Basketball

Sizzling Siakam leads Raptors over Warriors in NBA Finals

Saturday, June, 1 2019    

TORONTO, Canada (AFP) — Powered by 32 points from Cameroonian forward Pascal Siakam, the upstart Toronto Raptors defeated the defending champion Golden State Warriors 118-109 in Thursday's opening game of the NBA Finals. Read More

2019 NBA PLAYOFFS — Over to the Warriors and the Raptors

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, May, 31 2019    

Having rested, recovered and prepared for nine days following their 4-0 sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference Finals, the JustBet favourite Golden State Warriors have now begun their NBA Finals quest for a three-peat. Read More

Warriors seek more NBA history as Raptors hunt first title

Thursday, May, 30 2019    

TORONTO, Canada (AFP) — While the Golden State Warriors try to cement their legacy as the NBA's greatest dynasty in half a century, the upstart Toronto Raptors made history just reaching the NBA Finals. Read More

Holland Saints secure place in WBA Elite League semis

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 28 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Holland Saints secured their place in the semi-finals of the Western Basketball Association's Elite League after beating Cornwall Courts Chargers 71-59 at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on Saturday in their final regular season game. Read More

10 selected for 2nd phase of Digicel NBA Jumpstart clinic in T&T

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 27 2019    

The Digicel NBA Jumpstart clinic concluded yesterday with 10 players selected for the second phase of the try-outs to be held in the twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago in July. Read More

Digicel NBA Jumpstart Clinic shaping dreams

Sunday, May, 26 2019    

A number of participants from high schools across Jamaica were in action as the two-day 2019 Digicel NBA Jumpstart basketball series started yesterday at the National Arena. Read More

May Madness day 3 report

Friday, May, 24 2019    

Campion College's May Madness 2019 basketball tournament continues today with the play-off rounds as Shottas face Team TreWay in the opening match at 3:30 pm for a place in the final. Read More

2019 NBA PLAYOFFS – JustBet favourites Warriors reach fifth straight finals

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, May, 24 2019    

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Raptors thump Bucks to level NBA Eastern Conference finals at 2-2

Thursday, May, 23 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Toronto Raptors closed ranks around hurting star Kawhi Leonard, turning in a total team effort in a 120-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks Tuesday to level the NBA Eastern Conference finals. Read More

Warriors beat Trail Blazers in overtime to reach 5th straight NBA Finals

Wednesday, May, 22 2019    

LOS ANGELES United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry and Draymond Green both posted triple-doubles to power the Golden State Warriors to a 119-117 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday and into a fifth-straight NBA Finals. Read More

Johnson blasts Lakers GM after shock exit

Tuesday, May, 21 2019    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — Former Los Angeles Lakers executive Magic Johnson said yesterday a breakdown in relations with the team's General Manager Rob Pelinka contributed to his shock exit from the NBA franchise. Read More

Leonard stars as Raptors claw back with win over Bucks

Tuesday, May, 21 2019    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Kawhi Leonard scored eight of his 36 points in the second overtime period Sunday to lead the Toronto Raptors to a gritty 118-112 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Eastern Conference finals. Read More

Bucks rout Raptors to take 2-0 NBA Eastern Conference finals lead

Sunday, May, 19 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a convincing 125-103 victory over the Toronto Raptors Friday for a 2-0 lead in the NBA Eastern Conference finals. Read More

May Madness on court despite rain

Friday, May, 17 2019    

May Madness 2019 continued last Friday at Campion College basketball court despite the inclement weather. Read More

2019 NBA PLAY-OFFS – Golden State, Milwaukee seem set for final showdown

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, May, 17 2019    

 THE 2019 NBA Play-offs are down to the Final 4 and expectations are that the best of the East and the best in the West, during the regular season are going to prevail through the Conference Finals and meet in the NBA Final series. Read More



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