Oct 2015
MIAMI -- The Miami Heat began their 28th preseason schedule with a 90-77 defeat at the hands of Southwest Division rivals the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday night at the American Airlines Arena.
The Hornets guard proved to Read full story
NBA - Lowry stars in Raptors' romp over Clippers
By Noel Salazar, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Oct 2015
VANCOUVER --- Kyle Lowry proved to be too fast, too quick, and too good for the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night.
The 6-foot, 205-pound guard, a 9-year veteran out of Villanova, sank 7-of-10 field goals for 26 po Read full story
NBA -- Kobe, Lakers return to Hawaii for training camp
By Ryan Rodis, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Oct 2015
LOS ANGELES - Coming off their worst season (record-wise), Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers have returned to a familiar place to prepare for the 2015-16 season --- Hawaii.
This is the 12th time the Lakers have held their ca Read full story
NBA -- An interview with Nene of the Wizards
By Roel Vera, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Oct 2015
WASHINGTON -- At age 33, Washington Wizards big man Nene' Hilario is entering his 14th NBA season. It's no mean feat considering that the NBA is inarguably the best pro hoops league in the world, one that demands tremendous physica Read full story
NBA -- Playful Cavs breeze through Media Day
By Carl Tomakin, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Sep 2015
CLEVELAND -- The entire point of Media Day is to drum up excitement for the fans, introduce the new faces and blurt out the slogans the players use as a battle cry for the upcoming season.
PhilBoxing.com received credentia Read full story
NBA -- Revamped Heat preps for another season
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Sep 2015
MIAMI - Summer is finally over and for us basketball fans, the NBA season is just around the corner.
The Miami Heat and 26 other teams around the league held their Media day, Monday (Boston, Charlotte,LA Clippers and Orlando Ma Read full story
Will Jordan Clarkson play for the Gilas Pilipinas in rio 2016?
By Jonas Davis, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Sep 2015
EL SEGUNDO CALIFORNIA -- The Los Angeles Lakers had their media day that was held at the Toyota Sports Center in EL Segundo.
I was able to interview Filipino American sensation, Jordan Clarkson about Gilas Pilipi Read full story
NBA - The heart of a champion
By Carl Tomakin, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Sep 2015
CLEVELAND -- Dissecting a heart must be very complicated. I can only surmise since I am not a surgeon.
I have no clue what the process of working on a heart entails, but finding a person who is willing to put in the work day in a Read full story
NBA -- Moses Malone dead at 60
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Sep 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- Weeks after the passing of the great Daryl "Chocoloate Thunder" Dawkins, the NBA has lost another legend.
Moses Malone, a 12-time All-Star who anchored the Philadelphia 76ers' 1983 championship run in 1983, w Read full story
CLARKSON DISAPPOINTED HE WON'T PLAY FOR GILAS IN FIBA ASIA CHAMPIONSHIPS
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Sep 2015
Los Angeles Lakers emerging superstar Jordan Clarkson is "very disappointed" that he won't be able to play with the Gilas
National Team in the FIBA Aia Championships in Wuhan, China beginning September 23.
In a statement iss Read full story
NBA -- Hawks to retire Motumbo's No.55 jersey
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Sep 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- No Atlanta Hawk will ever wear number 55 ever again.
The announcement was made to honor center Dikembe Motumbo who wore No.55 with distinction when he played Atlanta from 1996 to 2001. The jersey re Read full story
NBA -- Is World Peace headed back to the Lakers?
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Aug 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- Metta World Peace, the baller better known formerly as Ron Artest, may be coming back soon to an NBA arena near you.
According to Yahoo! Sports, the purple-and-gold franchise is mulling the possibility of s Read full story
NBA -- Kidd-Gilchrist inks four-year extension for $52 million
By Roel Vera, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Aug 2015
WASHINGTON D.C. The Charlotte Hornets will keep forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist beyond the 2015-16 season.
According to the Charlotte Observer, the Hornets have inked the 6-foot-7 forward to a four-year contract extension worth $52 Read full story
NBA -- Smith returning to the Cavs
By Jose Roberto Meza, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Aug 2015
LOS ANGELES -- After weeks of speculation about his future, J.R. Smith is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, after all.
The 11-year veteran made the announcement via Instagram on Thursday night. "Happy to say I'm returning to t Read full story
Pacquiao hooks up with Pelicans center Anthony Davis
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Aug 2015
CHICAGO -- It took months in the making, but like most well-laid plans, this one turned out to be a winner.
Manny Pacquiao has swapped autographed items with yet another NBA star, this time with Anthony Read full story