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How to beat the Warriors? Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni has a sure-fire formula
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Oct 2018
The Houston Rockets had extended the Golden State Warriors to seven games for the Western Conference Finals last season.
Head coach Mike D’Antoni and his Rockets, in fact, led the best–of-seven title series, 3-2, and could have won Read full story
NBA -- Spurs hack Heat in DeRozan debut
By Abdul Bassit Link, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Oct 2018
DETROIT -- The San Antonio Spurs escaped with a 104-100 victory over the Miami Heat on Sunday at the AT&T Center.
The game marked the debut of DeMar DeRozan as a Spur following his trade from the Toronto Raptors for the disgruntled Kawhi Leonard. DeRozan was held to a scant 18 minutes and finishe Read full story
NBA -- LaVine shines as Bulls tame Pelicans, 128-116
By Andrew Schroeder, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Oct 2018
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls' version of the Big 3 didn't make its debut Sunday night as 7-foot forward Lauri Markannen sat on the bench while continuing to recover from a bum elbow that will sideline him for up to eight weeks.
But the 1-2 punch of Zach LaVine and Jabari Parker was more than enou Read full story
NBA -- Raptors bounce Blazers, 122-104 (PHOTOS)
By Joseph Baccay, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Oct 2018
VANCOUVER. Four All-Stars --- Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry of the Raptors and Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum --- brought the star power in an entertaining match at the Rogers Arena on Saturday night.
Also in atte Read full story
Are Warriors that unbeatable?
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Sep 2018
For sweeping the Cleveland Cavaliers in their NBA finals encounter last season, reigning titlist Golden State Warriors are odds-on picks to repeat this coming 2K19 and win their first three-peat of what could be a m Read full story
NBA -- Lillard sets eyes on MVP
By Joseph Baccay, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Sep 2018
After carding a 49-33 record last season to finish as the third seed in the Western Conference playoffs, the Portland Trail Blazers are gearing up for the 2018-19 campaign when they face the Toronto Raptors in a pre-seaso Read full story
NBA -- Kawhi Leonard to debut in Vancouver
By Ronaldo Samonte, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Sep 2018
VANCOUVER -- Kawhi Leonard will debut as a Toronto Raptor this Saturday at the Rogers Arena where he and his new teammates will play the Portland Trail Blazers in a pre-season game.
At the team's Media Day on Monday, Leon Read full story
SECOND OVERTIME: Who is this jolly red fellow scolding me?
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2018
CHICAGO -- Players come and go. Franchises move on. That's just a fact of NBA life.
But years after Michael Jordan had left the building and seasons after Derrick Rose and his oft-injured body had moved on to the Knicks, the Ca Read full story
NBA -- Butler trade remains in limbo
By Robert Mellana, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2018
A few days after demanding to be traded from the Minnesota Timberwolves to New York (Knicks or Nets) or Los Angeles (Clippers), Jimmy Butler isn't going anywhere. For now.
According to a report by ESPN, the Wolves will only trade Butler for the best deal available, not just for the sake of gettin Read full story
What LeBron had done to the Cavs
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Sep 2018
Poor Cleveland Cavaliers, abandoned by their hero of the past four years of campaign that saw them bagged one NBA championship and made the finals three times, they started their 2k19 season with the traditional media day on Monday Read full story
The LeBron era officially begins in LA
By Jonas Davis, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Sep 2018
LOS ANGLES -- The day has arrived for many adoring LA fans to witness the new-look Lakers for the 2018-2019 season as it unfolded on Media day at the UCLA Health Training Center in El Segundo, Los Angeles, California.
This came after much an Read full story
NBA - - Butler is the main topic at Timberwolves Media Day 2018
By Daniel Quindao Guden, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Sep 2018
MINNEAPOLIS - When the Minnesota Timberwolves their 2018 Media Day 2018 on Monday, the topic was all about Jimmy "Buckets" Butler because of the sudden request for a trade last week during their meeting with Timberwolves Presiden Read full story
NBA NEWS: Seven teams interested in Jimmy Butler
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Sep 2018
A few days after Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor indicated the team is ready to trade Jimmy Butler, six clubs -- Houston, Philadelphia, Los Angeles Clippers, Brooklyn, Detroit, Miami and Portland – signified their inter Read full story
Irving knows how to beat the Warriors
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Sep 2018
Pre-season developments saw every NBA team preparing to beat and dethrone the Golden State Warriors as champs.
And if the Steph Curry and Kevin Duran-led Bay Area franchise is fancied to again dominate for a rare three-peat, t Read full story
Reigning NBA champs Warriors reveal training camp roster
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Sep 2018
Five days into their training camp opens on Tuesday, the NBA champions Golden State Warriors announced their full roster for the final phase of their preparations in their bid for a rare three-peat.
The roster, as Read full story
MJ donating $2m to Hurricane Florence victims
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Sep 2018
NBA great and Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan is donating $2 million to several organizations undertaking relief and recovery efforts to Hurricane Florence victims.
This, the Hornets organization announced via their Read full story
Coach ”Spo” changes Dwyane’s mind to retire
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Sep 2018
Miami Heat’s most accomplished superstar Dwyane Wade had, until last week, been strongly considering calling basketball over until Sunday when he met with coach Erik Spoelstra.
That Sunday, Wade himself, through a Twitter vid Read full story
Wade’s return to Miami awaited
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Sep 2018
Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade has reiterated his desire to continue wearing his old team’s uniform for his 16th NBA season.
The Miami Herald reported, however, that should he decide so, Wade needs to be assured of ha Read full story
Warriors still the team to beat – LeBron
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Sep 2018
With the 2019 NBA season just a little more than a month away, the back-to-back champions Golden State Warriors look heading to their fifth straight Finals appearance.
This, despite the big attempts of the opposition to Read full story
NBA -- Can the Pistons make the Top 8 in the East?
By Ahmad Shah, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Sep 2018
DETROIT-- After a rousing 10-3 start last regular season, the Detroit Pistons hobbled in the end, finishing with a disappointing 39-43 record and missed the NBA playoffs by a mere four games behind the Washington Wizards.
But the upcoming 2018-19 season offers better hope.
With the relie Read full story