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NBA -- "Greek Freak" powers Bucks past Lakers, 108-101
By Nick Osen, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Feb 2016
MILWAUKEE - Giannis "The Greek Freak" Antetokounmpo stole the spectacle of Kobe Bryant's final game in Milwaukee by leading the Bucks to a 108-101 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers before a sold-out Read full story
NBA -- Depleted Heat cool off Wizards
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Feb 2016
MIAMI- The Washington Wizards romped into American Airlines Saturday and played their third straight game in three nights since the All-Star break but the Heat led by Hassan Whiteside's 25 points and 23 rebounds ran them out of the building, 114-94.
Miami played without its injured Read full story
NBA -- Thompson, Green power Warriors past Clippers
By Carmen Balmaceda, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Feb 2016
LOS ANGELES -- Steph Curry didn't have a good shooting night, making only 5-of-15 from the field to finish with just 23 points. But Klay Thompson and Draymond Green came up big Saturday night as the Warriors soared Read full story
NBA -- Doug McDermott gives Bulls a needed boost
By Vener Gascon, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Feb 2016
CHICAGO -- Saddled by injuries and their playoffs hopes suddenly dimming, the Chicago Bulls desperately needed a boost last Friday night when they returned to action after an extended All-Star break.
And t Read full story
NBA -- Spurs hold off Lakers, 119-113
By Ryan Rodis, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Feb 2016
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers fell to the San Antonio Spurs, 119-113, on Friday night at Staples Center.
It was the Lakers' fourth straight defeat and 45th loss overall. They only have 11 wins this season and they lost to a powerhouse Spurs team that missed the servic Read full story
NBA --- Bulls part ways with Kirk Hinrich
By Jose Montes, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Feb 2016
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls have traded fan favorite Kirk Hinrich to the Atlanta Hawks for Justin Holiday and a future second round pick. The move was made just before the February 18 trading deadline.
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D-Rose gets official Pacquiao trunks
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Feb 2016
CHICAGO -- With a new head coach, a new system, and a slew of injuries, the Chicago Bulls are having a disappointing season which got worse early today when they lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers, 106-95.
With a Read full story
NBA -- Pau Gasol: held his own among the All-Stars
By Jose Montes, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Feb 2016
CHICAGO -- Initially snubbed as fans voted for younger, more athletic players for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game, Pau Gasol eventually made the 65th mid-season classic as a replacement for fellow Chicago Bull Jimmy Butler who was Read full story
2016 NBA All-Star Game -- West pummels East, 196-173
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Feb 2016
TORONTO -- It was East versus West in the annual showcase of the best of the best in the NBA. Set for the first time outside of the U.S. in chilly Toronto, Canada, the Sunday night game was the capstone to a weekend Read full story
2016 All-Star Weekend --- Thompson, LaVine shine in State Farm All-Star Saturday Night
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Feb 2016
TORONTO -- On a bitterly cold night in the warm confines of the Air Canada Centre, the latest edition of the State Farm All-Star Saturday Night proved to be one of the most scintillating in recent mem Read full story
2016 NBA All-Star Weekend -- Kobe takes in his last All-Star practice
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Feb 2016
TORONTO -- In a weekend full of stars, Kobe Bryant shine the brightest.
In his last practice as an All-Star (18 consecutive nods), Kobe was showered with chants of "Kobe!! Kobe!!" from an appreciated crowd who flooded the Read full story
2016 All-Star Weekend -- Visiting U.S. team edges World Team in Rising Stars Challenge, 157-154
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Feb 2016
TORONTO --- Youth was served on when the U.S. team faced the World team in the Rising Stars Challenge at the Ricoh Coliseum on Friday evening, one of the feature events of the NBA All-Star Weekend 2016.
Filled wi Read full story
2016 NBA All-Star Weekend -- Media Day (PHOTOS)
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Feb 2016
TORONTO -- The 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend went well under way yesterday here in this basketball-loving city.
Among the featured events included an NBA Cares event and the much-anticipated Media Day where the game's biggest Read full story
NBA -- Cavs fans shower Kobe with love
By Carl Tomakin, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Feb 2016
CLEVELAND -- It was a special night in Cleveland, Ohio and everyone was expecting magic to happen. Not quite that "Magic" from the showtime Lakers but one from a reptilian creature, so deadly, so cold it can stop anyone dead Read full story
NBA -- Bulls feel sting of long road trip
By Jose Montes, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Feb 2016
CHICAGO -- A tired, injury-ravaged Chicago Bulls went on a tedious 7-game road trip recently, the longest out-of-town trip they've had in recent years.
It began encouragingly last January 28 when the Bulls Read full story
NBA -- Spurs overmatch Heat
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Feb 2016
MIAMI- Lamarcus Aldridge scored 28 points and Kwahi Leonard added 23 points as the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Miami Heat 119-101.
The All-Star bound duo anchored a game defining Spurs fourth quarter run as they built Read full story
NBA -- Hornets crush depleted Bulls, 108-91
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Feb 2016
CHARLOTTE --- A road-weary and injury-plagued Chicago Bulls played without three key scorers on Monday night and proved no match against a healthier Charlotte HornetsR Read full story
NBA -- Knicks fire coach Fisher
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Feb 2016
CHICAGO -- The New York Knicks have terminated the services of head coach Derek Fisher, cutting short his tenure in one of the NBA's most storied franchise.
According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, team officials were convinced that F Read full story
NBA -- Hornets rally from 19 points down, whip Wizards, 108-104
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Feb 2016
CHARLOTTE --- The Charlotte Hornets had a rocky start and fell behind by a wide margin early but managed to collect themselves just in time and top the visiting Washington Wizards, 108-104.
Nic Batum nearly had a t Read full story
NBA -- Bulls collapse late, fall prey to Wolves
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Feb 2016
CHICAGO -- After Derrick Rose swished a pair of free throws that shoved his team up, 105-100 with 2:55 left to play, the Chicago Bulls found themselves in an excellent position to steal one precious win in their ongoing 7-g Read full story