Basketball

Jaguars, Knights into NBL final

PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Tuesday, April, 10 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Granville Jaguars and Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights advanced to the final of the NBL-West after winning their semi-final games at Montego Bay Cricket Club on Sunday. Read More

Sixers edge clear, Jazz book play-off spot

Tuesday, April, 10 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Ben Simmons scored 16 points as the Philadelphia 76ers routed the Dallas Mavericks to extend their winning streak to 14 games in the Eastern Conference play-off race on Sunday. Read More

Nuggets regain control of play-off destiny, Clippers eliminated

Monday, April, 9 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Will Barton scored 31 points as the Denver Nuggets kept their play-offs hopes alive with a 134-115 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday. Read More

NBL-West final berths on the line today

Sunday, April, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Places in the finals of the National Basketball League (NBL)-West and qualification to the all-island play-offs will be at stake today in the semi-finals set for Montego Bay Cricket Club at 5:00 pm. Read More

Cavaliers stun Wizards, Pacers pummel Warriors

Saturday, April, 7 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Cleveland Cavaliers were already getting into NBA play-off mode even before Coach Tyronn Lue returned to the bench on Thursday night. Read More

NBA regular season comes to an end with exciting matchups

Friday, April, 6 2018    

Week 25 of the NBA regular season ends this weekend and, with less than two weeks to go before the playoffs, seeds #3 to #8 in both conferences are too close to call. The first and second seeds are basically set in the East and West, but their respective opponents in the first round of... Read More

Celtics ace Irving out for season

Friday, April, 6 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Kyrie Irving will miss the Boston Celtics' postseason after knee surgery last month, the team confirmed yesterday, dealing a devastating blow to the franchise's play-off hopes. Read More

Raptors rout Celtics, Pistons out of play-off race

Friday, April, 6 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — DeMar DeRozan scored a team-high 16 points as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Boston Celtics 96-78 on Wednesday as the battle for the NBA's Eastern Conference supremacy heads down to the wire. Read More

Mount Alvernia rebound in Western Conference girls' basketball

Thursday, April, 5 2018    

HOLLAND, Trelawny — Defending champions Mt Alvernia High rebounded from their big loss to Holland High last week Monday in the ISSA Western Conference Girls basketball with a lopsided 48 points, win 57-9, over William Knibb Memorial in a rescheduled game at... Read More

LeBron milestone as Cavs wobble Raptors

Thursday, April, 5 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James passed another NBA milestone on Tuesday as the Cleveland Cavaliers kept ahead of Philadelphia in the Eastern Conference play-off race with a win over first- placed Toronto. Read More

Sixers on a roll, Cavs struggle to win

Tuesday, April, 3 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Australia's Ben Simmons tallied 20 points and 15 assists as the Philadelphia 76ers won their 10th-straight game with a 119-102 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday. Read More

Heat scorch Cavs as NBA leading Rockets romp, Warriors lose

Thursday, March, 29 2018    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, vying to set up a fourth-straight NBA Finals clash, continued to limp toward the post-season on Tuesday. Read More

Fultz scores 10 points in return to playoff-bound Sixers

Wednesday, March, 28 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) – Former first-overall pick Markelle Fultz delivered 10 points in his much-anticipated return as the playoff-bound Philadelphia 76ers crushed the Denver Nuggets 123-104 on Monday. Read More

Pacers pull away late to clinch playoff spot

Tuesday, March, 27 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Darren Collison nailed a couple of clutch late three pointers as the Indiana Pacers clinched a postseason spot on Sunday with a 113-107 overtime win over the Miami Heat. Read More

Rockets set record, put celebration on hold

Monday, March, 26 2018    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — James Harden scored 27 points as the red-hot Houston Rockets won their franchise record 59th game with a 114-91 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday. Read More



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