Basketball

Women's basketball a big deal at KFC Star Search Camp

Tuesday, July, 23 2019    

The KFC Star Search Basketball and Life Skills Development Camp 2019 came to a close on Friday with a presentation ceremony at G C Foster College. Read More

Former NBA player Butler for Digicel Jumpstart Elite Camp

Friday, July, 19 2019    

CASTRIES, St Lucia — Digicel and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced yesterday that former NBA player Caron Butler will participate in the Digicel NBA Jumpstart Elite Camp at Centre of Excellence in Macoya, Trinidad and Tobago July 20-21. Read More

Local basketball fuels Olympic dream

Friday, July, 19 2019    

The Jamaica Olympic Association has big plans for sports in Jamaica, one of which is to see most if not all of the sports that are played on the island being represented at the Olympic Games at some stage in the future. Read More

Russell Westbrook trade to Houston Rockets sends ripple through NBA — reunites with James Harden

BY MARCH ARCHER Contributor | Friday, July, 19 2019    

Just when we thought all the high-profile shakes-and-bakes of the NBA offseason were over, the Houston Rockets officially announced last Tuesday that they have acquired guard Russell Westbrook from the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for guard Chris Paul, two future first-round picks... Read More

KFC Star search Basketball Camp launched at G C Foster College

Thursday, July, 18 2019    

The KFC Star Search Basketball and Life Skills Development Camp 2019 was launched ate G C Foster College Monday afternoon. Read More

Saints lead Jaguars going into Game Two of semi-finals

BY PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Tuesday, July, 16 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —Falmouth Saints are on the verge of qualifying for their first-ever final of the Western Basketball Association (WBA) Elite League as they take a one-game lead into this evening's Game Two of the best-of-three semi-finals against Granville Jaguars at the... Read More

Jumpball Basketball Programme celebrates 25 Years

Friday, July, 12 2019    

The Jumpball Basketball Programme has always played an integral role in the sport's development in Jamaica through their KFC-sponsored annual summer camps, and this year marks a milestone in the programme's history. Read More

NBA – Despite the many high-profile trades, no clear favourite for title

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, July, 12 2019    

The 2019 NBA free agency period has been very active and eventful, if nothing else, and may go on record as the largest move of 'big-name' players in the history of the league. Although there was no shortage of deals (and rumours of deals) over the past few weeks, players couldn't... Read More

WBA Elite League semis tip off

Thursday, July, 11 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cricket Club Knights, last season's losing finalists, will start their quest to go a step further in this season's Western Basketball Association Elite League when they take on promoted Boys Club Warriors in the first game of a double header at the Montego... Read More

WBA Elite League Elimination continues today

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, July, 6 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Sav-Elite Titans and Lucea Flames will be seeking back- to-back wins as the Western Basketball Association Elite League Elimination series continues at Montego Bay Cricket Club today, while Cornwall Courts and last year's champions Catherine Hall All-Stars... Read More

Frenetic NBA post-season trading in full force

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, July, 5 2019    

The Los Angeles Lakers, with the signing of Anthony Davis in a blockbuster trade with the New Orleans Pelicans, are busy trying to frame a Western Conference super team but the Brooklyn Nets have landed possibly the greatest free agency super stakes since Pat Riley signed LeBron James... Read More

Raptors are NBA champs — as busy post-season hunting in full swing

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, June, 21 2019    

THE newly crowned NBA champions, Toronto Raptors, were offered at $15.00 by JustBet at the start of the season while the beaten finalist, Golden State Warriors came in at $1.50 . Read More

Catherine Hall All-Stars hope to halt losing skid against Falmouth Saints

Sunday, June, 16 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Catherine Hall All-Stars will hope to end their four-game losing skid and avenge their loss to Falmouth Saints when they kick off their best-of-three quarter-finals series at the Montego Bay Cricket Club this afternoon, set to start at... Read More

NBA FINALS 2019 — Raptors almost there, now leading 3-2

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, June, 14 2019    

 THE drama during Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals was much like a Hollywood movie script. Read More

Playing for injured Durant, Warriors face emotional must-win test

Thursday, June, 13 2019    

OAKLAND, United States (AFP) — Inspired by injured teammate Kevin Durant and facing an emotional must-win game, the Golden State Warriors are counting upon resiliency and fighting spirit to stay alive in the NBA Finals. Read More



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