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NBA -- Moses Malone dead at 60
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Sep 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- Weeks after the passing of the great Daryl "Chocoloate Thunder" Dawkins, the NBA has lost another legend.
Moses Malone, a 12-time All-Star who anchored the Philadelphia 76ers' 1983 championship run in 1983, w Read full story
CLARKSON DISAPPOINTED HE WON'T PLAY FOR GILAS IN FIBA ASIA CHAMPIONSHIPS
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Sep 2015
Los Angeles Lakers emerging superstar Jordan Clarkson is "very disappointed" that he won't be able to play with the Gilas
National Team in the FIBA Aia Championships in Wuhan, China beginning September 23.
In a statement iss Read full story
NBA -- Hawks to retire Motumbo's No.55 jersey
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Sep 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- No Atlanta Hawk will ever wear number 55 ever again.
The announcement was made to honor center Dikembe Motumbo who wore No.55 with distinction when he played Atlanta from 1996 to 2001. The jersey re Read full story
NBA -- Is World Peace headed back to the Lakers?
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Aug 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- Metta World Peace, the baller better known formerly as Ron Artest, may be coming back soon to an NBA arena near you.
According to Yahoo! Sports, the purple-and-gold franchise is mulling the possibility of s Read full story
NBA -- Kidd-Gilchrist inks four-year extension for $52 million
By Roel Vera, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Aug 2015
WASHINGTON D.C. The Charlotte Hornets will keep forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist beyond the 2015-16 season.
According to the Charlotte Observer, the Hornets have inked the 6-foot-7 forward to a four-year contract extension worth $52 Read full story
NBA -- Smith returning to the Cavs
By Jose Roberto Meza, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Aug 2015
LOS ANGELES -- After weeks of speculation about his future, J.R. Smith is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, after all.
The 11-year veteran made the announcement via Instagram on Thursday night. "Happy to say I'm returning to t Read full story
Pacquiao hooks up with Pelicans center Anthony Davis
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Aug 2015
CHICAGO -- It took months in the making, but like most well-laid plans, this one turned out to be a winner.
Manny Pacquiao has swapped autographed items with yet another NBA star, this time with Anthony Read full story
NBA -- Mavericks sign McGee to 2-year deal
By Noel Salazar, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Aug 2015
VANCOUVER -- In the ongoing quest to shore up their low-post presence, the Dallas Mavericks signed center JaVale McGee to a two-year minimum deal.
After DeAndre Jordan reneged on his commitment to join the Mavs l Read full story
NBA -- Tayshaun Prince lands in Minnesota
By April Marfa, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Aug 2015
VANCOUVER -- Veteran Tayshaun Prince has found a new home.
According to multiple reports, including Yahoo! Sports, Prince has agreed to sign a one-year veteran's minimum deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Read full story
NBA -- Markieff Morris wants ticket out of Phoenix
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Aug 2015
Marcus and Markieff Morris.
CHICAGO -- Barely a month after his twin brother Marcus was traded to Detroit to create salary cap room, Markieff Morris has formally made his intentions clear: he longer wants to play for the Read full story
NBA -- Thompson's contract talks remain in limbo
By Sergio A. Muro, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Aug 2015
CHICAGO -- Several weeks after the annual free agency frenzy, Tristan Thompson remains a power forward without a new contract, which is puzzling considering how valuable he is to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
As Read full story
PhilBoxing gets invite to ESPN charity hoops (PHOTOS)
By Nicholai R. Roska, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Aug 2015
LOS ANGELES -- Television giant ESPN held a celebrity basketball game on the evening of August 7 to honor the late sportscaster Stuart Scott.
The friendly hoops tiff, which benefitted the Stuart Soctt Memorial Cancer Read full story
NBA -- Delly stays open in Cleveland
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Jul 2015
CHICAGO -- After weeks of negotiating for a new deal, restricted free agent Matthew Dellavedova has agreed to stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers for a one-year qualifying offer worth $1.2 million, according to ESPN.
If he can perform w Read full story
NBA -- Hawks hope that new pieces will blunt Carroll's departure
By Michael Smith, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Jul 2015
ATLANTA -- Thee Atlanta Hawks suffered a major blow during this offseason when forward DeMarre Carroll, a key figure in last season's surprising success, left the team to sign a lucrative four-year, $60 millio Read full story
My interview with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Jul 2015
CHICAGO -- With a net worth of $3 billion, Mark Cuban is the 603rd richest man in the planet, according to Forbes.com
The 56-year old business mogul makes money in his sleep. He is the chairman of AXS TV and he owns Landmark Theaters. Read full story
NBA Summer League -- Spurs shade Suns, 93-90, to win title
By Phil Hatzitheodorou, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Jul 2015
CHICAGO -- Collecting championships is a way of life in San Antonio. And so Monday night in Las Vegas, the Spurs added a Summer League title to their impressive collection.
Jonathan Simmons, who also walked away with the Read full story
NBA Summer League -- Blue Devils battle it out in Las Vegas
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Jul 2015
LAS VEGAS -- In front of a buzzing Cox Pavilion at the Samsung Las Vegas Summer League, two defending champions faced off against one another. There were no Warriors in sight, but LeBron James was there to represent. Read full story
NBA -- Russian giant set to join Cavs?
By Nico R. Occidental, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Jul 2015
WASHINGTON -- If things fall nicely into place as anticipated, the Cleveland Cavaliers will get a significant upgrade in the center position.
According to multiple reports, the Cavaliers, who have been busy as a Read full story
NBA -- Mavs ink Barea to four-year, $16 million deal
By John Aldwin Mahipos, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Jul 2015
CHICAGO -- Spurned by All-Star center DeAndre Jordan, who broke his verbal commitment to come to Dallas and opted instead to return to the L.A. Clippers, the Mavericks continue to move.
After signing Wes Matthews and D Read full story
NBA Summer League -- Mavs bounce Lakers, 88-86
By Juvie Cabigon, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Jul 2015
LAS VEGAS -- The Dallas Mavericks are through to the second round of the 2015 NBA Summer League after squeaking out a thrilling 88-86 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, 88-86, at the Thomas and Mack Center.
Ma Read full story