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James scores 31 as Lakers shoot down Rockets, Bucks cruise past Nets

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — LeBron James scored 31 points and handed out 12 assists Saturday as the Los Angeles Lakers rallied for a 124-115 NBA victory over the Houston Rockets. Read More

Herbert Morrison ends first round top-ranked school in Western basketball competitions
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical will be the top-ranked teams in both sections of the ISSA Western Conference Boys' Basketball Championships, after completing perfect win records in the first round that ended on Friday.... Read More

Mighty Bucks pull out close win over surging Celtics
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 32 points and 17 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks made the right plays down the stretch to avenge an earlier loss to the Boston Celtics with a 128-123 victory on Thursday.... Read More

LeBron stretches lead in NBA All-Star Game fan voting
NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Los Angeles Lakers star forward LeBron James stretched his overall lead in NBA All-Star Game fan balloting to 149,564 votes over Dallas guard Luka Doncic in returns revealed Thursday.... Read More

Semi-finalists decided in ISSA Western Boys Basketball Champs

Friday, January, 17 2020    

WAKEFIELD, Trelawny – The semi-finals of the ISSA Western Conference Boys Basketball Championships have been decided with only the final matchups left after Cornwall College swept Muschett High in a double-header on Wednesday. Read More

Magic end Lakers' win streak, Sixers and Heat enjoy home cooking

Friday, January, 17 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Markelle Fultz finished with 21 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Orlando Magic snapped the Los Angeles Lakers’ nine-game winning streak with a 119-118 victory on Wednesday night. Read More

Antetokounmpo shows no mercy as Bucks rout Knicks, Jazz win 10 straight

Thursday, January, 16 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — NBA Most Valuable Player Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 37 points and the Milwaukee Bucks improved their league-leading record with a 128-102 romp past the New York Knicks on Tuesday. Read More

Lakers streak hits nine with Cavs win, Gilgeous-Alexander leads Thunder

Wednesday, January, 15 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James scored 23 of his 31 points in the second half as the Los Angeles Lakers broke open a close game to register a ninth straight NBA victory, 128-99 over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Read More

Ardenne High top Old Harbour in ISSA U-16 basketball

By Gerald Reid Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 14 2020    

ARDENNE High School held off a spirited Old Harbour High to register a close 37-33 win to finish top of the points standing in Zone A of the 2019/2020 ISSA Southern Basketball Conference High Schoolboys Under-16 competition at Ardenne High School court last Friday. Read More

Jazz stretch NBA win streak to nine, Irving shows no rust in return

Tuesday, January, 14 2020    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Croatia's Bojan Bogdanovic scored 31 points as the Utah Jazz won their ninth-straight game with a 127-116 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday. Read More

ISSA Western Conference basketball continues today

Monday, January, 13 2020    

HOLLAND, Trelawny — Holland High and York Castle High will meet today in a double-header at Holland that will be crucial to their ambition of advancing in both sections of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association Western Conference boys' basketball... Read More

James powers Lakers past Mavs, Pelicans' Ingram continues hot hand

Sunday, January, 12 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James finished with 35 points and 16 rebounds, while battling a virus, as the Los Angeles Lakers won their seventh-straight game with a 129-114 win over the Dallas Mavericks. Read More

Campion score double wins over St George's College in ISSA basketball

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, January, 11 2020    

DEFENDING champions Campion College defeated St George's College 63-56 as the 2019/2020 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Southern Basketball Conference (SBC) High School boys Under-16 competition resumed at Campion College on Wednesday. Read More

Paul's Thunder spoil Westbrook's return, Sixers rally to defeat Celtics

Saturday, January, 11 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Danilo Gallinari scored a team-high 23 points and Chris Paul delivered 18, as the Oklahoma City Thunder spoiled the return of Russell Westbook with a 113-92 rout of the Houston Rockets on Thursday. Read More

Jokic shines as Nuggets polish off Mavericks

Friday, January, 10 2020    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Nikola Jokic made a clutch go-ahead layup with eight seconds left and finished with 33 points as the Denver Nuggets outduelled Luka Doncic's Dallas Mavericks 107-106 on Wednesday night. Read More


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