Basketball

ISSA introduces transfer quotas

Tuesday, October, 9 2018    

The practice of established schools backed by wealthy alumni stockpiling top student athletes through transfers, mostly at the expense of 'smaller' schools could have been seriously checked following amendments made to the transfer rule by the Inter-Secondary Schools, Sports Association... Read More

Eight teams through to Southern Basketball Conference quarter-finals

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, September, 29 2018    

EXED Heats, along with Rae Town Raptors, Real Lions, Arnett Rockers, The Saints, Majesty Gardens Legends, Delacree Park Hotsteppers, and Harbour View Supernovas are through to the best-of-three quarter-final play-offs in the 2018 Sports Development Foundation/Southern Basketball... Read More

Former NBA player Kimani Ffriend joins Hoop Kidz basketball

Thursday, September, 20 2018    

FORMER NBA player and retired professional basketballer Kimani Ffriend has joined the coaching and management team of the Hoop Kidz Basketball Camp. Read More

Catherine Hall All-stars, Boys Club Warriors win western basketball titles

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Catherine Hall All-stars and MoBay Boys Club Warriors were crowned Western Basketball Association Elite League and Men's Division One champions respectively last weekend. Read More

Catherine Hall upset Knights for WBA League title

Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Catherine Hall All-star won their second Western Basketball Association Elite League title on Saturday after upsetting top seed Cricket Club Knights by beating 85-80 in Game Two at the Cricket Club Courts, and grabbing a 2-0 win in their best-of-three... Read More

Boys Club clip Jayhawks for WBA Division One crown

PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — MoBay Boys Club Warriors prevailed 2-1 over pesky University of the West Indies-Western Jamaica Campus Jayhawks in the Western Basketball Association Men's Division One competition after winning Sunday's third game of the best-of-three finals... Read More

LeBron sides with Nike on Kaepernick decision

Thursday, September, 6 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AP) — Clutching his young daughter in his arms, LeBron James said he stands with Nike, a clear reference to the company's Colin Kaepernick ad campaign. Read More

All-stars surprise Knights in WBA Elite League opener

Tuesday, September, 4 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Catherine Hall All-stars took a surprise 1-0 lead over number-one ranked Cricket Club Knights with a 76-68 scoreline in Game One of the Western Basketball Association Elite League best-of-three finals at Montego Bay Cricket Club on... Read More

Warriors send message in Jayhawks rout

Tuesday, September, 4 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — MoBay Boys' Club Warriors sent a strong message that they will be hard to beat after they hammered UWI-WJC Jayhawks 96-61 in Game One of the Western Basketball Association Men's Division One best-of-three finals at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on... Read More

Jaguars, Catherine Hall in decisive game-three semi-final decider

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, September, 1 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Granville Jaguars' hold on the Western Basketball Association's Elite League title will be on the line today as they take on Catherine Hall All-Stars in the third game of the best-of-three semi-final series at the Montego Bay Cricket Club set to start at... Read More

Knights, Jaguars look to wrap up series in WBA Elite

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Thursday, August, 30 2018    

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South Korea beat Clarkson's Philippines

Wednesday, August, 29 2018    

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AFP) — Defending champions South Korea overcame NBA star Jordan Clarkson's Philippines in a hard-fought Asian Games basketball match in Jakarta, while the scandal-hit Japanese team crashed out on Monday. Read More

Spurs ace Ginobili retires from NBA

Wednesday, August, 29 2018    

UNITED STATES (AP) — Manu Ginobili has played his final game, and with that a new era awaits the San Antonio Spurs. Read More

WBA Elite League semi-finals tip off today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, August, 28 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Fresh from their easy 21-point win over Catherine Hall All-Stars in their twice- rescheduled second-round Western Basketball Association's (WBA) game at Montego Bay Cricket Club on Sunday, top seed Cricket Club Knights will take on Holland Saints in the... Read More

Four remain unbeaten in SDF Southern Conference Basketball League

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, August, 28 2018    

DEFENDING champions Spanish Town Spartans along with Real Lions, Majesty Legends, and EXED Heats remained unbeaten in the 2018 Sports Development Foundation (SDF)/Southern Basketball Conference (SBC) Howard McCatty Community League competition which continued last... Read More



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