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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
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