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2014 NBA Draft Combine -- A Pinoy-American hoping to fulfill a dream
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 17 May 2014
CHICAGO -- Day 1 of the 2014 NBA Draft Combine wrapped up Thursday afternoon at the Quest Multisport facility here in the Windy City.
Of the 60 prospects taking a shot at the NBA, the planet's premiere prof Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Durant's 39 points send Clippers home
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 17 May 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- After a slow Game 5 start, going 0-for-5 from the field, Kevin Durant found his stroke and finished with 39 points to rescue the Oklahoma City Thunder from the Los Angeles Clippers, 104-98.
The we Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Heat dispatch Nets, advance to East Finals
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 16 May 2014
CHICAGO -- Trailing the entire second half and down 89-80 with just 5:34 left in the fourth quarter, it seemed imminent that the Brooklyn Nets would extend the Eastern Conference semifinals to a Game 6.
But like they' Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Spurs close out Blazers, punch ticket to West Finals
By Rochelle Tubis, PhilBoxing.com, 16 May 2014
HOUSTON -- The San Antonio Spurs advanced to the Western Conference Finals Wednesday night by beating the Portland Trail Blazers, 104-82, in Game 5 of their best-of-7 series at the AT&T Center.
Danny Green and Kawhi Read full story
NBA AND ACER ANNOUNCE PROMOTIONAL PARTNERSHIP IN THE PHILIPPINES
By , PhilBoxing.com, 15 May 2014
- Acer tips off partnership with exclusive NBA bags upon purchase of select Acer laptops -
MAY 15, 2014, MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Acer Philippines Inc. (Acer), a leading, global IT solutions brand, have entered into a promotional partnership in the Phili Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Clippers' meltdown hand Thunder Game 5
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 14 May 2014
SAN FRANCISCO --The Los Angeles Clippers suffered an epic collapse Tuesday night and lost a Game 5 heartbreaker to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 105-104, at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Leading 101-88 with only 4:1 Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Wizards stave off elimination with Game 5 rout
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 14 May 2014
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Washington Wizards are not going down without a fight.
Facing elimination with a 3-1 series deficit, the Wizards outworked the Indiana Pacers with a massive 62-23 rebounding edge en route to a Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Clips rally from 22 down to beat Thunder
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 12 May 2014
CHICAGO -- The Los Angeles Clippers came back from a 22-point first quarter hole and a 16-point fourth quarter deficit to beat the OKC Thunder, 101-99, and tie their Western Conference semifinals at two games apiece.
Chris Paul had 23 points and 10 assists while Blake Griffin added 25 and 9 Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Pacers regain control with Game 3 win
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 11 May 2014
FORT WAYNE - After months of losing themselves in a fog of mediocrity and self-doubt, the Indiana Pacers are finally playing like the top seed in the Eastern Conference.
Paul George scored 23 points while Roy Hib Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Heat take 2-0 lead with 94-82 win
By Howell Labrador, PhilBoxing.com, 10 May 2014
MIAMI- The Miami Heat surged to a 2-0 lead over the Brooklyn Nets in their best-of-7 Eastern Conference semifinals.
LeBron James finished with 22 points, Chris Bosh had 18 and 6 rebounds, and Dwyane Wade added 14 and Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Spurs seize Game 2, go up 2-0 over Blazers
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 10 May 2014
CHICAGO -- After a tight 7-game series against the Dallas Mavericks, the San Antonio Spurs are having a much easier time with the Portland TrailBlazers in their Western Conference semifinals.
Kawhi Leonard led seve Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Thunder crush Clippers, tie series at 1-1
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 08 May 2014
CHICAGO -- Kevin Durant showed the stuff MVPs are made of.
On a night when he accepted the 2013-14 MVP trophy from NBA commissioner Adam Silver, the 6-foot-9 gunslinger thanked his hometown fans with an all-aro Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Well-rested Heat dominate Nets in Game 1
By Howell Labrador, PhilBoxing.com, 07 May 2014
MIAMI -- The Miami Heat showed little rust despite an 8-day lay-off and went on to handle the Brooklyn Nets, 107-86, in the opener their Eastern Conference semifinals Tuesday night at the American Airlines Arena.
LeBron Jam Read full story
NBA - Durant wins 2013-14 MVP award
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 07 May 2014
CHICAGO -- Kevin Durant is still chasing the most coveted prize in his sport -- a championship -- but he took home the highest individual award pro basketball can offer -- the KIA NBA Most Valuable Player trophy,
The 6-f Read full story
NBA Playoffs- Wizards steal Game 1 in Indiana
By Michael Medina, PhilBoxing.com, 07 May 2014
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Washington Wizards went 10-for-16 beyond the 3-point arc Monday night to beat the Indiana Pacers, 102-96, in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinals at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Bradl Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Paul wallops Thunder, Clips take 1-0- lead
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 07 May 2014
CHICAGO -- Chris Paul strutted the stuff All-Stars are made of, scoring 32 points and dishing 10 dimes as the Los Angeles Clippers annihilated the Thunder, 122-105, Monday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.
Paul drilled 12 of 14 field goals, including 8-for-9 form 3-point r Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Nets survive Raptors, face Heat next
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 05 May 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Brooklyn Nets narrowly escaped Toronto with a 104-103 Game 7 win over the Raptors Sunday afternoon at the Air Canada Centre.
All-Star Paul Pierce had a quiet 10 points but he made the biggest play of Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Spurs destroy Mavs in Game 7, 119-96
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 05 May 2014
CHICAGO -- Tony Parker said the Dallas Mavericks "dared" him to score. And so he happily obliged.
The 6-foot-3 All-Star swished 11 of 19 field goals and 11 of 13 free throws on the way to 32 points as the Spurs hammer Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Hawks’ valiant stand falls short as Pacers advance
By Ben Franklin, PhilBoxing.com, 05 May 2014
INDIANA -- Nobody expected the eighth-seeded Atlanta Hawks to give the East’s top seed, Indiana Pacers, a run for their money. Nobody imagined the Hawks would beat the Pacers in Game 1 of their first round matchup, more so, Game 5 in their home building where they only lost five games all year.
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NBA Playoffs - Clippers outlast Warriors in Game 7
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 05 May 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Los Angeles Clippers are off to the second round of the NBA playoffs for only the third time in franchise history.
And it took a village to do it.
Blake Griffin scored 24 points, Chris Read full story