Basketball

Queen's lift all-island basketball crown

Saturday, May, 26 2018    

THE Queen's School defeated Holy Childhood High 54-45 to capture the 2018 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) National Basketball Championship title for high school girls at Calabar High School court last Saturday. Read More

National Basketball League semis on today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, May, 26 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — It will be two all-Southern Conference semi-finals in the JABBA National Basketball League (NBL) play-offs after they won all four quarter-finals played last Sunday. Read More

Rockets outlast Warriors, edge closer to NBA Finals

Saturday, May, 26 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Houston Rockets clawed out a 98-94 victory over reigning champions Golden State Warriors on Thursday to move within one win of reaching the NBA Finals. Read More

Celtics push James, Cavs to brink

Friday, May, 25 2018    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — The Boston Celtics, reinvigorated by a return home, beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 on Wednesday to move within one win of reaching the NBA Finals. Read More

2017/18 NBA playoffs – Still too close to call

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, May, 25 2018    

Up to Tuesday night last, the NBA was four-games deep into each Conference finals and, until the fourth game in each contest, the lowest margin of victory was 13 points. The first seven games have been blowouts (or at least one-sided) and an eighth appeared to be on the cards until a competitive... Read More

Herbert Morrison into U-14 basketball semis

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical took over the lead in Zone One in the ISSA Western Conference Boys Under-14 basketball and secured a semi-final place after beating Cornwall College 38-25 in a rain-affected game played at Cornwall College on... Read More

West falls short in NBL

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 24 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Both western representatives fell short in the Jamaica Basketball Association National Basketball League (NBL) after they were beaten by Southern Conference teams in Sunday's quarter-finals. Read More

Rockets edge Warriors to level NBA playoff series

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — NBA regular-season wins leader Houston, powered by James Harden's 30 points and 27 from Chris Paul, edged defending champions Golden State 95-92 Tuesday to level their semi-final play-off series at two wins each. Read More

All square

Wednesday, May, 23 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — LeBron James scored 44 points, adding more records to his amazing NBA legacy, and powered the Cleveland Cavaliers over Boston 111-102 Monday, equalising their Eastern Conference final at two wins each. Read More

Curry silences critics as Warriors rout Rockets

Tuesday, May, 22 2018    

OAKLAND, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry silenced his critics with a 35-point display as the Golden State Warriors thrashed the Houston Rockets 126-85 to take a 2-1 series lead in the NBA Western Conference finals on Sunday. Read More

Jaguars, All-Stars make it two straight

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, May, 21 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars and Catherine Hall All-Stars made it two wins from two starts while Holland Saints got their first win as the Western Basketball Association Elite League continued with a triple header at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on... Read More

Cavs school Celtics, trim deficit in Eastern Conference finals

Monday, May, 21 2018    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers thrashed the Boston Celtics 116-86 on Saturday, powering their way back into the NBA Eastern Conference finals. Read More

NBL quarter-finals on today

Sunday, May, 20 2018    

ST GEORGE'S Slayers will take on Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights in the quarter-finals of the 2018 Sports Development Foundation (SDF)/JABA at National Arena this evening, starting at 7:00 pm. Read More

Jaguars, All-Stars hunt back-to back wins in WBA Elite League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, May, 19 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars and Catherine Hall All-Stars will be going after back-to-back wins today while Lucea Flames and Holland Saints will be making delayed debuts, as the Western Basketball Association Elite Basketball League continues with a... Read More

Warriors' Curry says 'no panic' after big loss to Rockets

Saturday, May, 19 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry said there's “no panic” in the Golden State Warriors locker room after a 22-point loss to the Houston Rockets in game two of the Western Conference finals. Read More



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