Basketball

Lakers snap 9-game skid with win over Hawks

Tuesday, January, 9 2018    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — The Los Angeles Lakers snapped a nine-game NBA losing streak on Sunday with a 132-113 victory over the Atlanta Hawks. Read More

Curry flavours Warriors, Cavaliers snap road skid

Monday, January, 8 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry erupted for 45 points to propel the Golden State Warriors to a 121-105 NBA victory over the Clippers in Los Angeles on Saturday night. Read More

Celtics pull away late in win over Timberwolves

Sunday, January, 7 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Marcus Smart and Terry Rozier combined for 32 points as Boston's reserves keyed the Celtics' 91-84 NBA victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday. Read More

Campion, Camperdown, St Jago remain unbeaten in Southern Basketball Conference

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, January, 6 2018    

CAMPION College along with Camperdown High and St Jago High remain the three unbeaten teams in the 2017/2018 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) High Schools Southern Basketball Conference (SBC) Under-19 League, at the break for the holiday season. Read More

Celtics rout Cavs as idle Thomas gets ovation in Boston return

Friday, January, 5 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Terry Rozier scored 20 points off the Boston bench to lead six double-figure scorers Wednesday and the Celtics routed visiting Cleveland 102-88 in an NBA Eastern Conference showdown. Read More

Thomas scores 17 points in debut for Cavaliers

Thursday, January, 4 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) —LeBron James dropped in 24 points and two-time all-star Isaiah Thomas made his Cleveland debut as the Cavaliers defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 127-110 on Tuesday night. Read More

DeRozan delivers career-best performance with 52 points

Wednesday, January, 3 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) – DeMar DeRozan scored a team record 52 points as the Toronto Raptors won their 12th-straight home game with a 131-127 overtime victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday. Read More

Rockets end skid, Mavs silence Thunder

Tuesday, January, 2 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Houston Rockets take some good news — and perhaps some bad — into 2018, after snapping their five-game NBA losing streak with a 148-142 double-overtime victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Read More

Curry dazzles in return for Warriors, Jazz sink James' Cavs

Monday, January, 1 2018    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry spiced things up with 10 three-pointers and 38 points as he returned from injury Saturday to propel the Golden State Warriors to a 141-128 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. Read More

Hornets topple Warriors, Rockets and Thunder fall

Sunday, December, 31 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States ( AFP) — The Charlotte Hornets, led by Dwight Howard's 29 points, shocked NBA champions Golden State Warriors 111-100 on Friday i n Oakland, California. Read More

Mirotic comes off the bench to power Bulls over Bucks

Thursday, December, 28 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Chicago forward Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score 24 points and spark the visiting Bulls over Milwaukee 115-106 in an NBA matchup Tuesday night. Read More

Warriors' win streak snapped by Nuggets

Monday, December, 25 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Denver Nuggets stunned the Golden State Warriors 96-81 on Saturday, holding the NBA champions to a season-low in points and snapping their 11-game winning streak. Read More

G C Foster beat Exed 74-72 to retain Inter-Collegiate basketball title

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

DEFENDING champions G C Foster College held off a late burst from Excelsior Community College to win a thrilling Game Three 74-72 to clinch the best-of-three series Inter-Collegiate Basketball League 2-1 at the G C Foster College of Physical Education and Sports in Spanish Town, St... Read More

Beasley fuels Knicks upset of Celtics, Cavs and Raptors win

Saturday, December, 23 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Michael Beasley was the unlikely hero in the New York Knicks' upset of NBA Eastern Conference leaders Boston Thursday, exploding for 32 points to fuel a 102-93 triumph over the Celtics. Read More

Lakers end Rockets' 14-game win streak

Friday, December, 22 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kyle Kuzma led the offensive charge as the Los Angeles Lakers snapped the red-hot Houston Rockets' 14-game winning streak with a 122-116 upset victory on Wednesday night. Read More



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