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NBA -- Lakers buy-out former Bull Luol Deng
By Carlo Jay Cabagnot, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Sep 2018
LOS ANGELES. The Los Angeles Lakers and Luol Deng have agreed amicably to part ways.
As reported by multiple media outlets including ESPN, the buy-out deal will pay Deng $7.5 million less than the two years and $38 million left Read full story
Not a bad loss, Pinoy cagers to bounce back
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Aug 2018
Filipino-American NBA veteran Jordan Clarkson heaved and barreled his way for 28 points following a jittery start that saw the Philippines absorbed a heart-rending 80-82 loss at the hands of powerhouse China in Group D play Read full story
Quickness, outside shooting PH’s weapon vs China
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Aug 2018
With the needed victory already secured to virtually seal its place in the quarterfinal round, the Philippine basketball team will be facing powerhouse China on Tuesday seeking another win in the hope of an easy sailing on Read full story
Tim Duncan, the most coachable great player of all time – Tony Parker
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Aug 2018
Former San Antonio Spurs guard, who just signed a $10 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets, bade his old team goodbye with an emotional letter he said he wished to share before he joins his new club.
Contained in the Read full story
Paul George still recovering from 2 medical procedures
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Aug 2018
Paul George might not be as healthy as his Oklahoma City Thunder and fans expect him to be in his sophomore NBA season with his new team.
The 28-year-old forward the Thunder acquired from the Indiana Pacers last year, adm Read full story
LeBron finally talks on why he chose Lakers for his new team
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jul 2018
A little more than a month following his signing a four-year, $153 deal with Los Angeles, NBA superstar LeBron James on Sunday finally broke his silence on why he chose the Lakers over several teams, including his former Read full story
Golden State Warriors are still hungry
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Jul 2018
This, NBA champions Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob declared by way of reacting to the issue that his team is ruining the world’s oldest and biggest pro-basketball league.
In a feature article written by Ethan Stra Read full story
Jordan Clarkson’s off season
By Jonas Davis, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Jul 2018
I met up with Filipino-American basketball star Jordan Clarkson in a charity event he hosted in Los Angeles last Saturday July 14, 2018. The last time we saw JC was in the NBA finals were he suited up for the Cleveland Cavali Read full story
NBA FEATS, FACTS AND FIGURES 8: JAMES HARDEN WINS NBA MVP, BEATS LEBRON JAMES AND ANTHONY DAVIS
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Jun 2018
Houston Rockets main man James Harden won the NBA MVP award defeating Cleveland Cavaliers franchise player LeBron James and New Orleans Pelicans giant Anthony Davis in the race for the most coveted honor.
Harden won his fi Read full story
Efforts are on to land LeBron, George, Paul et al
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Jun 2018
GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The first NBA event towards the 2018-2019 season – the drafting period -- is over. And next in the calendar is how to improve the franchises respective lineups through the coming free agency.
As every Read full story
LeBron nears free agency status; Spurs open door to trade offers on Leonard
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Jun 2018
Lebron (L) and Leonard (R).
The front office of both Lebron James and Kawhi Leonard have expressed optimism that the differences of the two NBA superstars with their respective teams will be resolved with neith Read full story
Kawhi, Pop had reportedly met Tuesday
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Jun 2018
San Antonio Spurs’ former Defensive Player of the Year Kawhi Leonard had reportedly met with coach Gregg Popovich, raising hopes that the problems between them and the team is nearing solution.
The meeting between the two Read full story
Reports: LeBron prefers staying with Cleveland
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Jun 2018
Teams like the Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers, who’re all targeting LeBron James in the hope of strengthening their respective lineups comes the free agency season this summer, might end up frustrate Read full story
Harden, a cinch for NBA MVP honor
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Jun 2018
On June 25, the NBA will honor Season 2017-2018’s top individual performers in its Awards Night at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.
With barely over a week away from the much-awaited ceremony, only James Harden Read full story
NBA FEATS, FACTS AND FIGURES 7: LAKERS IS THE FRONT-RUNNER IN THE RACE FOR LEBRON
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Jun 2018
The story of LeBron James transferring from the Cleveland Cavaliers to a still unknown team makes headlines in all sports news and websites. Jeanie Buss, the owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, posted a tweet on Wednesday night: Read full story
NBA --- Clippers bring in blue bloods for pre-draft workout
By Celso Samson Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jun 2018
LOS ANGELES -- With two bites at the draft apple, the Los Angeles Clippers maximized their options and invited six prospects to a pre-draft workout yesterday at the team's multi-million dollar practice facility in subur Read full story
No White House Visit for Curry, Warriors
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jun 2018
Will the long-practiced tradition of championship-winning pro sports teams visiting the White House be a thing of the past?
Or at least during the administration of President Donald Trump? It sure seems that way.
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Warriors offering Klay, Draymond contract extension
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Jun 2018
With the NBA Finals over and while discussion shifts to what team LeBron James will play next, comes newly-crowned three-time champions Golden State Warriors’ owner Joe Lacob laying down plans to at least keep the present lin Read full story
T’was Warriors' second 4-0 sweep win in the Finals
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Jun 2018
This year’s Golden State Warriors’ 4-0 sweep of the NBA Finals over the Cleveland Cavaliers was actually the second for the Bay Area dribblers to apply the broom on their rivals to seat on the throne.
In the 1974-197 Read full story
The Golden State Warriors: A dynasty in the making
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Jun 2018
To some, the Golden State Warriors’ third NBA title conquest in four finals appearances may not be a dynasty in the sense that it still lacks the third consecutive title that the Lakers of the ‘50s, the Celtics of t Read full story