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NBA -- Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks
By Mariano Cueva, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Dec 2014
CLEVELAND -- The Boston Celtics pulled a blockbuster trade on Thursday night and sent point guard Rajon Rondo off to the Dallas Mavericks.
The Mavericks also acquired Dwight Powell, Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder, Jameer Nelson and Read full story
NBA --Hawks exact revenge, pounce on Cavaliers, 127-98
By Jose Carlos Monroy, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Dec 2014
CLEVELAND -- The Atlanta Hawks blew the Cleveland Cavaliers out their building by making 49 of 76 field goals en route to a 127-98 rout on Wednesday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
It was sweet revenge for the Hawks, who Read full story
NBA -- Cavs outduel Hornets, 97-88
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Dec 2014
CLEVELAND -- In a roller-coaster game of runs and spurts, the Cleveland Cavaliers got the best of the Charlotte Hornets and scored a 97-88 victory at the Quicken Loans Arena on Monday night.
LeBron James had 27 points and 13 rebounds while Kevin Love tallied 22 and 18 boards. Kyrie Irving chipp Read full story
NBA -- Hawks edge Bulls, win 10 of their last 11
By Hector Posa, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Dec 2014
CHICAGO -- On the second night of a back-to-back, the Chicago Bulls couldn't keep up with the streaking Atlanta Hawks.
Al Horford filled the stats sheet with 21 points, 10 rebounds and six assists to lead Atlanta to a h Read full story
NBA -- Warriors beat Davis-less Pels, up streak to 16
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 16 Dec 2014
New Orleans -- Anthony Davis’ chest contusion hindered him from playing against the Golden State Warriors, but it still required an overtime session to beat the New Orleans Pelicans, 128-122, Sunday night at the Smoothie King Center.
“They hit some timely threes, eleven 3’s tonight and we have a Read full story
NBA -- Bulls' stingy D wears down Heat
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Dec 2014
MIAMI - The Miami Heat couldn't muster enough scoring on Sunday night and fell to the Chicago Bulls, 93-75, at the American Airlines Arena.
After taking an 18-14 edge in the opening quarter, the Heat were obliterated 58- Read full story
Les locks in WBA Oceania title with home town victory over Barbosa.
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Dec 2014
In front of a packed house at the Home Hill memorial Hall, local boy, Les Sherrington made a triumphant return to the Burdekin and set up a potential blockbuster bout with fellow Aussie star Daniel Geale in the new year.
Sherrington out pointed Brazil's Samir Santos Barbosa winning by unanimous d Read full story
NBA -- Returning Howard leads Rockets past Nuggets, 108-96
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Dec 2014
HOUSTON -- In front of their 12th straight sellout crowd at the Toyota Center, the Houston Rockets defeated the Denver Nuggets 108-96 Saturday night.
The victory coincided with the return of Houston center Dwight Howa Read full story
NBA - Nets bury Hornets in a slew of 16 triples
By Ananias Diaz, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Dec 2014
CHARLOTTE -- Playing without two of their injured big men, center Brook Lopez and power forward Kevin Garnett, the Brooklyn Nets relied heavily on their outside shooting.
The ploy yielded huge dividends on Saturday nig Read full story
NBA -- Hawks' 9-game win streak ends in Orlando
By Jose Carlos Monroy, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Dec 2014
CLEVELAND -- The 10-16 Orlando Magic played spoiler on Saturday night and ended the Atlanta Hawks' nine-game winning streak with a narrow 100-99 victory at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.
Tobias Harris nailed a 13 Read full story
NBA - Warriors hold off Mavericks, 105 - 98, to win 15th straight
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Dec 2014
BAY AREA, CA -- Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors came out of the gates on fire and secured a franchise-record 15 straight wins.
The Warriors outscored the Mavericks 39-18 in the opening quarter en route to a 1 Read full story
NBA -- LeBron's 41 not enough to beat Pelicans
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 14 Dec 2014
New Orleans -- The New Orleans Pelicans pulled back to the .500 mark for the season and improved to an 11-11 record after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers, 199-114, on Friday night at the Smoothie King Center.
Tyreke Eva Read full story
NBA -- Heat burn Jazz behind Wade's season-high 29
By Kirk Coyoca, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Dec 2014
MIAMI- On a night when he was supposed to be ill due a bug that has played the team lately, Dwyane Wade scored a season-high 29 points and dished out seven assists to help the Miami Heat eke out a 100-95 victory over the Utah Read full story
NBA - Hawks defeat Magic, soar to its 9th win in a row
By Benson Chiu, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Dec 2014
ORLANDO- Paul Milsap scored a game-high 23 points as the Atlanta Hawks fought off a poor shooting night en route to a 87-81 victory over the visiting Orlando Magic.
Al Horford added 17 points and 7 rebounds for the Southeast division leaders. The Hawks just shot 29-78 from the field but it was t Read full story
NBA -- Nets hold off Sixers, 88-70
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Dec 2014
BROOKLYN -- The Brooklyn Nets held the Philadelphia 76ers to only 25 second-half points to secure an 88-70 victory on Friday night at Barclays Center.
It was a back and forth encounter in the opening half where both teams sho Read full story
NBA -- Lakers stun Spurs in OT, 112-110
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Dec 2014
SAN ANTONIO -- There has been much talk of late about Kobe Bryant's climb to surpass Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list. Just as much attention has been paid to his recent comments about his teammates being "soft Read full story
NBA -- Bulls stampede Nets, 105-80
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Dec 2014
CHICAGO -- A three-day break didn't seem necessarily good for the Chicago Bulls, who looked rusty and sloppy in the first quarter of their game against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night at the United Center.
But after Read full story
NBA -- Undermanned Spurs stretch Knicks' losing streak to 10
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Dec 2014
SAN ANTONIO -- Coming off a loss to the Utah Jazz on the first end of a back-to-back, the San Antonio Spurs returned home on Wednesday night and beat the struggling New York Knicks, 109-95, at the AT&T Center.
The Spurs Read full story
NBA - Pelicans extend Knicks' losing skid to 9
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 11 Dec 2014
New Orleans -- Tyreke Evans, the 2010 Rookie of the Year, scored 27 points on 11-for-15 shooting to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 104-93 win over the visiting New York Knicks at the Smoothie King Center on Tuesday night.
Anthony Davis added 18 points and eight boards while Omer Asik had 16 p Read full story
NBA -- Miami snaps 4-game losing skid with strong finish against Suns
By Kirk Coyoca, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Dec 2014
MIAMI- Chris Bosh scored 24 of his game-high 34 points in the second half to lead the Miami Heat to a 103-97 victory over the Phoenix Suns at the US Airways Center.
"I just wanted to win really badly," Bosh told the Sun-Sen Read full story