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NBA Playoffs -- James' dagger ties Cavs-Bulls series at 2-2
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 12 May 2015
CHICAGO -- LeBron James wasn't having his best day, shooting just 10 of 30 from the field and 1 of 7 from 3-point range. But the four-time MVP made the shot that mattered the most.
With 1.5 seconds left in Game 4, and his Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Sunshine amidst the rain for the Bulls
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 10 May 2015
CHICAGO -- A rainy Friday evening in Chicago had the air of playoffs electricity. The familiar jumbotron intro video featuring digital bulls running through downtown Chicago blasted overhead. Fireworks popped and sizzled through the air. Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Rose's deep 3 hands Bulls a 2-1 series lead
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 09 May 2015
CHICAGO -- Even on a late Friday night, the bank was open for Derrick Rose.
The 6-foot-3 All-Star point guard Rose capped a 30-point night with a game-winning 3 off the glass that gave the Chicago Bulls a suspenseful 99 Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- It's all in the head (band)
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 08 May 2015
CLEVELAND -- Desperately needing a win to avoid falling to on an 0-2 hole where very few NBA teams have dug themselves out of, LeBron James summoned an accessory he hasn't worn since March 7 -- his patented head band.
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NBA Playoffs -- Cavs smash Bulls, 106-91, knot series at 1-1
By Alex Boytan, PhilBoxing.com, 08 May 2015
CLEVELAND -- In a Game 2 that they absolutely had to win, the Cleveland Cavaliers came through, beating the Chicago Bulls, 106-91, before a roaring crowd of 20, 562 at the Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday night.
After dro Read full story
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