Basketball

Cavaliers face now-or-never home stand in NBA finals

Wednesday, June, 6 2018    

CLEVELAND, United States (AFP) — Defending champion Golden State have seized command of the NBA Finals as the series shifts to Cleveland, where the Cavaliers must continue their home play-off magic to sustain any title hopes. Read More

Curry's 3-point dazzlers lift Warriors halfway to NBA title

Tuesday, June, 5 2018    

OAKLAND, United States (AFP) — Golden State sharpshooter Stephen Curry delivered a performance for the ages Sunday with an NBA Finals record nine three-pointers, powering the defending champions Warriors over LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers. Read More

Inner-City Avalanche score upset win

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, June, 4 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Inner-City Avalanche snapped their season-long winless run last Saturday after scoring a 47-39 win over Sav-Elite Titans in their Western Basketball Association Elite Basketball League (EBL) first-round game played at the Montego Bay Cricket... Read More

Slayers take 1-0 lead in SDF/NBL finals

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Monday, June, 4 2018    

ST GEORGE'S Slayers defeated the University of the West Indies (UWI) Runnin' Rebels 77-66 in game one of the 2018 Sports Development Foundation (SDF)/JABA/National Integrity Action National Basketball League (NBL) best-of-three finals at the National Arena on Saturday... Read More

Herbert Morrison, CC to contest ISSA Western Conference U14 basketball final

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, June, 4 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical and former winners Cornwall College will meet today at the Montego Bay Cricket Club in the final of the ISSA Western Conference Under-14 boys' basketball competition. Read More

Unbroken Cavs promise NBA fightback against sore Warriors

Sunday, June, 3 2018    

OAKLAND, United States (AFP) — A gut-wrenching loss in the NBA Finals opener has the Cleveland Cavaliers vowing a game-two fightback today while the defending champions Golden State Warriors cope with two injured starters. Read More

Cavs feel 'robbed' after Warriors win NBA Finals opener

Saturday, June, 2 2018    

OAKLAND, United States (AFP) – A controversial video review foul reversal left Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue feeling “robbed” after the Golden State Warriors ripped the Cavaliers 124-114 in overtime in Thursday's NBA Finals opener. Read More

'Herbert', Cornwall to contest Under-14 basketball final

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Friday, June, 1 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical and former winners Cornwall College are through to Monday's final of the ISSA Western Conference Under-14 Boys' basketball competition, after wins in the semi-finals at Montego Bay Cricket Club on... Read More

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION (NBA) – It's LeBron vs Curry as Cleveland meet Golden State to decide title

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, June, 1 2018    

The contenders for the 2018 NBA Championship Series have been decided and the $1.08 JustBet favourite Golden State Warriors will face off against the Cleveland Cavaliers for the fourth-straight year to decide which city will celebrate in June. Both the Eastern and Western Conference... Read More

Curry, Durant spark Warriors over Rockets to reach NBA finals

Wednesday, May, 30 2018    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry inspired a second-half fightback as the reigning champion Golden State Warriors booked their fourth-consecutive NBA finals appearance with a 101-92 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday. Read More

All-Stars look to rebound against Titans today

Tuesday, May, 29 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Catherine Hall All-Stars will hope to rebound after Saturday's defeat when they take on Sav Elite Titans in their Western Basketball Association Elite Basketball League today at the Montego Bay Cricket Club starting at 6:15 pm. Read More

James dazzles as Cavs rally to beat Celtics in game seven

Tuesday, May, 29 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James booked his eighth-straight NBA finals appearance, delivering another epic game-seven performance on the road as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to beat the Boston Celtics 87-79 on Sunday. Read More

June 2 funeral for Niko Chromatic

Monday, May, 28 2018    

THE thanksgiving service for the life of dancehall selector Niko Chromatic is scheduled for Holy Trinity Cathedral in Kingston on Saturday, June 2. It is slated to begin at 1:00 pm. Read More

Warriors crush Rockets to force game seven in West

Monday, May, 28 2018    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — The Golden State Warriors showed their championship mettle Saturday, roaring back to rout the Houston Rockets 115-86 to force a decisive game seven in the NBA Western Conference finals. Read More

James runs riot as Cavs force game seven against Celtics

Sunday, May, 27 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Cleveland superstar LeBron James drained his second three-pointer in less than a minute and thumped his chest as Cavaliers fans roared. Read More



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