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OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: Can LeBron bring the Lakers back to greatness?
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Oct 2018
No less than the general managers of member clubs picked Los Angeles’ Lebron James to stash away with the coming NBA season’s MVP award.
They, however, were unanimous in selecting, not the Lakers, but back-to-back Read full story
SECOND OVERTIME: Do yourself a favor, Kai Sotto, go to Real Madrid
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Oct 2018
CHICAGO -- If I had Kai Sotto's ear, I won't just suggest that he take Real Madrid's reported five-year $1 million offer. I will insist that he sign that contract right now, right this minute.
This means leaving his comfort zone. Read full story
NBA - Clips prey on Wolves, 128-101
By Robert Mellana, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Oct 2018
LOS ANGELES -- Tobias Harris exploded for 23 to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 128-101 rout of the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night at Staples Center.
Still unbeaten in two preseason contests, the Clips also got an all-around effort from Danilo Gallinari, who peppered the st Read full story
NBA -- Knicks beat Nets to go 2-0 in preseason play
By Taha Qureshi, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Oct 2018
BROOKLYN. The New York Knicks won the latest version of the "battle of the boroughs" by nipping the Nets, 107-102, at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn
Enes Kanter led the charge with 22 points and 20 rebounds while Trey Burke Read full story
“Enjoy the game and play basketball” – Melo on role with Rockets
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Oct 2018
That was an eventful NBA offseason that saw quite a few notable players changing teams.
Among those who will be suiting up in new uniforms for the 2018-19 NBA season, of course, are LeBron James who’s now with Los Angeles and Read full story
NBA -- Lakers to bring act to San Jose, CA
By Anthony Inoc, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Oct 2018
The two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors will host LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers in a pre-season exhibition showdown on Friday, October 12 at the SAP Center in San Jose California.
As the catalyst for the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron faced the Warriors in the NBA Finals for Read full story
NBA -- Clippers continue tradition with Filipino Heritage Night event
By Clint Ybañez, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Oct 2018
LOS ANGELES -- Like year's past, the LA Clippers will host a Filipino Heritage Night for this upcoming season on January 8, 2019 which will coincide with the team's hosting of Charlotte Hornets at Staples Center.
Fans who will buy tickets online using the promo code FILIPINO will be able to avail Read full story
NBA -- Mavs arrive in China for duel with Sixers (PHOTOS)
By Balt Ducay Chavez, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Oct 2018
While the agony of waiting may be frittered away on whiling away your time over the latest viral videos on various social media platforms, the NBA is once again bringing the China Global Games in Shanghai and Shenzhen on O Read full story
How to beat the Warriors? Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni has a sure-fire formula
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Oct 2018
The Houston Rockets had extended the Golden State Warriors to seven games for the Western Conference Finals last season.
Head coach Mike D’Antoni and his Rockets, in fact, led the best–of-seven title series, 3-2, and could have won Read full story
NBA -- Spurs hack Heat in DeRozan debut
By Abdul Bassit Link, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Oct 2018
DETROIT -- The San Antonio Spurs escaped with a 104-100 victory over the Miami Heat on Sunday at the AT&T Center.
The game marked the debut of DeMar DeRozan as a Spur following his trade from the Toronto Raptors for the disgruntled Kawhi Leonard. DeRozan was held to a scant 18 minutes and finishe Read full story
NBA -- LaVine shines as Bulls tame Pelicans, 128-116
By Andrew Schroeder, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Oct 2018
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls' version of the Big 3 didn't make its debut Sunday night as 7-foot forward Lauri Markannen sat on the bench while continuing to recover from a bum elbow that will sideline him for up to eight weeks.
But the 1-2 punch of Zach LaVine and Jabari Parker was more than enou Read full story
NBA -- Raptors bounce Blazers, 122-104 (PHOTOS)
By Joseph Baccay, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Oct 2018
VANCOUVER. Four All-Stars --- Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry of the Raptors and Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum --- brought the star power in an entertaining match at the Rogers Arena on Saturday night.
Also in atte Read full story
Are Warriors that unbeatable?
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Sep 2018
For sweeping the Cleveland Cavaliers in their NBA finals encounter last season, reigning titlist Golden State Warriors are odds-on picks to repeat this coming 2K19 and win their first three-peat of what could be a m Read full story
NBA -- Lillard sets eyes on MVP
By Joseph Baccay, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Sep 2018
After carding a 49-33 record last season to finish as the third seed in the Western Conference playoffs, the Portland Trail Blazers are gearing up for the 2018-19 campaign when they face the Toronto Raptors in a pre-seaso Read full story
NBA -- Kawhi Leonard to debut in Vancouver
By Ronaldo Samonte, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Sep 2018
VANCOUVER -- Kawhi Leonard will debut as a Toronto Raptor this Saturday at the Rogers Arena where he and his new teammates will play the Portland Trail Blazers in a pre-season game.
At the team's Media Day on Monday, Leon Read full story
SECOND OVERTIME: Who is this jolly red fellow scolding me?
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2018
CHICAGO -- Players come and go. Franchises move on. That's just a fact of NBA life.
But years after Michael Jordan had left the building and seasons after Derrick Rose and his oft-injured body had moved on to the Knicks, the Ca Read full story
NBA -- Butler trade remains in limbo
By Robert Mellana, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2018
A few days after demanding to be traded from the Minnesota Timberwolves to New York (Knicks or Nets) or Los Angeles (Clippers), Jimmy Butler isn't going anywhere. For now.
According to a report by ESPN, the Wolves will only trade Butler for the best deal available, not just for the sake of gettin Read full story
What LeBron had done to the Cavs
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2018
Poor Cleveland Cavaliers, abandoned by their hero of the past four years of campaign that saw them bagged one NBA championship and made the finals three times, they started their 2k19 season with the traditional media day on Monday Read full story
The LeBron era officially begins in LA
By Jonas Davis, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Sep 2018
LOS ANGLES -- The day has arrived for many adoring LA fans to witness the new-look Lakers for the 2018-2019 season as it unfolded on Media day at the UCLA Health Training Center in El Segundo, Los Angeles, California.
This came after much an Read full story
NBA - - Butler is the main topic at Timberwolves Media Day 2018
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Sep 2018
MINNEAPOLIS - When the Minnesota Timberwolves their 2018 Media Day 2018 on Monday, the topic was all about Jimmy "Buckets" Butler because of the sudden request for a trade last week during their meeting with Timberwolves Presiden Read full story