Basketball

Lopez to rescue as Bucks down Raptors in opener

Friday, May, 17 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Brook Lopez scored 29 points as the Milwaukee Bucks staged a late rally to defeat the Toronto Raptors 108-100 in the opening game of their NBA Eastern Conference finals clash on Wednesday. Read More

Boys Club Warriors hit 100-point mark in WBA Elite League

Thursday, May, 16 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Promoted Montego Bay Boys Club Warriors became the first club to score 100 points in the Western Basketball Association Elite League this season when they thumped Cornwall Courts Chargers 102-58 at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on... Read More

Curry powers Warriors over Blazers in series opener

Thursday, May, 16 2019    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry drained nine three-pointers on the way to 36 points Tuesday to propel the Golden State Warriors to a 116-94 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in game one of the NBA Western Conference... Read More

All-Stars, Jaguars lose perfect records in WBA Elite League

Tuesday, May, 14 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Catherine Hall All-Stars and former winners Granville Jaguars both lost their perfect records on Saturday, beaten by Holland Saints and Cricket Club Knights, respectively, in the Western Basketball Association Elite League at Cricket... Read More

Raptors game seven hero Leonard bounces in winning buzzer-beater

Tuesday, May, 14 2019    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — Kawhi Leonard bounced in the game-winning shot at the buzzer as the Toronto Raptors advanced to the Eastern Conference finals with a 92-90 win over the visiting Philadelphia 76ers, in a heart-stopping game seven... Read More

Floodgates open for Curry in second half as Warriors oust Rockets

Sunday, May, 12 2019    

LOS ANGELES United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry scored all 33 of his points in the second half as the Golden State Warriors shook off the absence of Kevin Durant to beat the Houston Rockets 118-113 and advance to the Western Conference finals. Read More

Cornwall are Under-14 basketball champions

Saturday, May, 11 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cornwall College pulled off a massive upset on Thursday to beat St James High 49-39 in the finals of the ISSA Western Confederation Boys Under-14 basketball competition at the Montego Bay Cricket Club. Read More

Sixers, Trail Blazers survive to force game sevens

Saturday, May, 11 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Philadelphia 76ers and Portland Trail Blazers both forced game sevens in their NBA second-round play-off series on Thursday with a pair of bounce-back wins to stave off elimination. Read More

Durant to miss remainder of Warriors series with Rockets

Saturday, May, 11 2019    

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant will miss the remainder of the series against the Houston Rockets after an MRI scan revealed a strained right calf, the reigning league champions said Thursday. Read More

Bucks lose Pau Gasol for rest of NBA Play-offs

Saturday, May, 11 2019    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Milwaukee Bucks center Pau Gasol will miss the remainder of the NBA Play-offs after undergoing successful surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left foot, the team announced yesterday. Read More

2019 May Madness basketball tips off at Campion College

Friday, May, 10 2019    

May Madness 2019 began last Friday at the Campion College basketball court with a brief opening ceremony before the school's principal Grace Baston cut the MM2019 ribbon declaring the competition open. Read More

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION: Playoffs getting tighter

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, May, 10 2019    

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Warriors hold off Rockets, Durant suffers right leg injury

Friday, May, 10 2019    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Golden State pulled out a 104-99 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday as the Warriors survived the loss of superstar Kevin Durant to grab a 3-2 lead in their second-round NBA play-off series. Read More

St James High, Cornwall College in ISSA U-14 basketball final

Thursday, May, 9 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — St James High will be hoping to complete a perfect season today when they take on former champions Cornwall College in the final of the ISSA Western Conference Boys Under-14 basketball competition at the Montego Bay Cricket Club, set to start at 4:00... Read More

Catherine Hall All-Stars on a roll in Elite League

Thursday, May, 9 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Catherine Hall All-Stars won their third-straight game in the Western Basketball Association Elite League on Tuesday after beating winless Lucea Flames 73-66 at the Montego Bay Cricket Club. Read More



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