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NBA -- Spurs crush Mavs, close in on best record overall
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Apr 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Antonio Spurs are poised to wrap up the league's best record overall this season and home court advantage throughout the upcoming playoffs.
Patty Mills drilled six 3s en route to 26 points and Ti Read full story
NBA -- Nuggets deny Warriors outright playoffs berth
By Doreen Mendez, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Apr 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- Up by 20 points and playing in front of their boisterous home crowd at the Oracle Arena, the Golden State Warriors were well on their way to clinching a playoffs berth Thursday night.
But what could have been a magical night turned into an evening of horrors as the visiting Den Read full story
NBA -- Pacers edge Bucks to regain No.1 spot in the East (PHOTOS)
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Apr 2014
MILWAUKEE -- Even without their five starters playing, the Indiana Pacers handled the Milwaukee Bucks, 104-102, Wednesday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center here in downtown Milwaukee.
But the Pacers had to go through a bit of a scare before Chris Copeland bailed them out with a game-winnin Read full story
NBA -- Suns burn Pelicans, keep 8th spot in the West
By Bernard Pagusara, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Apr 2014
NEW ORLEANS -- The Phoenix Suns held off a late rally by the New Orleans Pelicans to cling to a 94-88 win Wednesday night at the Smoothie King Center.
The close call improved the Suns to 47-31, keeping them in 8th place in the Western Conference, just a game ahead of the 46-32 Memphis Grizzlie Read full story
NBA GLOBAL GAMES TO TIP OFF DURING 2014-15 PRESEASON WITH GAMES ON THREE CONTINENTS
By , PhilBoxing.com, 11 Apr 2014
-- Cavaliers, Heat, Kings, Nets, and Spurs to Play a Total of Five Games in Brazil, China, Germany, and Turkey --
NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that as part of its effort to connect with its fans globally, NBA teams will play five preseason Read full story
NBA -- Noah's triple-double propels Bulls to sixth straight win
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Apr 2014
CHICAGO -- All-Star Joakim Noah scored 15 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and dished 11 assists to power the Chicago Bulls past the Minnesota Timberwolves, 102-87, Wednesday night at the Target Center in Minneapolis.
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NBA -- Rockets clobber Lakers, 145-130
By Rogelio Mensidor, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Apr 2014
HOUSTON -- The Houston Rockets cruised to an easy victory Tuesday night, pummeling the struggling Los Angeles Lakers, 145-130, at the Staples Center
The Rockets' 145-point outburst was the most scored in a non-over Read full story
NBA -- Plumlee turns back James, Nets foil Heat
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Apr 2014
CHICAGO -- With two seconds to go and the game on the line, LeBron James soared for what could have been a game-winning stuff. Instead, the King got stuffed in the air by 6-foot-11 Mason Plumlee, who appeared to have made han Read full story
NBA -- Warriors blast Jazz, keep sixth place out West
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Apr 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Golden State Warriors nailed 17 triples and scored 130 points, both season highs, to beat the Utah Jazz 130-102 Sunday night at the Oracle Arena in downtown Oakland.
The Splash Brothers -- Stephen Read full story
NBA -- Brewer returns to Bulls' lineup
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Apr 2014
CHICAGO -- A familiar face is making a return engagement with the Chicago Bulls, just in time for the NBA playoffs which kicks off on April 19.
The Chicago Bulls announced Monday afternoon the free agent signing of 29-year ol Read full story
NBA -- Rockets prevail over Nuggets in OT thriller
By Rogelio Mensidor, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Apr 2014
HOUSTON -- The Houston Rockets blitzed the visiting Denver Nuggets for 47 points in the second quarter and built a halftime bulge of 17 at the Toyota Center Sunday night.
But the Nuggets stormed back with a big sec Read full story
Roach laughs off Bradley’s KO claim
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, 06 Apr 2014
LOS ANGELES – In the eyes of Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, it is virtually impossible for Tim Bradley to knock Manny Pacquiao out in their rematch next week in Las Vegas.
“He can’t punch with either hand,” said Roach on Friday as he laughed off Bradley’s claims that he would send Pacquiao t Read full story
NBA -- Warriors spank Kings, 102-69
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Apr 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Golden State Warriors raced to 25-14 lead after one quarter and used it as a springboard to an easy 102-69 victory over the Sacramento Kings at the Oracle Arena in downtown Oakland, California.
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NBA -- Bulls manhandle Bucks, keep fourth place spot in the East
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Apr 2014
CHICAGO -- It was business as usual for the Chicago Bulls Friday night when they routed the Milwaukee Bucks at the United Center.
Kirk Hinrich and Jimmy Butler each had 17 points while Carlos Boozer pitched in 14 points, Read full story
NBA -- Spurs blast Warriors, increase win streak to 19
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Apr 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Antonio Spurs express kept rolling Wednesday night at the AT&T Center.
Tony Parker logged 18 points and eight assists while Tim Duncan tallied 15 and eight rebounds. Marco Belinelli and Manu Read full story
NBA -- Clippers clinch Pacific Division
By Shelley Dano, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Apr 2014
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers have clinched the Pacific Division title for the second straight season and they did in style, coming back from 17-points down on the road.
Trailing 91-74 with 1:49 left in the Read full story
NBA --Curry rescues Warriors from Mavs
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Apr 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- Stephen Curry showed the nerve and toughness that made him an NBA All-Star this season.
With 0.1 seconds left in overtime and his team trailing by a hair, 120-119, Curry drilled a baseline jumper to l Read full story
NBA -- Nets foil Rockets, clinch playoffs berth
By Doreen Mendez, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Apr 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Brooklyn Nets booked a ticket to the playoffs following a 105-96 victory over the powerhouse Houston Rockets Tuesday night at the Barclay's Center.
Joe Johnson guided the Nets with 32 points, inclu Read full story
NBA -- Bulls beat Celtics back-to-back
By Katrina Barnett, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Apr 2014
CHICAGO, IL. -- The Chicago Bulls took on the Boston Celtics for the second day in a row and came away with another win Monday night, 94-80, at the United Center.
After D.J. Augustin torched the Celtics for 33 point Read full story
NBA -- Kings top Pelicans, score rare road win, 102-97
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Apr 2014
CHICAGO -- For a team with a modest 26-48 record, road wins are hard to come by for the Sacramento Kings this season.
But center DeMarcus Cousins made sure that Monday night at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans Read full story