Basketball

Cavaliers stun Raptors in overtime, Curry triumphs in Warriors return

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James's “worst” was too much for Toronto on Tuesday as the Cleveland superstar and his Cavs teammates rallied to stun the Toronto Raptors 113-112 in overtime in game one of their NBA playoff second-round... Read More

Rozier fires Celtics as Boston down Sixers

Wednesday, May, 2 2018    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Terry Rozier scored 29 points as Boston outmuscled Philadelphia 117-101 to win the opening game of their Eastern Conference semi-final series on Monday. Read More

James scores 45 as Cleveland advance in NBA playoffs

Monday, April, 30 2018    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — LeBron James scored 45 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 105-101 game-seven victory over the Indiana Pacers yesterday and into the second round of the NBA play-offs. Read More

Pacers force game seven, Raptors and Jazz advance

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Toronto Raptors punched their ticket to the second round of the NBA playoffs for the third-straight season on Friday with a 102-92 victory over the Washington Wizards. Read More

Bucks beat Celtics to stay alive in NBA play-offs

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 points to lead Milwaukee to a 97-86 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday that kept the Bucks alive in the NBA play-offs. Read More

Curry could return for Warriors today

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

L OS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry could return from month-long injury absence today, when his reigning champion Golden State Warriors open a second-round play-off series against the New Orleans... Read More

Rockets oust Timberwolves, James and Westbrook dominate

Friday, April, 27 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden scored 24 points as the Houston Rockets booked their spot in the second round of the NBA playoffs by crushing the Minnesota Timberwolves 122-104 in game five on Wednesday. Read More

Durant steers Warriors past Spurs, Sixers

Thursday, April, 26 2018    

OAKLAND, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored 25 points as the Golden State Warriors powered into the Western Conference play-off semi-finals with a 4-1 series victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday. Read More

Holland High seek revenge in ISSA Western Conference girls' basketball

Wednesday, April, 25 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Unbeaten Holland High will be seeking to avenge last year's upset loss to defending champions Mt Alvernia High when they clash in today's final of the ISSA Western Conference girls Open basketball competition at the Montego Bay Cricket Club starting at 3:30... Read More

Harden hits heights as Rockets soar over Timberwolves

Wednesday, April, 25 2018    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — James Harden scored 36 points as the Houston Rockets moved to the brink of a Western Conference first-round play-off series victory with a 119-100 rout of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday. Read More

Bucks edge Celtics to level series, Spurs down Warriors

Tuesday, April, 24 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Greek star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points, including the decisive tip-in with five seconds remaining, to give the Milwaukee Bucks a 104-102 NBA play-off victory Sunday over Boston. Read More

Herbert Morrison, Cornwall make winning starts in ISSA basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, April, 23 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical and former winners Cornwall College both made winning starts to the ISSA Western Conference Boys' Under-14 basketball competition last week. Read More

Bogdanovic's double duty spells trouble for Cavaliers

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored a play-off career-high 30 points on Friday as the Indiana Pacers stormed back from a 17-point half-time deficit to edge the Cleveland Cavaliers 92-90 in game three of their NBA series. Read More

Spurs on brink of elimination after emotional loss to Warriors

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored 26 points as the Golden State Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 to take a 3-0 lead over the Spurs, who were playing with heavy hearts after the death of Gregg Popovich's wife. Read More

Holland High confirm final berth

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

HOLLAND, Trelawny — Holland High confirmed their place in the final of the ISSA Western Conference girls' open basketball competition on Thursday, after beating Montego Bay High 31-12 in their rescheduled game at Holland. Read More



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