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NBA -- Bulls dominate Bucks, win two straight
By Kelly Manalo, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Feb 2015
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls won their second straight home game on Monday night, beating the Milwaukee Bucks, 87-71, despite making only 27 of 76 field goals (35.5 percent)
Tony Snell scored 18 of his 20 points in the Read full story
NBA -- Hawks withstand Bucks' rally, hold on to win, 97-86
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Feb 2015
MILWAUKEE - The Atlanta Hawks relinquished an early 15-point lead but gathered their bearings to eventually hold off the Milwaukee Bucks, 97-86 on Sunday afternoon at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Paul Millsap guided the Hawks with 23 points and 16 boards while Al Horford added 15 and eight reb Read full story
NBA -- Cavs kick overmatched Knicks, 101-83
By Alex Boytan, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Feb 2015
NEW YORK -- The famous cliche' that you have to play the games on the court, not on paper, did not apply in Sunday's contest between the 10-44 New York Knicks and the surging 34-22 Cleveland Cavaliers.
In this match-up, t Read full story
NBA -- Pacers take Down Curry-less Warriors, 104-98
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Feb 2015
INDIANAPOLIS -- It seems the Golden State Warriors have caught a bit of the big-name injury bug that has plagued NBA teams all season.
League MVP candidate Stephen Curry sat out his first game of the season with a sore right Read full story
NBA -- Brewer's 26 powers Rockets past Raptors
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Feb 2015
HOUSTON -- Corey Brewer sank 12 of 19 field goals for 26 points and the Houston Rockets trounced the Toronto Raptors, 98-76, on Saturday night at the Toyota Center.
Brewer's heroics was a welcome relief for the Rockets as the usually explosive James Harden had a relatively quiet 20 points. Only o Read full story
NBA -- Bulls eclipse Suns to open 7-game home stand
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Feb 2015
CHICAGO -- After a misstep in Detroit where they stumbled against the Pistons -100-91- on Friday night, the Chicago Bulls returned home on Saturday and recaptured their winning ways at the United Center.
Pau Gasol led the charge with another routine double-double of 22 points and 14 rebounds whi Read full story
NBA -- Clippers torch Kings behind Rivers' 28 points
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Feb 2015
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers smoked the Sacramento Kings for 42 second quarter points and raced to a 126-99 rout on Saturday night at the Staples Center.
Five Clippers scored in double figures led by Austin Read full story
NBA -- Thunder strikes Hornets, 110-103
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Feb 2015
CHARLOTTE -- Russell Westbrook scored 33 points, dished 10 assists and grabbed seven rebounds to propel the Oklahoma City Thunder over the struggling Charlotte Hornets, 110-103, in front of a sold out crowd at the Tim Read full story
NBA -- Curry, Thompson lead Warriors' rout over Spurs
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Feb 2015
SAN FRANCISCO - Steph Curry and Klay Thompson proved why they are one of the best backcourt combos in the NBA today.
Curry had 25 points and 11 assists while Thompson pumped in 20 as the league-leading 43-9 Golden St Read full story
NBA -- Pistons rally past sluggish Bulls, 100-91
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Feb 2015
CHICAGO -- After trailing 53-45 at halftime, the Detroit Pistons opened the third quarter with a 24-7 run and used it as stepping stone on the way to a 100-91 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
Greg Monroe and Caron Butler Read full story
NBA -- Bucks trade Brandon Knight to Phoenix in 3-team deal
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Feb 2015
CHICAGO -- The Milwaukee Bucks traded point guard and leadiing scorer Brandon Knight to the Phoenix Suns in a blockbuster three-team deal that highlighted the NBA's February 19 trading deadline on Wednesday.
In return, the Bucks hav Read full story
NBA -- Disgruntled Goran Dragic lands in Miami
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Feb 2015
CHICAGO -- After Wednesday's team practice, Suns point guard Goran Dragic expressed his desire to be traded from Phoenix, telling reporters "I don't trust them anymore."
On the heels of the NBA's t Read full story
NBA -- Surgery to sideline for remainder of season
By Alex Boytan, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Feb 2015
COLUMBUS -- The New York Knicks' disappointing season was dealt another devastating blow on Wednesday when the team announced that Carmelo Anthony will have surgery that will require the star forward to miss between four to six months.
According to an ESPN report, Anthony will undergo a procedure Read full story
NBA -- Mavs bulk up roster with Stoudemire signing
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Feb 2015
CHICAGO -- Two days after his contract was bought out by the New York Knicks, power forward Amare Stoudemire hitched his wagon with the Dallas Mavericks.
The 6-foot-10, 245-pound Stoudemire, a six-time All-Star, is entering his Read full story
2015 NBA All-Star Game - Westbrook "Rains" as MVP as West beats East
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Feb 2015
NEW YORK -- On a blustery, bone-chilling evening in the epicenter of the basketball universe, the West defeated the East 163-158 in the 64th edition of the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night at the Madison Square Garden.
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2015 NBA All-Star Saturday -- Curry is 3-point king, LaVine wins dunk title
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Feb 2015
NEW YORK -- Always a fan-favorite during All-Star Weekend, the State Farm All-Star Saturday kept the crowd at Barclays Center in Brooklyn entertained with slams, shootouts, skills and celebrity sightings.
The most Read full story
2015 NBA All-Star Weekend -- Team World trips Team USA in Rising Stars Challenge
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Feb 2015
NEW YORK -- Under the bright lights of the biggest stage in the world, the young starts of the NBA squared off in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge. Team World defeated Team USA 121-112 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn Read full story
NBA -- Warriors squeak past Wolves, 94-91
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Feb 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- Top-ranked Golden State Warriors had some difficulty disposing the Minnesota Timberwolves, who only has 11 victories this season. But thanks to a big 3 by Klay Thompson, the Warriors notched win No. 42.
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NBA -- Cavs destroy Heat, brace for Bulls showdown in Chicago
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Feb 2015
CHICAGO -- The Cleveland Cavaliers raced to 38-point first quarter start and never looked up as they routed the Miami Heat, 113-93, on Wednesday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
Timofey Mozgov finished with 20 points and s Read full story
NBA -- Spurs brush off Pistons on the road, 104-87
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Feb 2015
CHICAGO -- The San Antonio Spurs finished the first leg of their annual rodeo road trip on a high note, beating the Detroit Pistons, 104-87, on Wednesday night at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Michigan.
It was the Spu Read full story