Basketball

Muschett, William Knibb look to make progress

Wednesday, January, 10 2018    

WAKEFIELD, Trelawny — Muschett High and William Knibb Memorial will both be seeking to make progress in the ISSA/Western Conference boys basketball competition today when the first round resumes with three rescheduled games after a near month-long break. Read More

Timberwolves trounce Cavaliers, Thomas ejected

Wednesday, January, 10 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves humbled LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, leading by as many as 41 points en route to a 127-99 triumph in Minneapolis. Read More

Lakers snap 9-game skid with win over Hawks

Tuesday, January, 9 2018    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — The Los Angeles Lakers snapped a nine-game NBA losing streak on Sunday with a 132-113 victory over the Atlanta Hawks. Read More

Curry flavours Warriors, Cavaliers snap road skid

Monday, January, 8 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry erupted for 45 points to propel the Golden State Warriors to a 121-105 NBA victory over the Clippers in Los Angeles on Saturday night. Read More

Celtics pull away late in win over Timberwolves

Sunday, January, 7 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Marcus Smart and Terry Rozier combined for 32 points as Boston's reserves keyed the Celtics' 91-84 NBA victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday. Read More

Campion, Camperdown, St Jago remain unbeaten in Southern Basketball Conference

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, January, 6 2018    

CAMPION College along with Camperdown High and St Jago High remain the three unbeaten teams in the 2017/2018 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) High Schools Southern Basketball Conference (SBC) Under-19 League, at the break for the holiday season. Read More

Celtics rout Cavs as idle Thomas gets ovation in Boston return

Friday, January, 5 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Terry Rozier scored 20 points off the Boston bench to lead six double-figure scorers Wednesday and the Celtics routed visiting Cleveland 102-88 in an NBA Eastern Conference showdown. Read More

Thomas scores 17 points in debut for Cavaliers

Thursday, January, 4 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) —LeBron James dropped in 24 points and two-time all-star Isaiah Thomas made his Cleveland debut as the Cavaliers defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 127-110 on Tuesday night. Read More

DeRozan delivers career-best performance with 52 points

Wednesday, January, 3 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) – DeMar DeRozan scored a team record 52 points as the Toronto Raptors won their 12th-straight home game with a 131-127 overtime victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday. Read More

Rockets end skid, Mavs silence Thunder

Tuesday, January, 2 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Houston Rockets take some good news — and perhaps some bad — into 2018, after snapping their five-game NBA losing streak with a 148-142 double-overtime victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Read More

Curry dazzles in return for Warriors, Jazz sink James' Cavs

Monday, January, 1 2018    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry spiced things up with 10 three-pointers and 38 points as he returned from injury Saturday to propel the Golden State Warriors to a 141-128 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. Read More

Hornets topple Warriors, Rockets and Thunder fall

Sunday, December, 31 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States ( AFP) — The Charlotte Hornets, led by Dwight Howard's 29 points, shocked NBA champions Golden State Warriors 111-100 on Friday i n Oakland, California. Read More

Mirotic comes off the bench to power Bulls over Bucks

Thursday, December, 28 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Chicago forward Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score 24 points and spark the visiting Bulls over Milwaukee 115-106 in an NBA matchup Tuesday night. Read More

Warriors' win streak snapped by Nuggets

Monday, December, 25 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Denver Nuggets stunned the Golden State Warriors 96-81 on Saturday, holding the NBA champions to a season-low in points and snapping their 11-game winning streak. Read More

G C Foster beat Exed 74-72 to retain Inter-Collegiate basketball title

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

DEFENDING champions G C Foster College held off a late burst from Excelsior Community College to win a thrilling Game Three 74-72 to clinch the best-of-three series Inter-Collegiate Basketball League 2-1 at the G C Foster College of Physical Education and Sports in Spanish Town, St... Read More



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