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NBA Finals - Miami wilts under the heat, Spurs take Game 1
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Jun 2014
SAN ANTONIO -- In a much anticipated rematch of last year's championships, the San Antonio Spurs beat the Miami Heat, 110-95, in Game 1 of the 2014 NBA Finals Thursday night at the AT&T Center.
Beneath the shadow of thei Read full story
Spurs dispose Thunder, advance to second straight NBA Finals
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Jun 2014
CHICAGO -- Tim Duncan turned back the clock Saturday night when the San Antonio Spurs closed out the Western Conference Finals series 4-2 following a thrilling 112-107 overtime win over the OKC Thunder in Game 6 at Read full story
NBA EXPANDS GLOBAL REACH WITH REGULAR-SEASON GAMES IN LONDON AND MEXICO CITY
By , PhilBoxing.com, 30 May 2014
-- Next Season NBA Global Games Will Feature Houston Rockets and Minnesota
Timberwolves in Mexico and Milwaukee Bucks and New York Knicks in the UK --
NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that Mexico and the United Kingdom will host regular-seaso Read full story
NBA East Finals -- Pacers stave off elimination, force Game 6
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 30 May 2014
INDIANAPOLIS -- With their backs against the wall in a "win or go home" mode, the Indiana Pacers pulled out a victory in front of 18,165 Bankers Life faithful, beating the Miami Heat 93-90 in Game 5 of the Eastern Confere Read full story
NBA West Finals - Thunder tie series behind Westbrook's rampage
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 29 May 2014
CHICAGO -- Russell Westbrook picked a good night to serve up one of the best playoffs performances of his budding NBA career.
Westbrook, the fleet-footed 6-foot-3 point guard out of UCLA, carved the San Antonio S Read full story
NBA EAST FINALS -- Heat storm to a commanding 3-1 lead
By Howell Labrador, PhilBoxing.com, 28 May 2014
MIAMI -- The Miami Heat blasted the Indiana Pacers, 102-90, in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference Finals Monday night at a full-house American Airlines Arena here in downtown Miami.
Chris Bosh ignited the Heat offen Read full story
NBA East Finals -- Heat takes Game 3 to take 2-1 series lead
By Howell Labrador, PhilBoxing.com, 26 May 2014
MIAMI -- After a slow and frustrating start, the Miami Heat trounced the Indiana Pacers, 99-87, in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference Finals Saturday night at the raucous American Airlines Arena.
LeBron James spearhea Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Heat exact revenge, beat Pacers in Game 2, 87-83
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 22 May 2014
INDIANAPOLIS -- Vengeance.
That word was prominently placed in large capital letters onto the overhead scoreboard of the Bankers Life Fieldhouse prior to Game 2 as the home crowd relished the opportunity to watch the Read full story
NBA West Finals -- Spurs blast Thunder in Game 1
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 21 May 2014
CHICAGO -- The size and length of the San Antonio Spurs proved to much for the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals Monday night at the AT&T Center.
Led by Tim Duncan's 27 points on 11-f Read full story
NBA EAST FINALS: PACERS DRAW FIRST BLOOD
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 19 May 2014
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers drew first blood in their Eastern Conference Finals showdown against their bitter rivals the Miami Heat Sunday afternoon at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Indiana conquered Game 1, 10 Read full story
My NBA Travels - Pit Stop Brooklyn
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 17 May 2014
BROOKLYN -- After about an 1 hour and 37 minutes airborne, New York city was finally beneath my feet, and JetBlue flight 106 was slowly making its descent toward JFK international airport.
Waiting for me on Terminal Read full story
2014 NBA Draft Combine -- A Pinoy-American hoping to fulfill a dream
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 17 May 2014
CHICAGO -- Day 1 of the 2014 NBA Draft Combine wrapped up Thursday afternoon at the Quest Multisport facility here in the Windy City.
Of the 60 prospects taking a shot at the NBA, the planet's premiere prof Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Durant's 39 points send Clippers home
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 17 May 2014
SAN FRANCISCO -- After a slow Game 5 start, going 0-for-5 from the field, Kevin Durant found his stroke and finished with 39 points to rescue the Oklahoma City Thunder from the Los Angeles Clippers, 104-98.
The we Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Heat dispatch Nets, advance to East Finals
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 16 May 2014
CHICAGO -- Trailing the entire second half and down 89-80 with just 5:34 left in the fourth quarter, it seemed imminent that the Brooklyn Nets would extend the Eastern Conference semifinals to a Game 6.
But like they' Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Spurs close out Blazers, punch ticket to West Finals
By Rochelle Tubis, PhilBoxing.com, 16 May 2014
HOUSTON -- The San Antonio Spurs advanced to the Western Conference Finals Wednesday night by beating the Portland Trail Blazers, 104-82, in Game 5 of their best-of-7 series at the AT&T Center.
Danny Green and Kawhi Read full story
NBA AND ACER ANNOUNCE PROMOTIONAL PARTNERSHIP IN THE PHILIPPINES
By , PhilBoxing.com, 15 May 2014
- Acer tips off partnership with exclusive NBA bags upon purchase of select Acer laptops -
MAY 15, 2014, MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Acer Philippines Inc. (Acer), a leading, global IT solutions brand, have entered into a promotional partnership in the Phili Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Clippers' meltdown hand Thunder Game 5
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 14 May 2014
SAN FRANCISCO --The Los Angeles Clippers suffered an epic collapse Tuesday night and lost a Game 5 heartbreaker to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 105-104, at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Leading 101-88 with only 4:1 Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Wizards stave off elimination with Game 5 rout
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 14 May 2014
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Washington Wizards are not going down without a fight.
Facing elimination with a 3-1 series deficit, the Wizards outworked the Indiana Pacers with a massive 62-23 rebounding edge en route to a Read full story
NBA Playoffs - Clips rally from 22 down to beat Thunder
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 12 May 2014
CHICAGO -- The Los Angeles Clippers came back from a 22-point first quarter hole and a 16-point fourth quarter deficit to beat the OKC Thunder, 101-99, and tie their Western Conference semifinals at two games apiece.
Chris Paul had 23 points and 10 assists while Blake Griffin added 25 and 9 Read full story
NBA Playoffs -- Pacers regain control with Game 3 win
By Adeline Deladisma, PhilBoxing.com, 11 May 2014
FORT WAYNE - After months of losing themselves in a fog of mediocrity and self-doubt, the Indiana Pacers are finally playing like the top seed in the Eastern Conference.
Paul George scored 23 points while Roy Hib Read full story