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NBA FINALS -- Miami heats up to win back-to-back titles
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Jun 2013
The Miami Heat has shown to the whole basketball world that they are the hottest team in the National Basketball Association this season as they hoisted the Larry O' Brien championship trophy right before the very e Read full story
NBA Finals -- How sweet it is, Miami wins back-to-back titles
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Jun 2013
CHICAGO -- Whatever sliver of doubt was left on whether he can deliver in the clutch, LeBron James put it all to bed Thursday night when he drilled a 19-foot mid-range jumper that sealed Game 7 of 2013 NBA Finals, g Read full story
NBA - A great NBA season comes to an end
By Kelly Manalo, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Jun 2013
CHICAGO -- As the Miami Heat celebrate the joy of winning their second straight title, I can’t help but reflect on how great this NBA season was and how I eagerly look forward to the next
There were high expecta Read full story
I like Duncan and the Spurs' chances
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Jun 2013
CHICAGO -- After squandering Game 6, when they were 5.2 seconds away from the title, almost everyone is giving up on the Spurs against the Miami Heat in today's Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals.
Almost everyone, excluding Read full story
NBA Finals Game 7 tickets
By Rodene Ivan B. Cortes, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Jun 2013
NEW YORK -- Game 7, as they say, is the best two words in sports.
And so it is in this 2013 NBA Finals. A Game 7 is required to crown a champion. Spurs versus Heat for all the marbles.
It cannot get better than this. San Antonio is gunning for its fifth Larry O'Brien trophy since 1999, whil Read full story
NBA Finals -- Spurs squander Game 6, Heat force a Game 7
By Rodene Ivan B. Cortes, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Jun 2013
NEW YORK -- Trailing 94-89 with 28.2 seconds to go, their title defense on the line, the Miami Heat pulled victory from the jaws of defeat Tuesday night and stunned the San Antonio Spurs with a 103-100 overtime victory in Game 6 Read full story
Green shoots his way to NBA Finals history
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Jun 2013
CHICAGO -- In my 20 years as an NBA writer, a passion play that has allowed me the privilege of being credentialed to 10 NBA Finals, I thought I've seen it all.
Until Danny Green came along.
The 6-foot-6, Read full story
NBA Finals -- Manu's monster game gives Spurs 3-2 lead
By Rodene Ivan B. Cortes, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Jun 2013
NEW YORK -- Finally, the search for Manu Ginobili has ended.
After a lackluster NBA Finals series where he tremendously underperformed, shooting only 34.5 percent from the field and averaging just 7.5 points throu Read full story
NBA -- Kidd take over Nets' coaching helm
By John Aldwin Mahipos, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jun 2013
CHICAGO -- Less than two weeks after announcing his retirement, Jason Kidd has accepted the new challenge of becoming the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets.
The 40-year-old perennial All star replaces interim hea Read full story
NBA FINALS -- Heat evens series at 2-2
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jun 2013
The defending champions Miami Heat bounced back from a humiliating Game 3 defeat by routing the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 of the NBA Finals Thursday night at the AT@T Center.
Owners of the best record in the regula Read full story
NBA Finals -- Parker is "ready to go" for Game 4
By Rodene Ivan B. Cortes, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Jun 2013
NEW YORK -- Diagnosed with a Grade 1 hamstring strain, San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker's availability for today's Game 4 of the NBA Finals had been in doubt immediately after an MRI confirmed the injury yesterday, hours afte Read full story
NBA -- Ewing poised to Bobcats assistant coach
By John Aldwin Mahipos, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jun 2013
CHICAGO -- Patrick Ewing, one of the NBA's top 50 players of all time, will be reunited with his good friend, Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan, after the ex-New York Knick great agreed in principle to be the Bobcats' assistant head coach.
Ewing will be working closely with Steve Clifford, Read full story
NBA Finals -- Spurs crush Heat for 2-1 lead
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jun 2013
The San Antonio Spurs set a record of 16 three-point shots made in an NBA Finals game as they massacred the Miami Heat, 113-77 in Game Three at the AT&T Center. The 36-point loss was the worst in Miami playoff history.
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Pistons name Maurice Cheeks head coach
By John Aldwin Mahipos, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Jun 2013
CHICAGO -- Maurice Cheeks has been named head coach of the Detroit Pistons. This would be Cheeks' third shot at a head coaching job following four-year stints with the Portland Trailblazers and the Philadelph Read full story
NBA Finals -- Spurs' Big 3 need a big Game 3
By Rodene Ivan B. Cortes, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Jun 2013
NEW YORK -- Shaken up by their 103-84 Game 2 loss nearly 48 hours ago, the San Antonio Spurs return home to the AT@T Center Tuesday night to host the Miami Heat in Game 3 of this year's NBA Finals.
With the best-of- Read full story
NBA FINALS Games 3 to 5 move to San Antonio tied at 1-1
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Jun 2013
The 2013 NBA Finals shifts the next three games to the homecourt of the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center. When the series were played at the Miami Heat's American Airlines Arena, it ended at one win apiece when LeBron Ja Read full story
NBA Finals -- Spurs gun for commanding 2-0 lead
By Rodene Ivan B. Cortes, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Jun 2013
MIAMI -- Whatever happens in tomorrow's Game 2 of these NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs will go home to Texas with homecourt advantage. But the Spurs aren't satisfied just yet, they want a double steal at th Read full story
NBA Finals fever has no Beiber sighting
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Jun 2013
MIAMI -- Justin Bieber, the 19-year old pop tart from Canada, has been a fixture at the American Airlines Arena during the course of these NBA playoffs.
In Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the de Read full story
2013 NBA Finals: Heat, Spoelstra get Pinoy love
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Jun 2013
MANILA -- Filipino basketball fans are considered one of the most knowledgeable in the sport out by the fact that the
shoot-and-dribble discipline is the game they most love.
In the on-going NBA championship playoff betwe Read full story
TONY PARKER WINS IT FOR SPURS IN GAME ONE
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Jun 2013
Tony Parker is the engine behind everything that gives San Antonio the win and the homecourt advantage. He scored 10 of his team high 21 points in the fourth quarter including that clock-beater against the tight defens Read full story