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NBA -- World Peace to return sooner than expected
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Apr 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- A mere 12 days after having surgery to repair a torn meniscus on his left knee, Los Angeles Lakers small forward Metta World Peace is returning to action tonight, way much sooner than the six weeks that was supp Read full story
NBA -- Don't count out Derrick Rose yet
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- Nearly a year after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee, former league MVP Derrick Rose has resume playing for the Chicago Bulls lineup. And with six games left in the regular season schedul Read full story
NBA - Hurting Bulls soldier on at U.C. today
By Ricardo Gardunio, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- The injury-depleted Chicago Bulls host the Toronto Raptors Tuesday night as they continue their quest to climb up the playoffs ladder in the crowded lower tier of the Eastern Conference.
Th Read full story
NBA - No happy returns for Noah, Belinelli
By Katrina Barnett, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- Joakim Noah and Marco Belinelli returned to active play Sunday night, but even with their reinforcement, the Chicago Bulls fell to the Detroit Pistons, 99-85, at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
The defeat sna Read full story
NBA - Dig this: Are the Clippers the new kings of L.A.?
By Shelley Dano, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Apr 2013
LOS ANGELES -- When the Los Angeless Lakers officially retired his No. 34 jersey last April 2 at the Staples Center, Shaquille O'Neal barked an old, familiar refrain: "Can you diiiiig it????!!
Many felt nostalgic about Sh Read full story
NBA – Knicks silence Thunder, stretch streak to 12
By Sharon Brennan, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Apr 2013
NEW YORK – The scalding-hot New York Knicks, winners of 11 straight, took the NBA's longest current streak to the Chesapeake Energy Arena, home of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Against All-Stars Kevin Durant and Russell W Read full story
NBA - Nets tame Bobcats, 105-96
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Apr 2013
Reggie Evans celebrates after a monstrous put-back dunk.
JERSEY CITY -- The Brooklyn Nets (44-32) bounced back from Thursday night's heartbreaking loss to the Chicago Bulls with a win at home over the visiting Charlotte Read full story
NBA - Warriors close in on playoffs spot
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Apr 2013
SAN JOSE -- The Golden State Warriors moved a step closer to punching a ticket to the 2013 NBA playoffs Friday night when they scored a 111-107 victory over the Phoenix Suns at the Oracle Arena in Oakland.
A win over Read full story
NBA - Hot Knicks extend streak to 11
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Apr 2013
NEW YORK -- - It was a night of ceremony, history, and joy as the New York Knicks celebrated the 40th anniversary of their 1973 championship with their 11th straight win, a 101-83 victory over the visiting Milwaukee Bucks here at t Read full story
NBA -- Robinson leads Bulls to second win in two nights
By Katrina Barnett, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- Nate Robinson scored 12 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter to help the Chicago Bulls fend off a stubborn Orlando Magic, 87-86, Friday night at the United Center.
It was the second victory in as Read full story
NBA -- Knicks honor '73 championship team
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Apr 2013
NEW YORK -- All members of the 1973 New York Knicks were in the Madison Square Garden Friday and honored on the 40th anniversary of their title run.
The legendary Red Holzman coached them to their second championship in Read full story
NBA - Knicks riding 10 game win streak into matchup with Bucks tonight
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Apr 2013
JERSEY CITY -- The New York Knicks (48-26), winners of 10 straight games, host the Milwaukee Bucks (36-38) tonight at Madison Square Garden. This is an important game for the Knicks who are only half a game ahead of the Indiana Pacers (48-27) for the overall second seed in the Eastern Conference Pl Read full story
NBA - Nets finish 8-game road trip at 5-3
By Rajah Allarey, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Apr 2013
JERSEY CITY -- The Brookyn Nets moved a game closer in gaining homecourt advantage in the opening round of the playoffs by running away from the Cleveland Cavaliers, 113-95, at the Quicken Loans Arena.
The 43-31 Nets wer Read full story
NBA -- Gibson's MRI "mostly favorable"
By Fidel Garcia, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- First, the good news. The MRI on Bulls forward Taj Gibson's injured left knee is "mostly favorable," reports the Chicago Tribune.
The bad news is that the "aggravated scar tissue" will keep Gibson from today's Bulls game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center. "Whoever c Read full story
NBA -- Warriors cling to sixth place in the West
By Doreen Mendez, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Apr 2013
SAN JOSE -- As the playoffs race heats up, the Golden State Warriors kept their place at sixth place in the Western Conference standings by beating the New Orleans Hornets Wednesday night at the Oracl Read full story
NBA -- Bulls hit a Wall in 90-86 loss
By Fidel Garcia, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- Point guard John Wall dropped 27 points, collected eight rebounds and dished nine assists as the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls, 90-86, Tuesday night at the Verizon Center.
On a n Read full story
NBA - Injury woes continue to hound Bulls
By Katrina Barnett, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls just couldn't catch a break.
Power forward Taj Gibson, who lights the Bulls bench with the fire of his enthusiasm, joined the long list of ailing players Tuesday night when he reinjured his left knee in the second quarter of Chicago's 90-86 loss to the Wizards at t Read full story
NBA -- Pacers deal Clippers another tough loss
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Apr 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- After squandering a 24-point third quarter lead, the Indiana Pacers toughened down the stretch and managed to hold off the rallying L.A. Clippers - 109-106 -- Monday night at the Staples Center in downt Read full story
NBA -- Jazz win five straight, stay ahead of Lakers
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- As they continue to fight tooth and nail for the 8th and last playoffs spot in the Western Conference, the Utah Jazz couldn't have picked a better time to put together their longest winning streak of the season.
On the strength of 6-foot-10, 289-pound center Al Jefferson's 24 point Read full story
From March Madness to the NBA playoffs
By Katrina Barnett, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- The madness that is college basketball has swept the sports nation once again this past few weeks. Brackets have been filled, wagers made, and we all get to ride the thrills and spills all the way to the National Champi Read full story