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NBA -- Grizzlies make strong playoffs push out West
By Jeremy Zuniga, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Mar 2014
CHICAGO --- If the NBA playoffs were to start today, the Memphis Grizzlies would not make the cut.
But since the postseason doesn't start until April 19, the Grizzlies have a lot of time to gain ground. And the way they're playing right now, chances are, they will make the Top 8 in the Western Read full story
NBA -- Bulls fall short against gritty Grizzlies
By Katrina Barnett, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Mar 2014
CHICAGO -- In a battle between two of the NBA's top defensive teams, the Memphis Grizzlies bested the Chicago Bulls, 85-77, Friday night at the United Center.
Grizzlies' big men Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph controlle Read full story
NBA -- Davis, Evans power Pelicans past Bucks
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 09 Mar 2014
NEW ORLEANS -- Anthony Davis dominated the paint like an All-Star Friday night and the New Orleans Pelicans held off the Milwaukee Bucks, 112-104, at the Smoothie King Center.
The rangy 6-foot-10 Davis, the No.1 pick Read full story
NBA - Pelicans begin 6-game home stand against Bucks
By Bernard Pagusara, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Mar 2014
NEW ORLEANS - With momentum on their side, the New Orleans Pelicans face the reeling Milwuakee Bucks toady (9 am RP time) tonight a the Smoothie King Center.
O.J. mayo will lead the Bucks with Gary Neal, Irsan Ilyasova and a crew of young stars headed by the “Greek Freak” Giannis Antetokounmp Read full story
NBA -- Knicks look to sing a new tune against the Jazz
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Mar 2014
NEW YORK - The New York Knicks (22-40) will host the struggling Utah Jazz (21-40) on Friday March 7 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The Knicks are in 11th place in the weak Eastern Conference, 5 1/2 games behind the Atlanta Hawks for the eighth and final playoff spot with 20 games remain Read full story
NBA -- Warriors overwhelm Celtics, 108-88
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Mar 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The good teams are supposed to beat the bad teams. And that's what the Golden State Warriors did Wednesday night at the TD Garden in Boston.
David Lee scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds whil Read full story
NBA -- Nets over .500 after taming Grizzlies, 103-94
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Mar 2014
BROOKLYN -- The Brooklyn Nets defeated the visiting Memphis Grizzlies, 103-94 Wednesday night at The Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
All-Star forward Joe Johnson led the Nets (30-29) with 21 points, who went over .500 fo Read full story
NBA -- Nets tame streaking Bulls, 96-80
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Mar 2014
BROOKLYN -- The Brooklyn Nets defeated the visiting Chicago Bulls, 96-80, Monday night at The Barclays Center here in Brooklyn.
Point guard Deron Williams led the Nets with 20 points and Joe Johnson added 19. At 29-29, the Nets climbed back to the .500 mark for the first time since November 5 Read full story
NBA -- LeBron's career-high 61 propels Heat over Bobcats
By Reynante Bulawan, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Mar 2014
MIAMI -- With Dwayne Wade being held out for precautionary measures and the usually reliable Chris Bosh struggling with his mid-range shot, the Miami Heat needed their masked superstar to carry the load.
And like alwa Read full story
NBA -- Warriors slay Knicks, 126-103
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Mar 2014
NEW YORK -- A year after Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Stephen Curry scored 54 points at Madison Square Garden in New York City, he returned to the proverbial scene of the crime and dazzled fans with a triple-doub Read full story
NBA -- Dragic scores 40 as Suns outlast Pelicans
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 02 Mar 2014
NEW ORLEANS - Point guard Goran Dragic ran rings around his defenders all night, scoring 40 points and dishing five assists as the Phoenix Suns outlasted the New Olreans Pelicans, 116-104, Friday at the US Airways Arena.
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NBA -- Nets melt Nuggets on the road, 112-89
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Mar 2014
CHICAGO -- The Brooklyn Nets held the host Denver Nuggets to eight first quarter points and never looked back on the way to a mighty impressive road victory.
Paul Pierce led a balanced assault with 18 points and the Nets routed the Nuggets, 112-89, at the Pepsi Center. Joe Johnson, Marcus Thor Read full story
NBA - LeBron drops 31 as Heat abuse Knicks by 26
By Reynante Bulawan, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Mar 2014
MIAMI -- Wearing a mask to protect a broken nose he suffered last February 20 against the Thunder in Oklahoma, LeBron James returned from a week's layoff and played like he never left.
The reigning league MVP logged 31 point Read full story
NBA -- Bulls' stampede crush Warriors, 103-83
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Feb 2014
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls won seven out of their last eight games Wednesday night after easily beating the Golden State Warriors, 103 to 83, at the United Center.
The Bulls clicked on both ends o Read full story
NBA -- Hinrich's late free throws take down Hawks
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Feb 2014
CHICAGO -- Kirk Hinrich calmly sank 6-of-7 free throws in the final 40 seconds of play and the Chicago Bulls escaped with a 107-103 road victory over the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday night.
The savvy veteran finished with 14 Read full story
NBA -- Clippers trounce Pelicans behind 16 triples
By Absalon Inocian, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 26 Feb 2014
NEW ORLEANS -- Mardi Gras is here in New Orleans but it was the Los Angeles Clippers who had a scoring party Monday night at the Smoothie King Center.
With six players scoring double figures in points, the Clippe Read full story
NBA -- PhilBoxing lands in the Pelicans' nest
By Bernard Pagusara, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Feb 2014
NEW ORLEANS -- Like most mothers, my mama used to interrupt me in the middle of a backyard basketball game.
But if she interrupted me back in the day to say I was going to the NBA, I would have reluctantly called her a Read full story
NBA -- James sits as Heat take care of Bulls in Miami
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Feb 2014
CHICAGO -- With LeBron James sitting out Sunday's game due to a busted nose, beating the Miami Heat in their home building seemed like a very doable task.
But the two-time defending champions proved to be a tough custom Read full story
NBA -- Beverley rescues Rockets from Dragic, Suns
By Daniel Jacobs, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Feb 2014
PHOENIX -- The Houston Rockets climbed out of an 11-point fourth quarter deficit and escaped Phoenix with a thrilling 115-112 victory over the Suns Sunday night at the U.S. Airways Arena.
Dwight Howard 25 points and nine Read full story
NBA - Rockets' Harden a big boxing fan
By Shelley Dano, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Feb 2014
PHOENIX -- When he is not busy terrorizing the NBA as one the league's most exciting players, Houston Rockets ace James Harden is apparently a big boxing fan..
While waiting to interview Harden at the US Airways Arena after the Ro Read full story