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NBA -- A well-deserved feat for a trio of greats
By Breanna Patrick, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2016
INDIANA --- For three of the best NBA players in the 90s, it has truly been an incredible year as Shaquille O'neal, Allen Iverson and Yao Ming captured their sport's highest honor and were recently enshrined in the James Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame,
Unique and special Read full story
2nd ESPN-LA Celebrity Game -- Shooting hoops and having fun for charity
By Nicholai R. Roska, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Aug 2016
LOS ANGELES -- The 2nd annual ESPNLA 710 All Star Celebrity Basketball Game dribbled off last August 5 at the Microsoft Square in this world famous City of Angels. As expected, the event was & Read full story
Team USA clobbers Nigeria, 110-66
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Aug 2016
HOUSTON -- There was no question whether Team USA would win its final exhibition game against Nigeria Monday evening at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. With one game left to fine tune the team's synergy before their dep Read full story
Team USA sweep exhibition sked, 5-0
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Aug 2016
HOUSTON -- The United States men's basketball team notched another victory as they routed the Nigerian men's team 110-66 Monday night (Tuesday morning Manila time) at the Toyota Center in Houston.
The crowd of 18,247 Read full story
Team USA, Venezuela show Olympic spirit
By Kristy Gonowon, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jul 2016
CHICAGO --- On Friday night at Chicago's United Center, the men's USA basketball team left the arena with an expected victory in an exhibition game against the Venezuelan national team who was without their best player, Gre Read full story
Team USA manhandles Venezuela, 80-45
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jul 2016
CHICAGO -- The United States Men's Basketball Team (4-0) continued its pre-Olympics exhibition schedule with a 80-45 win over visiting Venezuela (0-1) Friday night (Saturday morning Manila time) at the United Center Read full story
NBA -- A Timberwolf wins Summer League MVP award
By Juvie Cabigon, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Jul 2016
LAS VEGAS -- Tyus Jones, a second year player with the Minnesota Timberwolves, bested this year's field of summer leaguers and was named MVP on Monday.
A Duke University alum, Jones was the 24th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft where he w Read full story
NBA -- D-Wade leaves Miami for Chicago
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Jul 2016
CHICAGO -- After 13 years as the face of the Miami Heat, 12-time All-Star Dwyane Wade decided that it was time to move on.
The 6-foot-4. 220-pound guard, the 5th pick in the ultra rich 2003 NBA draft, issued a statement on Wednesday n Read full story
WNBA -- LA Sparks end Lynx unbeaten run
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jun 2016
MINNEAPOLIS - Shooting guard and 3-point specialist Kristi Renee Toliver exploded for 25 points as the Los Angeles Sparks shocked the Minnesota Lynx, 94-76, on Friday Read full story
LeBron indeed delivers the KO
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Jun 2016
THE BIGGEST shot that stopped the defending champion Golden State Warriors in the closing seconds of the last NBA Finals was scored by the phenomenal Keyrie Irving, who connected a golden three-pointer from right quartercou Read full story
NBA -- Some 1.3 million fans attend Cavs parade
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Jun 2016
CHICAGO -- An estimated crowd of 1.3 million braved the sweltering mid-June heat to attend the Cleveland Cavaliers' championship parade which snaked its way through the streets of Cleveland on Wednesday afternoon.
It wa Read full story
NBA -- Bulls trade Derrick Rose to the Knicks
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Jun 2016
CHICAGO -- While LeBron James and his merry band of Cavaliers were celebrating their first NBA title around Cleveland, the city of Chicago bade farewell to one of its iconic yet polarizing NBA star.
As first reporte Read full story
2016 NBA Finals: A Recap of a Championship Series for the Ages
By Reylan Loberternos, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Jun 2016
Through the first six games of the series, both teams had each scored an exact aggregate of 610 points. Majority of the games resulted in blowouts. But they were dead even until the 53-second mark of the final frame Read full story
‘Great things happen to great people’
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Jun 2016
A REPORT from Oakland, California that the defending champion Golden State Warriors were being pegged plus-five favorites over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 7 of the NBA Finals was received with mixed amusement and disap Read full story
2016 NBA Finals -- "Will the real MVP please stand up?"
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Jun 2016
The NBA season and these Playoffs have been something like an episode of that old 1950s TV show "To Tell the Truth." The premise of the show was that a panel of celebrities had to guess which of the contestants, who sometimes tol Read full story
Hunger could lead to NBA crown
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Jun 2016
It's wholly weird how the defending champion Golden State Warriors had allowed themselves to be caught napping during the tip-off for Game Six in Cleveland of the NBA Finals.
It was completely out of character. Th Read full story
2016 NBA Finals -- Cavs need plenty of Love to win Game 6
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Jun 2016
CLEVELAND -- It's usually hard to hide when you're 6-foot-10 tall and 251 pounds large, but amazingly, Kevin Love has managed to disappear in this NBA Finals.
The 27-year old Love, a 3-time All-Star, is averaging a pedestr Read full story
Next in NBA Finals: James-vs-Green thrilla
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Jun 2016
THE SCORE was 112-96, time left: 2 minutes. It came as no surprise after it was reported from ringside that many yellow-shirted fans had started leaving the over-filled Oracle Arena, home of the defending NBA ch Read full story
2016 NBA Finals -- Game 5 by the numbers
By Richie de la Peña, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jun 2016
CHICAGO -- Game 5 turned out to be one of the most exciting games thus far in the ongoing NBA Finals. A -6 underdog heading into a contest where the Warriors were poised to close out and claim their back-to-ba Read full story
2016 NBA Finals -- James, Irving score 41 each as Cavs force Game 6
By Anthony Rozic, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jun 2016
OAKLAND -- LeBron James and Kyrie Irving became the first teammates in NBA Finals history to score at least 41 points apiece, powering the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 112-97 Game 5 victory over the Gol Read full story