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NBA -- Lakers lose cliffhanger to steady Pacers
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Nov 2012
SAN FRANCISCO --- The good teams often finish stroong down the stretch. And they make the free throws that matter.
The Los Angeles Lakers didn't do both Tuesday night and lost a 79-77 nail-biter to the Indiana Pacers at the Staples Center.
Two missed free throws by Metta World Peace wi Read full story
NBA -- Bucks erase 27-point deficit, stun Bulls
By Alexander Gardunio, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- The Milwaukee Bucks scored a stunning upset Monday night, rallying from 27 points down to beat the Chicago Bulls, 93-92 at the United Center.
The come from behind victory snapped the Bucks' season-long three Read full story
NBA -- Road kill continues, Spurs beat winless Wizards
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- Oops, the best NBA road team did it again.
The San Antonio Spurs claimed another road triumph Monday night, beating the winless Washington Wizards -- 118-92 -- at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C.
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NBA -- Pistons overpower Blazers, 108-101
By T. Hubahib, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Nov 2012
DETROIT -- The Detroit Pistons found a remedy for their shooting woes: shoot the ball as close to the hoop as possible.
Using that formula, the Pistons dropped 58 points in the paint to beat the visiting Portland Tr Read full story
NBA -- Bulls back home for a four-game home stand
By Kristin Haas, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- After a five-game, 12-day road trip that ended with two wins and three losses, the Chicago Bulls are back home for a four-game swing beginning with another tussle with the Milwaukee Bucks, who are the suprising Central Read full story
NBA -- Subway Series: Basketball Edition
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Nov 2012
NEW YORK -- When they talk about a subway series in New York, it usually involves this city's major league baseball teams -- the New York Mets and the revered New York Yankees.
But a subway series of a different kind t Read full story
NBA -- Spurs improve NBA-best road record to 7-1
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- When it comes to taking care of NBA business away from home, no one does it better than the San Antonio Spurs.
Halfway through their punishing six-game road trip, the Spurs made it 3-for-3 Sunday night whe Read full story
NBA -- Lakers, finally, win one on the road
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Nov 2012
SAN FRANCISCO --- After four previous futile attempts, the Los Angeles Lakers finally won a road game this season last Saturday night, and they did it in grand fashion by blowing away the Dallas Mavericks -- 115-89 -- at the Read full story
NBA -- Rockets destroy reeling Knicks
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- What defense?
The New York Knicks, who stormed off the gates with an 8-1 record built on their NBA-leading defense, got hammered Friday night at the Toyota Center in Houston and lost in embarrassing fa Read full story
NBA – James Harden skyrockets in Houston
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Nov 2012
“Beardsanity” James Harden, the new Houston Rockets main man, is now ranked number four in NBA scoring with an average of 25.2 points per game behind Kobe Bryant (27.5 ppg), Kevin Durant (25.7 ppg), and Carmelo Anthony (25.3 ppg) Read full story
NBA -- Mavs penetrate tough Knicks defense
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- Early in this young season, the New York Knicks own the stingiest defense in the NBA, surrendering only 91.4 points per game and allowing the opposition to shoot just 43.6 percent from the field.
But the st Read full story
NBA -- Kings for a day; Sac beats L.A.
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Nov 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- When the host Sacramento Kings squared off against the visiting Los Angeles Lakers Wednesday night at the Sleep Train Arena, all signs pointed to another disaster. The Kings entered the game losing five in Read full story
NBA -- Sixers capture third straight win
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- After stumbling out of the gates with a shaky 4-4 start, the Philadelphia 76ers have quietly won three in a row to grab the third spot in the powerhouse Atlantic Division behind the 8-1 New York Knicks and the Read full story
NBA -- Knicks overpower undermanned Hornets
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Nov 2012
NEW YORK --- Powered by Carmelo Anthony's 29 points, the New York Knicks scored an impressive 102-80 triumph over the New Orleans Hornets Tuesday night at the New Orleans Arena.
The Knicks pulled away from what once Read full story
NBA -- New Lakers coach debuts to smashing success
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Nov 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- Mike D'Antoni's head coaching debut in Los Angeles was greeted by a smashing 95-90 Lakers victory over the streaking Brooklyn Nets Tuesday night at the Staples Center.
D'Antoni was signed to a three-year Read full story
NBA -- Bulls face rare 3-beat
By Kristin Haas, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- Under the regime of head coach Tom Thibodeau, back-to-back Bulls loses are rare as an eclipse, an occurence that has happened only six times since the hard-charging former Boston Celtics assistant took over Read full story
NBA -- Blazers hand Bulls second straight loss
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- Blown out by the Clippers last Saturday night, the Chicago Bulls looked headed for a second blowout in two nights when the host Portland Trail Blazers built a 64-49 lead early in the third quarter of their joust Read full story
NBA -- Lakers ground Rockets, improve to 5-5
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Nov 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- Slow and steady wins the race. And for the Los Angeles Lakers, so is the climb back to a respectable record.
After a historically awful 1-4 start that cost head coach Mike Brown his job, the Lakers have quietly won four of their last five assignments and improved their won-los Read full story
NBA -- Knicks bounce back; clobber sliding Pacers
By Roel Iway, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Nov 2012
NEW YORK -- After their unbeaten record was stained by a 105-95 loss to the Grizzlies in Memphis last Friday night, the New York Knicks returned home to the Madison Square Garden Sunday afternoon and took out their frustra Read full story
NBA -- Kings lose five in a row; sink to 2-8
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Nov 2012
NEW YORK -- In a match-up between the NBA's rich and poor, the rich just got richer and the poor got even poorer.
The Brooklyn Nets traveled to the Sleep Train Arena on Sunday night and promptly won their fifth game in a Read full story