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NBA -- New Lakers coach debuts to smashing success
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Nov 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- Mike D'Antoni's head coaching debut in Los Angeles was greeted by a smashing 95-90 Lakers victory over the streaking Brooklyn Nets Tuesday night at the Staples Center.
D'Antoni was signed to a three-year Read full story
NBA -- Bulls face rare 3-beat
By Kristin Haas, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- Under the regime of head coach Tom Thibodeau, back-to-back Bulls loses are rare as an eclipse, an occurence that has happened only six times since the hard-charging former Boston Celtics assistant took over Read full story
NBA -- Blazers hand Bulls second straight loss
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- Blown out by the Clippers last Saturday night, the Chicago Bulls looked headed for a second blowout in two nights when the host Portland Trail Blazers built a 64-49 lead early in the third quarter of their joust Read full story
NBA -- Lakers ground Rockets, improve to 5-5
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Nov 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- Slow and steady wins the race. And for the Los Angeles Lakers, so is the climb back to a respectable record.
After a historically awful 1-4 start that cost head coach Mike Brown his job, the Lakers have quietly won four of their last five assignments and improved their won-los Read full story
NBA -- Knicks bounce back; clobber sliding Pacers
By Roel Iway, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Nov 2012
NEW YORK -- After their unbeaten record was stained by a 105-95 loss to the Grizzlies in Memphis last Friday night, the New York Knicks returned home to the Madison Square Garden Sunday afternoon and took out their frustra Read full story
NBA -- Kings lose five in a row; sink to 2-8
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Nov 2012
NEW YORK -- In a match-up between the NBA's rich and poor, the rich just got richer and the poor got even poorer.
The Brooklyn Nets traveled to the Sleep Train Arena on Sunday night and promptly won their fifth game in a Read full story
NBA -- Durant stars in OKC rout of Golden State
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Nov 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- Well into his sixth NBA season, superstar Kevin Durant finally had his first triple-double Sunday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in downtown Oklahoma. Too bad for the visiting Golden State Warriors.
The sizzling hot Durant tallied 25 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists as Read full story
NBA -- Clippers maul Bulls
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- Winning an overtime game is always exhilirating, but it has its residual effects. Extra sessions, after all, mean extra minutes and extra effort spent.
Two nights after beating the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Read full story
NBA -- Knicks' unbeaten record in peril
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Nov 2012
NEW YORK. Five-oh, sounds good. Real good.
But when the unbeaten New York Knicks visit the AT&T Center in San Antonio Thursday night (Friday morning in Manila), there's a more than decent chance that the Knicks will leave Tex Read full story
NBA -- Finally, Pistons win one
By T. Hubahib, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Nov 2012
DETROIT -- After a horrible 0-8 start, the worst in franchise history, the Detroit Pistons finally barged into the win column with an impressive 94-76 drubbing of the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday night at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
The Pistons pounced on a sleeping 76ers squad an Read full story
NBA -- Bulls hold off rallying Suns
By Carroll L. Bruton Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 16 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- It didn't have to be this hard. But a win is a win is a win.
Up large and cruising all the way, the Bulls surrendered an 18-point, third quarter lead before finally beating the Suns in overtime, 112-106, Wedne Read full story
NBA -- Amazing Rondo leads 101-95 slaying of the Bulls
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- It was bad enough that the Bulls played without injured guards Derrick Rose and Kirk Hinrich Monday night at the United Center. What made it worse was playing against Boston Celtics spitfire Rajon Rondo.
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NBA - Bulls embark on a long, treacherous road trip
By Carroll L. Bruton Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 14 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- After a five-game home stand at the friendly confines of the United Center, where they won just two and dropped three for an overall won-lost record of 4-3, the Chicago Bulls head off to a five-game road trip fraught with danger.
It's the annual Circus Trip, when the Bulls go on th Read full story
NBA -- Unbeaten Knicks test Magic
By Roel Iway, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Nov 2012
NEW YORK -- The NBA's only unbeaten team, the New York Knicks, stakes their unbeaten record Tuesday night when they travel to Orlando and face the Magic at the Amway Center.
After its opening debut against the Read full story
NBA -- Howard flexes muscles, Lakers KO Kings
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Nov 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- If the Los Angeles Lakers were distracted by their team's recent head coaching upheaval, they didn't show it Sunday night and easily beat the visiting Sacramento Kings, 103-90, at the Staples Center.
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NBA -- Embattled Lakers gun for second straight win
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Nov 2012
LOS ANGELES -- Six games into this young season, the powerhouse Los Angeles Lakers are languishing in the bottom of the Pacific Division with a below average 2-4 won-lost slate. The unusually sluggish start has cost head Read full story
NBA – Lakers fire coach Brown, considers Jackson and D’Antoni
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Nov 2012
Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown was fired after leading the 16-time NBA champions to an unacceptable 1-4 start of the season and 0-8 in the preseason. It was the most disappointing start in the storied history Read full story
NBA -- Bulls face tough Thunder test
By Alexander Gardunio, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Nov 2012
CHICAGO --- Despite a minor hiccup, which saw them tumble against the New Orleans Hornets last Saturday night at the United Center, the Chicago Bulls are faring relatively well without superstar and team leader Derrick Rose Read full story
NBA -- Too much Heat burns Nets, 103-73
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Nov 2012
NEW YORK -- When Brooklyn acquired shooting ace Joe Johnson and his $19.7 million a year salary this past offseason, the Nets immediately elevated themselves as solid playoffs contenders who could make a deep postseason run Read full story
NBA -- Utah Jazz thump Lakers
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 09 Nov 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- The new-look Los Angeles Lakers just couldn't get going.
After notching their first win of the season -- a one one-sided 108-79 demolition of the overwhelmed Detroit Pistons last Sunday at Staples Cent Read full story