Basketball

ISSA National basketball finals on today

CAMPION College and Old Harbour High will do battle for a second time as they contest the 2019 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association National Championships for Under-16 today at the G C Foster College in Spanish Town beginning at 3:00 pm at the same location. Read More

Pelicans dump GM Demps after Davis 'dumpster fire'
NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Dell Demps was dropped as general manager of the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans on Friday, after what coach Alvin Gentry called a “dumpster fire” surrounding star Anthony Davis.... Read More

2-straight for Mt Alvernia in girls basketball
BROWN'S TOWN, St Ann — Former champions Mt Alvernia High School won their second game in a row to take over the lead of the ISSA Western Conference Girls' Open basketball competition after a big 67-4 victory over newcomers York Castle High in Brown's Town on...... Read More

Pelicans lose Davis, but cool red-hot Thunder
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Julius Randle finished with 33 points and 11 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans overcame another triple double from Russell Westbrook to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 131-122 on Thursday.... Read More

2019 NBA – All-Star Weekend – Basketball at it best plus some more

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, February, 15 2019    

 THE National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Weekend takes place this weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina, and for some teams, the break can't come soon enough. Read More

Bucks star Antetokounmpo dominates, Warriors lose cool and contest

Friday, February, 15 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo posted a triple double with 33 points 19 rebounds and 11 assists as the Milwaukee Bucks extended their longest road winning streak in 33 years with a 106-97 win over Indiana. Read More

Harden keeps streak alive, Leonard fires Raptors

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden produced a scintillating late burst of scoring to extend his remarkable 30-point scoring streak to 30 games on Monday as the Houston Rockets defeated the Dallas Mavericks 120-104. Read More

Warriors take the Heat in comeback win

Tuesday, February, 12 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored a game-high 39 points as NBA champions Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 19-point deficit to edge Miami Heat 120-118 on Sunday. Read More

Embiid scores 37 as NBA 76ers rout LeBron's Lakers

Monday, February, 11 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Joel Embiid scored 37 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to power the Philadelphia 76ers over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers 143-120 yesterday in a match-up of high-profile NBA clubs. Read More

Rondo, James star as Lakers stun Celtics

Saturday, February, 9 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Rajon Rondo returned to haunt the Boston Celtics with a game-winning buzzer-beater as the Los Angeles Lakers bounced back from a thrashing to score a dramatic 129-128 victory on Thursday. Read More

Herbert Morrison snap losing skid in ISSA basketball play-offs

Saturday, February, 9 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison Technical snapped the western conference's losing skid in the ISSA boys' national basketball play-offs with win s over St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) and Knox College at Montego Bay Cricket Club on... Read More

Warriors thump Spurs, Harden extends scoring streak

Friday, February, 8 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Golden State Warriors eased to the top of the Western Conference on Wednesday, outclassing an under-strength San Antonio Spurs to score a comprehensive 141-102 win at the Oracle Arena. Read More

Calabar, St George's hunt semi-final berths in ISSA basketball play-offs

Thursday, February, 7 2019    

Former champions Calabar High and St George's College could book their places in the semi-finals of the ISSA boys' national play-offs today if they can win their second quarter-final games in three days after scoring wins in Montego Bay on Tuesday. Read More

Pistons bounce back, Harden fuels Rockets win

Wednesday, February, 6 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Andre Drummond scored a season-high 27 points as the Detroit Pistons rebounded from a crushing defeat with a 129-103 victory over the Denver Nuggets. Read More

Irving scores 30 as Celtics snap Thunder NBA win streak

Tuesday, February, 5 2019    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Kyrie Irving scored 30 points and passed out 11 assists on Sunday as the Boston Celtics snapped Oklahoma City's seven-game NBA win streak with a 134-129 home triumph. Read More



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