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Nova Wildcats rout Michigan to win NCAA title
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Apr 2018
SAN ANTONIO. The Villanova Wildcats came in as favorites and they did not disappoint.
Villanova defeated Michigan in Monday night's NCAA National Championship game (Tuesday morning, Manila time) 79-62, winning t Read full story
NBA -- Spurs thwart Thunder, 103-99
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2018
SAN ANTONIO -- The Spurs overcame an early deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-99 in a home match-up on Thursday night (Friday morning Manila time) with significant playoff implicati Read full story
NBA -- LeBron breaks MJ's double-digit scoring streak
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2018
CHICAGO -- At 33 years and 91 days old LeBron James is supposed to be slowing down, what with the miles he has put on those knees since turning pro straight out of high school in 2003.
But the man they call The King just continues to Read full story
Quo vadis, Warriors?
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Mar 2018
Four years ago, the Golden State Warriors hired Steve Kerr as coach in what, by design, started the team’s road to greatness. Since then, Kerr’s Warriors made three finals appearances, winning two NBA championships Read full story
NBA -- T-Wolves squeak past Knicks, 108-104
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Mar 2018
NEW YORK – All-Star center Karl-Anthony Towns scored 24 points and collared 13 rebounds to power the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves past the New York Knicks 108-104 on Friday night at the Madison Square Garden.
Five other Wolves finished in double figures. Power forward Taj Gibson waxed hot with Read full story
NBA -- Celtics stun Thunder, 100-99
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Mar 2018
BOSTON – Marcus Morris buried a three-point shot with 1.8 seconds left to lift the Celtics to a thrilling 100-99 win over Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma Thunder on Tuesday night before a sell-out crowd at the TD Garden.
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NBA -- Timberwolves' second-half surge downs Clippers
By , PhilBoxing.com, 22 Mar 2018
MINNEAPOLIS . On Tuesday night (Wednesday morning Manila) in front of a crowd of 16,351 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, the Minnesota Timberwolves pulled away in the second half to pad their playoffs lead over the Los Angeles Clippers, 123-109.
The matchup was an important one, as the Timbe Read full story
NBA -- Wizards outlast Celtics in 2OT, 125-124
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Mar 2018
BOSTON – In a seesaw battle involving two of the best playoff contenders in the East, the Washington Wizards worked their magic on the Celtics to win, 125-124, Wednesday night at the TD Garden.
All-Star shooting Read full story
NBA -- Lakers turn tables on Denver, 112-103
By Wilfredo Rivera Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 15 Mar 2018
Los Angeles -- Banged up and out of the playoffs picture by seven games the Los Angeles Lakers proved that they have a lot of fight left in them by beating the Denver Nuggets, 112-103, on Wed Read full story
NBA -- Pacers clip Celts, 99-97, take 3rd spot in the East
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Mar 2018
BOSTON – The Indiana Pacers proved that their first win over Boston in early February was no fluke as they pounced on the Celtics again, 99-97, on Sunday night at the TD Garden.
All-Star shooting Read full story
HISTORY OF NBA'S ALL STAR MVP
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Feb 2018
Besides the regular stuff that highlight the annual NBA All-Star weekend as the skills challenge, three-point shooting contest, the race for the Most Valuable Player Award will also be a main feature of the affair.
Who wi Read full story
NBA All-Star Saturday -- Mitchell wins dunk tilt, Booker is 3-point king
By Nicholai R. Roska, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Feb 2018
Los Angeles -- Utah Jazz rookie Mitchell Donovan was crowned slam dunk champion in the signature event of the NBA All-Star Saturday at the Staples Center.
The 6-foot-3, 211-pound Donovan beat Read full story
NBA -- Too much Irving downs Wiz in OT
By Paolo Catapang, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Feb 2018
WASHINGTON -- Kyrie Irving sizzled with 28 points and the Boston Celtics outlasted the Washington Wizards in overtime, 110-104, at the Verizon Center.
Boston (40-17), which just surrendered the best record in the Eastern Conference to the surging Toronto Raptors (38-16 Read full story
NBA -- Oladipo shines as Pacers topple Celtics
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Feb 2018
BOSTON – Victor Oladipo is consistently proving to be a scoring dynamo.
The shifty guard exploded for 35 points and 10 rebounds to power the Indiana Pacers over the Bos Read full story
NBA -- Lakers pummel depleted Thunder, 106-81
By Wilfredo Rivera Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 11 Feb 2018
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles increased their win streak to four games after beating the under-manned Oklahoma City Thunder, 106-81, on Thursday night at the Staples Center.
Five Lakers players logged double figu Read full story
NBA -- Knicks' Porzingis tears ACL
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Feb 2018
CHICAGO -- New York Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis, one of the NBA's rising stars, is done for the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee on Tuesday night at the fabled Madison Square Garden.
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NBA -- Clippers look to ink Williams to an extension
By Joseph Beltran, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Feb 2018
LOS ANGELES --- The Los Angeles Clippers are closing in on a deal to sign shooting guard Lou Williams to a contract extension. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the deal is reportedly worth $40 million for four years.
The 31-year old Williams is in the last year Read full story
NBA -- Rozier's triple-double lifts Celtics past Knicks
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Feb 2018
BOSTON – No Kyrie Irving, no problem.
The Celtics were formidable even without its star point guard
and, beat the Knicks 103-73 before a sizeable crowd Wednesday night at the TD Garden.
Five Boston players finished in double figures while Terry Rozier salvaged his first c Read full story
NBA -- Bulls trade Mirotic to New Orleans
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Feb 2018
CHICAGO -- After an initial hiccup. the Chicago Bulls and the New Orleans have finally reached an agreement to send Nikola Mirotic to the Pelicans for Omer Asik, Jameer Nelson, Tony Allen and a protected first-round pick in the 2018 draft.
The deal initially fell through when the Pelicans refused Read full story
NBA -- Embiid leads Sixers' 89-80 romp over Irving-less Celtics
By Oliver Iglesias, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Jan 2018
BOSTON – On their third try this season, newly-minted All-Star Joel Embiid and his Philadelphia 76ers finally secured a hard-earned 89-80 win over the Boston Celtics Thursday night at the TD Garden.
With Kyrie Irving Read full story