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NBA -- Nash tweaks back carrying bags
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Oct 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash will be sidelined indefinitely after hurting his back while carrying bags, according to multiple reports.
Lakers head coach Byron Scott told ESPN that Nash "heard a twinge" in his back. He missed his third consecutive practice session Read full story
NBA -- Warriors hand Lakers back-to-back beating
By Greg Pikul, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Oct 2014
CHICAGO -- Things got out of hand early for the Los Angeles Lakers Sunday night, when the Golden State Warriors caught fire pretty quick and blazed their way to a 116-75 blowout at the Citizen's Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California.
The 41-point demolition was the second rout the Warriors Read full story
NBA to test out 44-minute game in preseason
By , PhilBoxing.com, 15 Oct 2014
NEW YORK — The National Basketball Association announced today that it will play a 44-minute game during the 2014 NBA preseason when the Brooklyn Nets host the Boston Celtics at Barclays Center on Oct. 19 (3 p.m. ET, NBA TV). The league is utilizing the preseason contest to examine the flow of a sho Read full story
NBA -- Bulls overhaul 21-point deficit to beat Nuggets
By Kevin Gonzalez, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Oct 2014
CHICAGO --The Chicago Bulls overcame a 21-point deficit to beat Denver Nuggets Monday night at the United Center.
Jimmy Butler collected 21 points and six rebounds to pace the Bulls' rally while rookie Doug McDermott ad Read full story
NBA -- Bucks fall to Bulls in preseason border war
By Nick Osen, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Oct 2014
MILWAUKEE -- In the 38th Annual MACC Fund game Saturday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, the host Milwaukee Bucks put up a gallant effort before bowing to the Chicago Bulls, 91-85.
The MACC Fund, or commonly kno Read full story
NBA - Durant out indefinitely with foot fracture
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Oct 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant will miss at least the early part of the 2014-15 regular after suffering what was described as a "broken bone at the base of the small toe," ESPN reported.
There is no immed Read full story
NBA -- Warriors crush Lakers at Staples Center, 120-105
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Oct 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- The backcourt tandem of Stephen Curry and Klay Thomspon proved too much for the Los Angeles Lakers as the Golden State Warriors scored a 120-105 victory Thursday night at the Staples Center in downtown Read full story
NBA -- Pistons handle Bucks to go 2-0 in preseason play
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Oct 2014
INDIANA -- The Detroit Pistons remained unbeaten in preseason play and moved to 2-0 Thursday night after beating the Milwaukee Bucks, 94-80, at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
It wasn't exactly a shooting exhibition for t Read full story
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