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NBA - Dallas' Ellis, Chandler iffy against Wiz
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Dec 2014
HOUSTON -- When the Dallas Mavericks aim to protect their American Airlines Center home court early today, they could have their hands full against the visiting Washington Wizards.
That's because the Mavericks could miss two Read full story
NBA -- Hornets' rally falls short, bows in OT, 104-94
By Eric Biasbas, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Dec 2014
CHARLOTTE -- The Charlotte Hornets erased a 21-point deficit in regulation before running out of gas in overtime, losing to the Milwaukee Bucks, 104-94, at the Time Warner Cable Arena on Monday night.
Trailing 43-22 i Read full story
CHICAGO’S BUTLER AND HOUSTON’S HARDEN NAMED NBA EASTERN AND WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
By , PhilBoxing.com, 30 Dec 2014
NEW YORK, Dec. 29, 2014 – The Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler and the Houston Rockets’ James Harden today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Dec. 22, through Sunday, Dec. 28.
Butler led the Bulls to a 4-0 week behind averages Read full story
NBA -- Pistons burn Cavs with 17 made 3s
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Dec 2014
CHICAGO -- Entering Sunday afternoon's showdown at the Quicken Loans Arena, the Detroit Pistons were one of the most disappointing teams of the 2014-15 season, winning just six games in 29 starts.
But playing LeBron Ja Read full story
NBA -- Mavericks cool off Thunder, 112-107
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Dec 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- Dirk Nowitzki had a turn-back-the-clock performance on Sunday night and led the Dallas Mavericks to a 112-1107 win over the streaking Oklahoma City Thunder at the American Airlines Center.
The 36-year old Nowitzk Read full story
NBA -- Butler's 33 extends Bulls' win streak to 6
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Dec 2014
CHICAGO -- The Butler did it. Again.
Jimmy Butler tacked on another splendid effort to his fine season, scoring 33 points on 12-for-18 shooting to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 107-100 victory over the visiting New Orl Read full story
NBA -- LeBron carries Irving-less Cavs over Orando
By Benson Chiu, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Dec 2014
ORLANDO- Barely 24 hours after an emotional return to the American Airlines Arena in Miami, LeBron James brushed aside the lingering feelings and wowed the sellout crowd of 18,648 at the Amway Center in downtown Orlando on Sa Read full story
NBA -- Nowitzki moves up to No.8 in the all-time scoring list
By Jehanne Chiong Baraquil, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Dec 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki moved up to No.8 in the NBA's all-time scoring list, bumping Hall-of-Famer Elvin Hayes to the No.9 spot.
Nowtizki reached the milestone on Friday night when he scored 14 poi Read full story
NBA -- Jack saves the day for Brooklyn
By Hector Posa, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Dec 2014
CHICAGO -- A Jarrett Jack jumper broke a 104-104 tie with 27 seconds left to play and the Brooklyn Nets escaped the TD Garden in Boston with a slim 109-107 victory over the Celtics on Friday afternoon.
Jack finished wi Read full story
NBA -- Bucks rout Hawks behind Dudley's historic feat
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Dec 2014
CHICAGO -- Jared Dudley went 10-for-10 from the field a day after Christmas and the Milwaukee Bucks scored a lopsided 107-77 road win over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night at the Philips Arena.
According to the Elia Read full story
NBA -- Clippers snap 2-game skid, trip Warriors, 100-86
By Hector Posa, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Dec 2014
CHICAGO -- In the nightcap of the NBA"s five-game Christmas Day spectacular, the Los Angeles Clippers dealt the Golden State Warriors another rare loss, scoring a 100-86 decision at Staples Center on Thursday night.
The Clippers shot poorly from the field -- only 34 of 87 (39.1 percent) but aft Read full story
NBA -- Heat spoil Lebron's return to South Beach
By Kirk Coyoca, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Dec 2014
MIAMI- Cleveland Cavaliers star Lebron James' much anticipated Christmas Day return to the city where he once dominated for four years finally came, But his old pal Dwyane Wade sternly reminded him that Miami has been his cit Read full story
NBA -- Bulls celebrate Xmas Day with fifth straight win
By Kelly Manalo, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Dec 2014
CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls won their fifth straight game on Christmas Day, blowing out the Los Angeles Lakers, 113 to 93, at the United Center.
The Bulls showcased a full team effort as they had five Read full story
NBA -- Too much Westbrook dooms Spurs, 114-106
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Dec 2014
CHICAGO -- Despite their best efforts, the San Antonio Spurs couldn't stop Russell Westbrook, who proved to be too fast, too quick that anyone else on the court on Christmas Day.
The 6-foot-3 Westbrook aggressively at Read full story
NBA -- Wizards hand Knicks more misery
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Dec 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Washington Wizards added another wrinkle to the New York Knicks' vastly disappointing 2014-15 NBA season.
John Wall tallied 24 points and 11 dimes and Bradley Beal added 17 more and the visiting Read full story
NBA - Sixers erase 23-point deficit to upset Miami
By Kirk Coyoca, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Dec 2014
MIAMI- On the eve of Lebron James' return to American Airlines Arena, the Heat may have hit rock bottom this season.
The NBA's worst team, the Philadelphia 76ers came back from 23-points down in the third quarter to stun Read full story
NBA - Lakers Surprise Warriors, 113-105
By Keith Butler, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Dec 2014
LOS ANGELES – The third time proved to be the proverbial charm for the Kobe-less Los Angeles Lakers, who were able to find a way to beat the Golden State Warriors, the team with the best record in the NBA.
The Laker Read full story
NBA - Grizzlies star Mike Conley plans visit to Philippines
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Dec 2014
CHICAGO -- Because the Philippines is such a fertile NBA market with millions of adoring fans, NBA superstars such as Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Derrick Rose, et al, have visited the country in recent summers.
Add Read full story
NBA -- Hornets beat Nuggets for third straight W
By Ananias Diaz, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Dec 2014
CHARLOTTE - Charlotte Hornets extended their longest winning streak of the season at three games, routing the visiting Denver Nuggets, 100-92, on Monday night at the time Warner Cable Arena.
The Hornets, who never tr Read full story
NBA -- Cavs pass stern test versus Grizzlies
By Jose Carlos Monroy, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Dec 2014
CLEVELAND -- In a convincing triumph against a Western Conference powerhouse and the league's second-best team so far this season, the Cleveland Cavaliers handled the visiting Memphis Grizzlies, 105-91, on Sunday afternoo Read full story