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Curry’s MRI results encouraging – Kerr
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Nov 2018
Stephen Curry left Thursday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks in the third quarter with an abductor strain, but results of the MRI only showed minor injury.
On Friday (Saturday in Manila), Warriors coach Steve Kerr tol Read full story
NBA’s early shining stars
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Nov 2018
The 2K19 NBA season might only be going into its first month, but we already have an idea about the trends taking place around the world’s biggest and most prestigious pro-basketball league.
The three-peat seeking Golden Sta Read full story
NBA -- Derrick Rose gets invite to watch Pacquiao-Broner bout
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Nov 2018
LOS ANGELES -- When Manny Pacquiao, boxing only eight-division champ, faces Adrien Broner at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, chances are NBA superstar Derrick Rose will be in the audience.
The fighting senator offered two Read full story
NBA -- Antentokounmpo's triple-double dethrones Kings
By Japheth Bandi, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Nov 2018
MILWAUKEE -- Giannis Antetokounmpo notched his second triple-double of the season to power the Milwaukee Bucks to a lopsided 144-109 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday afternoon at the Fiserv Forum.
The Greek Freak's 26 points, 15 rebounds and 11 assists delighted a near sold-out crowd o Read full story
Luke Walton on way out as Lakers head coach?
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Nov 2018
Expectations were sky-high when LeBron James became a Laker, but the team’s 3-5 start look to have worried the Los Angeles front office.
The James and the Lakers’ opening week showing should not come as a shock consider Read full story
NBA -- Harden sparks Rockets past Bulls, 96-88
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Nov 2018
CHICAGO—The day before daylight savings time ended, the Houston Rockets rolled into the United Center Saturday night to hand the Bulls their fourth consecutive loss, 96-88.
It started out as a game against two evenly matched Read full story
With Klay Thompson finally back in form, Warriors’ ‘Death Squad’ is complete
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Nov 2018
When Kevin Durant signed with the Golden State Warriors in 2017, nights like Monday are the ones other NBA teams feared. They had reasons to be scared. As soon as the former Oklahoma City Thunder forward put on Warriors Read full story
NBA -- Pacers slip past Bulls, 107-105
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Nov 2018
CHICAGO -- Before a crowd of 19,704 at the United Center Friday night, the Chicago Bulls started the night with a strong gust but ended with a last-second gasp, losing to the Indiana Pacers, 107-105.
Things started off well for the Bulls as they jumped out to a quick and dominating lead early in Read full story
NBA -- Blazers sink Rockets to 1-5 slate
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Nov 2018
HOUSTON -- The Houston Rockets sank to last place in the Western Conference on Tuesday night as the Portland Trail Blazers scored a one-sided 104-85 victory at the Toyota Center.
It was the Rockets' fourth straight defeat Read full story
Curry, Antetokounmpo named NBA Players of Week
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Nov 2018
The Golden State Warriors’ scoring machine Stephen Curry was named the NBA Western Conference Player of the week in week 2 of the young 2K19 season on Monday.
The award is the PoW honor this season for Curry for his Read full story
NBA -- Klay Thompson sinks record 14 treys in Warriors' rout
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Oct 2018
CHICAGO -- The Golden State Warriors showed their might as defending champions on Monday night and blew the Chicago Bulls out of their own building with a crushing 149-124 rout before a capacity crowd of 21,076 at the Uni Read full story
NBA - - Bulter's late 3-pointer KOs LeBron and the LA Lakers
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Oct 2018
MINNEAPOLIS - Disgruntled All-Star guard Jimmy Butler is not known as a three-point assassin but his late 3-pointer in 18.9 seconds left to play sealed the victory for host Minnesota against the visiting LeBron James and t Read full story
NBA -- Avalanche of Clips threes bury Wizards, 136-104
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Oct 2018
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers outscored the visting Washington Wizards by 30 points behind the arc and went to coast to an easy 136-104 victory on Sunday night at Staples Center.
Besides making 56 of 103 fi Read full story
A simple mistake that cost Nike billions (Second of Three Parts)
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Oct 2018
Ever wonder how the most electric player in a generation slipped through the grasp of the most powerful sports apparel company in the world … and how Under Armour managed to pull off the marketing heist of the century?
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NBA -- Spurs ruin LeBron's milestone game
By Reylan Loberternos, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Oct 2018
BORACAY, Philippines. DeMar DeRozan made a 16-foot jumper with 15.9 seconds to go while Pau Gasol added two free throws in the final 2.4 seconds to propel the San Antonio Spurs past the L.A. Lakers, 110-106, at the AT&T Cen Read full story
How Nike lost Steph Curry
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Oct 2018
Nike has 11 of the 15 highest paid endorsement deals in sports, including contracts with LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, etc.
Reason why every NBA player’s dream is to be sponsored Nik Read full story
NBA - - Bucks deal Wolves with 30-point rout
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Oct 2018
MINNEAPOLIS - The Milwaukee Bucks didn’t disappoint a large contingent of their fans who traveled to the Target Center on Friday night by destroying the Minnesota Timberwolves, 125-95, in the border battle between the two Read full story
NBA -- It's concern time for the Lakers, not panic
By David Bernal, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Oct 2018
LOS ANGELES. With 11 seconds to go in the overtime thriller that was the Lakers-Spurs matchup on October 22, San Antonio inbounded the ball to Lamarcus Aldrige in the high post. Faking a hand-off to a sprinting DaMar DeRozan, Aldrige in Read full story
Second Overtime: Cebuanos watch Bulls stomp Hornets at United Center
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Oct 2018
CHICAGO -- After losing their first three starts in this young NBA season, the Chicago Bulls flirted with disaster before escaping with a suspenseful 112-110 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night (Thur Read full story
NBA -- Griffin powers Pistons to 3-0 start
By Taha Qureshi, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Oct 2018
DETROIT. After missing last season's playoffs by a mere four games, the Detroit Pistons are making some headway early this season. They are currently at 3-0 and third place in the Eastern Conference behind heavyweights To Read full story