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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
NBA -- Kobe drops 27 as Lakers trip Pelicans, 99-96
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 06 Feb 2016
NEW ORLEANS -- Party night in New Orleans, Mardi Gras Carnival once again, the Krewe of Muses rolled with Solange Knowles as the honorary muse and visiting the Pelicans is the Lakers crew led by the future Hall of Fame g Read full story
NBA -- Steph Curry is morphing into a legend
By Nico R. Occidental, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Feb 2016
WASHINGTON -- A "Splash Brother" is slowly becoming a living legend. And he's only 27.
On Wednesday night, February 3, 2016, Steph Curry -- the other hal Read full story
NBA -- King James, Cavs fall to Hornets, 106-97
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Feb 2016
CHARLOTTE --- The Eastern Conference leader Cleveland Cavaliers visited Charlotte riding high on a five game winning streak and were heavily favored to win over the home team.
The Hornets however had other plans.
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NBA -- Heat ground Hawks, 100-87
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Feb 2016
MIAMI-- " Home is where the heart is".
After spending the last 11 out of 12 games on the road, the Miami Heat were finally back at American Airlines Arena, Sunday evening and used all 19,937 of its crowd's energy and d Read full story
NBA -- Cavs rock Spurs in battle of giants
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jan 2016
CHICAGO -- Though universally acknowledged as the team to beat in the Eastern Conference this season, the Cleveland Cavaliers has had trouble measuring up against the best in the NBA.
Entering Saturday night's tiff at Read full story
NBA -- Bucks can't stand the Heat
By Nick Osen, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jan 2016
MILWAUKEE -- On a warmer than normal winter evening in Wisconsin, the home team Bucks couldn’t stop the Miami Heat, falling 107-103, in front of a crowd of 17,846.
It was a tightly contested game throughout Read full story
NBA -- Raptors win franchise record 10 in a row
By Mark Josef, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Jan 2016
TORONTO --- The Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks, 103-93, Thursday night at the Air Canada Centre and set a franchise record of 10 consecutive wins.
The victory over the depleted Knicks Read full story
NBA -- Bulls maul Lakers, 114-91
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Jan 2016
LOS ANGELES -- Jimmy Butler had 26 points and 10 rebounds while Derrick Rose added 16 points and seven boards and the Chicago Bulls manhandled the Los Angeles Lakers 1 Read full story
TIMBERWOLVES’ WIGGINS AND TOWNS, KNICKS’ PORZINGIS HEADLINE ROSTERS FOR BBVA COMPASS RISING STARS CHALLENGE
By , PhilBoxing.com, 28 Jan 2016
-- Feb. 12 Game Features U.S. vs. World Format for Second Straight Year --
NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2016 – The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins, last season’s Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, and teammate Karl-Anthony Towns, who has won two straight Kia NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month awar Read full story
NBA -- Acute appendicitis downs Mirotic
By Vener Gascon, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Jan 2016
CHICAGO -- Injury woes are continuing to plague the Chicago Bulls.
Weeks after losing Joakim Noah for the season following surgery for a dislocated shoulder, the Bulls announced yesterday that 6-foot-10 forward Read full story