Basketball

James' epic start helps Cavs even series with Pacers

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James crystalised his reputation as one of the best playoff performers in NBA history on Wednesday night as the Cleveland Cavaliers rebounded from a game one rout with a 100-97 win over the Indiana Pacers. Read More

Wizards spellbound by rampant Raptors, Celtics down Bucks
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 37 points as the Toronto Raptors overwhelmed the Washington Wizards 130-119 to take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference NBA play-off series Tuesday.... Read More

Durant, Thompson sink Spurs; D-Wade stuns Sixers
Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson handed San Antonio a painful shooting lesson as Golden State took a grip on their Western Conference play-off duel on Monday.... Read More

Jaguars repel challenge of Knights to retain title
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Granville Jaguars held off first-time finalists Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights to retain their National Basketball League-West 68-65 margin in the final at Montego Bay Cricket Club on Saturday evening.... Read More

Pacers snap James' playoff streak, Harden powers Rockets

Tuesday, April, 17 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Forget LeBron James making his eighth consecutive trip to the NBA finals — the Cleveland Cavaliers star might have trouble just getting out of the opening round of the playoffs. Read More

Sixers extend win streak, T'Wolves snap play-off drought

Friday, April, 13 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Markelle Fultz registered his first career triple-double as the Philadelphia 76ers won their 16th-straight game and locked up the third seed in the play-offs with a 130-95 rout of the Milwaukee Bucks. Read More

All to play for

BY PAUL REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Granville Jaguars and Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights will met on Saturday at the Montego Bay Cricket Club to decide the champions of the National Basketball — West after scoring convincing semi-final wins last... Read More

Sixers close in on third seed with 15th-straight win

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Philadelphia 76ers powered to a record-breaking 15th-straight victory on Tuesday with a 121-113 defeat of the Atlanta Hawks to stay on course for third seed in the Eastern Conference standings. Read More

Jaguars, Knights into NBL final

PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Tuesday, April, 10 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Granville Jaguars and Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights advanced to the final of the NBL-West after winning their semi-final games at Montego Bay Cricket Club on Sunday. Read More

Sixers edge clear, Jazz book play-off spot

Tuesday, April, 10 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Ben Simmons scored 16 points as the Philadelphia 76ers routed the Dallas Mavericks to extend their winning streak to 14 games in the Eastern Conference play-off race on Sunday. Read More

Nuggets regain control of play-off destiny, Clippers eliminated

Monday, April, 9 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Will Barton scored 31 points as the Denver Nuggets kept their play-offs hopes alive with a 134-115 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday. Read More

NBL-West final berths on the line today

Sunday, April, 8 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Places in the finals of the National Basketball League (NBL)-West and qualification to the all-island play-offs will be at stake today in the semi-finals set for Montego Bay Cricket Club at 5:00 pm. Read More

Cavaliers stun Wizards, Pacers pummel Warriors

Saturday, April, 7 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Cleveland Cavaliers were already getting into NBA play-off mode even before Coach Tyronn Lue returned to the bench on Thursday night. Read More

NBA regular season comes to an end with exciting matchups

Friday, April, 6 2018    

Week 25 of the NBA regular season ends this weekend and, with less than two weeks to go before the playoffs, seeds #3 to #8 in both conferences are too close to call. The first and second seeds are basically set in the East and West, but their respective opponents in the first round of... Read More

Celtics ace Irving out for season

Friday, April, 6 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Kyrie Irving will miss the Boston Celtics' postseason after knee surgery last month, the team confirmed yesterday, dealing a devastating blow to the franchise's play-off hopes. Read More



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