Basketball

Knights slay Jaguars in Western Conference basketball

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights stunned defending champions Granville Jaguars, scoring a nail-biting one-point (68-67) win in their first round National Basketball League-Western Conference game at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on... Read More

BASKETBALL – Back to regular NBA season after pulsating All Stars game
The NBA All Stars visited Los Angeles last weekend and treated basketball fans to a spectacle worthy of the Hollywood hosts. The format change for the 67th All-Star Game, with captains LeBron James and Stephen Curry choosing their teammates from whichever Conference...... Read More

Suspended schoolboy basketball coach weighs options
MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny - Ronald Beckford, coach of the William Knibb Memorial High School basketball teams, says he is standing his ground and not backing down from actions that led to him being banned for two years from competitions organised by the Inter-Secondary...... Read More

Knights beat Eagles 72-58 in NBL Southern Conference
DEFENDING champions Urban Knights defeated Upper Room Eagles 72-58 as the 2018 National Basketball League (NBL) Southern Conference competition continued with games played at the National Arena last week.... Read More

Jaguars set to pounce in hunt for third-straight win

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Granville Jaguars will hope to make it three straight wins this evening when thy face Holland Saints in the second game of a National Basketball League-Western Conference double header at the Montego Bay Cricket Club, set to start at 6:15... Read More

World trounce USA to jump start all-star weekend

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Team World attacked the rim and dominated from three-point range as the internationals kicked off the NBA 2018 All-Star Weekend festivities with a 155-124 victory over Team USA on Friday. Read More

Camperdown, St George's are ISSA basketball champions

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, February, 17 2018    

ST GEORGE'S College and Camperdown High were crowned champions of the 2017/2018 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) High Schools Southern Conference Basketball Under-19 and Under-16 leagues, respectively, following the finals at G C Foster College on... Read More

Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights hunt second win

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, February, 17 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights will go after back-to-back wins today when they take on Cornwall Courts Chargers in the Jamaica Basketball Association National Basketball League- Western Conference at Montego Bay Cricket Club, set to start at 6:15... Read More

ISSA bans basketball coach Beckford for two years

Friday, February, 16 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — George Beckford, coach of William Knibb Memorial High basketball teams, has been banned for two years from all events run by the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) after he was found guilty of bringing Game Two of the ISSA Western Conference... Read More

Granville Jaguars, Catherine Hall clash in Western Conference final

Thursday, February, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Granville Jaguars and Catherine Hall All-Stars will meet this evening at the Montego Bay Cricket Club in a repeat of the last two finals of the NBL-Western Conference after both scored wins in their opening games on... Read More

Gilchrist, Ashman named MVPs in boys' basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Read More

Granville Jaguars, Catherine Hall All-Stars make winning starts

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

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Granville Jaguars and Catherine Hall All-Stars made winning starts to the Jamaica Basketball Association's National Basketball League-Western Conference with wins over new- comers Cornwall Courts Chargers and Inner-city Avalanche, respectively, at Montego... Read More

UWI Runnin Rebels beat Urban Knights 65-56 in NBL opener

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, February, 13 2018    

U WI Runnin' Rebels defeated defending champions Urban Knights 65-56 as the 2018 National Basketball League (NBL) got under way at National Arena last Saturday night. Read More

Calabar oppose St George's in Southern Conference basketball final today

Monday, February, 12 2018    

DEFENDING champions Calabar High will put their title on the line when they oppose St George's College as the 2017/2018 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) High Schools Under-19 Southern Conference Basketball League final today at the G C Foster College, beginning at 4:00... Read More

Chinese coaches under 'Technical Agreement in Sport' depart

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

Minister of Sport Olivia Grange has described as “successful” the first phase in the implementation of a three-year Technical Agreement in Sport between Jamaica and the People's Republic of China. Read More



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