Basketball

Jumpball Basketball Programme celebrates 25 Years

The Jumpball Basketball Programme has always played an integral role in the sport's development in Jamaica through their KFC-sponsored annual summer camps, and this year marks a milestone in the programme's history. Read More

NBA – Despite the many high-profile trades, no clear favourite for title
The 2019 NBA free agency period has been very active and eventful, if nothing else, and may go on record as the largest move of 'big-name' players in the history of the league. Although there was no shortage of deals (and rumours of deals) over the past few weeks, players couldn't...... Read More

WBA Elite League semis tip off
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cricket Club Knights, last season's losing finalists, will start their quest to go a step further in this season's Western Basketball Association Elite League when they take on promoted Boys Club Warriors in the first game of a double header at the Montego...... Read More

WBA Elite League Elimination continues today
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Sav-Elite Titans and Lucea Flames will be seeking back- to-back wins as the Western Basketball Association Elite League Elimination series continues at Montego Bay Cricket Club today, while Cornwall Courts and last year's champions Catherine Hall All-Stars...... Read More

Frenetic NBA post-season trading in full force

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, July, 5 2019    

The Los Angeles Lakers, with the signing of Anthony Davis in a blockbuster trade with the New Orleans Pelicans, are busy trying to frame a Western Conference super team but the Brooklyn Nets have landed possibly the greatest free agency super stakes since Pat Riley signed LeBron James... Read More

Raptors are NBA champs — as busy post-season hunting in full swing

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, June, 21 2019    

THE newly crowned NBA champions, Toronto Raptors, were offered at $15.00 by JustBet at the start of the season while the beaten finalist, Golden State Warriors came in at $1.50 . Read More

Catherine Hall All-Stars hope to halt losing skid against Falmouth Saints

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Catherine Hall All-Stars will hope to end their four-game losing skid and avenge their loss to Falmouth Saints when they kick off their best-of-three quarter-finals series at the Montego Bay Cricket Club this afternoon, set to start at... Read More

NBA FINALS 2019 — Raptors almost there, now leading 3-2

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, June, 14 2019    

 THE drama during Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals was much like a Hollywood movie script. Read More

Playing for injured Durant, Warriors face emotional must-win test

Thursday, June, 13 2019    

OAKLAND, United States (AFP) — Inspired by injured teammate Kevin Durant and facing an emotional must-win game, the Golden State Warriors are counting upon resiliency and fighting spirit to stay alive in the NBA Finals. Read More

Warriors seek one last win in farewell to NBA's oldest arena

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

Oakland, United States (AFP) — There's one last tip-off coming for the Golden State Warriors at the NBA's oldest arena, with the reigning league champions hoping to pull off one last victory for Oakland fans. Read More

Durant's shock injury exit stuns NBA Finals rivals

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

Toronto, Canada (AFP) — When Golden State star Kevin Durant went down 12 minutes into his long-awaited comeback game Monday in the NBA Finals, players on both sides were stunned. Read More

Warriors edge Raptors to keep NBA title hopes alive

Wednesday, June, 12 2019    

Toronto, Canada (AFP) — Clutch three-pointers by Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson enabled the defending champion Golden State Warriors to edge Toronto 106-105 on Monday and sustain their hopes of winning a third-consecutive NBA Finals. Read More

Raptors reach brink of first NBA title by beating Warriors

Monday, June, 10 2019    

OAKLAND, United States (AFP) — Toronto advanced to the brink of a first NBA title as Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points and the Raptors ripped defending champion Golden State 105-92 Friday in the NBA Finals. Read More

2019 NBA PLAY-OFFS — Warriors dogged by injuries as Raptors capitalise

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, June, 7 2019    

 THE mantra for the Golden State Warriors during Steve Kerr's five seasons at the helm has been “Strength in Numbers”. In this year's play-offs, that mantra is truly being put to the test. Read More

Raptors rip injury-hit Warriors to regain NBA Finals lead

Friday, June, 7 2019    

Oakland , United States (AFP) — Upstart Toronto moved halfway to a first-ever title Wednesday with Kawhi Leonard scoring 30 points to lead the Raptors over the injury-hit Golden State Warriors 123-109 in the NBA Finals. Read More



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