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NBA -- Marcus Smart out for 4-6 weeks
By Nicky Manguino, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Apr 2019
PORTLAND -- With four days to go before the start of the 2018-19 NBA playoffs, the Boston Celtics received some terrible news today when the team announced in an official statement that guard Marcus Smart will be sidelined for at least four to six weeks with a torn oblique,
Ranked fourth in the E Read full story
NBA -- Lillard's 30 guide Blazers to 115-108 win over Nuggets
By Ryan Gallardo, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Apr 2019
PORTLAND -- Damian Lillard exploded for 30 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 115-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday at the Moda Center.
Before a sold-out home crowd of 19,890, Lillard sank five Read full story
NBA -- Curry blows up for 40 against Cavs
By Jason Aniel, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Apr 2019
OAKLAND -- In the penultimate regular season home game for the Golden State Warriors, Stephen Curry scored 40 points, and the Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-114 at a jampacked Oracle Arena on Sunday.
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NBA -- Rockets make quick work of Knicks, 120-96
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Apr 2019
HOUSTON -- The Houston Rockets hosted the New York Knicks on Friday night at the Toyota Center on "Environmental Awareness Night", where the Rockets easily handled the short-staffed, injury-plagued Knicks, 120-96, in front of Read full story
NBA -- Towns drops 28 as Wolves edge Mavs, 110-108
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Apr 2019
DALLAS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves scored a 110-108 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday at the American Airlines Center.
Although both teams have been eliminated from the playoffs, the sellout crowd of 19,576 focused on Mavs star forward, Dirk Nowitzki. In acknowledgment of his upcomi Read full story
NBA -- Spurs ground Hawks, 117-111
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Apr 2019
SAN ANTONIO--After clinching their 22nd consecutive playoff appearance, the San Antonio Spurs hosted the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday night and celebrated with their sellout crowd of 18,354 for Fan Fiesta Night at the AT&T Center. The S Read full story
NBA -- Warriors survive Durant ejection, nip Nuggets
By Jason Aniel, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Apr 2019
OAKLAND -- In a showdown of the top two seeds in the Western conference, the Golden State Warriors made a statement by once again defeating the Denver Nuggets, 116-102. With the win, the Warriors (53-24) are now 2 games ahe Read full story
NBA -- Clarkson unsure about World Cup stint with Gilas
By Jonas Davis, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2019
LOS ANGELES -- After the playoffs-bound Los Angeles Clippers smoked the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-108 on Sunday at Staples Center, Jordan Clarkson met with the media inside the visitors' locker room.
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NBA -- Clippers torch Clarkson's Cavs, 132-108
By Monroe San Juan, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2019
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers shot 62.4 percent from the field and easily defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 132-108, on Sunday at Staples Center.
Montrezl Harrell powered his way to 23 points and six rebounds to lead Los Angeles' balanced attack. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finished with 22 Read full story
NBA -- Veterans Gallinari, Williams key to Clips success
By Taylor Cutsaw, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2019
LOS ANGELES -- When the L.A. Clippers traded their leading scorer, Tobias Harris, to the Phildelphia 76ers in a six-player deal last February 6, many pundits quickly assumed that the team would freefall badly out of the playoffs pictur Read full story
NBA -- Out of playoffs race, Lakers have with Wiz
By Taylor Cutsaw, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Mar 2019
LOS ANGELES -- At 11th place in the Western Conference with a 33-42 card, the Los Angeles Lakers have already been eliminated from playoffs contention, marking the sixth consecutive year that the purple-and-gold franchise is out Read full story
NBA -- Pacers blow out Nuggets by 36
By Japheth Bandi, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2019
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers routed the top seeded Denver Nuggets 124-88 on Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
A scorching hot Bojan Bogdanovic led the Pacers with 35 points and six rebounds, shooting 13 for 16 from Read full story
NBA -- Jazz tune out Bulls, 114-83
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2019
CHICAGO-On Saturday night when the Chicago Bulls celebrated Mexican-American fans at the United Center with “Los Bulls” night, the visiting Utah Jazz made easy work of their hosts, dominating the Bulls, 114-83.
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NBA -- Red-hot Spurs register 8th straight win
By Ryan Gallardo, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Mar 2019
PORTLAND --The San Antonio Spurs remained the hottest team in the NBA by beating the Portland Trail Blazers, 108-103, at the AT&T Center on Saturday night.
Once in danger of missing a playoffs spot, the Spurs now improv Read full story
NBA -- Lakers' playoffs hope get dimmer with loss to Knicks
By Ahmad Shah, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Mar 2019
DETROIT -- Trailing by 11 points with 3:45 left in the fourth quarter, the New York Knicks went on 13-1 to stun the Los Angeles Lakers, 124-123 on Sunday afternoon at the Madison Square Garden.
Ir wash the Lakers' third Read full story
NBA -- Blazers halt Clippers streak win 125--104 rout
By Robert Mellana, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Mar 2019
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles' Clippers' hot streak of five games came to a screeching halt on Tuesday night at the Staples Center as C.J. McCollum caught fire early and often to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a convinc Read full story
NBA -- Lakers rally form 20-point deficit to beat Bulls
By Andrew Schroeder, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Mar 2019
CHICAGO -- LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are currently mired in 11th place in the Western Conference and 6.5 games behind a playoffs berth.
But they are still playing with a sharp edge, thanks to their team cap Read full story
NBA -- Clippers continue strong playoffs push
By Carlo Jay Cabagnot, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Mar 2019
The Los Angeles Clippers continued to make a strong push for the playoffs and have won their fifth in a row following a 140-115 rout of the visiting Boston Celtics at the Staples Center.
Lou Williams drilled 14 of 20 Read full story
NBA -- Celtics rout Warriors, 128-95
By Jason Aniel, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Mar 2019
OAKLAND —It has not been a good stretch for the Boston Celtics. Losers in five of their last six games, they Celtics were not expected to walk into Oracle Arena and take down the defending back-to-back champions, Gold Read full story
NBA -- Bulls stun Sixers
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Mar 2019
CHICAGO—In their only nationally televised game of the year, the Bulls made the most of the spotlight and a Joel Embiid-less Philadelphia 76ers on the eve of Ash Wednesday in front of a crowd of 19,927 at the United Center by sq Read full story