Basketball

New Scheme cop SDF Southern Conference Summer Mini Basketball title

NEW Scheme beat Building Two 6-4 to capture the 2017 Sports Development Foundation (SDF)-sponsored Southern Conference Summer Mini Basketball Tournament played at the Majesty Gardens court last Friday. Read More

BOJ beat NHT 31-26 in Business House 3-on-3 basketball
DEFENDING champions Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) got the better of former champions National Housing Trust (NHT) 31-26 as the 2017 Business House Basketball Association (BHBA) 3-on-3 Division One and Two leagues got under way at the National Arena last week Monday.... Read More

New York City top Caribbean Hoopfest, defeat Team Canada 77-69
MONTEGO BAY, St James — The New York City team won last weekend's successful third staging of the Caribbean Hoopfest held at the Montego Bay Community College auditorium, beating Team Canada 77-69 in over-time in the final played on Sunday.... Read More

Caribbean HoopsFest tourney off with a bang
MONTEGO BAY, St James — The champions of the third staging of the Caribbean HoopsFest basketball tournament will be decided today at the Montego Bay Community College auditorium after two days of intense action which started on Friday afternoon.... Read More

Slam dunk!

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Saturday, August, 19 2017    

Following a successful staging of a preseason training camp by Florida State University (FSU) on their recent visit to the island, Jamaica's basketball is set for even bigger prospects later this year. Read More

FSU outclass Jamaica Select in basketball pre-season series

Friday, August, 18 2017    

FLORIDA State University (FSU) registered a convincing 107-51 win over a Jamaica Select team in their second game of a two-match preseason basketball series at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Wednesday night. Read More

Special Olympics basketballers join Digicel NBA Jumpstart camp

Wednesday, August, 16 2017    

With dreams of redemption and scoring gold at the 2019 World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, Jamaica's National Special Olympics Basketball team was very eager to jump at the opportunity to get some time in with top international coaches from the NBA at the Digicel NBA... Read More

FSU make light work of Jamaica Select team with 116-78 win

Wednesday, August, 16 2017    

After their blowout 116-78 win over the Minto 79ers, a Jamaica Select team on Monday night, the visiting Florida State University (FSU) will be aiming to wrap up the two-game pre-season contest at the National Indoor Sports Centre today. Read More

Jaguars, Chargers claim basketball crowns

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Friday, July, 28 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Granville Jaguars won their second Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball League (EBL) title on Sunday after a 2-1 win over defending champions Catherine Hall All-Stars, wining the final game of the best-of-three finals 84-76 at the... Read More

Report: Kyrie Irving asks Cavaliers to trade him

Saturday, July, 22 2017    

CLEVELAND, United States (AP) — Kyrie Irving wants the stage for himself. Read More

Showdown

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 20 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Defending champions Catherine Hall All-Stars and former champions Granville Jaguars will meet in a repeat of last year's final in the Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball League as the best-of-three series start this... Read More

Jaguars, All-Stars into final of Elite Basketball League

Wednesday, July, 19 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Former champions Granville Jaguars and Cornwall Courts Chargers completed 2-0 victories in their best of three semi-finals at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on Monday to complete the finalists in both Western Basketball Association male club... Read More

Catherine Hall All-Stars into Elite League final

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, July, 18 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Catherine Hall All-Stars advanced to the final of the Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball League after a 2-0 win over Holland Saints in the best-of-three semi-finals after winning Game Two 78-65 at the Montego Bay... Read More

Jaguars meet Knights in EBL semi-finals

Thursday, July, 13 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars will meet Cricket Club Knights in Game One of their best-of-three Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball League (EBL) semi-finals at the Montego Bay Cricket Club today at 8:00... Read More

300 kids participate in annual INSPORTS Summer Camp

Tuesday, July, 11 2017    

Approximately 300 children have embarked on a month-long venture into the fundamentals of various sporting disciplines at this year's annual Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Summer Camp. Read More



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