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NBA -- Wizards lean on great Wall to beat Miami
By Allan Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Dec 2014
CHICAGO -- The Washington Wizards added a 34 point second burst to a 30-point first quarter to lead big early and beat the Miami Heat, 107-86, Sunday night at the Verizon Center.
John Wall had a spectacular night leading the charge with 13 assists along with his 18 points. Rasual Butler got of Read full story
NBA -- Spurs spank Celtics, 111-89, to win seven in a row
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Dec 2014
CHICAGO -- The San Antonio Spurs stretched their winning streak to seven games on Sunday afternoon by pounding the Boston Celtics, 111-89, at the TD Garden.
The road romp was a nice welcome present to head coach Gregg Read full story
NBA -- Rockets blast Bucks with Harden's 34
By Vito Tito Jr, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Dec 2014
MILWAUKEE -- The Houston Rockets used an inside-out offense to score their seventh road victory in eight tries, beating the Milwaukee Bucks, 117-103, on Saturday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The visiting R Read full story
NBA -- Gortat rescues Wizards from Pelicans, 83-80
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Dec 2014
CHICAGO -- John Wall and Bradley Beal, one of the NBA's deadliest backcourt duos, missed a combined 15 shots and mustered only 23 points between them as the Washington Wizards produced their lowest output of the season Read full story
NBA -- Wolves extend Lakers' losing streak to four
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Nov 2014
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Lakers suffered their fourth straight defeat on Friday night, dropping a close 120-119 decision against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Staples Center.
Mo Williams and Thaddeus Young ca Read full story
NBA -- Bulls dig out of 16-point hole to beat Celtics, 109-102
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Nov 2014
CHICAGO -- The Butler did it.
Shooting guard Jimmy Butler powered his way to 22 points, including a 10-for-12 fare at the free throw line, to lead the Chicago Bulls to a come-from-behind 109-102 victory over the stunn Read full story
NBA -- Rain of 3s help Warriors dispatch Magic, 111-96
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Nov 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Golden State Warriors pelted the Orlando Magic defense with 12 triples and scored an easy 111-96 road victory on Wednesday night at the Amway Center.
Six of the dozen treys were sank by Stephen C Read full story
NBA -- Bucks defang Wolves at Target Center
By Karolyn Kuehner, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Nov 2014
CHICAGO - The Milwaukee Bucks continued their surprising start to this new season by collecting another road win on Wednesday night.
Point guard Brandon Knight and center Larry Sanders each had 15 points while Giannis Read full story
NBA -- Grizzlies fend off pesky Lakers, 99-93
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Nov 2014
LOS ANGELES -- The struggling Los Angeles Lakers, currently in last place in the Western Conference, gave the top-ranked Memphis Grizzlies all they can handle Wednesday night at the Staples Center.
But despite the Read full story
NBA -- Suns guards too hot for Nuggets
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Nov 2014
CHICAGO -- The Phoenix Suns' guard play is one of the NBA's worst kept secrets. And on Wednesday night at the US Airways Center, the visiting Denver Nuggets found out how good that backcourt is.
Combo guards Eric Bleds Read full story
NBA -- Nuggets ward off Bulls, 114-109
By Katrina Barnett, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Nov 2014
CHICAGO – The Chicago Bulls (9-6) continued their long road trip against the Denver Nuggets (7-7) on Tuesday night and ended up losing, 114-109.
The Bulls were led by Jimmy Butler's 32 points but they couldn't overcome a slow start against the Nuggets' high-octane offense. Down by 10, the Bulls Read full story
NBA -- Curry sizzles for 40 in Warriors' win over Heat
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Nov 2014
MIAMI -- Stephen Curry burned the Miami Heat for 40 points on Tuesday night and the Golden State Warriors improved to 11-2 for the season following a hard-fought 114-97 victory at the American Airlines Arena.
Curry co Read full story
NBA -- Bucks work the boards for 50 rebounds to thwart Pistons
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Nov 2014
CHICAGO -- Brandon Knight's leadership at point, OJ Mayo's explosiveness on the wings and Jabari Parker's versatility proved too much for the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.
Knight registered 20 points and eight he Read full story
NBA -- Warriors edge Thunder to win fifth straight
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Nov 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- Despite making only 33 of 93 field goals, a very low 35.5 percent clip, the Golden State Warriors still had enough to beat the OKC Thunder, 91-86, on Sunday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklah Read full story
NBA -- Grizzlies pound Clippers, stay on top of standings
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Nov 2014
CHICAGO -- The Memphis Grizzlies destroyed the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night and remained the only team unbeaten at home in this 201-415 season.
Marc Gasol made sure the Grizzlies had a clean slate at the Read full story
NBA -- Knicks extend Sixers' winless streak to 13
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Nov 2014
NEW YORK -- The New York Knicks got back on the winning track with a 91-83 win over the still winless Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.
Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 25 points while Amar'e Stoudemire added 16 points and 11 rebounds in less than 20 minutes off of Read full story
NBA -- "Fragile" Cavs squander 18-point lead against Raptors
By Karolyn Kuehner, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Nov 2014
CHICAGO -- The Cleveland Cavaliers blew an 18 point lead at home and ended up losing to the visiting Toronto Raptors,110-93, in a stunning turnaround at the Quicken Loans Arena on Saturday night.
Reserve guard Lou Will Read full story
NBA -- Raptors maul Bucks by 41 points
By Karolyn Kuehner, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Nov 2014
CHICAGO -- After an emotional win over the Brooklyn Nets two nights before, the Milwaukee Bucks had very little energy left on Friday and lost badly to the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada Centre.
The rampaging Rapto Read full story
NBA -- Teague's 28 lifts Hawks over Pistons
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Nov 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Atlanta Hawks snapped their 2-game losing streak with a convincing 99-89 win over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night at the Philips Arena.
Point guard Jeff Teague led the way with 28 points and six assists. He made 9-of-15 field goals, including 2-of-3 from three-point ran Read full story
New Yorkers pick Pacquiao over local boy Chris Algieri
By Rich Mazon , Filipino Reporter, 22 Nov 2014
MACAU — Despite sharing the Empire State, boxing fans from the Big Apple are not too keen on fellow New Yorker Chris Algieri’s chances against future Hall of Fame boxer Manny Pacquiao this Saturday.
Algieri, 30, of Huntington, N.Y., is a 6-1 underdog to Pacquiao in a welterweight showdown at The Read full story