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NBA -- Paul stays, Clippers pay big bucks
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Jul 2013
CHICAGO -- The Los Angeles Clippers' courtship of free agent point guard Chris Paul ended quickly on Monday when the five-time All-Star agreed to stay in Los Angeles for a five-year, $107.3 million deal.
"I' Read full story
NBA Draft Shocker: Cavs pick Bennett at No.1
By Rodene Ivan B. Cortes, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Jun 2013
BROOKLYN -- The top two prospects in the 2013 NBA Draft dramatically fell off the leader board Thursday night at the Barclays Center here in Brooklyn, paving the way for surprise No.1 pick Anthony Bennett, who was select Read full story
Sports leaders welcome Spoelstra’s possible visit for FIBA-Asia tourney
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Jun 2013
MANILA (PNA) -- Basketball-mad Filipinos welcomed Samahang Basketbol Ng Pilipinas president Manny V. Pangilinan’s invitation for NBA champion Miami Heat Filipino-American coach Erik Spoelstra to come to the Philippines in the hope Read full story
NBA -- Nuggets hire Brian Shaw as head coach
By John Aldwin Mahipos, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jun 2013
CHICAGO -- Brian Shaw is the new head coach of the Denver Nuggets, agreeing to lead a team without a bonafide superstar since the Carmelo Anthony era.
Shaw will replace George Karl, the 2013 NBA Coach of the Read full story
NBA GLOBAL GAMES EXPANDS WITH REGULAR-SEASON GAMES IN LONDON AND MEXICO CITY FOR 2013-14 SEASON
By , PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jun 2013
-- Minnesota Timberwolves and San Antonio Spurs to play in Mexico City and Atlanta Hawks and Brooklyn Nets will play in London
-- Expanded NBA Global Games Schedule to Feature 10 Games with 12 NBA Teams Play Read full story
NBA -- Deng trade talks: Much ado about nothing?
By Kelly Manalo, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jun 2013
CHICAGO -- With this year's NBA Draft less than 48 hours away, the Chicago Bulls are reportedly looking to trade two-time All-Star Luol Deng.
According multiple sources including NBA.com, the Bulls are said Read full story
Heat coach invited to FIBA-Asia tourney
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Jun 2013
MANILA (PNA) -- Filipino-American Coach Erik Spoelstra of the newly-crowned NBA back-to-back champion Miami Heat has been invited to come to the Philippines to lend hands in the preparation of Gilas Pilipinas to t Read full story
NBA -- Ex-Bull Pippen not charged in Malibu fight
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Jun 2013
CHICAGO -- Was the sushi that good? Or, was the wasabi extra spicy that tempers flared?
Former Bulls great Scottie Pippen was reported to be involved in a tussle at a parking lot of a high-end restaurant last Saturd Read full story
NBA -- League okays Rivers to Clippers deal
By John Aldwin Mahipos, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Jun 2013
CHICAGO -- Glenn "Doc" Rivers officially became the head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday after the NBA office in New York agreed to the deal that would allow Rivers to leave the Boston Celtics in exchange for an unprotec Read full story
COACH SPO A SOURCE OF FILIPINO PRIDE
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Jun 2013
MANILA (PNA) -- In boxing, “Erik” means Morales. In basketball, it is Spoelstra. Spoelstra, in basketball, is the coach of back-to-back NBA champions Miami Heat. “Spo” to the basketball community,is a Filipino. Half Filipino, tha Read full story
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