Basketball

Rockets rally to win Paul's return, Thunder cool off Bucks

Tuesday, January, 29 2019    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Chris Paul returned from injury, but it was James Harden's 40 points that fuelled the Houston Rockets' 103-98 come-from-behind victory over the Orlando Magic in the NBA on Sunday. Read More

Harden cools off, but Rockets turn up heat to beat Raptors

Sunday, January, 27 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden scored 35 points on Friday as the Houston Rockets used a balanced attack and held on to beat the Toronto Raptors 121-119. Read More

Madison Square 'Harden'

Friday, January, 25 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden took his high-scoring act to Madison Square Garden on Wednesday where he dazzled his way to a career-high 61-points as the Houston Rockets edged the hapless New York Knicks 114-110. Read More

Campion edge Old Harbour to capture ISSA Under-16 basketball title

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Thursday, January, 24 2019    

CAMPION College pulled off an exciting 62-59 win over Old Harbour High to capture the 2018/2019 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Southern Conference Under-16 basketball title at the National Arena last Saturday. Read More

Westbrook triples as Thunder edge Portland

Thursday, January, 24 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Russell Westbrook bagged his 14th triple double of the season as the Oklahoma City Thunder overpowered Western Conference rivals the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday. Read More

Rose and Towns combine as 'Wolves edge Suns

Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Derrick Rose nailed a three-pointer from 18 feet with just 0.6 seconds left, to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 116-114 victory over the Phoenix Suns yesterday. Read More

Double trouble

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, January, 20 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Four-time defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical took the lead in both sections of the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball best-of-three finals after the first games at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on Friday. Read More

Cousins scores 14, makes hasty exit in season debut with

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — DeMarcus Cousins scored 14 points in his much-anticipated Golden State debut and Stephen Curry once again sparkled as the Warriors won their seventh straight game with a 112-94 victory over the... Read More

Siakam lifts Raptors over Suns, Injured Embiid shines for Sixers

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AF) —Pascal Siakam banked in the winning shot at the final buzzer as the Toronto Raptors won their eighth consecutive home game with a 111-109 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday. Read More

Herbert Morrison seek fifth-straight basketball double

Friday, January, 18 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Double defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical will be seeking a fifth-straight double when the best-of-three finals of the ISSA Western Conference boys basketball final are held at the Montego Bay Cricket Club today. Read More

Curry spurs Warriors over Pelicans, Harden sizzles in Rockets loss

Friday, January, 18 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry scored 41 points and sank nine three pointers as the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 147-140. Read More

Warriors score record 51 points in 1st quarter in win over Nuggets

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — The reigning champion Golden State Warriors amassed an NBA record 51 first-quarter points Tuesday on the way to a 142-111 win over Denver in a duel for the Western Conference lead. Read More

Harden's 57 points fuel Rockets, Parker feted in San Antonio

Wednesday, January, 16 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — NBA scoring juggernaut James Harden poured in a season-high 57 points on Monday to power the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 112-94 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. Read More

Red-hot Curry delivers 48 pts, Ibaka lifts Raptors over pesky Wizards

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry scored 48 points and drained 11 three-pointers as the Golden State Warriors stretched their win streak to four straight with a 119-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Read More

Calabar advance to ISSA basketball semis

Monday, January, 14 2019    

FORMER champions Calabar High became the first team to advance to the semi-finals after defeating St Catherine High and Wolmer's Boys' School as the 2018/2019 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Southern Conference Urban High Under-19 basketball quarter-finals got under way... Read More



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