Basketball

Jumpball celebrates two decades of youth development through basketball

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

The 2018 edition of the KFC-sponsored Jumpball Basketball Youth Camp tipped off on July 9, with approximately 300 boys and girls taking part. Read More

Catherine Hall All-Stars seek revenge against Holland

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 5 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Fresh from their nail-biting 66-64 win over Lucea Flames last Saturday, Catherine Hall All-Stars take on a the well-rested Holland Saints in their second-round Western Basketball Association (WBA) Elite Basketball League (EBL) at the Montego Bay Cricket Club... Read More

Jaguars make it 10 straight wins WBA Elite League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, July, 3 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Granville Jaguars continued their cruise through the Western Basketball Association (WBA) Elite Basketball League (EBL) by winning their 10th straight game on Saturday, spanking Inner-City Avalanche 74-45 in a second-round game at the... Read More

Catherine Hall All-stars look to improve in WBA Elite League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, June, 19 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Catherine Hall All-stars will be seeking to take over third place in the points table of the Western Basketball Association Elite Basketball League (EBL) with a second win over Cornwall Courts Chargers as the second round of games tip off today at the... Read More

Granville Jaguars on the hunt for seven straight win

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, June, 16 2018    

Montego Bay , St James — Granville Jaguars, fresh from their come-from-behind win over previously unbeaten Cricket Club Knights, will today seek to improve their record to seven-straight wins when they face Catherine Hall All-Stars in their Western Basketball... Read More

St George's slay UWI Rebels to be crowned SDF/NBL champions

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, June, 13 2018    

St George's Slayers crowned themselves champions of the 2018 Sports Development Foundation (SDF)/JABA/NIA National Basketball League after defeating The University of the West Indies (UWI) Runnin' Rebels 74-60, to clinch the best-of-three final series 2-1 at National... Read More

Jaguars, Knights extend winning record in EBL

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, June, 11 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Granville Jaguars and Cricket Club Knights both extended their winning record to five-straight after contrasting wins in the Western Basketball Association Elite Basketball League on Saturday. Read More

UWI Runnin' Rebels beat Slayers 65-62 to tie NBL series 1-1

Sunday, June, 10 2018    

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Runnin' Rebels squeezed past St George's Slayers 65-62 in game two to level their 2018 Sports Development Foundation (SDF)/JABA/National Integrity Action (NIA) National Basketball League best-of-three finals at the National Arena... Read More

Warriors rout Cavaliers to complete NBA Finals sweep

Sunday, June, 10 2018    

CLEVELAND, United States (AFP ) — An overpowering Golden State Warriors squad captured its third NBA crown in four seasons late Friday, routing Cleveland 108-85 to complete a sweep in the best-of-seven NBA Finals. Read More

Sixers boss Colangelo quits over bogus

Saturday, June, 9 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Philadelphia 76ers president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo quit on Thursday after it emerged that his wife operated fake Twitter accounts to praise his work and criticise players, the team... Read More

All-stars, Knights in Elite basketball clash

PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Saturday, June, 9 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Leaders Catherine Hall All-stars will take on unbeaten Cricket Club Knights in the first game of today's first-round Western Basketball Association Elite Basketball League triple header at Montego Bay Cricket Club, set to start at 4:15... Read More

Durant's heroics power Warriors to brink of NBA crown

Friday, June, 8 2018    

CLEVELAND, United States (AFP) — Defending champions Golden State, powered by 43 points from Kevin Durant, moved to the brink of a third NBA title in four seasons Wednesday by defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-102. Read More

Herbert Morrison claim fifth-straight U-14 basketball title

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, June, 6 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison Technical won their fifth-straight ISSA Western Conference Boy's Under-14 basketball title on Monday, coming from behind to beat Cornwall College 37-25 in the final at the Montego Bay Cricket Club. Read More

Cavaliers face now-or-never home stand in NBA finals

Wednesday, June, 6 2018    

CLEVELAND, United States (AFP) — Defending champion Golden State have seized command of the NBA Finals as the series shifts to Cleveland, where the Cavaliers must continue their home play-off magic to sustain any title hopes. Read More

Curry's 3-point dazzlers lift Warriors halfway to NBA title

Tuesday, June, 5 2018    

OAKLAND, United States (AFP) — Golden State sharpshooter Stephen Curry delivered a performance for the ages Sunday with an NBA Finals record nine three-pointers, powering the defending champions Warriors over LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers. Read More



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