Basketball

Jaguars, Knights advance to semis of NBL-Western Conference

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

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cornwall Courts Chargers could put themselves into contention for a semi-final spot in the NBL-Western Conference today when they take on winless Inner-city Avalanche in their second round game at the Montego Bay Cricket Club set to start at 6:15... Read More

Rockets drop Mavs to clinch playoff berth, Warriors and Cavs lose

Tuesday, March, 13 2018    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — The Houston Rockets clinched an NBA play-off berth with a 105-82 rout of the Mavericks in Dallas on Sunday, as reigning champions Golden State and the Cleveland Cavaliers both lost. Read More

Knights, All-Stars register wins in NBL

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, March, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — MoBay Cricket Club Knights and Catherine Hall All-Stars registered second-round wins on Saturday as the race for places in the semi-finals of the NBL-Western Conference heats up, and five of the six teams in contention for a place. Read More

Raptors halt Rockets' win streak at 17 games, Warriors and Cavs lose, too

Sunday, March, 11 2018    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — The Toronto Raptors withstood a late surge from Houston to halt the Rockets' 17-game NBA winning streak with a 108-105 victory Friday in a clash of conference leaders. Read More

NBA: Scramble as regular season comes to an end

Friday, March, 9 2018    

Week 21 of the NBA regular season ends this weekend with some eagerly anticipated games in which the main contenders will all be on show. The 'heavyweights' in the Western Conference both have away games between Friday and Monday, but the Houston Rockets will have more of an uphill climb since... Read More

DeRozan leads Raptors into play-offs, Rockets streak on

Friday, March, 9 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — DeMar DeRozan exploded for 42 points as the Toronto Raptors clinched their place in the NBA play-offs with a 121-119 overtime victory against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday. Read More

Herbert bask in U-19 Camperdown basketball defeat

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 8 2018    

Herbert Morrison Technical in Montego Bay are still celebrating their victory over the Kingston-based Camperdown High School in the ISSA boys' Under-19 basketball competition. Read More

NBL-Western Conference heats up

Thursday, March, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James- The see-saw between defending champions Granville Jaguars and MoBay Cricket Club (MBCC) Knights for the top position in the NBL-Western Conference is expected to continue today as Granville take on Holland Saints in a second-round game at the... Read More

Mt Alvernia High start defence of basketball title

Thursday, March, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James- Mt Alvernia High will start the defence of their ISSA Western Conference Girls' Open basketball title today when they face cross- town rivals Montego Bay High in the second game of a double-header at the Montego Bay Cricket... Read More

Western Sport Diary - March 8

Thursday, March, 8 2018    

TODAYISSA Western Conference Girls' Open basketballMuschett High vs Holland High — Cricket Club 1:30 pmMoBay High vs Mt Alvernia — Cricket Club 3:00 pm St James FA Sandals/ATL Division One Read More

Knights look to rebound in NBL-Western Conference

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 6 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — MoBay Cricket Club Knights will hope to rebound from Saturday's upset loss to Holland Saints when they face Cornwall Courts Chargers in their second-round NBL-Western Conference game at the Montego Bay Cricket Club, set to tip off at 6:15 pm... Read More

Paulton Gordon elected new JABA president

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 6 2018    

Paulton Gordon was elected as the new president of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) at its annual general meeting held at the Jamaica Olympic Association office on Sunday. Read More

Slayers first team to reach 100 points in JABA/NBL

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 6 2018    

ST GEORGE'S Slayers became the first team this season to hit the 100-point mark in the 2018 Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA)/National Basketball League competition at National Arena on Sunday. Read More

Pacers leap past Wizards, Raptors sink Hornets

Tuesday, March, 6 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Victor Oladipo scored 33 points and Bojan Bogdanovic tallied 20 as the Indiana Pacers moved up the crowded Eastern Conference standings with a 98-95 win over the Washington Wizards on Sunday. Read More

Camperdown, Herbert Morrison cop ISSA National basketball titles

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Sunday, March, 4 2018    

CAMPERDOWN High and Herbert Morrison High were crowned champions of the 2017/2018 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) National High School Under-16 and Under-19 basketball titles, respectively, at the National Arena on Friday. Camperdown High from East Kingston were winning... Read More



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