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NBA Playoffs -- Strong start powers Bulls past Cavs in Game 1
By Mariano Cueva, PhilBoxing.com, 06 May 2015
CLEVELAND—The first quarter told the story. The Chicago Bulls offense was flawless, hitting on all cylinders. Mike Dunleavy went5 for 5 on the field, including 3 for 3 behind the arc. In contrast, the Cavaliers shot just 25% of their field goals, 5 out of 20, as the Bulls led by as many as 14 poin Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Warriors cruise past Grizzlies in Game 1, 101 to 86
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 05 May 2015
OAKLAND -- The highly anticipated Western Conference semifinals match-up between the Golden State Warriors and the Memphis Grizzlies, two powerhouses with varying styles, went underway on Sunday at the Oracle Arena i Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Clippers knock out Spurs, 111-109, in Game 7 thriller
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 04 May 2015
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers put away the San Antonio Spurs Saturday night at home in the Staples Center in the final game of a best-of-seven series that could have been a Conference Final in its own right.
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PHILBOXING EXCLUSIVE -- Pacquiao receives signed jersey from Derrick Rose
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 02 May 2015
LAS VEGAS -- Alongside his growing family and his unbridled faith, boxing is one of Manny Pacquiao's true loves.
But basketball is a beloved mistress, a sport that Pacman is heavily involved in as the playing coa Read full story
NBA -- Bulls rout Bucks, set date with Cavs
By Tim Gonzales, PhilBoxing.com, 02 May 2015
MILWAUKEE -- The Bmo Harris Bradley Center buzzed with electricity prior to Game 6 of the Bucks versus Bulls showdown on Thursday night.
A sellout crowd of 18,717 packed the arena, and made it known it was "their h Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Spurs take crucial Game 5, grab 3-2 series lead
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 01 May 2015
LOS ANGELES -- The defending champions San Antonio Spurs moved a step closer to the second round of the 2015 NBA playoffs.
Tim Duncan had 21 points and 11 rebounds while Kawhi Leonard added 18 as the Spurs eged the L.A. Clippers, 111-107, on Tuesday night at Staples Center. The win lifted the six Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Rockets bounce Mavs, advance to second round
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 01 May 2015
HOUSTON -- The Houston Rockets eliminated the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night by scoring a 103-94 victory in Game 5 of their best-f-7 series at the Toyota Center.
For the first time in six years, the Rockets will advance to the second round of the NBa playoffs.
"For us to put ourselves in a Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Hungry, focused Bucks look to knot series with Bulls
By Tim Gonzales, PhilBoxing.com, 01 May 2015
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks took the practice floor on Wednesday morning. They were focused and went hrough drills the way a team hungry to make a playoffs impression would.
Trailing the Bulls 3-2 in their first Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Bucks avoid elimination, shock Bulls in Game 5
By Tim Gonzales, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Apr 2015
MILWAUKEE -- For the second time in as many games, the Milwaukee Bucks staved off elimination and will live another day in the 2015 NBA playoffs.
The scrappy Bucks, the youngest team this post-season, pulled out a monstrous Game 5 win over the battle-tested Chicago Bulls, 94-88, on Monday night Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Still not enough
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Apr 2015
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls had enough. Or at least they thought they did.
After losing Game 4 Saturday night against the Milwaukee Bucks in what should have been a 4-game sweep, with Bucks guard Jerryd Bayless cuttin Read full story
NBA Playoffs Round-up -- Cavs, Wizards sweep foes
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Apr 2015
CHICAGO -- The Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to the second round of the playoffs with a four-game sweep of the Boston Celtics on Sunday at the TD Garden.
The clincher came via a 101-93 Game 4 triumph, one that was ma Read full story
NBA Exclusive: Manny Pacquiao to Derrick Rose: "Thank you for the signed jersey"
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Apr 2015
MILWAUKEE -- In the course of his immensely decorated six seasons in the NBA, Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose has so far dished out 2,205 assists.
On Saturday night in Milwaukee, after Game 4 of the Bulls versus Bu Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Warriors sweep Pelicans, coast to second round
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 27 Apr 2015
NEW ORLEANS -- How sweep it is.
The Golden State Warriors are through to the second round of the playoffs.
Steph Curry pumped in 39 points to lead his team to a four-game sweep of the No.8 ranked New Orle Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Bucks stave off elimination, win Game 4 thriller, 92-90
By Hector Posa, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Apr 2015
MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Bulls were 1.3 seconds away from sweeping their first-round series on Saturday afternoon. But 1.3 seconds can be an eternity in the NBA and the improbable always happens.
And that's exactly wha Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Warriors stun Pels in Game 3, soar to 3-0 lead
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 25 Apr 2015
New Orleans – Can the Pelicans bounce back in game 3?
That was the big question mark when the New Orleans Pelicans lost the first two games of their best-of-7 first-round series against the Golden State Warriors. Read full story
NBA D-LEAGUE FINALS -- Santa Cruz Warriors beat Mad Ants, take Game 1
By , PhilBoxing.com, 25 Apr 2015
FORT WAYNE -- In a rematch of last year's NBA D-League Finals, the Santa Cruz Warriors came back from a large first half deficit to beat the Fort Wayne Mad Ants Monday night. A crowd of 3,318 swarmed the ant hill at Memorial Co Read full story
BA Playoffs -- Duncan turns back time, Spurs take Game 2
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Apr 2015
LOS ANGELES -- Staring at an 0-2 hole with their backs against the wall, the defending champion San Antonio Spurs won a 111-107 overtime thriller over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night at Staples Center.
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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