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NBA -- Buzzer-beater sinks Spurs in Berlin Global Games
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Oct 2014
CHICAGO -- The defending NBA champions San Antonio Spurs lost a thrilling 94-93 decision to Alba Berlin early Thursday (RP Time) at the jampacked O2 World arena, no thanks to Jamel McClean, who drilled a running floater as Read full story
NBA -- Nets outclass Maccabi, 111-94
By Ben Paz, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Oct 2014
BROOKLYN -- The Brooklyn Nets opened their 2014 preseason campaign on a high note, beating the Maccabi Tel-Aviv Electra, 111-94, Tuesday night at the Barclays Center.
After missing 65 regular season games last season d Read full story
NBA -- Bulls fall to Pistons in OT, 111-109
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Oct 2014
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls dropped to 0-2 in preseason play after losing to the Detroit Pistons in overtime, 111-109, Tuesday night at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
Trailing 95-89 in the final 1:50 to play in Read full story
NBA -- Wizards foil Bulls' home preseason opener
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Oct 2014
CHICAGO -- Derrick Rose acquitted himself well in his 2014 preseason opener on Monday night, scoring 11 points, 4 rebounds and an assist in 13 minutes and 51 seconds of action before a thick crowd of 21,047 at the United Cen Read full story
NBA -- Pelicans trip Heat, 98-86 in preseason play
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Oct 2014
LOIUSVILLE -- In the first preseason game of the upcoming 2014-15 regular season, the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Miami Heat, 98-86, before a crowd of 20,074 at the KFC Yum! Center here in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Warriors' 1-2 punch of Steph Curry and Klay Thompson
By Jason Aniel, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Oct 2014
OAKLAND -- The Golden State Warriors kick started the upcoming 2014-15 season with Media Day at their practice facility on Monday. It was also the team’s annual “Tweadia Day”, where fans interacted with the players through social media Read full story
Derrick Rose talks to PhilBoxing
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Oct 2014
CHICAGO - As a well-traveled athlete celebrated for his exploits as a Chicago Bull, Derrick Rose has been to many exotic places in the world, including, of course, the gorgeous slice of heaven known as the Phili Read full story
NBA -- Melo "excited" to play under Triangle offense
By Nelson Chu, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Oct 2014
NEW YORK - After barely missing the playoffs last season following a disappointing 37-45 finish, the New York Knicks underwent a tedious overhaul in hopes on returning to contender status.
The franchise, the wealthiest Read full story
NBA -- Gasol, Bulls ready to be tested
By Kevin Gonzalez, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Sep 2014
CHICAGO -- As expected, the Chicago Bulls' Media Day, which was held Monday afternoon at their newly constructed Advocate Center across the street from the United Center, opened with high expectations.
When que Read full story
NBA -- Coach Kidd ready to guide "young" Bucks
By Barry Aragon, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Sep 2014
MILWAUKEE -- Under the stewardship of a new head coach, Jason Kidd, and the arrival of a rookie sensation Jabari Parker, the upcoming 2014-15 NBA season bears a lot of promise for the Milwaukee Bucks.
Speaking befor Read full story
NBA - Rondo breaks left hand, could miss up to 8 weeks
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Sep 2014
CHICAGO -- Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo broke his left hand in a shower accident at his home and had surgery Friday night at the New England Baptist Hospital.
He is expected to miss 6 to 8 weeks, accordi Read full story
NBA -- D-Rose donates a cool $1 million to charity
By Barry Aragon, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2014
CHICAGO - Since joining the NBA as the top overall pick in the 2008 draft, Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose has since issued 1,954 assists in his young but decorated career.
On Wednesday, the 6-foot-3, 190-poun Read full story
Bledsoe's $70 million deal is a risk worth taking
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2014
CHICAGO -- After a contractual stand-off that lasted for months, the Phoenix Suns and restricted free agent point guard Eric Bledsoe have finally come to terms Wednesday afternoon.
According to multiple reports, i Read full story
BUCKS LAUNCH #OWNTHEFUTURE STATEWIDE BUS TOUR
By , PhilBoxing.com, 20 Sep 2014
Bucks players, Bango, Hoop Troop and Milwaukee Bucks Dancers will visit Madison, Janesville and Kenosha Sept. 19-20, and Eau Claire, Wausau and Appleton Sept. 26-27
Excitement for the upcoming Bucks season is too strong to stay contained in Milwaukee alone. Today, the Milwaukee Bucks announced th Read full story
NBA -- Nash gets one "last" shot at a ring
By Keith Butler, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Sep 2014
LOS ANGELES -- Armed with the option to waive Steve Nash before September, the Los Angeles Lakers chose to keep the veteran point guard for the final year of the three-year $27 million deal he inked in 2012.
According to the L.A. Times Read full story
NORWOOD ADDS TO THE HONORS BESTOWED ON THE PHILIPPINES BY FIBA
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Sep 2014
Gabe Norwood of Rain or Shine, one of the finest defenders against the top guns of opposing teams in the PBA as well as in the just concluded FIBA World Cup and an explosive player at the offensive end , has won recogn Read full story
NBA -- Ray Allen remains undecided as season nears
By Edgar Plata, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Sep 2014
CHICAGO -- Two-time NBA champion Ray Allen is still a free agent and with training camp for the upcoming 2014-15 season opening in a few weeks, his decision remains highly anticipated around the league.
A free a Read full story
NBA - Chauncey Billups calls it a day
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Sep 2014
CHICAGO -- Chauncey Billups, one of the best point guards to ever play the position, announced his retirement on Tuesday, ending a decorated 17 years in the NBA.
"It's just time. I know when it's time. My mind and Read full story
Report: Manny Pacquiao recruiting Metta World Peace for PBA team
By James Herbert, CBS Sports, 30 Aug 2014
Here's something you might not know: Boxer Manny Pacquiao is the head coach of the KIA Sorentos of the Philippine Basketball Association, and he is also a player for the KIA Sorentos of the Philippine Basketball Association. (The team selected him -- or he selected himself, I guess -- in the first r Read full story
NBA - Heat sign Shannon Brown
By Johann Coyoca, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Aug 2014
MIAMI- Since Lebron James' departure to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Miami Heat have been busy retooling their roster in a determined effort to stay as viable contenders in next season's NBA wars.
This week Miami signed 8-year guard Shannon Brown to a 1-year 1.3 million veterans minimum contra Read full story