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NBA -- Warriors move five games closer to history
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2016
CHICAGO -- Five games.
That's what it boils down to for the streaking Golden State Warriors who notched win No.68 for the season, a mere five games away from eclipsing the 72-10 record established by Michael Jordan and the Read full story
NBA -- Lakers sting Heat in OT, 102-100
By Ryan Rodis, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2016
LOS ANGELES -- Julius Randle hit a tie-breaking shot in the final 1.9 seconds of overtime to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a thrilling 102-100 victory over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night at the Staples Center.
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NBA -- Rolling Thunder zaps Raptors, 119-100
By Mark Josef, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Mar 2016
TORONTO - The last time the OKC Thunder won at the Air Canada Centre was approximately two years ago on March 21, 2014. Back then, Kevin Durant hit a clutch 3 over Read full story
NBA -- Warriors' historic magic number down to 7 games
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Mar 2016
OAKLAND --- After beating the game but overwhelmed Philadelphia 76ers, 117-105, on Sunday night at the Oracle Arena, the defending champions Golden State Warriors are inching much closer to history.
With a 66-7 rec Read full story
NBA -- Warriors top 76ers, extend home streak to 53 wins (Photos)
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Mar 2016
OAKLAND -- Klay Thompson dropped 40 points on Sunday night to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 117-105 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers at the Oracle Arena.
It was Thompson's second consecutive Read full story
NBA -- Phil Jackson is neither a Pat Riley nor a Chuck Daly
By Ralph Rimpell, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Mar 2016
Sometime in 1996, I called sports talk radio station WFAN in New York city to try and make an argument with sports show host Russ Salzberg that P Read full story
NBA -- Loss to lowly Knicks could prove costly to Bulls
By Maria Macatangay, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Mar 2016
CHICAGO -- With a three-game winning streak tucked safely in their back pocket, the Chicago Bulls entered Wednesday night looking to sweep their four-game homestand when the New York Knicks visited the United Center.
Bu Read full story
NBA -- Knicks tame Bulls with third quarter barrage
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Mar 2016
CHICAGO -- The New York Knicks exploded with 35 third quarter points to beat the Chicago Bulls, 115-107 on Wednesday night at the United Center.
Kristaps Porzingis scored 29 points and 10 rebounds & Read full story
NBA -- Lin erupts for 29 points, Hornets beat mighty Spurs, 91-88
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Mar 2016
CHARLOTTE -- With leading scorer Kemba Walker having an off night, Jeremy Lin took over and scored 29 points on 11-out-of 18 field goals including 4 out-of 4 from beyond the arc and the Charlotte Hornets rallied and snapped a 10-game lo Read full story
NBA -- Wall's triple-double sparks Wizards
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Mar 2016
CHICAGO -- With the playoffs race heating up, the Washington Wizards are knocking hard on the door. Thanks to All-Star point guard John Wall.
Wall recorded his second consecutive triple-double, this time a 16-points, Read full story
NBA -- McDermott carries Bulls past Nets
By Jose Montes, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Mar 2016
CHICAGO --- The Chicago Bulls' four-game home stand went on a good start at the United Center on Thursday night.
Doug McDermott sank 5-of-8 triples and finished with 25 points to lead the Bulls past the stubborn Brooklyn Ne Read full story
NBA -- McDermott shines in Bulls' win over Raptors
By Mark Josef, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Mar 2016
TORONTO - Doug McDermott couldn't seem to miss a shot Monday night, swishing 9 of 11 field goals for 29 points as the Chicago Bulls continued their dominance of the Toronto Raptors following a 109-107 victory at the Read full story
NBA -- Heat's young turks lead charge versus Nuggets
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Mar 2016
MIAMI --- The Miami Heat got a huge lift from their rookies on Monday night.
Justise Winslow scored 20 points on 8-for-13 shooting while in a 8 for 13 Josh Richardson Read full story
Mavs snap Hornets seven-game win streak
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Mar 2016
CHARLOTTE -- Losers of five straight games versus winners of seven consecutive games.
The losers of five in a row prevailed.
On Monday night at the Time Warner Cable Arena, the visiting Dallas Mavericks dealt the Read full story
NBA -- Cavs rain Clips with 3s to win big, 114-90
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Mar 2016
LOS ANGELES -- The Cleveland Cavaliers went on a 3-point rampage to handily beat the Los Angeles Clippers, 114-90, on Sunday afternoon at the Staples Center.
The Cavs drained 18 triples against the Clippers' 10 for Read full story
NBA -- Calderon's 3 sinks Lakers, 90-87
By Ryan Rodis, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Mar 2016
LOS ANGELES -- A busted play that was designed for Carmelo Anthony led to a Jose Calderon 3 with .02 ticks left to play, lifting the New York Knicks to a 90-87 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Read full story
NBA -- Bulls bow to Heat in fourth quarter collapse
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Mar 2016
CHICAGO -- The Miami Heat came back from a first half deficit to defeat the Chicago Bulls 118-96 in a contest with playoff implications for both teams. The Bulls led by as many as 10 points in the first quarter, only to see that lead dissipate in the third and grow into a 27 point lead by their opp Read full story
NBA -- Hornets down Rockets, extend win streak to seven
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Mar 2016
CHARLOTTE -- The capacity crowd of 19,303 at the Time Warner Cable Arena was treated to another dominant fourth quarter performance by their home team, the Charlotte Hornets, as they brushed off the Houston Rockets,12 Read full story
NBA -- Bucks top Pelicans, 103-92
By Nick Osen, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Mar 2016
MILWAUKEE --- In a match-up between two disappointing teams that came in with high hopes this year, the Milwaukee Bucks outlasted the New Orleans Pelicans, 103-92, in front of a crowd of 16, 518 fans at the BMO Harris Brad Read full story
NBA -- Raptors regain top form, beat Hawks, 104-96
By Mark Josef, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Mar 2016
TORONTO - After collapsing against the Houston Rockets last Sunday and almost falling to the lowly Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, the Toronto Raptors asserted their defensive mi Read full story