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NBA -- The promise that is Dwight Howard
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Oct 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- Although Dwight Howard's maiden appearance in a Lakers uniform did not provide a much-needed win in their preseason schedule, the 6-foot-11, 265-pound behemoth provided a delightful glimpse of the promise and pos Read full story
NBA -- Kings sink Lakers to 0-6
By Jose Roberto Meza, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Oct 2012
LOS ANGELES -- Unfazed by the debut of opposing slotman Dwight Howard, the Sacramento Kings rallied to beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 99-92, Sunday night in the continuation of the NBA preseason schedule at the Staples Center here in downtown Los Angeles.
Howard had an impressive 19 points and 1 Read full story
HOWARD DEBUTS IN LAKERS’ PRESEASON LOSS TO SACRAMENTO
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Oct 2012
Dwight Howard scored 19 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked four shots in his Lakers debut on October 21 at the Staples Center. But Los Angeles was still 0-6 in the preseason when they lost to the Sacramento Kings, 99-92. Read full story
NBA -- Celtics breeze past Knicks
By Roel Iway, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Oct 2012
ALBANY, NEW YORK. With Carmelo Anthony, Amare Stoudemire, Tyson Chandler and Jason Kidd watching idly on the sidelines as the NBA preseason schedule rolls on, the Boston Celtics had little trouble manhandling the New York Read full story
NBA -- Bulls hunt for Timberwolves
By Artemio Mesiona, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Oct 2012
CHICAGO -- After a fumbling start that saw them nosedive to a 1-3 won-lost slate in this 7-game exhibition schedule, the Chicago Bulls hope to right the ship further and score another victory when they host the injury-laden Min Read full story
NBA -- Bulls hold off Bucks at U.C.
By Artemio Mesiona, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Oct 2012
CHICAGO -- With Kirk Hinrich sitting out due to a sore right thumb, 5-foot-9 sparkplug Nate Robinson handled the point guard duties exclusively Tuesday night and led the host Chicago Buls to a 100-94 preseason triumph over the Read full story
NBA -- Bulls win but doubts linger
By Artemio Mesiona, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Oct 2012
CHICAGO -- Life without Derrick Rose officially took center stage Tuesday night, October 9, when the Chicago Bulls ushered in the 2011-12 NBA campaign with their maiden preseason joust at the United Center.
The go Read full story
BRYANT, GASOL, HOWARD, NASH AND WORLD PEACE, L.A. LAKERS FORMIDABLE FIVE
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Oct 2012
Dwight Howard and Steve Nash joined the Los Angeles Lakers led by Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol in the first day of practice. Canadian Nash was signed from the Phoenix Suns while Howard was acquired from the Orlando Magic via a fou Read full story
NBA --- Bulls Media Day
By Scott Marsiglio, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Oct 2012
CHICAGO -- Ready for the running of the Bulls?
Well, its almost here.
As it begins training camp for the 2012-13 NBA season, the Chicago Bulls will hold its annual Media Day on Monday, October 1 beginning at I pm ( Read full story
NBA - Window of opportunity closing in on Spurs
By Jerome Naldoza, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Sep 2012
SAN ANTONIO -- After acquiring All-Stars Steve Nash and Dwight Howard during a frenzied offseason, , the Los Angeles Lakers have added a uniquely potent blend of topnotch playmaking and lockdown defense in their already form Read full story
Howard hints at long stint with Lakers
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Sep 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- When Dwight Howard was traded from Orlando to Los Angeles early last month, Lakers fans wondered whether their team had just snared a long-terrm asset or merely acquired a one-year rental.
But afte Read full story
LeBron's shoe: Fit for a King
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Aug 2012
ACCORDING to a census website, there are approximately seven billion people currently inhabiting this planet. But only so few of those humans can say they've had a much better summer than NBA megastar LeBron James.
James Read full story
NBA -- Bulls brace for bumpy season ahead
By Scott Marsiglio, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Aug 2012
CHICAGO -- While elite teams such as the LA Lakers and the Miami Heat are stocking their rosters with enough firepower to wage a nuclear war, the Chicago Bulls are shedding players like a bad habit.
Gone is Omer Asik, the Read full story
NBA - Lakers pursue more free agent firepower
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 15 Jul 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- With the NBA free agency market in full frenzy, the Los Angeles Lakers quickly emerged as one of the big winners by signing 7-time All-Star Steve Nash to a three-year deal worth a reported $27 million.
Nash, a two Read full story
NBA -- Griffin's Olympic dreams KO'd by injury
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Jul 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- Before writing this piece, I watched the YouTube video of Blake Griffin's monster dunk during a Las Vegas practice for Team USA Basketball. The feat of wonder, which has 1,462, 252 views and c Read full story
NBA - Salary cap woes limit Bulls' spending
By Nader Taiym, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Jul 2012
CHICAGO -- Three days ago, the NBA announced the figure of $58.044 million as the salary cap for the upcoming 2012-13 season.
More importantly, the league pegged the tax level at $70.307 million, which simply means th Read full story
Pain to blame for merciless Miami
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Jun 2012
(WARRIOR CALL: The University of the East Red Warriors men’ s basketball team coaching staff and players will pay tribute to the legendary former Philippine national team coach Virgilio “Baby” Dalupan on Tuesday , Jul Read full story
THE HEAT IS ON
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Jun 2012
Finally, the long wait for LeBron James is over. The Miami Heat razed the Oklahoma City Thunder by a wide margin, 121-106, in Game 5 to win the National Basketball Association Finals, 4-1, sweeping the last four games Read full story
NBA Finals Diaries 2
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Jun 2012
MIAMI -- Morning was breaking when I got up at 5:20 am local time. Way too early for my liking, but road trips always rob me of a deep slumber. Hotel beds and pillows, though soft and cushy, simply don't provide the f Read full story
Ex-PBA import takes in the Final
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Jun 2012
MIAMI -- Remember Terrence Leather, the import James Yap kicked during the imfamous PBA brawl involving Purefoods and Talk N' Text?
Well, Terrence made an appearance in Game 4 of the NBA Finals Tuesday night at the Ame Read full story