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NBA -- Knicks take Game 1 over Celtics
By Sharon Brennan, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Apr 2013
NEW YORK -- The 2013 NBA playoffs opened with a bang Saturday afternoon at the Madison Square Garden and the New York Knicks stormed to a 1-0 lead in their best-of-7 opening round series against bitter rivals the Bosto Read full story
NBA -- Lakers best Rockets in OT, clinch West's 7th seed
By Shelley Dano, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Apr 2013
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Houston Rockets in overtime -- 99-95 -- and clinched the No.7 seed in the Western Conference playoffs Wednesday night at the Staples Center.
The Lakers, who played with Read full story
NBA -- Bulls nail 5th seed, face Nets
By Fidel Garcia, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- This time last year the Chicago Bulls sat in the driver’s seat after finishing with a league-best regular season record. Derrick Rose was back from a nagging groin injury and the No.1 seeded Bulls matched up with the Read full story
NBA -- Knicks win regular season finale
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Apr 2013
NEW YORK -- The New York Knicks (54-28) won their regular season finale against the (44-38) Atlanta Hawks, 98-92, before a sold-out Fan Appreciation Night on Wednesday at the Madison Square Garden.
Carmelo Anthony cli Read full story
NBA -- Bulls end season on high note with 95-92 victory
By Ricardo Gardunio, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- The Washington Wizards came to Chicago Wednesday night to face a Chicago Bulls team still battling for playoff seeding. The Bulls needed a win or an Atlanta Hawks loss to shore up the 5th seed and get an arguably Read full story
NBA -- Bulls aim for No.5 playoffs seed
By Fidel Garcia, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Apr 2013
CHICAGO- With the exception of Derrick Rose, the Chicago Bulls seem to be getting themselves healthy for the first time in quite a while.
After losing four of their last five outings, the Bulls were able to bounce back Monday Read full story
NBA - Lakers close in on playoffs berth
By Mohan Labra Ramchandani, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Apr 2013
LOS ANGELES -- The L.A. Lakers are one game away from capturing the 8th and final playoffs berth in the Western Conference. The Lakers reached this point by narrowly edging the San Antonio Spurs, 91-86, Sunday night at th Read full story
NBA - Knicks nail No.2 seed in the East
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2013
NEW YORK – With the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference at stake, the New York Knicks came through and dispatched the Indiana Pacers, 90-80, Sunday afternoon at the Madison Square Garden.
Without center Tyson Chandler Read full story
NBA -- Bulls falter in Toronto, drop to No.6
By Alex Gardunio, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- Whatever momentum the Chicago Bulls got by beating the New York Knicks Thursday night at the United Center vanished into thin air Friday night in Canada.
Shooting just 34 of 77 from the field and mired with Read full story
Bulls play streak-buster again
By Katrina Barnett, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Apr 2013
CHICAGO. The Bulls extinguished another hot NBA streak Thursday night at the United Center where they handed the New York Knicks their first loss -- 118-111 in overtime -- in 14 games.
It was the second time this season that the Bulls were able to upset a top team in the NBA's tough Eastern C Read full story
NBA -- OKC beats GSW, stays on top of the West Conference (PHOTOS)
By Doreen Mendez, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Apr 2013
OAKLAND -- After clinching a playoffs berth two night before, the Golden State Warriors returned to action on Thursday against the Oklahoma City Thunder in front of a sold-out Oracle Arena.
This one didn't hav Read full story
NBA -- Bulls snap Knicks' win streak at 13
By Fidel Garcia, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- Nate Robinson drilled 10 of 18 field goals on the way to a season-high 35 points and the Chicago Bulls snapped the New York Knicks' 13-game winning streak with a thrilling 118-111 overtime victory Thursday night Read full story
NBA -- Lakers cling to 8th playoffs spot
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Apr 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Los Angeles Lakers moved ahead of the Utah Jazz in the tight race for the 8th and last playoffs berth in the Western Conference by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 113-106 Wednesday night at Read full story
NBA -- Griffin soars, Clippers stay at No.4 seed
By Jose Roberto Meza, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Apr 2013
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers beat the Minnesota Timberwoves Wednesday night at the Staples Center, a 111-95 triumph that solidified the Clippers' chances of having homecourt advantage in the opening round of the NBA p Read full story
NBA -- Bulls test streaking Knicks
By Fidel Garcia, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- Today's game at the United Center between the visiting New Yok Knicks (51-26) and host Chicago Bulls (42-35) features two teams headed on different paths.
Led by All-Star Carmelo Anthony, who has scored at least 35 points in his last five outings, the Knicks enter Chicago with the we Read full story
NBA - Raptors hand Bulls another tough loss
By Katrina Barnett, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls fell to the Toronto Raptors, 101-98, no thanks to another slow start which they failed to overcome Tuesday night at the United Center.
The Bulls fell behind by 15 early after scoring just three points in the first five minutes and 12 seconds of play.The Bulls did Read full story
NBA - No love for Philly, Nets beat up Sixers
By Rajah Allarey, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Apr 2013
BROOKLYN --The Brooklyn Nets pounded the glass and pounded the Sixers as they rolled to a lopsided 104-83 victory Tuesday night at the Barclays Center.
The Nets front court tandem of Brook Lopez and Reggie Evans set the tone for the evening in the first quarter. Lopez dropped 15 of his game high Read full story
NBA -- Knicks win 13 straight, capture division title
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Apr 2013
NEW YORK -- The New Knicks won the Atlantic Division title Tuesday night at the Madison Square Garden, a feat the one-time Eastern Conference powerhouse hasn't accomplished since 1994.
The 51-26 Knicks reached the m Read full story
NBA -- World Peace to return sooner than expected
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Apr 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- A mere 12 days after having surgery to repair a torn meniscus on his left knee, Los Angeles Lakers small forward Metta World Peace is returning to action tonight, way much sooner than the six weeks that was supp Read full story
NBA -- Don't count out Derrick Rose yet
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- Nearly a year after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee, former league MVP Derrick Rose has resume playing for the Chicago Bulls lineup. And with six games left in the regular season schedul Read full story