Basketball

Harden, Westbrook shine as Rockets extend win streak

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden scored 36 points and Russell Westbrook bagged a triple-double as the Houston Rockets extended their red-hot winning streak to eight games with a 132-108 rout of the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday. Read More

NCAA basketball teams to stage preseason games in Jamaica
Eight college basketball teams will once again converge on the island to participate in the preseason 2019 Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic set for Montego Bay Convention Centre, St James, between November 22 and 24.... Read More

Kings snap Boston's 10-game win streak
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Bahamian guard Buddy Hield scored a season-high 35 points as Sacramento Kings snapped Boston Celtics' 10-game NBA win streak with a 100-99 home triumph on Sunday.... Read More

Clippers post 49-point win over struggling Hawks
LOS A NGELES, United States (AFP) — Paul George delivered 37 points in his home debut as the Los Angeles Clippers scored the second most points in franchise history with a 150-101 rout of the short-handed Atlanta Hawks on Saturday.... Read More

Cornwall takes basketball double over York Castle

Sunday, November, 17 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James— Former champions Cornwall College rebounded from recent losses to beat York Castle High in both sections of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Western Conference boys' basketball competition on Friday. Read More

Harden powers short-handed Rockets past Pacers

Sunday, November, 17 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden scored 44 points and had eight rebounds as Houston Rockets beat Indiana Pacers 111-102 on Friday night to stretch their winning streak to six games. Read More

'Amazing' Harden erupts for 47 points as Rockets down Clippers

Friday, November, 15 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden was labeled “amazing” by Houston Coach Mike D’Antoni after erupting in a fourth-quarter scoring spree to lead the Rockets to a 102-93 victory over Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday. Read More

PHOTO: Moving away

Wednesday, November, 13 2019    

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Celtics beat Spurs, but lose Hayward to broken left hand

Monday, November, 11 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Boston forward Gordon Hayward fractured his left hand Saturday in the Celtics' 135-115 victory at San Antonio, dimming the joy of improving to 7-1 on the NBA season.Jaylen Brown scored 30 points, Kemba Walker added 26, Jayson... Read More

Holland rebound from opening loss in Western Confed basketball

Sunday, November, 10 2019    

HOLLAND, Trelawny – Holland High rebounded from their opening loss to score a come-from-behind four-point (49-45) win over Rhodes Hall High in their ISSA Western Conference Boys' Under-19 basketball game at Holland High on Friday. Read More

James' triple double streak ends, but Lakers win 7th straight

Sunday, November, 10 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Anthony Davis and LeBron James combined for 51 points as the Los Angeles Lakers won their seventh-straight game with a 95-80 victory over the Miami Heat. Read More

NBA Raptors lose Lowry for two weeks, Ibaka indefinitely

Sunday, November, 10 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry will miss at least the next two weeks of the NBA season while Spanish forward Serge Ibaka is sidelined indefinitely, the club announced yesterday. Read More

William Knibb maintain form in Western Confed basketball

Saturday, November, 9 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — William Knibb Memorial won back-to-back games, beating Irwin High 107-14 to start their season, and joined York Castle High at the top of the points table in the ISSA Western Confederation Boys' Under-19 basketball competition at Montego Bay Boys Club on... Read More

Leonard's late surge lifts Clippers, Walker's Celtics top Hornets

Saturday, November, 9 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Well-rested Kawhi Leonard scored 18 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter as the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 101-107 Thursday in the NBA. Read More

Jazz ease past Sixers, Harden scores 36 as Rockets rout Warriors

Friday, November, 8 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 24 points as the Utah Jazz slipped past Philadelphia 106-104 Wednesday on an evening when 76ers guard Ben Simmons suffered a shoulder injury. Read More



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