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NBA FEATS, FACTS AND FIGURES 8: JAMES HARDEN WINS NBA MVP, BEATS LEBRON JAMES AND ANTHONY DAVIS
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Jun 2018
Houston Rockets main man James Harden won the NBA MVP award defeating Cleveland Cavaliers franchise player LeBron James and New Orleans Pelicans giant Anthony Davis in the race for the most coveted honor.
Harden won his fi Read full story
Efforts are on to land LeBron, George, Paul et al
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Jun 2018
GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The first NBA event towards the 2018-2019 season – the drafting period -- is over. And next in the calendar is how to improve the franchises respective lineups through the coming free agency.
As every Read full story
LeBron nears free agency status; Spurs open door to trade offers on Leonard
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Jun 2018
Lebron (L) and Leonard (R).
The front office of both Lebron James and Kawhi Leonard have expressed optimism that the differences of the two NBA superstars with their respective teams will be resolved with neith Read full story
Kawhi, Pop had reportedly met Tuesday
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Jun 2018
San Antonio Spurs’ former Defensive Player of the Year Kawhi Leonard had reportedly met with coach Gregg Popovich, raising hopes that the problems between them and the team is nearing solution.
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Reports: LeBron prefers staying with Cleveland
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Jun 2018
Teams like the Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers, who’re all targeting LeBron James in the hope of strengthening their respective lineups comes the free agency season this summer, might end up frustrate Read full story
Harden, a cinch for NBA MVP honor
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Jun 2018
On June 25, the NBA will honor Season 2017-2018’s top individual performers in its Awards Night at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.
With barely over a week away from the much-awaited ceremony, only James Harden Read full story
NBA FEATS, FACTS AND FIGURES 7: LAKERS IS THE FRONT-RUNNER IN THE RACE FOR LEBRON
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Jun 2018
The story of LeBron James transferring from the Cleveland Cavaliers to a still unknown team makes headlines in all sports news and websites. Jeanie Buss, the owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, posted a tweet on Wednesday night: Read full story
NBA --- Clippers bring in blue bloods for pre-draft workout
By Celso Samson Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jun 2018
LOS ANGELES -- With two bites at the draft apple, the Los Angeles Clippers maximized their options and invited six prospects to a pre-draft workout yesterday at the team's multi-million dollar practice facility in subur Read full story
No White House Visit for Curry, Warriors
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jun 2018
Will the long-practiced tradition of championship-winning pro sports teams visiting the White House be a thing of the past?
Or at least during the administration of President Donald Trump? It sure seems that way.
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Warriors offering Klay, Draymond contract extension
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Jun 2018
With the NBA Finals over and while discussion shifts to what team LeBron James will play next, comes newly-crowned three-time champions Golden State Warriors’ owner Joe Lacob laying down plans to at least keep the present lin Read full story
T’was Warriors' second 4-0 sweep win in the Finals
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Jun 2018
This year’s Golden State Warriors’ 4-0 sweep of the NBA Finals over the Cleveland Cavaliers was actually the second for the Bay Area dribblers to apply the broom on their rivals to seat on the throne.
In the 1974-197 Read full story
The Golden State Warriors: A dynasty in the making
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Jun 2018
To some, the Golden State Warriors’ third NBA title conquest in four finals appearances may not be a dynasty in the sense that it still lacks the third consecutive title that the Lakers of the ‘50s, the Celtics of t Read full story
NBA FEATS, FACTS AND FIGURES 6: WARRIORS WIN THIRD TITLE BY A SWEEP
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Jun 2018
Kevin Durant won the Most Valuable Player of the NBA finals, winning the award now twice in a row. The Golden State Warriors had just won the NBA championship, sweeping the Cleveland Cavaliers with a 108-85 Game 4 victo Read full story
OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: Only two Warriors make it to NBA Major Awards candidates list
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Jun 2018
This OUTSIDER, like many Filipino NBA fans wonder why there are no Golden State Warriors, except in two categories, in the list of candidates for major individual awards, including MVP, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, D Read full story
LeBron talks on Game 4 scenario
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Jun 2018
So far, 131 teams have tried, and 131 have failed.
This is the grim fact, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are facing with they play the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 Friday (Saturday in Manila) of their NBA Final Read full story
NBA FINALS -- Warriors take commanding 3-0 lead
By , PhilBoxing.com, 08 Jun 2018
CLEVELAND -- The Golden State Warriors are on the verge of capturing back-to-back NBA titles, thanks to the singular brilliance of Kevin Durant.
On a night when Steph Curry and Klay Thompson w Read full story
NBA FEATS, FACTS AND FIGURES 5: DURANT SHINES TO GIVE WARRIORS 3-0 FINALS EDGE
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 08 Jun 2018
The Golden State Warriors are one win away from their third NBA championship in four years after winning 110-102 in Game 3 at the homecourt of the Cleveland Cavaliers to take a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven se Read full story
NBA Finals -- Vince Carter is a big Pacquiao fan, wonders if the Senator owns PhilBoxing
By Sean Yu, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Jun 2018
OAKLAND. NBA great Vince Carter, who has played 19 years in the league, was one of the familiar faces that attended Games 1 and 2 of the NBA Finals at the Oracle Arena.
Having last played for the Sacr Read full story
NBA Finals -- Iguodala's "questionable" Game 3 return bad news for Cavs
By Sean Yu, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Jun 2018
OAKLAND -- Already down 0-2 and needing to win four of the next five games to capture the 2018 NBA title, the Cleveland Cavaliers got some not so pleasant news heading into Game 3 when the Golden Sta Read full story
Curry shows way in NBA Finals MVP race
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Jun 2018
The third quarter of Game 2 of the ongoing NBA Finals between Golden State and Cleveland last Sunday ended with Warriors guard Stephen Curry landing into the Cavaliers bench after missing a buzzer-beating 3-point attemp Read full story