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NBA - Spurs survive overtime scare, take 2-0 West Finals lead
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 23 May 2013
CHICAGO -- The San Antonio Spurs blew an 18-point lead with 3:32 left in the third quarter but the four-time NBA champions gathered their poise in overtime to beat the Memphis Grizzlies, 93-89, in Game 2 of the Wester Read full story
Kevin Durant pledges $1 million for tornado relief
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 22 May 2013
CHICAGO -- As the editor of this site's NBA page, I've had the good fortune of meeting and interviewing Kevin Durant several times, including last year's NBA Finals when his team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, lost to the Miami He Read full story
NBA -- Pacers oust Knicks, punch ticket to East Finals
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, 19 May 2013
NEW YORK -- The Indiana Pacers eliminated the New York Knicks from this year's playoffs following a 106-99 victory in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference semifinal Saturday night at the Conseco Fieldhouse in downtown Ind Read full story
NBA - Future looks bright for young Warriors
By Jason Aniel, PhilBoxing.com, 18 May 2013
Oakland —The Golden State Warriors were without forward Harrison Barnes, who suffered a head injury and a cut on his eyebrow, and center Andrew Bogut, who had difficulty moving throughout the game, for all of the fourth quarter in Read full story
NBA -- Spurs close out Warriors 94 - 82 in Game 6
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 18 May 2013
OAKLAND — After a very slow start, the San Antonio Spurs sealed the Golden State Warriors' fate by winning Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinal, 94-82, Thursday night at the Oracle Arena.
Tony Parker overcame Read full story
NBA -- Knicks extend series to a Game 6
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, 18 May 2013
NEW YORK The New York Knicks staved off elimination Thursday night by taking Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinal over the Indiana Pacers, 85-75, at the Madison Square Garden. .
Knicks forward Carmelo Anth Read full story
NBA -- Grizzlies eliminate Thunder with Game 5 win
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 16 May 2013
CHICAGO -- For the first time this postseason, superstar Kevin Durant looked mortal, missing an astounding 15 of 21 field goals. The anomaly couldn't have happened at a worst time as the Oklahoma City Thunder fell t Read full story
NBA -- Heat oust Bulls, advance to East Finals
By Ricardo Gardunio, PhilBoxing.com, 16 May 2013
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls went down swinging as their season came to its conclusion Wednesday night at the hands of the defending champion Miami Heat, losing 94-91. The Heat move on to the Eastern Conference Championshi Read full story
NBA -- Heat take commanding 3-1 lead
By Katrina Barnett, PhilBoxing.com, 14 May 2013
CHICAGO -- The Miami Heat won the opening tip and never looked back, winning the game 88-65 and taking a 3-1 lead over the Bulls for the series.
The first quarter started out rough for the Bulls, who shot at a mere Read full story
NBA --Warriors win Game 4 thriller, tie series at 2-2
By Shelley Dano, PhilBoxing.com, 14 May 2013
OAKLAND -- The Golden State Warriors showed grace under pressure and pulled a 97-97 overtime victory in Game 4 over the San Antonio Spurs Sunday afternoon at the Oracle Arena in Oakland.
Down by eight with five minutes left in regulation, the Warriors clawed back gallantly and matched the seasone Read full story
Pacers whip Knicks, take 2-1 series lead
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, 12 May 2013
NEW JERSEY -- The Indiana Pacers beat the New York Knicks, 82-71, in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
Pacers center Roy Hibbert dominated the paint wi Read full story
NBA -- Heat surge ahead with 2-1 lead
By Alex Gardunio, PhilBoxing.com, 12 May 2013
CHICAGO -- It looks as if the flashy can get dirty as the Miami Heat took a 2-1 series lead against the Chicago Bulls in the Eastern Conference semifinals Friday night at the United Center.
Following their beat down Read full story
NBA - Spurs stun Warriors, 102 - 92
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 12 May 2013
OAKLAND - Out-matched and dominated in the first two games, the veteran San Antonio Spurs of head coach Gregg Popovich showed why you can't count them out just yet.
The Spurs silenced a buzzing sold-out crowd a Read full story
NBA - Heat D pull Game 3 W
By Maria Macatangay, PhilBoxing.com, 11 May 2013
CHICAGO -- Tied at 70-70 heading into the final quarter of Friday night's Game 3, the Chicago Bulls put themselves in a position to pull a huge upset over the Miami Heat before a sold-out crowd of 22, 675 at a frenzied Uni Read full story
NBA -- Heat burn Bulls for 37 in Game 2
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 10 May 2013
CHICAGO -- With their homecourt advantage stolen by a mild 93-86 upset in Game 1, the defending champions Miami Heat punched back hard and drubbed the Chicago Bulls, 115-78, Wednesday night at the American Airlines Arena. Read full story
NBA -- Warriors turn back Spurs, even series
By Shelley Dano, PhilBoxing.com, 09 May 2013
LOS ANGELES--The Golden State Warriors bounced back from the heartbreak of a Game 1 defeat by beating the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal Wednesday night at the AT&T Center.
The m Read full story
George Karl named Coach of the Year
By Ricardo Gardunio, PhilBoxing.com, 09 May 2013
CHICAGO - George Karl has won the NBA’s Coach of the Year award for the first time in his illustrious 25 years as a head coach. Karl guided the Denver Nuggets to 57 wins and finished with the league's fourth best record. He joins Read full story
NBA -- Warriors look to bounce back in Game 2
By Jason Aniel, PhilBoxing.com, 09 May 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- For the second time in three nights, the Golden State Warriors will attempt to steal home court advantage against from the San Antonio Spurs when their best-of-7 Western Conference semifinal resume Read full story
NBA -- Grizzlies steal Game 2 in Oklahoma
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 09 May 2013
CHICAGO -- Point guard Michael Conley Jr scored sank a deep 3, a mid-range jumper, and a pair of free throws in the final 1:58 of the fourth quarter as the Memphis Grizzlies stole Game 2 of their Western Conference Read full story
NBA -- Bulls pull Game 1 shocker in Miami
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 08 May 2013
CHICAGO - Without Derrick Rose, Luol Deng and Kirk Hinrich, the fifth-seeded Chicago Bulls were supposed to be easy pickings for the top-seeded Miami Heat when their best-of-7 Eastern Conference semifinal went underway Mon Read full story