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NBA -- Grizzlies score grisly win over Bulls, 80-71
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Dec 2012
CHICAGO -- In an ugly game where both combatants had difficulty putting points on the scoreboard, the Memphis Grizzlies used a little fourth quarter kick to beat the visiting Chicago Bulls, 80-71, Monday night at the Fed Read full story
NBA -- L.A. Clippers make it ten in a row
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Dec 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- The streaking L.A. Clippers extended their win-streak to ten games Monday night when they beat the Detroit Pistons, 88-76, at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Michigan.
After a close first half where they clung to a slim 42-40 edge, the Clippers dropped 12 unanswered points to surg Read full story
NBA -- Nets melt in the homestretch, lose to Bulls
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Dec 2012
CHICAGO -- Ahead 79-75 with 1:48 left to play, the Brooklyn Nets appeared well on their way to a convincing road victory over the undermanned Chicago Bulls Saturday night at the United Center.
But when the desperate Bu Read full story
NBA -- Raptors ground floundering Rockets
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Dec 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- In a trying season of only six wins against 19 defeats, the Toronto Raptors don't have much to be happy about. But Sunday afternoon was one of those good days, the team's second straight win in the month of December.
Behind point guard Jose Calderon's outstanding triple-doubl Read full story
Knicks survive Cavs onslaught at the Garden
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Dec 2012
NEW YORK - These days, Dr. No had a better of chance breaking into Fort Knox than opposing teams penetrating Knick defense at the Garden.
Shorthanded and coming off a tight December schedule, the Knicks faced the grim po Read full story
NBA -- Joe Johnson rescues Nets twice against Pistons
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Dec 2012
NEW YORK -- When the Brooklyn Nets decided to take on Joe Johnson's $19.7 million a year contract this past summer, the New York franchise expected great things in return for such massive investment.
Friday night at t Read full story
NBA -- Orlando spoils GSW's run
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Dec 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Orlando Magic continues to be a thorn on the Golden State Warriors' side.
Gunning for their franchise-setting record of six consecutive road wins on a seven-game Eastern Conference trip, the Warriors fell to the Magic on Friday night, 99-85, at the Amway Center in Orlando. Read full story
NBA -- Melo drops 30, Knicks maul Lakers
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Dec 2012
NEW YORK-All-Star Carmelo Anthony went berserk in the opening quarter, scoring 22 of his 30 points to lead the New York Knicks to an easy 116-107 demolition of the visiting Los Angeles Lakers Thursday night at the Madiso Read full story
NBA -- Warriors gun for six straight road win
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Dec 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- Fresh from undoubtedly their best win of the season thus far -- a 97-95 squeaker over the Heat on Wednesday night at the Miami Airlines Arena -- the streaking Golden State Warriors are hungry for more and will shoot for their sixth consecutive win Friday night in Orlando.
If t Read full story
NBA -- L.A. Clippers up streak to seven
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Dec 2012
CHICAGO -- Held to just 40 percent shooting in the opening half, the Los Angeles Clippers bounced back strong in the third and final quarters, sinking 53 percent of their shots on the way to a 94-89 victory over the Chica Read full story
NBA -- Cavs hold off struggling Lakers, 100-94
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Dec 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Cleveland Cavaliers celebrated the return of point guard Kyrie Irving with an impressive 100-94 triumph over the sliding Los Angeles Lakers, 100-94, Monday night at the Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.
Irving, who was sidelined for three weeks with a broken finge Read full story
Knicks in hard fought win against the Nets
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Dec 2012
Until both teams start winning division/conference titles at each other’s expense, no matter what the pundits say, this is not a rivalry in the strictest sense of the word yet. But it is starting to have the look and feel of Read full story
NBA -- Mavericks dethrone Kings, stay above water
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Dec 2012
CHICAGO -- Life without injured superstar Dirk Nowitzki has been a tremendous challenge for the Dallas Mavericks, who were barely floating in the rough Western Conference waters and logging just an average 10-10 record entering Mo Read full story
NBA -- Warriors tame Bobcats, win four straight
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Dec 2012
SAN FRANCISCO --- The Golden State Warriors exploded with 38 points in the first quarter and cruised to a 104-96 win over the Charlotte Bobcats Monday night at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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NBA -- Kobe surpasses 30,000 milestone, Lakers win
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Dec 2012
SAN FRANCISCO --- Kobe Bryant added another feather in his already accomplished cap, becoming the fifth player in the history of the NBA to score 30,000 points.
The 34-year old Bryant, a 16-year NBA campaigner, needed on Read full story
NBA - THUNDER ROLLS OVER NETS
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Dec 2012
Two elite point guards of the league, team mates in the latest edition of the Dream Team, starred in a highly anticipated match-up, and at the end of the day both did not disappoint. Brooklyn Nets court general Deron Williams quarterbacked his team to a season high 33 points, four rebounds and at Read full story
Lakers suffer another costly meltdown
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Dec 2012
SAN FRANCISCO --- Ahead by 16 points midway through the third quarter and up 92-81 with 7:20 left in the final period, the Los Angeles Lakers appeared well on their way to a solid road victory that would have pushed them Read full story
NBA -- Bulls face Cavs, aim for 9th season win
By Kristin Haas, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Dec 2012
CHICAGO -- After a disappointing 80-76 loss to the Indiana Pacers Tuesday night at the United Center, the Chicago Bulls travel to Cleveland and hope for a quick turnaround when they face the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Quicken Loans arena.
The cellar-dwelling Cavaliers are 4-14 for the season a Read full story
NBA -- George goes wild, Pacers beat Bulls
By Alexander Gardunio, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Dec 2012
After coming off his worst start putting up 0 points, Paul George laid down 34 points and 9 boards to lead the Pacers to a 80-76 victory over the Chicago Bulls. He led all scorers shooting 14-25 in 41 minutes of play along with 3 steals and a couple of blocks. David West was quiet on the night with Read full story
NBA -- Warriors gun for four in a row
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Dec 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- As a rookie head coach in last year's lockout-infested season, Mark Jackson steered the Golden State Warriors to a woeful 23-43 record that was third worst in the entire Western Conference.
But in just a se Read full story