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NBA - The saga of J.R. Smith
By Alex Boytan, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Jan 2015
CLEVELAND -- After covering the Cavaliers-Hornets tiff last Friday at the Quciken Loans Arena, a game which the Cavs too, 129-90, I was assigned to feature J.R. Smith.
It was an exciting task given that Smith's career is highlight Read full story
NBA -- Cavs stay hot, beat Thunder, 108-98
By Jose Carlos Monroy, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Jan 2015
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers increased their win streak to six games on Sunday, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder, 108-98, at the Quicken Loans Arena.
The nationally televised game featured the two best players in the league with the four-time NBA MVP Lebron James and reigning MVP Kevin D Read full story
NBA -- Whiteside's triple-double dooms Bulls
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jan 2015
CHICAGO -- About an hour before the Heat-Bulls tip-off, Hassan Whiteside left the court after the pregame shootaround and stopped to sign autographs for a group of kids hanging over the Section 120 railing.
As he entere Read full story
NBA -- Hornets nip Knicks, 76-71
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jan 2015
CHARLOTTE -- A night after suffering a humiliating 39-point loss at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Charlotte Hornets resumed their winning ways and toppled the visiting New York Knicks, 76-71 on Saturday at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
It was another defense-oriented brawl which is now Read full story
NBA -- Knicks dump Magic for third straight win
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Jan 2015
NEW YORK -- The New York Knicks extended their season best winning streak to three, defeating the Orlando Magic 113-106, on Friday night at Madison Square Garden.
It was a back and forth affair in the fourth quarter, where the Magic grabbed the lead, 98-97, on a Nikola Vucevic dunk. But Carmelo Read full story
NBA -- Cavs rout Hornets, extend win streak to five
By Mariano Cueva, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Jan 2015
CLEVELAND—LeBron James had an explosive 25 points in 27 minutes to engineer the Cleveland Cavaliers' 129-90 demolition of the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night at the Qucken Loans Arena.
After taking a 33-13 first quart Read full story
NBA -- Bulls wallop Spurs, 104-81 By. Adeline Deladisma
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Jan 2015
CHICAGO -- On the heels of a fiery post-game criticism from the usually quiet Derrick Rose, the Chicago Bulls put forth an admirable performance against the defending NBA champs and defeated the San Antonio Spurs, 104-81, o Read full story
NBA ---GOLDEN STATE’S STEVE KERR EARNS SPOT AS WESTERN CONFERENCE HEAD COACH FOR 2015 NBA ALL-STAR GAME
By , PhilBoxing.com, 23 Jan 2015
Earns Nod as All-Star Head Coach in First Season on the Sidelines
NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2015 – Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and his staff will coach the Western Conference All-Stars for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game to be Read full story
NBA--Cavs win fourth straight, tune out Jazz, 106-92
By Mariano Cueva, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Jan 2015
CLEVELAND--All five Cavs starter scored at least 15 points as Cleveland handled the Utah Jazz, 106-92, Wednesday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
Lebron James led the barrage with 26 points while Kyrie Irving shot 8-of-13 for 18 points. J. R. Smith added 15 points and Timofey Mozcov finished wi Read full story
NBA -- Pelicans extend Lakers' slide to six games
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 23 Jan 2015
New Orleans – The Smoothie King Center in New Orleans was packed as they welcomed the visiting Los Angeles Lakers. Fans were entertained as Will Ferrel and Mark Wahlbert was shooting the movie, “Daddy’s Home” during the halftime show.
Pelicans’ superstar, Anthony Davis led the team coming from a Read full story
NBA --Hornets continue buzzing, hold off Heat, 78-76
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Jan 2015
CHARLOTTE -- The Charlotte Hornets notched their 8th win in nine games, beating Miami Heat 78-76 at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
The Heat played catch up most of the way but still had a chance to win it in the last play.
After Chris Bosh drove past Cody Zeller for a lay up to make it 77-76, Read full story
NBA ---NEW USA VS. WORLD FORMAT BRINGS ADDED DIMENSION TO BBVA COMPASS RISING STARS CHALLENGE
By , PhilBoxing.com, 22 Jan 2015
-Feb. 13 Game Includes 10 Players Each from U.S. and International Ranks-
NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2015 – The BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star 2015 in New York City will feature a new format that pits first- and second-year NBA players from the United States against first- and secon Read full story
NBA --- ATLANTA’S MIKE BUDENHOLZER EARNS SPOT AS EASTERN CONFERENCE HEAD COACH FOR 2015 NBA ALL-STAR GAME
By , PhilBoxing.com, 22 Jan 2015
Earns First Nod as All-Star Head Coach
NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2015 – Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer and his staff will coach the Eastern Conference All-Stars for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, to be played on Sunday, Feb. 15, at Madison Square Garden.
The Hawks (35-8, .814) clinched the b Read full story
NBA travels: Pit stop Cleveland's Q Arena (PHOTOS)
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Jan 2015
CLEVELAND -- It's one of the loudest, wildest arenas in the NBA. It's called the Quicken Loans Arena or simply the Q. It is the official home of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
PhilBoxing paid a visit to this arena jewel in the Read full story
NBA -- Cavs rout Bulls behind LeBron's 26 points
By Allan Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Jan 2015
CLEVELAND -- LeBron James scored 26 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished four assists to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to an easy 108-94 triumph over Central Division rivals the Chicago Bulls on Monday night at the Quicken Read full story
NBA -- Harden's 45 points stall Pacers, 110-98
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Jan 2015
HOUSTON -- After scoring a sub-par 12 points on Saturday night, James Harden redeemed himself with 45 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 110-98 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday afternoon at the Toyota Cent Read full story
NBA -- Green, Grizzlies pounce on Magic 106-96
By Roman David Garay, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Jan 2015
MIAMI- When the Memphis Grizzlies gave up a couple of rotation players and two future draft picks to acquire 28 year-old forward Jeff Green last January 12, there were some skepticism whether he was worth all that.
Last Friday night at the Amway Center in downtown Orlando, Green showed them why. Read full story
NBA -- Warriors blast Rockets, 131-106
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Jan 2015
HOUSTON -- The Golden State Warriors outfought the Houston Rockets, 131-106, on Saturday night at the Toyota Center.
The Warriors proved why they are the No.1 team in the Western Conference record-wise as Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each finished with 27 points and ran rings around the Rocket Read full story
NBA -- Hawks prey on Bulls, win 12th straight
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Jan 2015
CHICAGO -- Kyle Korver returned to Chicago in a blaze of glory on Saturday night, drilling seven 3-pointers to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a convincing 107-99 victory over his former team at the United Center.
The 6-foot- Read full story
NBA - Harden launches 31 points as Rockets beat OKC, 112-101
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Jan 2015
HOUSTON -- The Houston Rockets used a 40-18 first quarter burst to upend a well-rested Oklahoma City Thunder, 112-101, on Thursday night at the Toyota Center.
James Harden led Houston's balanced attack with 31 points, Read full story