Basketball

St George's, Campion capture national basketball titles

St George's College and Campion College crowned themselves champions of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) National Basketball Championships High Schoolboys Under-19 and Under-16 competitions, respectively, at GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sport in... Read More

Durant wins MVP, sparks Team LeBron comeback at NBA All-Star Game
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored 31 points and picked up the MVP award as Team LeBron rallied from a 20-point deficit to outgun Team Giannis 178-164 in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night.... Read More

Herbert Morrison go for third-straight win in girls' basketball
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison Technical will go after a third-straight win in the ISSA Western Conference girls' open basketball competition today when they take on winless Muschett High in the second game of a double-header at Herbert Morrison.... Read More

ISSA National basketball finals on today
CAMPION College and Old Harbour High will do battle for a second time as they contest the 2019 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association National Championships for Under-16 today at the G C Foster College in Spanish Town beginning at 3:00 pm at the same location.... Read More

Pelicans dump GM Demps after Davis 'dumpster fire'

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Dell Demps was dropped as general manager of the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans on Friday, after what coach Alvin Gentry called a “dumpster fire” surrounding star Anthony Davis. Read More

2-straight for Mt Alvernia in girls basketball

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

BROWN'S TOWN, St Ann — Former champions Mt Alvernia High School won their second game in a row to take over the lead of the ISSA Western Conference Girls' Open basketball competition after a big 67-4 victory over newcomers York Castle High in Brown's Town on... Read More

Pelicans lose Davis, but cool red-hot Thunder

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Julius Randle finished with 33 points and 11 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans overcame another triple double from Russell Westbrook to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 131-122 on Thursday. Read More

2019 NBA – All-Star Weekend – Basketball at it best plus some more

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, February, 15 2019    

 THE National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Weekend takes place this weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina, and for some teams, the break can't come soon enough. Read More

Bucks star Antetokounmpo dominates, Warriors lose cool and contest

Friday, February, 15 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo posted a triple double with 33 points 19 rebounds and 11 assists as the Milwaukee Bucks extended their longest road winning streak in 33 years with a 106-97 win over Indiana. Read More

Harden keeps streak alive, Leonard fires Raptors

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden produced a scintillating late burst of scoring to extend his remarkable 30-point scoring streak to 30 games on Monday as the Houston Rockets defeated the Dallas Mavericks 120-104. Read More

Warriors take the Heat in comeback win

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored a game-high 39 points as NBA champions Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 19-point deficit to edge Miami Heat 120-118 on Sunday. Read More

Embiid scores 37 as NBA 76ers rout LeBron's Lakers

Monday, February, 11 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Joel Embiid scored 37 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to power the Philadelphia 76ers over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers 143-120 yesterday in a match-up of high-profile NBA clubs. Read More

Rondo, James star as Lakers stun Celtics

Saturday, February, 9 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Rajon Rondo returned to haunt the Boston Celtics with a game-winning buzzer-beater as the Los Angeles Lakers bounced back from a thrashing to score a dramatic 129-128 victory on Thursday. Read More

Herbert Morrison snap losing skid in ISSA basketball play-offs

Saturday, February, 9 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison Technical snapped the western conference's losing skid in the ISSA boys' national basketball play-offs with win s over St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) and Knox College at Montego Bay Cricket Club on... Read More

Warriors thump Spurs, Harden extends scoring streak

Friday, February, 8 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Golden State Warriors eased to the top of the Western Conference on Wednesday, outclassing an under-strength San Antonio Spurs to score a comprehensive 141-102 win at the Oracle Arena. Read More



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