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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.
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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
NBA -- Hornets sting weary Bulls
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- One day after invading Cleveland and crushing the Cavaliers,114-85, the Bulls returned home on Saturday night with weary legs and an errant shooting percentage. It translated into a lackluster effort that led to Read full story
NBA -- Knicks cool off Heat
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Nov 2012
NEW YORK -- Amid the ruins of ruthless hurricane Sandy, the New York Knicks rose Friday night at the Madison Square Garden.
With Carmelo Anthony firing 30 and five teammates notching double figures in points, the Knicks bl Read full story
NBA -- Milwaukee Bucks stun Celtics
By Matthew A. Williams, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Nov 2012
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks spoiled the Boston Celtics' regular season home opener Friday night by scoring a huge 99-88 upset at the famed TD Garden.
Brandon Jennings, the explosive four-year veteran who skipped college to go pro in Europe before barging in the NBA, was spectacular with 2 Read full story
NBA -- L.A. Cliipers pummel winless Lakers
By Jose Roberto Meza, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Nov 2012
LOS ANGELES -- Already down 0-2 in this young 2012-13 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers' woes continued Friday night when the star-studded franchise succumb to their in-city neighbors the L.A. Clippers, 105-95 at the Staples Read full story
NBA -- Noah stars in Bulls debut
By Julian Ramirez, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Nov 2012
CHICAGO -- Center Joakim Noah was easily the center of attention Wednesday night when the Chicago Bulls opened the 2012-13 NBA season with a convincing 93-87 defeat of the young but talented Sacramento Kings at the United C Read full story
NBA -- Memphis keeps grisly streak going
By Ryan Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Nov 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- Playing the first game of the regular season has never been a good thing for the Memphis Grizzlies, who have lost 11 Opening Night encounters in a row. And that ugly streak stretched to 12 Wednesday night Read full story
NBA Opening Night: Lakers fall, Heat rises
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Nov 2012
The official Los Angeles Lakers debut of prized offseason acquisition Dwight Howard and Steve Nash fell for naught Tuesday night when the fabled purple-and-gold franchise fell to the Dallas Mavericks, 99-91, at th Read full story
NBA -- A new chapter in Nets history
By Reynaldo Seno, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Oct 2012
NEW YORK -- New home. New arena. And now, hopefully, new good fortunes.
These are some of the beautiful things the Nets look forward to when they open the 67th NBA season this November 1 in Brooklyn, the most populous of Ne Read full story
NBA -- Lakers end preseason at 0-8
By Joan Secuya-Medida, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Oct 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- The word "winless" normally doesn't belong in the same sentence with the Los Angeles Lakers, who has won 17 championships since joining the NBA in 1948. But that's exactly what happened to the Lakers -- winless -- when their preseason schedule culminated on Thursday night with a 94- Read full story
NBA -- Knicks close preseason with a bang
By Roel Iway, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Oct 2012
UNIONDALE, NEW YORK -- The banged up New York Knicks finished their preaseson schedule at 3-3 following a thrilling 97-95 overtime victory over in-state rivals the Brooklyn Nets Wednesday night before an enthusiastic crowd Read full story
NBA -- Cloudy with a chance of Thunder
By Artemio Mesiona, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Oct 2012
CHICAGO -- It's only the preseason and the Bulls without Derrick Rose tote a less than spectacular three wins and three losses in the ongoing NBA preseason schedule. But there is a buzz among basketball fans here in the Win Read full story