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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
NBA GLOBAL GAMES -- Bucks pound Knicks in London, 95-79
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Jan 2015
CHICAGO -- A change of scenery and a trip overseas didn't change the fortunes of the plunging New York Knicks.
O.J. Mayo fired 22 points off the bench while point guard Brandon Knight had a do-it-all effort of 20 points, Read full story
NBA -- Spurs spurn Hornets, 98-93 (PHOTOS)
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Jan 2015
CHARLOTTE - The defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs halted the Charlotte Hornets' five-game run, winning 98-93, Wednesday night at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
Thirteen-year veteran Manu Ginobili led the Spurs' Read full story
NBA -- Bulls lose to Wizards, drop two in a row at home
By Kelly Manalo, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jan 2015
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls lost their second straight home game on Wednesday night, falling to the Washington Wizards, 105 to 99, at the United Center.
Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau wanted his team t Read full story
NBA -- Mo Williams drills Pacers for season-high 52 points
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jan 2015
HOUSTON -- The Minnesota Timberwolves finally halted their 15-game losing skid. And they did it in grand fashion, thanks to Mo Williams.
The 32-year old veteran point guard sizzled for an NBA season-high 52 points as th Read full story
NBA -- LeBron's 33 points fall short versus Suns
By Allan Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jan 2015
CLEVELAND -- In his first game since December 28 last year, a span in which he missed eight consecutive games, LeBron James returned to the lineup and scored 33 points, grabbed seven rebounds and distributed five assists on Tu Read full story
NBA -- Horford chalks triple-double as Hawks win 9 straight
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Jan 2015
CHICAGO -- Playing four games in five nights didn't appear to be a problem for the Atlanta Hawks. Not when Al Horford was having a career performance.
The 6-foot-10, 250-pound center notched his first career triple-dou Read full story
NBA -- Magic cast upset spell on Bulls, 121-114
By Kelly Manalo, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Jan 2015
CHICAGO - The Orlando Magic snapped their six game losing streak by beating the Chicago Bulls, 121-114, on Monday night at the United Center.
The Magic had it rolling all night as they shot a season high 59 percent from Read full story
NBA -- The Rocket from Lithuania
By Leo Quilaton, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Jan 2015
HOUSTON -- At a towering 7-feet, 255 pounds, he is quite a presence on the basketball floor. And he proved that Saturday night at the Toyota Center where he scored 14 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to help his team tune out the Uta Read full story