Basketball

Embiid dominates as Sixers beat Lakers in young talent showcase

LOS ANGELS, United States (AFP) — Philadelphia's Joel Embiid overwhelmed the Los Angeles Lakers in a Wednesday night showdown of the NBA's top young talents, scoring 46 points in the 76ers' 115-109 victory. Read More

Champs Herbert Morrison, Cornwall seek basketball wins
HERBERT MORRISON, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical and former winners Cornwall College will be seeking double wins today when they take on York Castle High and Holland, respectively, as the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition...... Read More

NCAA basketball event tips off in MoBay
ROSE HALL, St James — Jamaica will host an NCAA basketball event for the first time, starting today when the Jamaica Class basketball event featuring seven Division One teams gets underway at the Montego Bay Convention Centre.... Read More

LeBron rallies Cavaliers over Knicks, Warriors win
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — LeBron James scored 23 points and reserve guard Kyle Korver added 21 as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from a 24-point deficit Monday to edge the New York Knicks 104-101.... Read More

Golden State hitting their stride, Wizards stop Hawks

Monday, November, 13 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Golden State Warriors delivered a message on Saturday that the defending league champs are back on form, with a dominating 135-114 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. Read More

Herbert Morrison train keeps rolling in ISSA basketball

Sunday, November, 12 2017    

WAKEFIELD, Trelawny — Double defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical extended their perfect win record in both sections of the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition on Friday, beating Muschett High in both games played at Muschett High in Wakefield,... Read More

Banged-up Boston stretches win streak to 11

Sunday, November, 12 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Boston Celtics juggernaut continues to steamroll its way through the NBA, extending their winning streak to 11 games on Friday night despite a rash of injuries that now includes all-star Kyrie Irving. Read More

Spot Valley beat Cornwall College in ISSA basketball

Saturday, November, 11 2017    

SPOT VALLEY, St James — Spot Valley High scored their second win in the Under-19 section of the ISSA Western Conference schoolboy basketball competition on Thursday, edging a hard-charging Cornwall College by two points, 44-42, after forfeiting their last two... Read More

Harden nets triple-double, Nuggets stop Thunder

Saturday, November, 11 2017    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — James Harden produced a triple-double as the Houston Rockets found their offence with a 117-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday. Read More

Celtics roll past Lakers for 10th straight win

Friday, November, 10 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) – The injury-riddled Boston Celtics won their 10th straight game by cruising to a 107-96 win Wednesday night over the Los Angeles Lakers in a match-up between two of the NBA's most storied franchises. Read More

Herbert Morrison put unbeaten run on the line

Friday, November, 10 2017    

WAKEFIELD, Trelawny — Double defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical will take their beaten records in both the Under-16 and Under-19 sections to face Muschett High in their first-round ISSA Western Conference boys basketball competition in Wakefield, Trelawny,... Read More

'Greek Freak' conjures magic for Bucks, but Cavs unstoppable

Thursday, November, 9 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo produced a scintillating 40-point master class, but it was not enough to stop LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers from claiming a thrilling victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday... Read More

Herbert Morrison look to maintain unbeaten run in basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, November, 8 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison will host Holland High today in a double-header, as they seek to maintain their 100 per cent win record in the ISSA/Western Conference schoolboy basketball competition. Read More

Harden scores 56 as Rockets shoot the lights out

Tuesday, November, 7 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden was an unstoppable force, pouring in a career-high 56 points as the Houston Rockets rolled over the visiting Utah Jazz 137-110 on Sunday night. Read More

Herbert Morrison chase 4 straight in schoolboy basketball

PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Monday, November, 6 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison Technical, double defending champions in the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition, will be going for a fourth-straight win in both sections when they host St James High and Spot Valley at Bogue this... Read More



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