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The Last Dance looks at Jordan's last title starts

The long-awaited look at Michael Jordan's last championship season with the Chicago Bulls is finally set for release. Read More

NBA Pistons forward Wood cleared from coronavirus — reports
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood has become the first publicly known NBA player to be cleared after testing positive for coronavirus, according to multiple media reports Thursday.... Read More

NBA launches global campaign to help cope with virus shutdown
New York , United States (AFP) — The National Basketball Association (NBA) launched a global social engagement campaign Friday, aimed at educating, inspiring and helping people respond to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic that has shut down the league...... Read More

Durant among Brooklyn Nets players diagnosed with COVID-19
New York, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant is reportedly among four Brooklyn Nets players who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and are in isolation.... Read More

Camperdown, JC cop All-island ISSA basketball titles

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Monday, March, 16 2020    

CAMPERDOWN High School and Jamaica College (JC) were crowned 2019-2020 All-Island National Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) High School Boys' Under-19 and Under-16 champions, respectively, following the finals played at G C Foster College of Physical... Read More

Mt Alvernia move within a point of returning to girls' basketball finals

Friday, March, 13 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Mt Alvernia High moved to within a point of returning to the finals of the ISSA Western Conference Girls' Open basketball competition after winning their sixth-straight game on Wednesday, beating Holland High 47-21 in their return-round... Read More

NBA suspends season after Jazz player tests positive for coronavirus

Friday, March, 13 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The National Basketball Association (NBA) suspended the season Wednesday after a Utah Jazz player tested positive for the new coronavirus, prompting a game to be abandoned just before tip-off. Read More

LeBron, Davis off-target as Nets stun Lakers

Thursday, March, 12 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James missed a game-tying layup with just seconds remaining as the Los Angeles Lakers suffered an upset 104-102 defeat to the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday. Read More

C'Down face C'Bar, while Campion oppose JC in ISSA basketball finals

Wednesday, March, 11 2020    

HIGHLY fancied Camperdown High School go in search of a second title when they take on Calabar High School in the final of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) National High School Boys' Under-19 finals today at G C Foster College at 4:30 pm. Read More

Third-straight loss for Bucks as Nuggets win

Wednesday, March, 11 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) – Jamal Murray scored 21 points as the Denver Nuggets sent the Milwaukee Bucks tumbling to a third-straight defeat with a 109-95 victory on Monday. Read More

James, Davis combine for 58 as Lakers defeat Clippers

Tuesday, March, 10 2020    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — LeBron James and Anthony Davis combined for 58 points as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Los Angeles Clippers for the first time this season with a 112-104 NBA victory on Sunday. Read More

Herbert Morrison hunt 3rd-straight win in ISSA Western Conference Girls Open Basketball

By Paul A Reid Observer writer | Monday, March, 9 2020    

HOLLAND, Trelawny — Former champions Herbert Morrison Technical High School will be going after a third-straight win in the Inter-secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) Western Conference Girls' Open basketball competition when they take on William Knibb Memorial High School in... Read More

Urban teams dominate ISSA Basketball semi-finals

Monday, March, 9 2020    

Four urban teams advanced to the finals of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Boys' Basketball competition from the semi-finals which took place at G C Foster College recently. Read More

PHOTO: King of LA

Monday, March, 9 2020    

LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrate his basket and LA Clippers foul during a 112-103 Lakers win at Staples Center yesterday in Los Angeles, California.(Photo: AFP) Read More

James, Davis dominate as Lakers end play-off drought

Sunday, March, 8 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James and Anthony Davis scored all but one of Los Angeles' points in the final quarter as the Lakers rallied to beat the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks 113-102 and clinch a play-off spot on Friday. Read More



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