Basketball

Jaguars, Knights notch up second-straight win

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars and last season's beaten finalists Cricket Club Knights made it two wins in a row to start the Western Basketball Association's Elite League, after big wins over Lucea Flames and Cornwall Courts Chargers, respectively, on... Read More

Bucks sweep Pistons to advance, Jazz stave off elimination
Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — The Milwaukee Bucks wiped away 18 years of frustration on Monday by beating the Detroit Pistons 127-104 to complete a four-game sweep of their first-round Eastern Conference play-off series.... Read More

Celtics sweep Pacers out of play-offs, Warriors and Raptors roll on
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Boston Celtics swept their way past Indiana, while the Golden State and Toronto registered road victories over Orlando and the Los Angeles Clippers to take commanding leads in their first-round play-off series on...... Read More

Siakam shines as Raptors take 2-1 series lead
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Pascal Siakam scored a postseason-career high 30 points and had 11 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors seized a 2-1 lead in the first round play-off series with a 98-93 win on Friday.... Read More

Durant fired up as Warriors rout Clippers

Saturday, April, 20 2019    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored 38 points as the Golden State Warriors made sure they didn't blow another big lead by routing the Los Angeles Clippers 132-105 in game three of their play-off series on Thursday. Read More

Jaguars, Knights seek back-to-back wins in WBA Elite League

Saturday, April, 20 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars and last season's losing finalists Cricket Club Knights will seek back-to-back wins when the Western Basketball Association Elite League continues today, with two games at Montego Bay Cricket Club starting at 5:00... Read More

Fight for NBA's – Most Valuable Player

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Thursday, April, 18 2019    

The NBA Playoffs got underway last Saturday and the individual match-ups are more competitive (and interesting) than expected. Especially following a 31-point, fourth quarter collapse by the JustBet $1.35 favourite Golden State... Read More

Murray inspires Nuggets as Raptors, Blazers win

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) – Jamal Murray led a dramatic late fightback as the Denver Nuggets scored a series-levelling 114-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday in their Western Conference play-off duel. Read More

Clippers pull off biggest comeback in playoff history

Wednesday, April, 17 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Los Angeles Clippers delivered the biggest comeback in NBA playoff history Monday, rallying from a 31-point deficit for a shocking 135-131 win over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors. Read More

Defending champs Catherine Hall All-Stars off to winning start

Tuesday, April, 16 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Last season's semi-finalists Holland Saints will take on Lucea Flames at the Montego Bay Cricket Club today, starting at 7:00 pm as the Western Basketball Association Elite League continues with one game. Read More

Bucks, Trail Blazers deliver messages in play-off openers

Tuesday, April, 16 2019    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Milwaukee showed why they are the Eastern Conference kingpins and Giannis Antetokounmpo proved he is worthy of a league MVP as the Bucks trampled all over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. Read More

Curry fires Warriors but Sixers, Raptors stunned in play-off openers

Monday, April, 15 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Golden State Warriors began their quest for a three-peat by clobbering Los Angeles Clippers, while the Brooklyn Nets and Orlando Magic delivered a pair of upset victories as the NBA play-offs began Saturday. Read More

Back-to-back wins push Cornwall College to second spot

Sunday, April, 14 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Back-to-back wins last week saw former champions Cornwall College return to second place in the ISSA Western Conference Boys Under-14 basketball competition. Read More

Detroit rout Knicks to claim last play-off ticket

Friday, April, 12 2019    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Detroit Pistons clinched the final ticket to the NBA play-offs Wednesday, sealing their first postseason berth since 2016 with a 115-89 defeat of New York Knicks. Read More

St James seek 10th-straight win today in basketball

Wednesday, April, 10 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — St James High will seek to close out the regular season or the ISSA Western Conference Boys' Under-14 basketball with a perfect win record when they take on defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical, at Montego Bay Cricket Club today starting at 2:30... Read More



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