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JC raring to go in Under-16 basketball final against Campion

Jamaica College (JC) overcame a spirited challenge from Ardenne High in the semi-finals of the ISSA Urban Area Under-16 Basketball competition on Wednesday to set up a highly anticipated final against defending champions Campion College. Read More

Herbert Morrison face William Knibb in basketball semi-finals
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Five-time defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical will this afternoon take on William Knibb Memorial in one semi-final matchup of the Under-19 section of the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball championships at the Montego Bay Cricket Club...... Read More

Leonard outduels Doncic as Clippers beat Mavs
Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — Kawhi Leonard won his duel with Luka Doncic as the Los Angeles Clippers downed the Dallas Mavericks 110-107 on the road in their Western Conference clash on Tuesday.... Read More

Lakers' James 'blessed' to have chance to watch son Bronny play
Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — Basketball's “James Gang” was 0-for-2 on Monday, but Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James was pleased to have a chance to see his son Bronny play in a high school game in Massachusetts, even if he didn't...... Read More

Celtics hand Lakers 'butt-whipping', Sixers dominant

Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — The Boston Celtics handed what LeBron James called a “butt-whipping” to his Los Angeles Lakers in their worst defeat of the NBA season on Monday, routing the Western Conference leaders 139-107. Read More

Aussie Mills shines as Spurs hold off Heat

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — San Antonio held on to beat NBA Eastern Conference contenders Miami 107-102 on Sunday, with Patty Mills making a key contribution as the Spurs, at his behest, hosted the league's first 'Indigenous Night'. Read More

James scores 31 as Lakers shoot down Rockets, Bucks cruise past Nets

Monday, January, 20 2020    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — LeBron James scored 31 points and handed out 12 assists Saturday as the Los Angeles Lakers rallied for a 124-115 NBA victory over the Houston Rockets. Read More

Herbert Morrison ends first round top-ranked school in Western basketball competitions

Sunday, January, 19 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical will be the top-ranked teams in both sections of the ISSA Western Conference Boys' Basketball Championships, after completing perfect win records in the first round that ended on Friday. Read More

Mighty Bucks pull out close win over surging Celtics

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 32 points and 17 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks made the right plays down the stretch to avenge an earlier loss to the Boston Celtics with a 128-123 victory on Thursday. Read More

LeBron stretches lead in NBA All-Star Game fan voting

Saturday, January, 18 2020    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Los Angeles Lakers star forward LeBron James stretched his overall lead in NBA All-Star Game fan balloting to 149,564 votes over Dallas guard Luka Doncic in returns revealed Thursday. Read More

Semi-finalists decided in ISSA Western Boys Basketball Champs

Friday, January, 17 2020    

WAKEFIELD, Trelawny – The semi-finals of the ISSA Western Conference Boys Basketball Championships have been decided with only the final matchups left after Cornwall College swept Muschett High in a double-header on Wednesday. Read More

Magic end Lakers' win streak, Sixers and Heat enjoy home cooking

Friday, January, 17 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Markelle Fultz finished with 21 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Orlando Magic snapped the Los Angeles Lakers’ nine-game winning streak with a 119-118 victory on Wednesday night. Read More

Antetokounmpo shows no mercy as Bucks rout Knicks, Jazz win 10 straight

Thursday, January, 16 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — NBA Most Valuable Player Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 37 points and the Milwaukee Bucks improved their league-leading record with a 128-102 romp past the New York Knicks on Tuesday. Read More

Lakers streak hits nine with Cavs win, Gilgeous-Alexander leads Thunder

Wednesday, January, 15 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James scored 23 of his 31 points in the second half as the Los Angeles Lakers broke open a close game to register a ninth straight NBA victory, 128-99 over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Read More

Ardenne High top Old Harbour in ISSA U-16 basketball

By Gerald Reid Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 14 2020    

ARDENNE High School held off a spirited Old Harbour High to register a close 37-33 win to finish top of the points standing in Zone A of the 2019/2020 ISSA Southern Basketball Conference High Schoolboys Under-16 competition at Ardenne High School court last Friday. Read More


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