Basketball

Bosnian beast Nurkic scores 29 as Blazers beat Brooklyn

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) – Jusuf Nurkic delivered 29 points and 15 rebounds en route to his fifth double-double of the NBA season as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Brooklyn Nets 127-125 on Friday. Read More

Boston streak ends, Westbrook shines as Thunder roll

Friday, November, 24 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Boston Celtics' 16-game winning streak came to an end with an upset defeat against the Miami Heat on Wednesday night as Russell Westbrook won his duel with Kevin Durant in Oklahoma City's rout of Golden State. Read More

FSU capture Jamaica Classic trophy

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James — Florida State University (FSU) and Tulane University both maintained their perfect win records as they won two games as the first Jamaica Classic men's NCAA Division One basketball event ended at the Montego Bay Convention Centre on... Read More

Curry scores 39 to power Durant-less Warriors over Nets

Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) – Stephen Curry scored a season-high 39 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and passed out seven assists before fouling out Sunday as the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors won 118-111 at Brooklyn. Read More

LIU pip Hartford in NCAA basketball classic

PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Monday, November, 20 2017    

Long Island University (LUI)- Brooklyn rebounded from Friday night's close loss to Miami of Ohio to hold off the University of Hartford 86-84 for their second win of the season, in Saturday's only game of the Jamaica Classic men's NCAA Division One basketball event at Montego Bay... Read More

Herbert Morrison, Cornwall in another basketball clash

Monday, November, 20 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical and Cornwall College, both unbeaten in the Under-16 category, will meet at Cornwall College in a double-header in the second round of the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball... Read More

Three hunt more wins in Jamaica Classic NCAA Division One play-offs

BY PAUL REID Observer writer | Sunday, November, 19 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James — A trio of teams — Florida State University (FSU), University of Tulane and Miami of Ohio — will seek their second win today as the Jamaica Classic NCAA men's Division One basketball event comes to a close at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in... Read More

James shines as Cavs win, Spurs rally stuns Thunder

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James produced a 39-point masterclass as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to overhaul the Los Angeles Clippers in an overtime thriller on Friday night. Read More

Tulane University open Jamaica Classic NCAA men's basketball with big win

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, November, 18 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James — Tulane University made a winning start to the first-ever Jamaica Classic NCAA men's basketball event at the Montego Bay Convention Centre with an easy 80-53 win over Colorado State, as they extended their record to 3-0 on the season. Read More

Celtics rally to beat Warriors, stretch win streak to 14

Saturday, November, 18 2017    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Rallying from a 17-point deficit, Boston Celtics stretched their win streak to 14 games by beating Golden State 92-88 Thursday in a showdown of the NBA's top teams. Read More

Embiid dominates as Sixers beat Lakers in young talent showcase

Friday, November, 17 2017    

LOS ANGELS, United States (AFP) — Philadelphia's Joel Embiid overwhelmed the Los Angeles Lakers in a Wednesday night showdown of the NBA's top young talents, scoring 46 points in the 76ers' 115-109 victory. Read More

Champs Herbert Morrison, Cornwall seek basketball wins

Friday, November, 17 2017    

HERBERT MORRISON, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical and former winners Cornwall College will be seeking double wins today when they take on York Castle High and Holland, respectively, as the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition... Read More

NCAA basketball event tips off in MoBay

Friday, November, 17 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James — Jamaica will host an NCAA basketball event for the first time, starting today when the Jamaica Class basketball event featuring seven Division One teams gets underway at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. Read More

LeBron rallies Cavaliers over Knicks, Warriors win

Wednesday, November, 15 2017    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — LeBron James scored 23 points and reserve guard Kyle Korver added 21 as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from a 24-point deficit Monday to edge the New York Knicks 104-101. Read More

Golden State hitting their stride, Wizards stop Hawks

Monday, November, 13 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Golden State Warriors delivered a message on Saturday that the defending league champs are back on form, with a dominating 135-114 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. Read More



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