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NBA -- Raptors lose to Cavs, drop to 4th in the East
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Mar 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Cleveland Cavaliers kept their flickering hopes alive with a hard fought victory in their home turf Tuesday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.
Dion Waters scored 24 points and Tristan Thompson tall Read full story
NBA -- Lakers destroy Knicks, 127-96
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Mar 2014
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers scored 51 points in the third quarter and it was more than enough to beat the visiting New York Knicks, 127-96, at the Staples Center.
The impressive victory did not do much for the lost playoffs hopes of the 24-46 Lakers but the defeat was especially devas Read full story
NBA -- Magic thrash Blazers to snap 9-game losing streak
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Orlando Magic ended their nine-game slide Tuesday night by beating the visiting Portland Trail Blazers, 95-85, at the Amway Center.
Tobias Harris led the way for Orlando with 25 points and 11 rebounds while center Nikola Vucevic turned in 22 and 10 boards. Rookie Victor Ola Read full story
NBA -- Nowitzki's 32 points silence Thunder in OT
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2014
CHICAGO -- His days as an MVP may be over, but Dirk Nowitzki still has the brilliance that will one day catapult him to the basketball Hall-of-Fame.
The 7-foot German, now 35, scored 32 points to quiet the rampaging Th Read full story
NBA -- Spurs win 14th straight as Sixers drop 25 in a row
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Antonio Spurs extended their winning streak to 14 games Monday night to keep the NBA's best record with a 54-16 record.
Austin Daye made 6 of 10 triples for 22 points and the usually dependable Read full story
NBA - East-leading Pacers a load to handle in the playoffs
By Kelly Manalo, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Mar 2014
CHICAGO -- The Indiana Pacers have owned the best record in the Eastern Conference throughout the 2013-14 regular season. Entering Monday's visit with the Bulls, they were 3 full games ahead of the two-time defending champions Miami Heat.
Even with their recent struggles, the Pacers have been s Read full story
NBA -- Gibson' 23 helps Bulls even series with Indy
By Julian Ramirez, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Mar 2014
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls got back at the Indiana Pacers, who beat them, 91-79, Friday night in Indianapolis.
In Monday night's rematch at the United Center, the Bulls emerged victorious, 89-77, thanks mainly to Taj Read full story
NBA - Pelicans rally from 22 points down to beat Nets in OT
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 25 Mar 2014
NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans showed a lot of heart and determination to defend their home court Monday night.
Led by 2010 NBA Rookie of the Year Tyreke Evans the Pelicans overhauled a 22-point deficit to sco Read full story
NBA -- Kings' Big 3 hand Bucks a royal beating
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Mar 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- If the Miami Heat has a Big 3, so do the Sacramento Kings.
Center DeMarcus Cousins, point guard Isaiah Thomas and wingman Rudy Gay combined for 86 points to lead the Kings to a 124-107 demolition of the Milwaukee Bucks Sunday night at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento.
C Read full story
NBA -- Dreaded ACL tear claims another victim
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Mar 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- Denver Nuggets forward J.J. Hickson has sustained a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), adding his name to the long list of NBA players who have suffered from the devastating injury.
Chicago Bull Read full story
NBA -- Clippers shake rust off, trip Pistons, 112-103
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Mar 2014
LOS ANGELES -- Four days off appeared too long for the Los Angeles. Clippers, what with all the rust that follows.
But despite nearly blowing a 16-point third quarter lead, the Clips still held home court and beat t Read full story
NBA -- Bulls extend Sixers losing spree to 24
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Mar 2014
CHICAGO -- The NBA's longest losing streak of the season reached a new low Saturday night at the United Center.
Joakim Noah scored 20 points, grabbed eight boards and issued four assists as the Chicago Bulls held on to Read full story
NBA -- Pelicans upset visiting Heat, 105-95
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 23 Mar 2014
NEW ORLEANS -- All-Star Anthony Davis notched 30 points, 11 rebounds and three steals and the New Orleans Pelicans upset the Miami Heat, 105-95, at the Smoothie King Center.
As the Pelicans reached the century mark, fre Read full story
NBA - Nets dominate paint to beat Celtics 114-98
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Mar 2014
NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets extended their home win streak to 11 games beating the Boston Celtics 114-98 on Friday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The win moved New York to within 1 1/2 games behind the Read full story
NBA - Pacers conquer Bulls, 91-79
By Katrina Barnett, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Mar 2014
CHICAGO -- On Friday evening, the Indiana Pacers played and conquered, and thanks to 91-71 win over the Chicago Bulls they now have a commanding 13 game lead over their Central Division rivals.
The Bulls started strong, leading 23-19 after one quarter. The Pacers, however, turned things around Read full story
NBA -- Knicks outlast Pacers to win 7 in a row
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Mar 2014
CHICAGO -- Don't count out the New York Knicks just yet.
Several games out of the playoffs race two weeks ago and basically given up dead, the feisty Knicks are plowing their way back to contention and won their seven Read full story
NBA -- Rondo's near triple-double enough to beat Heat
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Mar 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo narrowly missed a triple-double but his brilliant all-around effort was more than enough to lead the Boston Celtics to victory.
Rondo registered nine points, 10 rebounds and 15 assists as the Celtics rallied past the two-time defending champions Read full story
NBA -- Bulls extend Sixers' losing streak to 22
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Mar 2014
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls unleashed a balanced offensive onslaught in Philadelphia Wednesday night and the results were catastrophic for the poor Sixers who lost their 22nd game in a row,
DJ Augustine paced the Bull Read full story
NBA -- Davis-less Pelicans fall to Raptors, 107-100
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 20 Mar 2014
NEW ORLEANS – With All-Star center Anthony Davis sitting on the bench with an upper respiratory infection, the New Orleans Pelicans lost Wednesday night despite having six players scoring in double figures.
DeMar DeR Read full story
NBA -- Durant's 35 points help OKC hold off Bulls
By Julian Ramirez, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Mar 2014
CHICAGO -- The Oklahoma City Thunder bounced back from a 109-86 home loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday by beating the Chicago Bulls, 97-85, Monday night at the United Center.
The Thunder neutralized the defensive Read full story