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NBA -- Spurs dispatch Wolves, improve home record to 16-2
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jan 2013
CHICAGO -- At 29-11, the San Antonio Spurs rank only third overall in the NBA standings behind powerhouse 29-8 Oklahoma City Thunder and the league's flavor of the season, the 28-9 Los Angeles Clippers.
But when it comes to Read full story
NBA -- Howard returns, Lakers dump Cavs by 20
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jan 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- The struggling L.A. Lakers exploded for 37 first quarter points and never looked back as they beat the Cleveland Cavaliers, 113-93, last Sunday at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.
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NBA - Nuggets rally late, beat Warriors
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jan 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- Down eight entering the fourth quarter, the Denver Nuggets dumped 37 points in the final 12 minutes to breeze past the Golden State Warriors, 116-105, Sunday night at the Pepsi Center in Denver.
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NBA -- Super Mario sizzles, Heat wins by 29
By Alberto G. Montefalcon, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 14 Jan 2013
SACRAMENTO -- Since making the jump from college to the Miami Heat, Mario Chalmers has always been a good point guard, but not great. Saturday night at the Sleep Train Arena, he was spectacular.
The 6-foot-2 Kansas U Read full story
NBA -- Bulls disappoint, fall at home to Suns
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Jan 2013
CHICAGO -- While the Chicago Bulls have scored impressive victories over the best teams in the Eastern Conference this season -- once against the Miami Heat and thrice against the New York Knicks -- they have also fallen prey to Read full story
NBA -- Orlando weaves magic, shocks Clippers (Photos)
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Jan 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Orlando Magic erased a 13-point deficit, including nine in the fourth quarter, to beat the red-hot L.A.Clippers --104-101 -- on Saturday at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.
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NBA -- Bulls beat Knicks -- again
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Jan 2013
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls continued their dominance over the New York Knicks by beating their Eastern Conference rivals for the third time this season following a one-sided 108-101 triumph Friday night at the Madison Squar Read full story
NBA -- Kings lose OT thriller to Mavs
By Alberto G. Montefalcon, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 12 Jan 2013
SACRAMENTO -- Just when the Kings were beginning show some sliver of hope in their slipping season, they fell into another unwanted slump.
Hosting the equally-struggling Dallas Mavericks Thursday night at the Sleep Train Ar Read full story
NBA -- Warriors look to rebound vs Blazers today
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Jan 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- Tripped by the Memphis Grizzlies 94-87 at home last Wednesday night, the Golden State Warriors hope to return to their winning ways when they host the streaking Portland TrailBlazers today at the Oracle Arena Read full story
NBA -- Rosy for Indy, thorny for Knicks
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Jan 2013
NEW YORK -- As the owner of the Indiana Pacers, Herb Simon signs all the hefty paychecks in the team roster. One of those checks, worth $2.5 million for the season, belongs to small forward Paul George.
Simon was Read full story
From the Depths of the Eastern Conference, Will The Toronto Raptors Rise to Glory? (Part 2)
By Rob Cruz, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Jan 2013
Toronto, Canada - Hot off the Press! It’s time for a wakeup call for the Toronto Raptors General Manager Brian Colangelo, his counter-part at the Toronto Maple Leafs, General Manager Brian Burke has been axed as of today. What do Read full story
From the Depths of the Eastern Conference, Will The Toronto Raptors Rise to Glory?
By Rob Cruz, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Jan 2013
Toronto, Canada - Since the departure of former Raptor Chris Bosh who was the franchise player for eight long years, it has been a challenging time for the only NBA team that resides north of the U.S. border. In the post Chris Bo Read full story
NBA -- Cuban crisis: Mavericks owner fined $50,000
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Jan 2013
CHICAGO -- "If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say it," so says an old saying.
But don't tell that to Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks who has never been known to hold his tongu Read full story
NBA -- Nash joins 10,000 assists club
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Jan 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- Two-time former MVP Steve Nash became only the fifth player in NBA history to notch 10,000 assists. The 38-year old point guard achieved the milestone Tuesday night at the Toyota Center in Houston where he threw ten assists that pushed his career total to 10,005.
The feat puts Read full story
NBA – Knicks lose a tough one; fall to the Celtics at the Garden
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Jan 2013
NEW YORK – The Celtics have over the past few seasons dominated the Atlantic Division and the Knicks. This year the tables are turned. Boston is looking up to the Knicks.
There is always a lot of passion and physical Read full story
NBA -- Bigger, stronger Bulls dump Cavs, 118-92
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Jan 2013
CHICAGO -- Throughout some bad stretches this season, the Bulls have played down to the level of their competition. It's a disturbing habit that reared its ugly head Monday night when the lowly 8-28 Cleveland Cavaliers visit Read full story
NBA -- Melo drops 40, Knicks beat Magic in Orlando
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Jan 2013
NEW YORK -- If you open the NBA dictionary and look for the word "unstoppable," you'd probably find a photo of Carmelo Anthony next to it.
Because that's exactly what the Knicks shooting sensation has been lately -- unst Read full story
NBA - Back to old ways. Kings get blown out
By Alberto G. Montefalcon, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 07 Jan 2013
SACRAMENTO -- This isn't Hollywood, so endings aren't always happy.
A promising road trip fueled by back-to-back wins in Cleveland and Toronto ended badly for the Sacramento Kings Saturday night when they were thoroughl Read full story
NBA - Chris Paul shines, Clippers maul Warriors
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Jan 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- Point guard Chris Paul had an impressive 27 points in 28 minutes of play and the mighty Los Angeles Clippers easily manhandled budding rivals the Golden State Warriors, 115-89, Saturday night at Read full story
NBA -- A Kobe moment for PhilBoxing
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Jan 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- At age 34 and plowing through his 17th NBA season, Kobe Bryant is supposed to be slowing down as he approaches the twilight of his brilliant career.
But slowing down is exactly what Kobe is not doing. Qui Read full story