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NBA -- Knicks rain on LeBron's homecoming party
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Nov 2014
CHICAGO -- In his first home game since returning to Cleveland as a free agent last summer, LeBron James showed very little of the stuff that makes him the best basketball player in the planet.
The two-time NBA champ a Read full story
NBA -- Westbrook could miss up to six weeks with fractured hand
By Vito Tito Jr, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Nov 2014
CHICAGO -- OKC Thunder guard Russell Westbrook fractured the second metacarpal bone in his right hand on Thursday night and will miss a huge chunk of games in this young regular season.
The injury happened at the Staples Ce Read full story
NBA -- Bosh, Wade jump start season with 107-95 win over Wizards
By Simeon Alicante, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Oct 2014
MIAMI -- No Lebron James. No problem. At least against the Washington Wizards.
Dwyane Wade scored 12 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter propelling Miami to a 107-95 win over their division rival.
Wade got plenty of sup Read full story
NBA -- Kings edge Lakers behind McCallum's late tip-in
By Nieva Tan, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Oct 2014
LAS VEGAS -- The Sacramento Kings came from 13 points down late to beat the Los Angeles Lakers by a nose, 93-92, on Friday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena at the famous strip in Las Vegas.
After Jeremy Lin nailed a Read full story
NBA -- Rockets outlast lethargic Spurs
By Vito Tito Jr, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Oct 2014
CHICAGO -- James Harden exploded for 25 points and the Houston Rockets got the best of the reigning NBA champions San Antonio Spurs, 96-87, at the Toyota Center in downtown Houston.
All-Star center Dwight Howard did n Read full story
NBA -- Melo's 30 rallies Knicks past Wizards
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Oct 2014
NEW YORK -- Carmelo Anthony cashed in a 3-point play with 13.9 seconds left in the game clock to give the New York Knicks a 103-100 victory over the Washington Wizards Wednesday night at the Madison Square Garden.
A Read full story
NBA -- Smart play keys Celtics win over Nets
By Simeon Alicante, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Oct 2014
MIAMI - The Boston Celtics finished the preseason on a high note on Wednesday night by beating the visiting Brooklyn Nets, 100-86, at the TD Garden.
Rookie Marcus Smart accounted for 16 points and four rebounds as the Read full story
NBA -- Knicks fall flat against the Bucks, 120-107
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Oct 2014
NEW YORK -- After a fast start and a strong first half, the New York Knicks fell flat in the second half and bowed to the Milwaukee Bucks, 120-107, Monday night at the Madison Square Garden.
The Knicks led 61-56 at the Read full story
NBA -- Rose's 30 not enough to topple Cavaliers
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Oct 2014
CHICAGO -- Derrick Rose scored 30 points in an explosive preseason performance Monday night, but it wasn't enough to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers, who escaped with a 107-98 victory at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus Read full story
NBA -- Do the Cavs have enough to win it all?
By Ben Franklin, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Oct 2014
INDIANAPOLIS --- The biggest story coming into the 2014-15 NBA season is definitely LeBron James’ return to Cleveland, which coupled by the arrival of Kevin Love via trade from Minnesota, has many thinking championship for th Read full story
NBA -- Bulls sting Hornets to win fourth straight preseason game
By Kelly Manalo, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Oct 2014
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls pocketed their fourth straight preseason win Sunday night at the United Center by beating the Charlotte Hornets, 101-96.
The Bulls, who improved to 4-2 in exhibition play, got a huge boost f Read full story
NBA -- Denver's balanced attack downs Clippers
By Nieva Tan, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Oct 2014
LAS VEGAS -- With five players scoring in double figures, the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Clippers, 104-93, Saturday night at the MGM Grand arena here in Las Vegas.
Power forward Kenneth Faried led the Nugg Read full story
NBA -- Heat burn Spurs in OT, 111-108
By Marvin Chan, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Oct 2014
PHOENIX -- Rookie Shabazz Napier played a seasoned veteran Saturday night and guided the Miami Heat to a 111-108 overtime road victory over the reigning NBA champions San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center.
The 6-foot-1 Na Read full story
NBA -- Heat top Warriors to notch first preseason win
By Simeon Alicante, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Oct 2014
MIAMI -- The Kansas City Royals will play Game 1 of the World Series on October 21, a historic sporting event when baseball will be played in October for the first time since 1985.
But for one night at least, Kans Read full story
NBA -- Raptors rout Thunder behind 37-point second quarter
By Doreen Mendez, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Oct 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Toronto Raptors dropped 37 second quarter points on the way to an easy 109-90 beating of the Oklahoma City Thunder Friday night at the InTrust Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas,
Six Raptors scored double figures in points led by Terrence Ross' 22. Jonas Valaciunas had 14 while Read full story
NBA -- Butler's buzzer-beating 3 lifts Bulls over Hawks
By Kevin Gonzalez, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Oct 2014
CHICAGO -- Jimmy Butler hit a game-winning 3 as time expired to lift the Chicago Bulls to a thrilling, 85-84, victory over the Atlanta Hawks Thursday night at the United Center.
Butler scored 20 of his game-high Read full story
NBA Global Games -- Nets edge Kings in OT, 129-117
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Oct 2014
CHICAGO -- The Brooklyn Nets needed an overtime session to dispose the Sacramento Kings, 129-117, yesterday at the MasterCard Center in Beijing, China.
Mirza Teletovic was the main man for the Nets, scoring a Read full story
NBA -- Nash tweaks back carrying bags
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Oct 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash will be sidelined indefinitely after hurting his back while carrying bags, according to multiple reports.
Lakers head coach Byron Scott told ESPN that Nash "heard a twinge" in his back. He missed his third consecutive practice session Read full story
NBA -- Warriors hand Lakers back-to-back beating
By Greg Pikul, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Oct 2014
CHICAGO -- Things got out of hand early for the Los Angeles Lakers Sunday night, when the Golden State Warriors caught fire pretty quick and blazed their way to a 116-75 blowout at the Citizen's Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California.
The 41-point demolition was the second rout the Warriors Read full story
NBA to test out 44-minute game in preseason
By , PhilBoxing.com, 15 Oct 2014
NEW YORK — The National Basketball Association announced today that it will play a 44-minute game during the 2014 NBA preseason when the Brooklyn Nets host the Boston Celtics at Barclays Center on Oct. 19 (3 p.m. ET, NBA TV). The league is utilizing the preseason contest to examine the flow of a sho Read full story