Basketball

Knights seek to rebound in JBA qualifers

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cricket Club Knights will seek to rebound from last weekend's loss to Spanish Town Spartans, while Falmouth Saints will be seeking their first win as the first round of the Jamaica Basketball Association National Basketball League (NBL) qualifying tournament... Read More

NBA wins keep Heat, Sixers perfect at home
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Miami's Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo both posted triple-doubles as the Heat rallied late and dominated overtime to beat the Atlanta Hawks 135-121 on Tuesday and remain unbeaten at home this NBA season.... Read More

Herbert Morrison set to extend unbeaten record in ISSA Western Conference basketball
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Double defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical will be seeking to extend their unbeaten records in both sections of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Western Conference boys basketball competition today when they take on Irwin High...... Read More

Milwaukee Bucks roll on, Rockets lose to Kings
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 32 points as the Milwaukee Bucks downed the Orlando Magic to extend their winning streak to 15 games on Monday and maintain their grip on the Eastern Conference standings.... Read More

Davis scores 50 to propel Lakers over Timberwolves, Heat find a Herro

Tuesday, December, 10 2019    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Anthony Davis scored 50 points to power the Los Angeles Lakers to a 142-125 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday that gave the Western Conference leaders the best record in the NBA. Read More

Mavs' Doncic matches Jordan stat in rout of Pelicans; 76ers crush Cavaliers

Monday, December, 9 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Slovenian sensation Luka Doncic put his name alongside that of NBA icon Michael Jordan on Saturday as he scored 26 points in the Dallas Mavericks' 130-84 rout of the New Orleans Pelicans. Read More

Herbert Morrison continue dominant form in basketball competition

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, December, 8 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical are the only unbeaten teams left in the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition, after sweeping their double-header against Holland High at Herbert Morrison on Thursday. Read More

Antetokounmpo scores 27 as Bucks thump Clippers

Sunday, December, 8 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo celebrated his 25th birthday with 27 points Friday in the Bucks' crushing 119-91 NBA victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. Read More

Westbrook triple-double fuels Rockets over Raptors

Saturday, December, 7 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Toronto Raptors clamped down on Houston's NBA scoring leader James Harden on Thursday, but his Rockets teammates filled the void in a 119-109 win over the reigning champions.Forward Ben McLemore led Houston with a... Read More

Knights, Wizards register wins in National Basketball League

Friday, December, 6 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cricket Club Knights and Tivoli Wizards were winners in the double-header at the Montego Bay Cricket Club as the Jamaica Basketball Association's National Basketball League qualifying got underway on Sunday. Read More

Cornwall College maintain winning form in Western Conference basketball league

Friday, December, 6 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cornwall College won their third-straight game 62-46 over Rhodes Hall High in Montego Bay on Tuesday, to move up to third place in the Under-19 section of the ISSA Western Conference boys basketball competition, while York Castle High snapped a losing skid... Read More

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks past Pistons, Lakers trump Jazz

Friday, December, 6 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo's 35 points propelled the Milwaukee Bucks to a 13th straight NBA victory on Wednesday, a hard-fought 127-103 win over the Pistons in Detroit. Read More

Unbeaten 'Herbie', Muschett clash in U-16 ISSA basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer MONTEGO BAY, St James | Thursday, December, 5 2019    

Unbeaten and high- scoring Under-16 teams Herbert Morrison Technical and Holland High are to meet in the first game of an ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball double-header at Herbert Morrison today, set to start at 1:30pm. Read More

Four shoot to lead in school basketball leagues

Wednesday, December, 4 2019    

ST CATHERINE, Campion College, Camperdown High, and Kingston College are leaders in their respective zones of the 2019/2020 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) High School Boys Southern Basketball Conference (SBC) Under-16 and Under-19 Leagues at the halfway mark up to last... Read More

Cornwall College seek third-straight win in Under-19 basketball tourney

Tuesday, December, 3 2019    

MO NTEGO BAY, St James – Cornwall College will be seeking a third-straight win in the Under-19 section of the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition this afternoon when they take on Rhodes Hall High at Cornwall College, starting at 3:00... Read More



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