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NBA -- Rockets tame Bulls, 101-90
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Feb 2015
HOUSTON -- The Houston Rockets grabbed the Chicago Bulls by the horns on Wednesday night, scoring a 101-90 decision at the Toyota Center.
James Harden powered the Rockets with 27 points while Trevor Ariza added 20 point Read full story
NBA -- Augustin drives Pistons past Miami, 108-91
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Feb 2015
CHICAGO -- Up against a stingy Miami Heat defense, the Detroit Pistons knew that running the ball whenever possible is a viable option for winning.
And that's exactly what Detroit did on Tuesday night at the Palace of Read full story
NBA -- Bradley scores 26, Celts beat Knicks, 108-97
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Feb 2015
NEW YORK -- The Boston Celtics handled the New York Knicks, 108-97, on Tuesday night at the Madison Square Garden.
Using a 16-6 run to open the game, the Celtics led wire-to-wire and improved to 17-30, crawling to within Read full story
NBA -- Whiteside's 20 points carries Heat past Celtics
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Feb 2015
MIAMI -- Missing two starters -- Dwyane Wade and Luol Deng -- the Miami Heat found a way to carve out an 83-75 win over the Boston Celtcis on Sunday at the T.D. Garden.
Hassan Whiteside had 20 points and nine boards whi Read full story
NBA -- Injured Rondo to miss at least 3 Mavs games
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Feb 2015
CHICAGO -- Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo will miss at least three games after suffering a nasal fracture and n orbital fracture on his left eye," ESPN reported.
The injuries were sustained during in the first 98 se Read full story
NBA -- Bucks hold off Blazers for third straight win
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Feb 2015
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks attacked early and often, and then used a 31-point third quarter blitz to put away the Portland Trail Blazers, 95-85, on Saturday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Balanced scorin Read full story
NBA -- Hawks swat pesky Sixers, extend win-streak to 19
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Feb 2015
CHICAGO -- After squandering a 21-point first-half lead against the lowly Philadelphia 76ers, the Atlanta Hawks' season-best winning streak was in serious danger on Saturday night when they fell behind, 83-81, with just 2:5 Read full story
NBA -- Cavs dethrone Kings, win ninth straight
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Feb 2015
CLEVELAND -- LeBron James ignored the discomfort of a hurting wrist and recorded 19 points, seven rebounds and four steals to help the Cleveland Cavaliers dispatch the Sacramento Kings, 101-90, on Friday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
James, a four-time league MVP, made 7-of-16 field goals in Read full story
NBA -- Raptors outlast Nets in OT, 127-122
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Feb 2015
BROOKLYN -- Despite losing a double digit lead, the Toronto Raptors found a way to win in an overtime, beating the Brooklyn Nets, 127-122, on Friday night at the Barclays Center.
Toronto led by 17 points in the third qu Read full story
NBA -- Irving's career-high 55 points lift Cavs over Blazers 99-94
By Jose Carlos Monroy, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jan 2015
CLEVELAND -- Kyrie Irving dished out a performance for the ages as he scored a career-high 55 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Portland Trail Blazers, 99-94, at the Quicken Loans Arena.
Irving swished a franchise-record 11 triples, including one in right corner that sealed the deal Read full story
NBA --BUCKS SIGN MARTIN FOR REMAINDER OF SEASON
By , PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jan 2015
The Milwaukee Bucks have signed forward/center Kenyon Martin for the remainder of the 2014-15 season, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Martin has appeared in eight games for the Bucks this season and averaged 1.3 points and 1.1 rebounds in 5.9 minutes per game. Martin signed his initial Read full story
NBA -- The Memphis Grizzlies: A team to watch
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Jan 2015
DALLAS -- The Memphis Grizzlies came into the American Airlines Center without a whole lot of fanfare on Tuesday night.
Arguably, you'll find games like this every night in the loaded Western Conferenc Read full story
NBA -- Howard-less Rockets handle Mavs, 99-94
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Jan 2015
HOUSTON -- Josh Smith went 4-of-5 from the 3-point line and scored 18 points overall to lead the Houston Rockets over the Dallas Mavericks, 99-94, on Wednesday night at the Toyota Center.
Without the injured Dwight Howard (ankle), six Rockets scored in double figures. James Harden had 17 and eig Read full story
NBA -- Raptors shake off slow start, beat Pacers, 104-91
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Jan 2015
INDIANAPOLIS -- After a slow start in which they missed 13 of their first 21 shots, the Toronto righted the ship and used a strong second half effort to beat the Indiana Pacers, 104-91, on Tuesday night at the Bankers Lif Read full story
NBA -- Pelicans handle Sixers to win fourth straight
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 28 Jan 2015
New Orleans – It’s payback time.
Anthony Davis, a starter in this year's All-Star Game, led the New Orleans Pelicans to a 99-74 victory over the visiting Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night at the Smoothie King Center Read full story
NBA -- Kobe to have surgery, likely done for the season
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Jan 2015
CHICAGO -- The sad 2014-2015 Los Angeles Lakers season just got sadder.
Kobe Bryant, the face of the franchise for years, will go under the knife on Wednesday to repair a torn rotator. Facing months of rehabilitation, the Read full story
NBA - The saga of J.R. Smith
By Alex Boytan, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Jan 2015
CLEVELAND -- After covering the Cavaliers-Hornets tiff last Friday at the Quciken Loans Arena, a game which the Cavs too, 129-90, I was assigned to feature J.R. Smith.
It was an exciting task given that Smith's career is highlight Read full story
NBA -- Cavs stay hot, beat Thunder, 108-98
By Jose Carlos Monroy, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Jan 2015
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers increased their win streak to six games on Sunday, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder, 108-98, at the Quicken Loans Arena.
The nationally televised game featured the two best players in the league with the four-time NBA MVP Lebron James and reigning MVP Kevin D Read full story
NBA -- Whiteside's triple-double dooms Bulls
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jan 2015
CHICAGO -- About an hour before the Heat-Bulls tip-off, Hassan Whiteside left the court after the pregame shootaround and stopped to sign autographs for a group of kids hanging over the Section 120 railing.
As he entere Read full story
NBA -- Hornets nip Knicks, 76-71
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jan 2015
CHARLOTTE -- A night after suffering a humiliating 39-point loss at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Charlotte Hornets resumed their winning ways and toppled the visiting New York Knicks, 76-71 on Saturday at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
It was another defense-oriented brawl which is now Read full story