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NBA -- Grizzlies end Kings' two game winning streak
By Alberto G. Montefalcon, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 14 Feb 2013
SACRAMENTO -- The Sacramento Kings' winning streak abruptly ended at two games Tuesday night when they were stopped on their tracks by the Memphis Grizzlies, 108-101, at the FedEx Forum in downtown Memphis.
Having Read full story
NBA -- Turkoglu fails drug test, gets 20-game suspension
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Feb 2013
CHICAGO -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that Orlando Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu will be suspended for 20 games for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
The 34-year old Turkoglu Read full story
NBA -- CP3 strikes again, Clippers win in Philly
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Feb 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Los Angeles Clippers concluded their brutal eight-game road trip in wining fashion by beating the Philadelphia 76ers, 107-90, yesterday at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
All-Star court general Chr Read full story
Bulls lose to Spurs “B” squad
By Ricardo Gardunio, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Feb 2013
The Bulls have notoriously played to the level of their competition all season, and tonight’s game was no different.
The Chicago Bulls returned home from a 6 game road trip to lose to the best team in the league, the San Read full story
NBA -- Minus their Big 3, Spurs handle Bulls, 103-89
By Julian Ramirez, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Feb 2013
CHICAGO -- Even without their Big Three -- Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili -- who were nursing injuries Monday night, the San Antonio Spurs somehow found a way to win on the road.
Thanks to Kawhi Leonard, who Read full story
NBA -- Clips survive Melo's 42, beat Knicks at The Garden
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Feb 2013
CHICAGO -- Normally, when an All-Star erupts for 42 points, it equals to victory.
But this was not any given Sunday. This was a Sunday when the Los Angeles Clippers showed the might of an NBA contender that once up Read full story
NBA -- Mavs pounce weary Warriors, 116-91
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Feb 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- Playing in their fourth game in five nights, the Golden State Warriors had little energy to run with the fast-breaking Dallas Mavericks and lost badly Saturday night at the American Airlines Center in down Read full story
NBA -- Celtics score season-high 116, bury Lakers
By Nicholai R. Roska, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Feb 2013
LOS ANGELES -- With a five-game win streak on hand, the Boston Celtics have been playing good basketball since point guard Rajon Rondo was lost for the rest of the season with a partially torn ACL. But they saved their b Read full story
NBA -- Green's eight 3s carry Spurs over Wolves
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Feb 2013
CHICAGO -- Beginning a nine-game road trip without Tim Duncan (sore left knee) and Manu Ginobili (tight left hamstring) wasn't exactly what the San Antonio Spurs had planned, but the past had always shown that this veteran Read full story
NBA -- Warriors can't handle Thunder, lose by 21
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Feb 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- Playing in front of 18,203 cheering fans, the 91st consecutive sell-out at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, the Oklahoma City Thunder take care of business early on Wednesday night and coasted to a 119-98 d Read full story
NBA -- Nets barely escape Detroit, 93-90
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Feb 2013
NEW YORK -- Converting only 34 of 82 shots (41.5 percent) and going just 6-for-16 from 3-point range (37.5 percent) is never a reliable template for victory in a basketball game. Not in any clipboard, or playbook.
Bu Read full story
NBA -- Rockets bury Warriors with 23 triples
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Feb 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Houston Rockets sank an NBA-tying record of 23 threes and easily beat the Golden State Warriors, 140-109, Tuesday night at the Toyota Center.
Point guard Jeremy Lin, who finished with 28 poin Read full story
NBA -- Black Mamba strikes again, Lakers beat Nets
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Feb 2013
NEW YORK -- With the storied Los Angeles Lakers in town Tuesday night, Brooklyn's Brook Lopez painted an offensive masterpiece that pushed his often under-appreciated talents front and center under the massive media spotli Read full story
NBA -- Bulls fall in Indy, lose Central Division lead
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Feb 2013
CHICAGO -- Short on manpower and playing in their fourth road game in six days, the Chicago Bulls became easy prey to the hot-shooting Indiana Pacers, who fashioned out a 111-101 victory Monday night at the Bankers Life Fie Read full story
NBA - Miami's Big 3 scores 81, overpowers Raptors
By Rob Cruz, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Feb 2013
TORONTO -- In an explosive display of offensive might, LeBron James scored 30 points while his on court pals -- Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade--added 28 and 23 respectively as the defending champions Miami Heat traveled nor Read full story
NBA -- Gibson's career night powers Bulls past Hawks
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Feb 2013
CHICAGO -- Without their injured bigs -- 6-foot-11 Joakim Noah (swollen right foot) and 6-foot-9 Carlos Boozer (sore right hamstring) -- the Bulls desperately needed another big body to help carry the load when the team trav Read full story
NBA -- Curry returns, Warriors bully Suns, 113-93
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Feb 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- Sidelined by two games with an ankle injury, sweet-shooting Stephen Curry returned to action on Saturday night and did what he does best -- score a lot.
Sinking 11 of 20 field goals, including 6-for-10 Read full story
NBA -- Short-handed Warriors edge Mavericks
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Feb 2013
OAKLAND - In a nail-biting finish in front of 19,596 fans, the 12th straight sell-out here at the Oracle Arena, the Golden State Warriors tripped the visiting Dallas Mavericks, 100-97.
The Warriors, who improved Read full story
NBA -- Clippers start 8-game road trip on a high note
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Feb 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- All-Star Blake Griffin finished with 26 points and 13 rebounds as the Los Angeles Clippers pounded a hard-earned 96-90 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves Wednesday night at the Target Center in Mi Read full story
NBA -- Suns whack Lakers, 92-86
By Nicholai R. Roska, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Feb 2013
LOS ANGELES -- With their margin for error getting smaller and smaller with each passing game, the Los Angeles Lakers' slim playoffs hopes suffered another serious blow Wednesday night when they bowed to the lowly 16-30 Phoe Read full story