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NBA PLAYOFFS -- Wizards handle Celtics to tie series at 2-2
By Danilo Occidental Jr, PhilBoxing.com, 08 May 2017
WASHINGTON -- The Washington Wizards blew a close Game 4 contest wide open with a 26-0 third quarter run that eventually led to a 121-102 drubbing of the Boston Celtics at the Verizon Center, tying the Eastern Co Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Harden leads Game 4 rout over Spurs
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 08 May 2017
HOUSTON -- After an uneven start, the Houston Rockets blew the San Antonio Spurs out of the Toyota Center on Sunday night and evened the Western Conference semifinals at 2-2 with a smashing 125-104 Game 4 rout.
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NBA PLAYOFFS -- Kevin Durant sizzles with 38, Warriors up 3-0 over Jazz
By Andrew Schroeder, PhilBoxing.com, 07 May 2017
INDIANA — Kevin Durant showed the stuff MVPs are made of.
The 8-time All-Star dropped 38 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 102-91 Game 3 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in downtown Salt Lake City Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Aldridge shines with 26, Spurs win Game 3, 103-92
By Franco Ching Alsay, PhilBoxing.com, 07 May 2017
HOUSTON -- After a slow start in these playoffs, LaMarcus Aldridge found his All-Star form on Friday night and helped the San Antonio Spurs take a 2-1 series lead following a masterful 103-92 victory at the Toyota Center.
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NBA PLAYOFFS -- Cavs move one game away from Eastern Conference Finals
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 07 May 2017
CHICAGO -- The Cleveland Cavaliers were in a dogfight Friday night at the Air Canada Centre. leading only by two, 79-77, entering the fourth quarter of Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinals.
But as great teams ofte Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Warriors beat Jazz 115 - 104, take 2-0 series lead
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 05 May 2017
OAKLAND -- The Golden State Warriors came out firing in front of a raucous capacity crowd, taking an early 12-3 lead on the way to a 115-104 Game 2 win over the Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Wizards score Game 3 romp, chop Celtics' series lead to 2-1
By Maanaan Sabir, PhilBoxing.com, 05 May 2017
MILWAUKEE -- The Washington Wizards cranked up their defense and held on to a big lead this time to capture Game 3 with a technical foul-infested 116-89 victory over the Boston Celtics Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- After long layoff, Warriors dust off Jazz in Game 1, 106-94
By Shelley Dano, PhilBoxing.com, 03 May 2017
LOS ANGELES -- The Golden State Warriors went off to a roaring start on Tuesday night, opening the Western Conference semifinals with a one-sided 106-94 victory over the Utah Jazz at the Oracle Arena.
After a week's off following their sweep Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Thomas drops 53 in Celtics' Game 2 win over Wizards
By Maanaan Sabir, PhilBoxing.com, 03 May 2017
MILWAUKEE -- On the day his recently departed baby sister would have turned 23, Isaiah Thomas played inspired basketball on Tuesday night and burned the Washington Wizards with 53 points as the Boston Celtics edged the Washi Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Raptors advance after thrilling 92-89 Game 6 win
By Maria Macatangay, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Apr 2017
MILWAUKEE -- The Toronto Raptors squandered a 25-point lead but collected themselves late to win Game 6, 92-89, and clinch their series against a gutsy Milwaukee Bucks, 4-2 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
"We lost our c Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Spurs dispose Grizzlies, face Rockets in Round 2
By , PhilBoxing.com, 28 Apr 2017
CHICAGO -- At age 34, Tony Parker proved on Thursday night that he still got plenty left in the tank.
The Spurs point guard, a 16-year NBA veteran, had a spectacular 27 points on 11-for-14 shooting to lead San Antonio t Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Celtics take Game 5 for 3-2 series lead
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Apr 2017
CHICAGO -- Leading 81-79 heading into the fourth quarter, the Chicago Bulls put themselves in great position for another huge win, one that would give them stem back-to-back losses at the United Center in Chicago.
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NBA PLAYOFFS -- Beal, Wall carry Wiz past Hawks in Game 5
By Danilo Occidental Jr, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Apr 2017
WASHINGTON-- The Washington Wizards are one win away from the second round of these playoffs after beating the Atlanta Hawks 103-99 in Game 5 of their ope Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Without Blake Griffin Clippers face uphill climb
By Sean Yu, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Apr 2017
Los Angeles -- Down 3-2, the Los Angeles Clippers still have playoff life. But without their injured forward Blake Griffin and with Game 6 on the road in Utah, the Clips are facing certain elimination
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NBA PLAYOFFS -- Gordon's return sparks Jazz to Game 5 win over Clips
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Apr 2017
CHICAGO -- The L.A. Clippers have historically been bad in playing Game 5 of a series, losing 10 of 11 encounters thus far. After Tuesday night's showdown with the Utah Jazz , make that 1-for-12.
Returning from food pois Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Spurs take 3-2 lead over Grizz, Rockets advance
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Apr 2017
CHICAGO -- After seeing their 2-0 series lead vanish following back-to-back losses in Games 3 and 4 in Memphis, the San Antonio Spurs regained control of their best-of-seven series with a decisive Game 5 win.
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NBA PLAYOFFS -- Raptors handle Bucks in Game 5, take 3-2 lead
By Maria Macatangay, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Apr 2017
CHICAGO -- The Toronto Raptors are one game away from advancing to the Eastern Conference semifinals after pushing the Milwaukee Bucks to the brink of elimination with a 118-93 triumph on Monday night at the Air Canada Cent Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- How sweep it is; Warriors eliminate Blazers
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Apr 2017
CHICAGO -- The Golden State Warriors made quick work out of the Portland Trail Blazers, scoring a 128-103 Game 4 rout for first-round series sweep, 4-0.
The Warriors jumped to a 25-5 lead and scored 45 first quarter po Read full story
NBA PLAYOFFS -- Bucks take 2-1 lead over Raptors
By Maria Macatangay, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Apr 2017
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks opened an early lead and never looked back en route to a 104-77 Game 2 demolition of the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night inside a rocking and rolling BMO Harris Bradley Center.
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NBA PLAYOFFS -- Lowry comes back to life as Raptors take Game 2
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Apr 2017
CHICAGO -- After being held to a career playoffs low of four points in Game 1, Kyle Lowry roared back to life in Game 2 on Tuesday night, leading the Toronto Raptors to a hard-fought 1006-100 win over the Milwaukee Bucks at the Canada Centre Read full story