Basketball

Special Olympics basketballers join Digicel NBA Jumpstart camp

With dreams of redemption and scoring gold at the 2019 World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, Jamaica's National Special Olympics Basketball team was very eager to jump at the opportunity to get some time in with top international coaches from the NBA at the Digicel NBA... Read More

FSU make light work of Jamaica Select team with 116-78 win
After their blowout 116-78 win over the Minto 79ers, a Jamaica Select team on Monday night, the visiting Florida State University (FSU) will be aiming to wrap up the two-game pre-season contest at the National Indoor Sports Centre today.... Read More

Jaguars, Chargers claim basketball crowns
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Granville Jaguars won their second Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball League (EBL) title on Sunday after a 2-1 win over defending champions Catherine Hall All-Stars, wining the final game of the best-of-three finals 84-76 at the...... Read More

Report: Kyrie Irving asks Cavaliers to trade him
CLEVELAND, United States (AP) — Kyrie Irving wants the stage for himself.... Read More

Showdown

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 20 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Defending champions Catherine Hall All-Stars and former champions Granville Jaguars will meet in a repeat of last year's final in the Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball League as the best-of-three series start this... Read More

Jaguars, All-Stars into final of Elite Basketball League

Wednesday, July, 19 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Former champions Granville Jaguars and Cornwall Courts Chargers completed 2-0 victories in their best of three semi-finals at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on Monday to complete the finalists in both Western Basketball Association male club... Read More

Catherine Hall All-Stars into Elite League final

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, July, 18 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Catherine Hall All-Stars advanced to the final of the Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball League after a 2-0 win over Holland Saints in the best-of-three semi-finals after winning Game Two 78-65 at the Montego Bay... Read More

Jaguars meet Knights in EBL semi-finals

Thursday, July, 13 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars will meet Cricket Club Knights in Game One of their best-of-three Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball League (EBL) semi-finals at the Montego Bay Cricket Club today at 8:00... Read More

300 kids participate in annual INSPORTS Summer Camp

Tuesday, July, 11 2017    

Approximately 300 children have embarked on a month-long venture into the fundamentals of various sporting disciplines at this year's annual Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Summer Camp. Read More

Flames scorch All-Stars to fire up relegation battle

Saturday, July, 8 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Lucea Flames improved their chances of avoiding relegation from the Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball League after a shock 67-58 victory over defending champions and semi-final qualifiers Catherine Hall All-Stars in the first game... Read More

Samuda urges women basketballers to be trailblazers

BY HOWARD WALKER Senior staff reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, July, 6 2017    

Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) president Christopher Samuda wants Jamaica's national women's basketballers to be trailblazers when they begin their quest for Olympic glory at the Centrobasketball Championship between July 12-16, in the British Virgin Islands. Read More

Jaguars to close gap on Catherine Hall All-stars in WBA

Tuesday, July, 4 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars could close the gap on leaders and defending champions Catherine Hall All-Stars today when they take on MoBay Hoopers in a rescheduled, second-round game in the Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball... Read More

Other sporting bosses say they were inspired by Captain Burrell

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 3 2017    

By what they all say, it's clear that Captain Horace Burrell's excellence in sport and life in general has left an indelible mark. Read More

All-Stars, Jaguars register wins to move up in Elite Basketball League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, July, 3 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Catherine Hall All-Stars and Granville Jaguars scored solid wins at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on Saturday to increase their lead in the Western Basketball Association iCool/iDrade Elite Basketball League as the regular season winds to a... Read More

Curry inks $200 million deal with Warriors — report

Sunday, July, 2 2017    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry has clinched a new five-year deal worth US$201 million, the richest contract in NBA history, ESPN reported on Friday. Read More



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