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LeBron Breaks NBA Record for most Consecutive Double Digit points per Game

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NBA – Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has added another milestone in his illustrious NBA Career as he surpassed the “GOAT” Michael Jordan and became the new holder of NBA Records for the most consecutive double digit points scored in every game played.

James joined Michael Jordan in league’s record of 866 consecutive games with 10 points or more points in their last game against Charlotte Hornets the team that Michael Jordan currently owns.

In tonight’s game, James would have the best opportunity to set the league record on his name in front of all Cavaliers fans as the Cavaliers host the visiting New Orleans Pelicans in their final meeting this season at Quickens Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

Both teams are in playoff contention, the Cavaliers has already bagged a playoff spot and currently sitting 3rd in the East while the Pelicans at 6th spot in the West are in a must win situation tonight to get a better chances of making the playoff?

As expected LeBron James delivered his 867 consecutive double digit points after making 11 points in the 1st quarter of the Cavs/Pelicans game. James starts the game strong with a mission of breaking Jordan’s record where it has been there in NBA record books since December of 2001.

James, who plays his 15th season in the league is arguably the only player in history to play at this high level since his rookie season, though he’s not the favorite of winning in this year MVP still he is the best player on the planet.

According to league records, the last time that LeBron James missed a double digit point was on Jan. 5, 2007, when he scored only 8 points on 3-for-13 shooting in a Cavs win over the Milwaukee Bucks.

Now who’s next inline that will break LeBron James newly accomplished milestone? this could be a hard one to break for so many years?

Heat Stops Cavs 5 – Game Winning Streak

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NBA – The Miami Heat host the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers in their season match finale at the Americans Airlines Arena in Downtown, Miami. Both teams are fighting for playoff positioning, especially the Miami Heat that is currently at 8th spot and looking forward to return back in the post season? 

Prior to the game the Heat are in 2 – game losing skid and currently the 8th seeded team in the East with 39 wins and 35 loss just a game behind to the Milwaukee Bucks, While the Cavaliers are in 5 – game winning streak and currently 3rd in the East Standings with 44 wins and 29 losses.

The Heat are in a must win situation in tonight’s game to solidify the 8th spot or even a potential tie with the Bucks depending on the outcome of the Bucks game tonight?

In the game, The Heat is in much control of the 1st half, they outscored the Cavaliers in the 1st quarter 29 -18 and in the 2nd quarter 25 -16 to end the half leading by 20 points, 54 – 34. Heat also handed Cavaliers lowest points scored on the 1st half this season.

James Johnson, Kelly Olynyk and Dwane Wade score 11 points, 10 points and 8 points respectively to lead the Heat strong 1st half while LeBron James drops 13 points for the Cavs.

In the 3rd quarter Cavs forward Kevin Love was ruled out of the game due to injury suffered earlier in the game, the announcement adds more problem to the Cavaliers who is trying to find a way to make a comeback in the 2nd half of the game?

Despite of it the defending East Champion shows some sign of a mini comeback after outscoring the Heat 25 – 21 in the quarter to find them just down by 16 points, 75 – 59.

In the 4th quarter, Cavs cut the lead into 11 points the closest they come but the Heat was too much tonight as the Cavaliers falls down in their final match of the season against the Heat 98 – 79.

Meanwhile, LeBron James, who is playing sensational basketball in this past 2 months was off in tonight’s game with 18 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assist.

Cavs Beat Nets Extending their Winning Streak to 5

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NBA – The defending East Champion Cleveland Cavaliers escape a highly contested game against the Brooklyn Nets in 121 – 114 win at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

The home team (Nets) gives the East Champion a hard time throughout the game, in fact the Nets have more control of the game from 1st quarter through halfway of the 4th quarter not until the Cavs made a big run in the later minutes of the game that hold the Nets.

The Cavaliers has now have a 5 - winning streak and currently showing and playing some great basketball this late of the season, especially LeBron James who looks rejuvenated before the trade deadline ends and now playing an all – time high in his NBA Career which later average him a triple double since last month (February).

As the season near its end and the Cavaliers has only 9 –games left before the 2017 – 2018 NBA Regular Seasons end, it’s just a matter of time if the Cavs can hold the 3rd spot in the East or lose it? 

It’s either they can steal the 2nd spot over the Boston Celtics which currently without their best player Kryrie Irving or even drop to a lower position in the East Standing comes playoff time?

But all of these are not so important to LeBron James, according to LeBron what is important is just to make it to the playoffs and made a big run for it where it has been their bread and butter since James return to Cleveland and made 3 straight NBA Finals appearance.

Meanwhile, Cavs superstar LeBron James played his 73rd straight game this season his most games played without missing any single game, he scored 37 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assist against the Nets. 

James is also nearing to tie or even surpass Michael Jordan as the only player in NBA history to score in double figures with 866 consecutive regular-season games.

After Defeating the Raptors, Cavs Still the Best Team in the East?

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NBA – The Cleveland Cavaliers fought back in a come from behind win over the visiting Toronto Raptors in their second to the last final match of the season at Quickens Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

The defending Eastern Conference Champions rallies back in the 2nd half of the game after being down by 15 points, LeBron James lead the Cavaliers in another big game dropping 35 points, 7 rebounds, 17 assists and with 0 turnovers in a 132 – 129 win over the East best record and top seeded team the Raptors.

In the 1st quarter, the game was in tight contention both team is playing great basketball, but it was the Cavs that outscored the Raptors 42 – 38 in the early quarter but in the 2nd quarter the Raptors changes the mood of the game as they started to full away outscoring the home team 41 – 22 to end the 1st half 79 – 64, Raptors up by 15 points.

In the 3rd quarter, the Cavs made a big run that cut the Raptors lead into single points as the quarter ended to 99 – 98 Raptors by 1 point.

In the 4th and final quarter both teams are toe to toe but LeBron James was too much for the visiting team as the Raptors bow’s to the king and the Cavs to avenge their worst loss of the season in the hands of the Raptors just last Jan 11, 2018. 

LeBron James also made another history in the game itself as he tied his most assist in a single game of 17 assists, which he did it thrice this season while the 0 turnovers might be the first time of his entire career?

The Cavaliers win over the top seeded Raptors, might give many speculation on who’s really the team to beat in the East? Is it the Raptors who had the East best record this season? Or the Cavs that are currently 3rd in the East but has the best player in the world in the name of LeBron James.

The two are scheduled to meet again in their final match of the regular season on April 3, 2018 (US TIME).

Cavs Beat Milwaukee on Kevin Love Successful Return

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NBA – The Cleveland Cavaliers host the visiting Milwaukee Bucks in their final match of the regular season at Quickens Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Both teams have just come from a win in their last game and looking to extend their wins in hopes of better playoff positioning as the season is nearing its end. 

Prior to the game the Cavaliers has just finished  6 – game road trip where they are 3 wins and 3 losses, remain at 3rd spot in the East Standing despite their continued struggles and limited players due to injury.

Coach Tyron Lue was announce out in their games tonight against the visiting Bucks but All – Star Kevin Love is now back in Cavs starting five after missing several games due to left hand injury.

The Bucks are also trying to improve their position in the East as they are currently in 7th place, a win against the Cavs could give them 1 game ahead over the Miami Heat a loss could lead to a potential tied with the Heat.

In the game, the 1st quarter was toe to toe as the Cavaliers leads only 1 point at the end of the quarter 26 – 25.

In the 2nd quarter, the Cavs outscored the Bucks 38 – 32, to finish the 1st half up by 7 points 64 – 57. LeBron James leads the Cavs with 19 points at the half.

In the 3rd quarter, LeBron James exploded for 17 points to keep the Bucks away in the game outscoring their opponent 29 – 28 to finish the 3rd quarter 93 – 85 Cavs by 8 points.

In the final quarter, Cavs 2nd unit specially Jordan Clarkson play big increasing their lead to 14 points while LeBron James is resting on the bench, for most of the quarter the home team are enjoying a double digit lead not until the Bucks made a mini run the cut the Cavs lead into just 6 points, 113 – 119, with 40/1 seconds to go in the 4th.

Cavs hangs on to successfully win the game on the eve of Kevin Loves return 124 – 117. Cavs improve their standing to 41 wins and 29 loss just a game ahead over the 4th seeded team in the East Indiana Pacers.

Meanwhile, LeBron James drop his career high 16th triple double of the season with an impressive game tonight with 40 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assist. Kevin Love scores 18 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assist in his return after suffering the hand injury..

Cavs next game at home will be the Toronto Raptors where they will be tested by the East best record.

Kevin Durant the Latest Victim of Warriors Injury Problem

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NBA – As the 2017 – 2018 NBA Regular Season is nearing its end in just a couple of weeks, the defending NBA Champion is facing a big problem after their three All – Star players, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant are all in the Warriors injury list.

Kevin Durant is the latest victim of the Warriors injury problem after he suffered a fractured right rib in their last game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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According to report Durant will be out for 1 or 2 weeks and will be re-evaluated before returning to the Warriors lineup before the season ends?

Prior to Durant’s injury, 2 – Time MVP Stephen Curry and 4 – Time NBA All – Star Klay Thompson was already in the Warriors injury list, Curry is suffering from ankle injury who has been out for a couple of games now while Klay Thompson with a fractured right thumb.

Because of this injury problem the Warriors might lose the best record in the West to the top seeded Houston Rockers which is currently up by 2.5 games to the defending Western Champion. 

The Warriors have been the best team in the NBA for 3 consecutive NBA Regular Season where they recorded the best winning record in NBA History of 73 wins and 9 loss and won 2 NBA Titles.

Fortunately for the defending NBA Champion despite all the injury problems that they are currently facing they still have a great chance of finishing the season at 2nd place and still have a great chance of recovering injuries before the post season begins?

But if injury bothers them comes playoff time? perhaps we are seeing the Houston Rockets will comes out in the West dethroning the 3 – Time Western Conference Champion?

Let’s wait and see as the season nears its end and the post season is about to start?

How to Pay SSS Contributions Using Payment Reference Number or PRN

Philippines – The Social Security System (SSS) has implemented a new way of paying SSS Contributions online using the Electronic Collection System or e-CS. e-CS is the new mandatory requirements applied for individual members such as Self Employed, Voluntary members and OFW’s, this law was already started just last January 16, 2018. 

Members under the new mandatory requirements should be logged-in first to their respective SSS Account in order to print the Statement of Account (SOA) under the Payment Reference Number Tab. 

Members should print the SOA before going to any accredited SSS payment channel to update their contributions.

According to the SSS, the advantages of this new rule are that all transactions will be in real-time recording and posting of SSS contribution payments and it will also allow members to claim faster processing of their claims and their beneficiaries. 

Read: How To Check Your SSS Contributions Online

Here’s How to print your SSS Statement of Account (SOA) 

1. Go to SSS website and Log into your members account if not yet a member registered first. 

2. After logging in, click the tab Payment Reference Number or PRN. 

3. Edit the Statement of Account to indicate on what type of member, month and the amount you want to pay. 

4. A pop up message will appear confirming all the details that where input of the member. 

5. If all information is correct, it’s time to print the Statement of Account or SOA and then proceed to any SSS accredited payment channels. 

Note: don’t forget to bring the printed Statement of Account when paying your SSS Contributions.

Raptors Ends Rockets 17 – Game Winning Streak

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NBA – The top seeded team in the East Toronto Raptors host the top seeded team in the West the Houston Rockets at Air Canada Center in Toronto, Ontario. Both teams lead their respective conference with the best record the Raptors with 47 wins and 17 losses, while the Rockets with 51 wins and 13 losses. 

Prior to the game both teams are playing great basketball where the home team (Raptors) are in 6 – game winning streak and the visiting team (Rockets) are in 17 – game winning streak. Tonight one of this team will end their winning records while the other will continue their winning streak.

In the game, The Rockets made the 1st basket of the game to take the 1st lead, but Kyle Lowry made a 3’s in the next possession to take the lead 3 – 2, since then the Raptors are mostly in control of the quarters, taking an early double digit lead and eventually outscoring the visiting Rockets 32 - 16 in the first quarter, the Raptors up by 16 points.

In the 2nd quarter the home team manages to up their lead to 19 points twice in the quarter one with 8 minutes to go the Raptors was up 19 point 44 – 25 and the second one is with under a minute to go 57 – 38 despite some mini rally by the Rockets. The 1st half ends 58 – 43, Raptors up by 15 points.

In the 3rd quarter the Rockets manage to cut the Raptors lead into single digit as early in the 3rd but the Raptors regain their composure as they take another big lead with under 5 minutes to go in the quarter up by 17 points. As the quarter near its end the Rockets made a big run to cut the lead and just down by 5 points 78 – 73 with 1:28 to go. Rockets won the quarter 30 – 25, just down by 8 points 75 – 83.

In the 4th quarter, the Rockets have kept coming into the game slowly cutting the Raptors lead for most of the quarter until James Harden finally made a 3's that tied the game for the first time with 102 - 102 all under 2:10 to go in regulation.

The Raptors regain the lead and up by 4 points when Eric Gordon made a 3’s to cut the lead down to a single point 105 – 106 Raptors by 1 points with 7.2 seconds to go. James Harden has the chance to tie the game, but missed the game tying 3’s to end the game 108 – 105, Raptors win.

Kyle Lowry leads the Raptors with 30 points extending the Raptors winning streak to 7 games while James Harden scored the game high 40 points snapping their winning streak into just 17 wins. 

The Rockets still hold the best winning streak this season with 17 – game winning streak just one game ahead of the Celtics 16 – game winning streak.

Raptors Survived Trilling End Game from Detroit

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NBA – The Eastern Conference best record the Toronto Raptors escaped the 9th seeded team in the East the Detroit Piston in a thrilling overtime win 121 – 119 at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan.

The Detroit Piston has their chance to win the game, but Blake Griffin, who has a sensational game with 31 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assist missed the game winning 3’s at the buzzer with 1.1 seconds to go in OT. 

While DeMar DeRozan scored game high 42 points along with 4 rebounds and 6 assist lead the Raptors in scoring and the clutch pass that sealed the game in a made basket by his team mates.

Both Blake Griffin and DeMar DeRozan played a huge game for their respective team they are trading clutch basket in the later minutes of the 4th quarter that eventually went to overtime.

The Raptors have now had a 6 – game winning streak, improving their record to 47 wins and 17 loss, just 2.5 games ahead over the East 2nd best record the Boston Celtics. The Raptors are looking good as the regular season nearing its end and they have a high chance of claiming the top seed in the East if they continue to play great basketball.

While the Detroit Piston remains in 9th place in the East despite the loss with 29 wins and 36 loss extending their losing skid to 4, just 4 games behind to both Miami Heat and Milwaukee Bucks at 7th and 8th place respectively. 

The Piston have still a great chance of making it to the playoffs if they will start winning now? With 17 games more to play basketball, still there are lots of things that might happen in the East Standings as the regular season goes by?

Cavs Loss another End Game Collapse

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NBA – The visiting Denver Nuggets faces the Cleveland Cavaliers in their very first matchup of the 2017 – 2018 NBA Season at Quickens Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. The Nuggets are currently 8th seeded team in the West while the Cavaliers remain the 3rd best team in the East for quite a while, despite the struggles and drama that are happening inside the team roster and management.

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Prior to the game the visiting Nuggets just came from a win in their last game against the Memphis Grizzlies while the home team is trying to bounce back from a disappointing loss falls to the Philadelphia 76ers.

In the game, the visiting team is mostly in controlled of the 1st and 2nd quarter, outscoring the Cavaliers 37 – 31 in the 1st quarters, posting an early double digit leads while 36 – 31 in the 2nd quarter in a very high scoring halftime 73 – 62 Nuggets up by 11 points.

In the 3rd quarter, the Denver Nuggets up their lead to 13 points where they mostly enjoyed a double digit lead, but the Cavaliers shows some life in the latter part of the quarter to cut the Nuggets lead just to 6 points 103 – 97 Nuggets just up by 6 points.

In the 4th and final quarter the game has become an exciting game to watch as the home team Cavaliers roar back in the game and cut the Nuggets lead into single points 115 – 114 with under 3 minutes to go in regulation since then the visiting team Nuggets drops an 11 – 0 run to put away the Cavs in another disappointing loss similar to the end collapse against the 76ers.

LeBron James played another huge game, posting his 13th triple double of the season with 25 points, 10 rebounds and 15 assist in a sorry loss against the Nuggets while Garry Harris leads the Nuggets in scoring with 32 points. 

The Cavaliers will have their chance to revenge their loss against the Nuggets in their final meeting this coming March 7, 2018 (US TIME) as they visit the Nuggets at Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado

76ers Escape Cavaliers Late End Game Run

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NBA – The visiting Philadelphia 76ers visit the Cleveland Cavaliers for their 3rd match of the 2017 – 2018 NBA Season at Quickens Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. The 76ers are currently 6th in East  with 32 wins and 27 loss are looking to end their 2 game losing skid after having 7 – game winning streak while the home team Cleveland Cavaliers the 3rd best team in the East with 36 wins and 24 loss are also looking for some momentum after a hard fought win against the Brooklyn Nets.

In the game, the visiting 76ers are mostly in control of the entire game while the home team is just playing catch, the 1st half ended almost evenly match despite the 76ers has been up just by 3 points, 59 – 56.

Joel Embid leads the 76ers in scoring with 12 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assist at the half while LeBron James drops 19 points 5 rebounds and 4 assist for the Cavaliers.

In the 3rd quarter the visiting team outscored the home team by 3 points 18 – 15 to end the quarter up by 6 points 77 – 71.

In the 4th quarter the 76ers established the biggest lead of the game of 13 points while LeBron James is resting on the bench, but when the Cavs superstar inserted in the game the home team fought back in the game scoring 14 – 0 run to cut 76ers lead into just 3 points half way through the final quarter.

The Cavaliers manage to cut the lead into single point 95 – 94 after Kyle Korver hits a 3’s with 2:23 to go but since then the 76ers made their own 13 – 3 run to hold the Cavaliers late end game run and finally beats the Cavs this season and ending their 11th straight loss in the hands of the defending East Champion in a 108 – 97 win.

LeBron James played another huge game but fall short of another triple double with 30 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assist not enough to bail his team. Cavs remain the 3rd best record in the East despite the loss just a game ahead over the Wizards.