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NBA Playoffs -- Hawks take 2-0 lead over Nets
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Apr 2015
CHICAGO -- The No.1 seeded Atlanta Hawks were taken to the distance by the No.8 Brooklyn Nets but the top seeds eventually prevailed in Game 2, 96-91, to take a 2-0 series lead.
Paul Millsap was the high point man for Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Cavs edge Celtics, capture 2-0 lead
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Apr 2015
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers ran into some trouble Tuesday night before holding off the Boston Celtics, 99-91 at the Quicken Loans Arena.
LeBron James had 30 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists and the Cavs jum Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Rockets soar to 2-0 lead over Mavs
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Apr 2015
HOUSTON -- Dwight Howard flexed his might on Tuesday night, scoring 28 points and grabbing 12 rebounds to power the Houston Rockets past the Dallas Mavericks.
The 111-99 win at the Toyota Center gave the Rockets a com Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Warriors dust off slow start, take Game 2
By Laurence Agbulos, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Apr 2015
OAKLAND - The Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 13-point deficit to beat the New Orleans Pelicans, 97-87, and win Game 2 of their Western Conference quarterfinals on Monday night at the Oracle Arena.
Gold Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Butler shines, Bulls soar to 2-0 lead
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Apr 2015
CHICAGO -- The Butler did it.
Jimmy Butler's star continued to rise on Monday night, leading the Chicago Bulls to a hard-earned 91-82 Game 2 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks at the United Center.
With 7:13 left t Read full story
NBA -- Chaos in Chicago
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Apr 2015
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls came into Game 2 of their first-round playoff series riding a wave of confidence after guards Jimmy Butler (25 points--a career-playoff high) and Derrick Rose (23 points) combined for 48 point Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Cavs roll behind Irving, Love
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Apr 2015
CLEVELAND -- Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love celebrated their playoffs debut on Sunday afternoon by leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 113-100 triumph in their playoffs opener against the Boston Celtics.
Irving drill Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Clips trounce Spurs, 107-92, take Game 1
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES -- Chris Paul and Blake Griffin provided the 1-2 punch that floored the defending champions San Antonio Spurs, 107-92, in Game 1 of their Western Conference quarterfinals on Sunday night at Staples Center.
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NBA Playoffs -- Rockets burn Mavs, seize Game 1
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Apr 2015
HOUSTON -- James Harden only had a rather tame 24 points, but six other Rockets chipped in double figures in points and Houston opened the 2015 NBA playoffs with a convincing victory on Saturday night.
Terrence Jones Read full story
NBA -- It's definitely playoffs time
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Apr 2015
CHICAGO -- On Saturday evening (Sunday Manila time), the Chicago Bulls started their quest to the NBA Finals by matching up against their first round opponent, the Milwaukee Bucks.
An early season favorite to make Read full story
NBA Playoffs-- Rose, Butler fuel Bulls past Bucks, 103-91
By Kevin Gonzalez, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Apr 2015
CHICAGO -- Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler combined for 48 points to lead the Chicago Bulls over the Milwaukee Bucks, 103-91, Saturday night at the United Center.
Chicago’s All-Star Duo were simply too much to handle fo Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Warriors open title run with Game 1 win over Pelicans
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Apr 2015
SAN FRANCISCO -- One down. Fifteen to go.
The Golden State Warriors' quest for the 2015 NBA title went off to a solid start as the No.1 overall seed held off the New Orleans Pelicans, 106-99, in Game 1 of their Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Pierce, Wizards steal Game 1
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Apr 2015
CHICAGO -- At age 37, Paul Pierce appears to still have a lot left in the tank.
The 16-year NBA veteran led all scorers with 20 points, including a big 3 in the extra session, to lead the Washington Wizards to a 93 Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Cavaliers favored to win 2015 NBA title
By Raymund Rondobio, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Apr 2015
After a tough 82-game regular season schedule that spanned from October 28, 2014 to April 15, 2015, the NBA playoffs are finally here with 16 out of the 30 teams making the post-season cut.
The Golden State Warriors Read full story
NBA -- Silver linings in the purple-and-gold's gloomy season
By Nicholai R. Roska, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers' franchise-worst regular season ended the way it began --- with a loss. This time, it was a 23-point beating at the hands of the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night at Staples Center.
Th Read full story
NBA -- Warriors close historic season with 67 wins
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Apr 2015
OAKLAND -- The Golden State Warriors capped their franchise-best regular season with a 133-126 victory over the Denver Nuggets at the Oracle Arena on Wednesday night.
With their 67-15 record, the Warriors own home Read full story
NBA -- Down to the Wire?
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Apr 2015
CHICAGO -- It sure didn't feel like the last game of the regular season between two teams who already had guaranteed playoff spots.
However, Wednesday night (Thursday Manila time) in Chicago at the United Center, the Chi Read full story
NBA - The dilemma that is Lance
By Ananias Diaz, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2015
CHARLOTTE -- The Hornets brought him in with hopes that he would make the Charlotte franchise a better team and go deeper into the post-season after last season's first-round elimination.
To say that the Stephenson trade has Read full story
NBA -- Rockets roll past Hornets, 100-90
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2015
CHARLOTTE -- The Houston Rockets shook off a sluggish start and managed to pull off a 100-90 victory at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte.
Despite missing five key players due to injuries, the Hornets kept p Read full story
NBA -- Sixth straight win propels Clippers to 3rd place
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Clippers secured home court advantage in the opening round of the playoffs following their sixth straight win on Monday night.
Blake Griffin had 22 points and 9 rebounds while Chris Paul Read full story