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NBA -- Clippers clinch Pacific Division
By Shelley Dano, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Apr 2014
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers have clinched the Pacific Division title for the second straight season and they did in style, coming back from 17-points down on the road.
Trailing 91-74 with 1:49 left in the Read full story
NBA --Curry rescues Warriors from Mavs
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Apr 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- Stephen Curry showed the nerve and toughness that made him an NBA All-Star this season.
With 0.1 seconds left in overtime and his team trailing by a hair, 120-119, Curry drilled a baseline jumper to l Read full story
NBA -- Nets foil Rockets, clinch playoffs berth
By Doreen Mendez, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Apr 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Brooklyn Nets booked a ticket to the playoffs following a 105-96 victory over the powerhouse Houston Rockets Tuesday night at the Barclay's Center.
Joe Johnson guided the Nets with 32 points, inclu Read full story
NBA -- Bulls beat Celtics back-to-back
By Katrina Barnett, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Apr 2014
CHICAGO, IL. -- The Chicago Bulls took on the Boston Celtics for the second day in a row and came away with another win Monday night, 94-80, at the United Center.
After D.J. Augustin torched the Celtics for 33 point Read full story
NBA -- Kings top Pelicans, score rare road win, 102-97
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Apr 2014
CHICAGO -- For a team with a modest 26-48 record, road wins are hard to come by for the Sacramento Kings this season.
But center DeMarcus Cousins made sure that Monday night at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans Read full story
NBA -- Spurs extend win streak to 17
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Mar 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Antonio Spurs pushed their season-best winning streak to 17 Saturday night, beating the New Orleans Pelicans, 96-80, at the AT&T Center.
Marco Belinelli came off the bench with 18 to pace the Read full story
NBA -- Heat whip Bucks, notch 50th win
By Joaquin Ramos, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Mar 2014
MILWAUKEE -- Even without the injured Dwyane Wade, Ray Allen and Mario Chalmers, the Miami Heat had little trouble disposing the host Milwaukee Bucks Saturday night.
Chris Bosh guided the way for Miami with 14 points wh Read full story
NBA -- Pelicans beat Jazz for 5th straight win
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 30 Mar 2014
NEW ORLEANS – Despite Anthony Davis leaving the game at the 3:43 mark of the first quarter with a left ankle injury, the hot New Orleans Pelicans grabbed their 5th win streak Friday night.
Tyreke Evans scored 22 point Read full story
NBA -- Davis' leadership guiding Pelicans
By Bernard Pagusara, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Mar 2014
NEW ORLEANS -- Under the leadership of Anthony Davis, the Pelicans have won four in a row against play-off contenders. Three of the last four games were at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans.
The home streak Read full story
NBA -- Knight scores 31 in Bucks' win over Lakers
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Mar 2014
CHICAGO -- Brandon Knight had always been a thorn on Los Angeles' side, scoring 37 points when the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Lakers last December at the Staples Center.
In the two teams' rematch Thursday night at the B Read full story
NBA -- Clips push Mavs to 9th place in the West
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Mar 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Los Angeles Clippers overcame 19 turnovers and a 12-point deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks, 109-103, Thursday night at the American Airlines Center.
The Clippers ended the game on a 16-5 run, Read full story
NBA - Undermanned Pelicans stun Clippers, 98-96
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 28 Mar 2014
NEW ORLEANS – Despite dressing only nine players, the New Orleans Pelicans turned back the Los Angeles Clippers, 98-96, Wednesday night at the Smoothie King Center.
It was an impressive performance for the Pelicans, who won for the eighth time in 11 games. They hosted the Clippers without Eric Read full story
NBA -- The Bulls that got away
By Kelly Manalo, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Mar 2014
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls' match-up with the Portland Trailblazers Friday night at the United Center brings back memories of 2006 when the Bulls could have kept LaMarcus Aldrige, the 6 foot 11 power forward from Read full story
NBA -- Raptors lose to Cavs, drop to 4th in the East
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Mar 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Cleveland Cavaliers kept their flickering hopes alive with a hard fought victory in their home turf Tuesday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
Dion Waters scored 24 points and Tristan Thompson tall Read full story
NBA -- Lakers destroy Knicks, 127-96
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Mar 2014
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers scored 51 points in the third quarter and it was more than enough to beat the visiting New York Knicks, 127-96, at the Staples Center.
The impressive victory did not do much for the lost playoffs hopes of the 24-46 Lakers but the defeat was especially devas Read full story
NBA -- Magic thrash Blazers to snap 9-game losing streak
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Orlando Magic ended their nine-game slide Tuesday night by beating the visiting Portland Trail Blazers, 95-85, at the Amway Center.
Tobias Harris led the way for Orlando with 25 points and 11 rebounds while center Nikola Vucevic turned in 22 and 10 boards. Rookie Victor Ola Read full story
NBA -- Nowitzki's 32 points silence Thunder in OT
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2014
CHICAGO -- His days as an MVP may be over, but Dirk Nowitzki still has the brilliance that will one day catapult him to the basketball Hall-of-Fame.
The 7-foot German, now 35, scored 32 points to quiet the rampaging Th Read full story
NBA -- Spurs win 14th straight as Sixers drop 25 in a row
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Antonio Spurs extended their winning streak to 14 games Monday night to keep the NBA's best record with a 54-16 record.
Austin Daye made 6 of 10 triples for 22 points and the usually dependable Read full story
NBA - East-leading Pacers a load to handle in the playoffs
By Kelly Manalo, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2014
CHICAGO -- The Indiana Pacers have owned the best record in the Eastern Conference throughout the 2013-14 regular season. Entering Monday's visit with the Bulls, they were 3 full games ahead of the two-time defending champions Miami Heat.
Even with their recent struggles, the Pacers have been s Read full story
NBA -- Gibson' 23 helps Bulls even series with Indy
By Julian Ramirez, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Mar 2014
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls got back at the Indiana Pacers, who beat them, 91-79, Friday night in Indianapolis.
In Monday night's rematch at the United Center, the Bulls emerged victorious, 89-77, thanks mainly to Taj Read full story