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L.A. Diaries: Catching up with Kobe Bryant
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES -- The smell of bread burning in the toaster rocked me out of my rum-induced haze as I sauntered inside the dining room of the Howard Johnson hotel where guests were treated to a complimentary breakfast.
N Read full story
NBA -- Spurs too much for ailing Heat, 95-81
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Apr 2015
MIAMI- Led by Kwahi Leonard's 22 points and 9 rebounds, the San Antonio Spurs handled the injury-plagued Miami Heat, 95-81, on Tuesday nigt at the American Airlines Arena.
Besides producing on the offensive end for the defending champs, Leonard also did a masterful job iof holding Heat star Dwy Read full story
NBA -- Celtics Win Over Hornets as Bradley Nets 30
By Ananias Diaz, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2015
With so much at stake for a final playoff spot in the East for both teams, it seems like only one team played with such sense of urgency proportionate to the implications of a win Monday night. Led by guard Avery Bradley who top-scored with 30 points and 8 rebounds, the Boston Celtics defeated Charl Read full story
NBA -- Warriors rally from 17 down, beat Clips, 110-96
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES -- All-Star Blake Griffin had 40 points on Tuesday night. He also grabbed 12 rebounds and dished 5 assists. Still, it wasn't enough to beat the Golden State Warriors.
Trailing 44-27 with 4:58 left before Read full story
NBA -- Curry's six triples lift Warriors over Bucks
By Hector Posa, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Mar 2015
MILWAUKEE -- Stephen Curry made six triples to power the Golden State Warriors to a 108-95 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Curry, a leading MVP candidate, sank a total of 8-of-13 field goals for 25 points. The All-Star point guard also had six Read full story
NBA -- Bulls manhandle Knicks, 111-80
By Kelly Manalo, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- As the playoffs near, the Chicago Bulls continued to hit their stride and dominated the shorthanded New York Knicks, 111-80, on Saturday night at the United Center.
The Bulls jumped to an early Read full story
Hornets beat depleted Hawks, 115-100
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Mar 2015
CHARLOTTE -- In dire need of a late season push, the Charlotte Hornets got some help from their opponent as the visiting Atlanta Hawks rested all their starters a night after securing the top seed in the Eastern Confere Read full story
NBA -- Nets snap Cavs' four-game win streak
By Vadim Atbashyan, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Mar 2015
BROOKLYN -- The Brooklyn Nets pulled away in the fourth quarter of a close game to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers, 106-98, on Friday night at the Barclays Center.
It was just the seventh loss in 35 contests for the Cavs, who wer Read full story
NBA -- Bulls beat Raptors with 39 fourth quarter points
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- Buried in an avalanche of 3-point shots in the first quarter, the Chicago Bulls clawed their way back to victory on Wednesday night and stunned the Toronto Raptors, 116-103, at the Air Canada Centre.
The Read full story
NBA -- Brook Lopez carries Nets past Hornets, 91-88
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2015
CHARLOTTE -- Brook Lopez netted 34 points and grabbed 10 rebounds on Wednesday night as the visiting Brooklyn Nets defeated the struggling Charlotte Hornets, 91-88, at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
Lopez consistently h Read full story
NBA -- Middleton 3 caps Bucks stunning defeat of the Heat
By Nestor Ortiola, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2015
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks pulled a miraculous comeback on Tuesday night to end their six-game losing streak at the expense of the Miami Heat.
Down 85-71 in the final 6:33 of play, the Bucks unleashed a 14-0 run to tie the Read full story
NBA -- Warriors clinch first Pacific Division title in 39 years
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- A season full of highlights just got better for the Golden State Warriors.
Steph Curry sizzled with 33 points and 10 assists, Andre Iguodola had 21 off the bench while Klay Thompson added 16 and the Read full story
NBA -- Celtics end 3-game slide, blow out Nets, 110-91
By Vadim Atbashyan, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Mar 2015
BROOKLYN -- In a battle between playoff-contending teams, the Boston Celtics pounded the Brooklyn Nets, 110-91 on Monday night at the Barclays Center.
Evan Turner led the charge with a triple-double effort of 19 points Read full story
NBA -- Mirotic, Gasol star as Bulls nail playoffs berth
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- Nikola Mirotic and Pau Gasol provided the 1-2 punch that guaranteed the Chicago Bulls a playoffs spot.
Mirotic made 10 of 19 field goals for 28 points while Gasol sizzled with 27 and 12 boards to lead the B Read full story
NBA -- Cavs rally to beat Bucks, 108-90
By Hector Posa, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Mar 2015
MILWAUKEE -- The Cleveland Cavaliers used a 34-13 second half run to beat the Milwaukee Bucks, 108-90, on Sunday afternoon at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The Cavs' explosion turned a 73-67 third quarter deficit into a Read full story
NBA -- Clippers ground Pelicans; Lakers top Sixers
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Mar 2015
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Clippers dealt a serious blow to the playoffs hopes of the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday afternoon at Staples Center.
Blake Griffin and Chris Paul tallied 23 points each and J.J. Redic Read full story
NBA -- Bulls cough up 19-point lead, fall by 16 in Detroit
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- This was a Saturday night the Chicago Bulls want to forget quickly.
After leading by 19 points in the third quarter, the Bulls fell to the Detroit Pistons, 107-91, at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
When Pau Gasol m Read full story
NBA -- Pacers' losing streak extends to five
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- With a playoffs berth on the line with just 13 games left in their roller-coaster season, the Indiana Pacers were planning to arrest a four game losing streak when they hosted a home game on Saturday night at the Read full story
NBA -- Warriors tame Pelicans 112 - 96
By Richelieu Pasco, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Mar 2015
OAKLAND - The Oracle Arena hosted a possible first-round match up on Friday night when the New Orleans Pelicans were in town actively in the hunt for the 8th and final playoffs spot in the Western Conference.
After Read full story
NBA -- Bulls cruise past Raptors, take over 3rd place in the East
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- Nikola Mirotic matched a career-high 29 points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 108-92 win over the visiting Toronto Raptors, on Friday night at the United Center.
The 24-year old rookie made 11 of 21 field go Read full story