Basketball

ISSA bans basketball coach Beckford for two years

Friday, February, 16 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — George Beckford, coach of William Knibb Memorial High basketball teams, has been banned for two years from all events run by the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) after he was found guilty of bringing Game Two of the ISSA Western Conference... Read More

Granville Jaguars, Catherine Hall clash in Western Conference final

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Granville Jaguars and Catherine Hall All-Stars will meet this evening at the Montego Bay Cricket Club in a repeat of the last two finals of the NBL-Western Conference after both scored wins in their opening games on... Read More

Gilchrist, Ashman named MVPs in boys' basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 15 2018    

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Granville Jaguars, Catherine Hall All-Stars make winning starts

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, February, 13 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Granville Jaguars and Catherine Hall All-Stars made winning starts to the Jamaica Basketball Association's National Basketball League-Western Conference with wins over new- comers Cornwall Courts Chargers and Inner-city Avalanche, respectively, at Montego... Read More

UWI Runnin Rebels beat Urban Knights 65-56 in NBL opener

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, February, 13 2018    

U WI Runnin' Rebels defeated defending champions Urban Knights 65-56 as the 2018 National Basketball League (NBL) got under way at National Arena last Saturday night. Read More

Calabar oppose St George's in Southern Conference basketball final today

Monday, February, 12 2018    

DEFENDING champions Calabar High will put their title on the line when they oppose St George's College as the 2017/2018 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) High Schools Under-19 Southern Conference Basketball League final today at the G C Foster College, beginning at 4:00... Read More

Chinese coaches under 'Technical Agreement in Sport' depart

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

Minister of Sport Olivia Grange has described as “successful” the first phase in the implementation of a three-year Technical Agreement in Sport between Jamaica and the People's Republic of China. Read More

JABA needs approximately $10 million to run the NBL competition

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, February, 10 2018    

THE Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) is currently in need of approximately $10 million to run the 2018 National Basketball League (NBL). Read More

Warriors stop rot with win over Mavs, Celtics triumph in overtime

Saturday, February, 10 2018    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored 24 points and Stephen Curry added 20 Thursday as the NBA champions Golden State Warriors snapped out of the doldrums with a 121-103 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. Read More

Back to basics

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Friday, February, 9 2018    

At 40 years old, Kimani Ffriend says it is time for him to give back to the nation of his birth in the sport that he loves. Read More

LeBron James buzzer-beater lifts Cavs, Rockets win

Friday, February, 9 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP ) — LeBron James drained a buzzer-beating game-winner on Wednesday as the Cleveland Cavaliers set aside their troubles with a 140-138 overtime victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Read More

Wizards top Pacers, Pistons beat Blazers

Wednesday, February, 7 2018    

LOS ANGELS, United States (AFP) — The Washington Wizards are playing like contenders again as they took advantage of an out-of-sync Indiana Pacers team to pull off a 111-102 win as eight players scored in double figures. Read More

Rockets rout Cavs, Nuggets rally past Warriors

Monday, February, 5 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Chris Paul finished with 22 points and 11 assists as the Houston Rockets became the latest team to pummel LeBron James' struggling Cleveland Cavaliers with a 120-88 win on Saturday night. Read More

'Herbert' sweep

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, February, 4 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison Technical extended their own impressive record when they won a fourth-straight ISSA Western Conference boys basketball double on Friday, wrapping up both the Under-16 and Under-19 sections at the Montego Bay Cricket... Read More

Herbert Morrison on the brink of history

Friday, February, 2 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison Technical could today rewrite their own history with a fourth consecutive double championship win in the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition when they take a one-nil lead into Game Two of the best-of-three finals of both the... Read More



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