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NBA -- Pacers outlast Bulls to win four in a row
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- The Indiana Pacers outlasted the Chicago Bulls, 98-84, in a tough defensive battle on Friday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Despite shooting just 36 percent from the field and falling behind by 11 points in the third quarter, the Bulls showed typical resiliency and recaptured t Read full story
NBA -- Hornets keep on buzzing, beat Raptors, 103-94
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Mar 2015
CHARLOTTE -- The sold out crowd at the Time Warner Cable Arena was treated to a delightful Friday evening as their home team, the Charlotte Hornets disposed the visiting Toronto Raptors rather handily, 103-94.
The Hor Read full story
NBA -- Horford soars high as Hawks nip Cavs, 106-97
By Nestor Ortiola, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- Doubted by many, the Atlanta Hawks proved why they are the best team in the Eastern Conference by beating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, 106-97, on Friday night at the Philips Arena.
Like they have Read full story
NBA -- Moore's 25-foot 3 carries Bulls over Thunder
By Allan Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- E'Twaun Moore sank a long 3 with 2.2 seconds left to play and the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder, 108-105, on Thursday night at the United Center.
Moore's game-winner capped a furiou Read full story
NBA -- Whiteside helps power Heat past Lakers, 100-94.
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Mar 2015
MIAMI- Hassan Whiteside scored seven of his 18 points and grabbed five of his career-high 25 rebounds in the last minute of the fourth quarter to help Miami escape against the Los Angeles Lakers, 100-94, at the American Airl Read full story
NBA -- Nets fall flat against Hornets, 115-91
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Mar 2015
BROOKLYN -- The Brooklyn Nets fell flat in a 115-91 loss to the visiting Charlotte Hornets at the Barclays Center on Wednesday night.
It was an important game for both teams as they shared identical records of 25-33 wit Read full story
NBA -- Hornets survive Lakers, 104-103
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Mar 2015
CHARLOTTE -- The Charlotte Hornets squeaked out a 104-103 tightly contested victory over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers at the Time Warner Cable Arena, Tuesday night.
The first half saw the two teams fighting toe t Read full story
NBA -- Warriors' comeback fall short in Brooklyn
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Mar 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- After coming back from 26 points down to beat the Boston Celtics on Sunday, the Golden State Warriors had no miracles left on them on Monday night.
Former Warrior Jarrett Jack drilled a contested jumper Read full story
NBA -- Bulls' Butler to miss 3-to-6 six weeks with sprained elbow
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- After losing star point guard Derrick Rose to a meniscus tear for at least four months, the Chicago Bulls received more bad news on Monday when an MRI revealed a sprained left elbow to another prominent player.
According to an ESPN report, Jimmy Butler was diagnosed with a "Grade 2/3 u Read full story
NBA -- Heat rise as Suns set in Miami
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- When he demanded a ticket out of Phoenix prior to this year's February 19 trading deadline, Goran Dragic went out of his way to explain that he no longer trusts the Suns organization.
So when he met his former Read full story
NBA -- Fourth quarter surge lifts Clippers past Bulls
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- The Los Angeles Clippers held the Chicago Bulls to 10 points in the final 8:48 of play to score a hard-fought 96-86 victory on Sunday afternoon at the United Center.
It was the Clips' fifth straight win a Read full story
NBA -- Sans Durant, Westbrook, OKC tops Lakers
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Mar 2015
LOS ANGELES -- Even without Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder were good enough to beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 108-101, on Sunday at the Staples Center.
Durant the reigning MVP sat due to an Read full story
NBA Travels: Bucks find triumph in the midst of multiple adversities (PHOTOS)
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Mar 2015
MILWAUKEE -- With a 15-67 record, the Milwaukee Bucks finished the 2013-14 regular season with the worst record in the league.
And while a turnaround was expected following a coaching change, a high draft pick and Read full story
NBA -- Knicks trip Raptors, win back-to-back
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Mar 2015
NEW YORK -- With All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry taking the night off to rest, the New York Knicks beat Toronto Raptors, 103-98, on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.
It was the second win in a row for the Knicks Read full story
NBA -- Warriors' Ezeli suspended for 1 game
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Mar 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- When the Golden State Warriors face the Celtics Sunday night (Monday morning in Manila) at the TD Garden in Boston, they will do so without center Festus Ezeli.
The league suspended Ezeli for 1 game for "initiating an altercation" with Tornton's Tyler Hansbrough last Friday wh Read full story
NBA -- Knicks outlast Pistons in 2OT thriller
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- Still in the hunt for a playoffs berth in the Eastern Conference, the Detroit Pistons had a golden opportunity to gain some headway Friday night when they hosted the hapless, Carmelo Anthony-less New York Knicks.
It turned out be a massive opportunity loss as Detroit shot just 40.2 p Read full story
NBA -- Butler, Noah tame Wolves, 96-89
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Mar 2015
CHICAGO -- With a depleted line-up, Jimmy Butler and Joakim Noah came to the rescue and helped the Chicago Bulls avoid an upset loss at the hands of the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Butler had 28 poi Read full story
NBA -- Clips hand Grizzlies rare home loss
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Mar 2015
LOS ANGELES -- With four of five starters scoring in double figures, the Los Angeles Clippers stunned the Memphis Grizzlies, 97-79, on Friday night at the FedEx Forum.
Chris Paul orchestrated the Clippers onslaugh Read full story
NBA -- Cavs heating up at the right time
By Alex Boytan, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Feb 2015
CLEVELAND -- After starting the season at 1-3 and losing four straight last November 17 to 22, the Cleveland Cavaliers hardly looked like a playoffs team, let alone a championship contender.
Things only got worse from there afte Read full story
NBA -- LeBron's 42 powers Cavs past Warriors
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Feb 2015
CHICAGO -- In what was potentially an NBA Finals showdown, the Cleveland Cavaliers handled the explosive Golden State Warriors, 110-99, on Thursday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
LeBron James notched a season-high Read full story