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Les locks in WBA Oceania title with home town victory over Barbosa.
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Dec 2014
In front of a packed house at the Home Hill memorial Hall, local boy, Les Sherrington made a triumphant return to the Burdekin and set up a potential blockbuster bout with fellow Aussie star Daniel Geale in the new year.
Sherrington out pointed Brazil's Samir Santos Barbosa winning by unanimous d Read full story
NBA -- Returning Howard leads Rockets past Nuggets, 108-96
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Dec 2014
HOUSTON -- In front of their 12th straight sellout crowd at the Toyota Center, the Houston Rockets defeated the Denver Nuggets 108-96 Saturday night.
The victory coincided with the return of Houston center Dwight Howa Read full story
NBA - Nets bury Hornets in a slew of 16 triples
By Ananias Diaz, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Dec 2014
CHARLOTTE -- Playing without two of their injured big men, center Brook Lopez and power forward Kevin Garnett, the Brooklyn Nets relied heavily on their outside shooting.
The ploy yielded huge dividends on Saturday nig Read full story
NBA -- Hawks' 9-game win streak ends in Orlando
By Jose Carlos Monroy, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Dec 2014
CLEVELAND -- The 10-16 Orlando Magic played spoiler on Saturday night and ended the Atlanta Hawks' nine-game winning streak with a narrow 100-99 victory at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.
Tobias Harris nailed a 13 Read full story
NBA - Warriors hold off Mavericks, 105 - 98, to win 15th straight
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Dec 2014
BAY AREA, CA -- Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors came out of the gates on fire and secured a franchise-record 15 straight wins.
The Warriors outscored the Mavericks 39-18 in the opening quarter en route to a 1 Read full story
NBA -- LeBron's 41 not enough to beat Pelicans
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 14 Dec 2014
New Orleans -- The New Orleans Pelicans pulled back to the .500 mark for the season and improved to an 11-11 record after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers, 199-114, on Friday night at the Smoothie King Center.
Tyreke Eva Read full story
NBA -- Heat burn Jazz behind Wade's season-high 29
By Kirk Coyoca, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Dec 2014
MIAMI- On a night when he was supposed to be ill due a bug that has played the team lately, Dwyane Wade scored a season-high 29 points and dished out seven assists to help the Miami Heat eke out a 100-95 victory over the Utah Read full story
NBA - Hawks defeat Magic, soar to its 9th win in a row
By Benson Chiu, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Dec 2014
ORLANDO- Paul Milsap scored a game-high 23 points as the Atlanta Hawks fought off a poor shooting night en route to a 87-81 victory over the visiting Orlando Magic.
Al Horford added 17 points and 7 rebounds for the Southeast division leaders. The Hawks just shot 29-78 from the field but it was t Read full story
NBA -- Nets hold off Sixers, 88-70
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Dec 2014
BROOKLYN -- The Brooklyn Nets held the Philadelphia 76ers to only 25 second-half points to secure an 88-70 victory on Friday night at Barclays Center.
It was a back and forth encounter in the opening half where both teams sho Read full story
NBA -- Lakers stun Spurs in OT, 112-110
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Dec 2014
SAN ANTONIO -- There has been much talk of late about Kobe Bryant's climb to surpass Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list. Just as much attention has been paid to his recent comments about his teammates being "soft Read full story
NBA -- Bulls stampede Nets, 105-80
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Dec 2014
CHICAGO -- A three-day break didn't seem necessarily good for the Chicago Bulls, who looked rusty and sloppy in the first quarter of their game against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night at the United Center.
But after Read full story
NBA -- Undermanned Spurs stretch Knicks' losing streak to 10
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Dec 2014
SAN ANTONIO -- Coming off a loss to the Utah Jazz on the first end of a back-to-back, the San Antonio Spurs returned home on Wednesday night and beat the struggling New York Knicks, 109-95, at the AT&T Center.
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NBA - Pelicans extend Knicks' losing skid to 9
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 11 Dec 2014
New Orleans -- Tyreke Evans, the 2010 Rookie of the Year, scored 27 points on 11-for-15 shooting to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 104-93 win over the visiting New York Knicks at the Smoothie King Center on Tuesday night.
Anthony Davis added 18 points and eight boards while Omer Asik had 16 p Read full story
NBA -- Miami snaps 4-game losing skid with strong finish against Suns
By Kirk Coyoca, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Dec 2014
MIAMI- Chris Bosh scored 24 of his game-high 34 points in the second half to lead the Miami Heat to a 103-97 victory over the Phoenix Suns at the US Airways Center.
"I just wanted to win really badly," Bosh told the Sun-Sen Read full story
UTAH’S ENES KANTER FINED
By , PhilBoxing.com, 10 Dec 2014
NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2014 – Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter has been fined $25,000 for throwing his mouthpiece into the spectator stands, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations.
The incident occurred with 4:34 remaining in the third quarter of the Jazz’s 101-92 loss to th Read full story
NBA -- J-Wall leads Wiz past Celtics in double OT
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Dec 2014
CHICAGO -- A heartbroken John Wall scored 26 points and dished 17 assists to lead the Washington Wizards to a thrilling 133-132 double-overtime victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night at the Verizon Center.
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NBA -- Streaking Blazers win four in a row, Knicks lose 8 straight
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Dec 2014
NEW YORK -- Lamarcus Aldridge scored six straight points late to lift the Portland Trail Blazer to a 103-99 win over the New York Knicks on Sunday night at Madison Square Garden.
It was the fourth straight win for t Read full story
NBA -- Clippers hold annual Filipino Night (PHOTOS)
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Dec 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- In honor of one of their most loyal fan base, the Los Angeles Clippers held the team's annual Filipino Heritage Night at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.
The event coincided with the Clip Read full story
NBA - Warriors outrun Bulls, increase streak to 12
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Dec 2014
CHICAGO - Draymond Green led the NBA's hottest team with 31 points to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Chicago Bulls, 112-102, and increase their winning streak to 12 on Saturday night at the United Center.
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NBA - Magic top Kings, 105-96, end 6-game road trip at 3-3
By Benson Chiu, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Dec 2014
ORLANDO- A lucky shot spelled the difference
``I knew the (shot clock) was down and (Payton) threw me the ball so I figured, `Hey, he wants the assist,’’’ Magic forward Channing Frye told NBA.com after the game.
``It Read full story