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NBA - Nets finish 8-game road trip at 5-3
By Rajah Allarey, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Apr 2013
JERSEY CITY -- The Brookyn Nets moved a game closer in gaining homecourt advantage in the opening round of the playoffs by running away from the Cleveland Cavaliers, 113-95, at the Quicken Loans Arena.
The 43-31 Nets wer Read full story
NBA -- Gibson's MRI "mostly favorable"
By Fidel Garcia, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- First, the good news. The MRI on Bulls forward Taj Gibson's injured left knee is "mostly favorable," reports the Chicago Tribune.
The bad news is that the "aggravated scar tissue" will keep Gibson from today's Bulls game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center. "Whoever c Read full story
NBA -- Warriors cling to sixth place in the West
By Doreen Mendez, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Apr 2013
SAN JOSE -- As the playoffs race heats up, the Golden State Warriors kept their place at sixth place in the Western Conference standings by beating the New Orleans Hornets Wednesday night at the Oracl Read full story
NBA -- Bulls hit a Wall in 90-86 loss
By Fidel Garcia, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- Point guard John Wall dropped 27 points, collected eight rebounds and dished nine assists as the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls, 90-86, Tuesday night at the Verizon Center.
On a n Read full story
NBA - Injury woes continue to hound Bulls
By Katrina Barnett, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls just couldn't catch a break.
Power forward Taj Gibson, who lights the Bulls bench with the fire of his enthusiasm, joined the long list of ailing players Tuesday night when he reinjured his left knee in the second quarter of Chicago's 90-86 loss to the Wizards at t Read full story
NBA -- Pacers deal Clippers another tough loss
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Apr 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- After squandering a 24-point third quarter lead, the Indiana Pacers toughened down the stretch and managed to hold off the rallying L.A. Clippers - 109-106 -- Monday night at the Staples Center in downt Read full story
NBA -- Jazz win five straight, stay ahead of Lakers
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- As they continue to fight tooth and nail for the 8th and last playoffs spot in the Western Conference, the Utah Jazz couldn't have picked a better time to put together their longest winning streak of the season.
On the strength of 6-foot-10, 289-pound center Al Jefferson's 24 point Read full story
From March Madness to the NBA playoffs
By Katrina Barnett, PhilBoxing.com, 03 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- The madness that is college basketball has swept the sports nation once again this past few weeks. Brackets have been filled, wagers made, and we all get to ride the thrills and spills all the way to the National Champi Read full story
NBA - Bulls try to gain ground in D.C.
By Fidel Garcia, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -Unpredictable can describe the Chicago Bulls season thus far. What’s certain is a road game Tuesday in our nation’s capital. Which Thib’s team shows up is still uncertain. The Wizards of late will surprise even the knowledgeable of fans.
At 27-46, the Wizards won’t be making the playoffs Read full story
NBA -- Spurs' Ginobili out at least three weeks
By Doreen Mendez, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Apr 2013
SAN JOSE -- Manu Ginobili, a valuable San Antonio Spurs asset will miss at least three weeks due a strained hamstring, the Associated Press reported late Monday afternoon.
The 35-year old veteran did not see action in the Read full story
NBA -- Smith cools off but Knicks still handle Celtics
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Apr 2013
NEW YORK -- After lighting up for 104 points in his previous three games, J.R. Smith cooled off significantly and managed just 15 points on 4-of-12 shooting when the New York Knicks hosted the Boston Celtics Sunday night at the Madison Square Garden.
But with five of his teammates each scoring Read full story
NBA -- Bulls bounce back from tough Dallas loss
By Alex Gardunio, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2013
CHICAGO -- Once again the Chicago Bulls relied on their hustle plays and stingy defense to rally and come off with a 95-94 win, make it 18 straight victories against the visiting Detroit Pistons Sunday night.
Det Read full story
NBA -- Nowitzki's late 3 sinks Bulls
By Kristin Haas, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Mar 2013
CHICAGO -- Dirk Nowitzki drilled a 3 with 2.9 seconds left and the Dallas Mavericks rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls, 100-98, Saturday aftenoon at the American Airlines Center.
"It felt flat leaving my hand," Nowitzki Read full story
NBA -- Knicks make it seven in a row
By Raman Sharma, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Mar 2013
NEW YORK -- The Madison Square Garden crowd was treated to an impressive display of shooting bu the New York Knicks, who took a 69-47 halftime lead on the way to an easy 111-102 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats Friday nigh Read full story
NBA -- Heat back on track with win over Hornets
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Mar 2013
CHICAGO -- The Miami Heat manifested no ill effects from their March 27 defeat to the Chicago Bulls which snapped their second longest winning streak in the NBA at 27 games.
Behind LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, the de Read full story
NBA -- Deng-erous Bulls end end Miami's streak
By Alex Gardunio, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Mar 2013
CHICAGO -- There was no late rally. No historical fairy tale ending for the Miami Heat as the Chicago Bulls snapped the NBA's longest winning streak at 27 Wednesday night at the United Center.
The Bulls tend to play Read full story
NBA -- Knicks move up to second place in the East
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Mar 2013
CHICAGO -- Despite their inconsistencies and injury woes, the New York Knicks have quietly moved into second place in the Eastern Conference standings by winning their fifth consecutive game Tuesday night.
The feat Read full story
NBA - Robinson's double-double lifts Bulls over Wolves
By Alex Gardunio, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Mar 2013
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls appeared poised and determined against the Minnesota Timberwolves Sunday night, at the Target Center in Minneapolis, scoring a 104-97 victory despite playing without Joakim Noah Read full story
NBA -- Warriors end Wizards' run, 101-93
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Mar 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- The red-hot Washington Wizards, winners of six of their last seven outings, saw their run come to an end Saturday night when they lost to the Golden State Warriors, 101-92, at the Oracle Arena.
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Knicks make it four straight with 110-84 dumping of Toronto
By Rajah Allarey, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Mar 2013
JERSEY CITY -- With Chris Copeland leading the way, the New York Knicks had some little fun Saturday night and serenaded Jason Kidd, who turned 40 years old. And after 48 minutes of play, the giddy Knicks gift-wrapped a nice 110-84 victory for their teammate at the expense of the visiting Toronto Ra Read full story