Second hardwood floor being contemplated for Jersey Mike Jamaica Classic

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Monday, December, 10 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James — The addition of a second hardwood floor for next year's third staging of the Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic men's NCAA basketball tournament could mean immediate benefit to Jamaican players as they would be able to use the court in local... Read More

Warriors cool off high-flying Bucks, Nets surprise Raptors

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 40 points as the Golden State Warriors avenged a November loss to the Milwaukee Bucks with a 105-95 victory on Friday. Read More

Jazz beat Rockets to keep hot streak going

Saturday, December, 8 2018    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — Reserve Derrick Favors finished with 24 points and 10 rebounds as the Utah Jazz delivered another shooting night to remember with a 118-91 victory over the Houston Rockets on Thursday. Read More

Curry carries Warriors over Cavs, Thunder roar back

Friday, December, 7 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry scored 42 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 129-105 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday in an NBA Finals rematch in name only. Read More

Turner stars as Pacer hand Bulls' Boyln losing start

Thursday, December, 6 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Myles Turner scored 18 points as the Indiana Pacers handed Jim Boylen a losing start with the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday. Read More

Mavs topple Clippers, Lakers ease past Suns

Tuesday, December, 4 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The short-handed Dallas Mavericks denied the Los Angeles Clippers a fifth-straight NBA victory Sunday, dropping the Clippers from first place in the Western Conference with a 114-110 win. Read More

Jamaica Classic wants to lure the best, but...

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, December, 3 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James – After facing scepticism in their first staging of the Jamaica Classic men's NCAA basketball tournament at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in 2017, organisers could soon have to reject teams as the event is no longer a secret. Read More

Pistons beat Warriors to win fifth-straight, Raptors roll on

Monday, December, 3 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Blake Griffin scored 26 points as the Detroit Pistons spoiled the return of Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry by beating the two-time defending NBA champions 111-102 on Saturday. Read More

Holland, York Castle keep semi-final hopes alive with wins

Sunday, December, 2 2018    

HOLLAND, Trelawny — Holland High and York Castle High shared victories on Thursday as they kept their semi-final hopes alive in the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition. Read More

Rockets romp over Spurs, Lakers rally past Mavericks

Sunday, December, 2 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden and Chris Paul combined for 37 points as the Houston Rockets snapped a four-game losing streak by clobbering the rebuilding San Antonio Spurs 136-105 on Friday. Read More

Raptors hold off Warriors in heavyweight clash, Lakers and Clippers win

Saturday, December, 1 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Toronto Raptors withstood a 51-point performance from Kevin Durant to beat two-time defending champions Golden State 131-128 in overtime Thursday in a game billed as a possible NBA Finals preview. Read More

Westbrook triple-double fuels Thunder, Harden fires but Rockets fall

Friday, November, 30 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook celebrated another triple-double milestone and an NBA victory Wednesday, while Houston star James Harden's first triple-double of the season spelled only frustration in a loss to the Dallas... Read More

William Knibb welcome Cornwall College in basketball double-header

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, November, 28 2018    

MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny – Fresh from their upset win over multiple-defending champions Herbert Morrison in the Under-16 section on Monday, William Knibb Memorial will welcome Cornwall College in a double-header today in the ISSA Western Conference Boys' basketball competition in... Read More


Wednesday, November, 28 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — John Wall scored six of his 36 points in overtime as the Washington Wizards outlasted the Houston Rockets 135-131 in overtime on Monday, despite James Harden's season-high 54 points. Read More

Raptors hot streak continues, Vucevic scores 31 for Magic

Tuesday, November, 27 2018    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Kawhi Leonard delivered 29 points and 10 rebounds as the NBA-leading Toronto Raptors won their fifth consecutive game by cruising past the Miami Heat 125-115 on Sunday. Read More


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