Basketball

Spot Valley seek second win in U-19 basketball league

Friday, October, 27 2017    

SPOT VALLEY, St James — Spot Valley High will be seeking their second win in the ISSA Western Conference boys Under-19 basketball competition today when they host William Knibb Memorial in the second game of a double-header starting at 4:30 pm. Read More

Good start for Cornwall in Western Conference basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 26 2017    

MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny — Cornwall College won back-to-back games in both age groups — the Under-16 and Under-19 — to start the 2017/18 ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition earlier this week. Read More

LeBron leads revamped Cavaliers line-up over Bulls

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James scored 34 points and passed out 13 assists to spark a revamped Cleveland Cavaliers line-up to a 119-112 NBA victory over visiting Chicago on Tuesday night. Read More

'I'm just glad we won!'

Wednesday, October, 25 2017    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Australia's Ben Simmons set himself beyond such immortals as Michael Jordan and Lebron James with his first NBA triple-double on Monday night in only his fourth league contest for the Philadelphia 76ers. Read More

China providing Jamaica with coaches for seven sporting disciplines

Tuesday, October, 24 2017    

Olivia Grange, minister of sport, says Jamaica will, for the first time, have the benefit of coaches from China for the sporting disciplines of swimming, synchronised swimming, badminton, gymnastics, volleyball, football and basketball. Read More

James delivers as Cavaliers breeze past Bucks 116-97

Sunday, October, 22 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James has picked up right where he left off last season, scoring 24 points and dishing out eight assists on Friday as the Cleveland Cavaliers cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 116-97. Read More

Green knee scan negative, say Warriors

Saturday, October, 21 2017    

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green suffered no serious damage to his strained left knee according to a scan, his team said on Thursday. Read More

Clippers blowout Lakers in Ball's NBA debut

Saturday, October, 21 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Los Angeles Clippers continued their domination of the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday by routing their cross-town rivals 108-92 and spoiling the NBA debut of second-overall pick, Lonzo Ball. Read More

KC, Excelsior tops in SportsMax High School Ranking

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Kingston College and Excelsior High have been crowned Kings and Queens of high school sports based on a new and innovative scoring metric recently unveiled by regional sporting authority, SportsMax. Read More

After MVP campaign, Westbrook seeks ultimate team prize

Monday, October, 16 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Russell Westbrook, a singular force of nature in his historic 2016-17 campaign, now must find a way to thrive as a part of the rebalanced ecosystem of Oklahoma City Thunder. Read More

Cavs count on revamped roster

Monday, October, 16 2017    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — LeBron James will have an overhauled Cleveland Cavaliers supporting cast this season as he tries to reach an eighth consecutive NBA Finals and again dethrone Golden State Warriors as champions. Read More

Anthem protests would be 'counterproductive', says Curry

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

SHANGHAI, China (AFP) — Two-time MVP Stephen Curry said yesterday it would be “counterproductive” for NBA players to follow their NFL counterparts by kneeling in protest during the national anthem. Read More

Wade excited to be reunited with bosom buddy James

Sunday, October, 1 2017    

Cleveland , United States (AFP) — Cleveland introduced Dwyane Wade on Friday, and he says he can't wait to be reunited with LeBron James because, like ham and eggs and peaches and cream, the duo are a matching pair. Read More

Thunder's Westbrook signs $205m deal

Sunday, October, 1 2017    

Oklahoma City , United States (AFP) — Reigning NBA MVP Russell Westbrook hit the jackpot for the second time in less than 18 months by signing a five-year, $205 million contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Read More

Calvin Martin steps in as interim basketball president

Wednesday, September, 27 2017    

Calvin Martin has been appointed interim president of Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) after Dr Mark Bloomfield recently stepped down due to personal reasons. Read More



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