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TORONTO’S DeROZAN AND UTAH’S HAYWARD NAMED NBA EASTERN AND WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
By , PhilBoxing.com, 17 Jan 2017
NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2017 – The Toronto Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan and the Utah Jazz’s Gordon Hayward today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan. 9 through Sunday, Jan. 15.
DeRozan led the Raptors to a 3-0 week, averaging 30.7 poi Read full story
NBA - - Timberwolves ground Rockets, 119-105
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jan 2017
MINNEAPOLIS - Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns combined
for 51 points to beat the visiting Houston Rockets, 119-105, Wednesday night at the Target Center.
The Wol Read full story
NBA -- Sixers hand Knicks another heartbreaker
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jan 2017
CHICAGO -- Leading by 10 points with 2:29 to go in the fourth quarter, the New York Knicks appeared on their way to a huge road win, one that would arrest a two-game slide.
But fate had other plans as the Philadelphia 7 Read full story
NBA - - Wiggins stars anew, Wolves rip Bucks, 116-99
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Jan 2017
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Timberwolves bested their midwest neighbors, the Milwaukee Bucks, 116-99, on Friday night at the Target Center.
Andrew Wiggins, the son of former PBA import Mitchell Wiggins, led the way with 31 points, including a highlight dunk ove Read full story
NBA - - Wolves Big 3 combine for 64 to beat Wolves, 104-90
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Dec 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota's Big 3 gave a post-Christmas gift to their fans by beating the visiting Atlanta Hawks, 104-90 at the Target Center.
Karl-Anthony Towns tallied 22 points while & Read full story
NBA - - Rockets pull improbable OT win over stunned Wolves
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Dec 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - A golden performance turned into a disappointing silver finish for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night when they surrendered a 12-point lead with 2:19 left in the fourth quarter and lost to the Houston Ro Read full story
NBA - - Drummond leads Pistons past Wolves, 117-90
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Dec 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - Center Andre Drummond proved unstoppable on both ends of the floor, scoring 22 points and grabbing 22 rebounds, as the Detroit Pistons routed the Minnesota Timberwolves, 117-90, at the Target Center.
It was the third double-double for the season for Drumm Read full story
NBA -- Spurs beat the Timberwolves to stay unbeaten on the road
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Dec 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - Small forward Kawhi Leonard led the San Antonio Spurs to their 13th road win of the season by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves, 105-91, on Tuesday night at the Target Center.
Leonard, the rei Read full story
NBA -- Anthony's late J lifts Knicks over Wolves
By , PhilBoxing.com, 03 Dec 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - Karl Anthony Towns played like there is no tomorrow, scoring a career-best 47 points while grabbing 18 rebounds in 42 minutes of pay.
Unfortunately, it wasn't enough as the Minnesota Timberwolves fel Read full story
NBA -- Jazz tune out Wolves, 112-103
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Nov 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - Zach LaVine had a stellar night --- 28 points, 8 assists and 8 boards ---- but it still was not enough for the host Minnesota Timberwolves, who Read full story
NBA - - Celtics stun Wolves with fourth quarter rally
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Nov 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - The dynamic duo of 6'10 center Al Horford and 5'9 guard Isaiah Thomas plus a never-say-die die attitude keyed the Boston Celtics' stunning '99 Read full story
NBA -- Spurs handle Lakers, 116-107
By Leo Lendio, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Nov 2016
LOS ANGELES -- All five of San Antonio's starters scored in double figures on Friday night as the Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 116-107, at the Staples Center.
LaMarcus Aldridge and Kawhi Leonard each had 23 points, Pau Gasol and Tony Parker tallied 15 apiece while Danny Green added 10 for t Read full story
NBA -- Pacquiao hooks up Anthony Davis with signed gloves
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Nov 2016
CHICAGO -- After mauling Jessie Vargas to claim the WBO welterweight title last November 5, Manny Pacquiao waited less than 24 hours to hop back on a plane from Las Vegas to the Philippines where he eagerly resumed his senat Read full story
Merry, selfless Bucks off to a good start
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Nov 2016
MILWAUKEE -- After a disappointing 2015-16 season where they finished with a 33-49 record and missed the playoffs. the Milwaukee Bucks are off to a good start this season, winning five of their first nine starts.
Many factor Read full story
NBA -- Clippers improve league leading record to 10-1
By Sean Yu, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Nov 2016
LOS ANGELES -- The L.A. Clippers kept their hold of the league's best record following a 127-95 rout over the visiting Brooklyn Nets at the Staples Center on Monday night.
Chris Paul drilled 8-of-11 field goals t Read full story
NBA -- Wolves maul Lakers behind Wiggins' 47 points
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Nov 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - Andrew Wiggins poured 47 points on Sunday night and the Minnesota Timberwolves scored an easy 125-99 decision over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers at the Target Center.
Wiggins waxed hot early, scor Read full story
NBA -- Pacers blast Bulls, 111-94, in early season rematch
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Nov 2016
INDIANAPOLIS -- Jeff Teague had 21 points and 6 assists for the Indiana Pacers in a rematch against the Chicago Bulls at Bankers Life Fieldhouse Saturday night (Sunday morning Manila time). Separated by only 184 miles along a stretch of Interestate 65, the Eastern Conference rivals met a wee Read full story
NBA - - - Timberwolves exact revenge, bite back, Grizzlies 116-80
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Nov 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - After losing their regular season opener to Memphis, 102-98, last October 26 at the FedEx Forum, the Minnesota Timberwolves retaliated with a 116-80 rout of the Grizzlies at the Target Center.
In front of 14,774 fans, the Wolves opened their season at home with Read full story
NBA -- Rivers scores 19 to propel the Clippers past Jazz, 88-75
By Rex Alba, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Oct 2016
LOS ANGELES -- On a wet and gloomy Sunday afternoon, the Los Angeles Clippers gave their fans something to cheer about following an 88-75 triumph over the Utah Jazz in their season home opener at the Staples Center.
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NBA -- McDermott's 5 triples help Bulls cruise past Pacers, 118-101
By Richie de la Peña, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Oct 2016
CHICAGO -- Doug McDermott swished 5 threes on the way to 23 points and the Chicago Bulls to a 2-0 start following a lopsided 118-101 win over the visiting Indiana Pacers on Saturday night at the United Center Read full story