Basketball

G C Foster beat Exed 74-72 to retain Inter-Collegiate basketball title

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

DEFENDING champions G C Foster College held off a late burst from Excelsior Community College to win a thrilling Game Three 74-72 to clinch the best-of-three series Inter-Collegiate Basketball League 2-1 at the G C Foster College of Physical Education and Sports in Spanish Town, St... Read More

Beasley fuels Knicks upset of Celtics, Cavs and Raptors win

Saturday, December, 23 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Michael Beasley was the unlikely hero in the New York Knicks' upset of NBA Eastern Conference leaders Boston Thursday, exploding for 32 points to fuel a 102-93 triumph over the Celtics. Read More

Lakers end Rockets' 14-game win streak

Friday, December, 22 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kyle Kuzma led the offensive charge as the Los Angeles Lakers snapped the red-hot Houston Rockets' 14-game winning streak with a 122-116 upset victory on Wednesday night. Read More

Greece's Antetokounmpo powers Bucks over Cavaliers

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Greece's Giannis Antetokounmpo capped a 27-point performance on a three-point play with 5.9 seconds remaining Tuesday night to spark the Milwaukee Bucks over visiting Cleveland 119-116 in an NBA thriller. Read More

Celtics edge Pacers on Rozier's steal and layup

Wednesday, December, 20 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) – Terry Rozier's steal and layup with 1.2 seconds remaining on Monday gave Boston a 112-111 NBA victory over the Indiana Pacers after the Celtics squandered a 19-point lead. Read More

James sparks Cavaliers to win over Wizards

Tuesday, December, 19 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States(AFP) – LeBron James posted his fourth triple-double in five games with 20 points, 12 rebounds and 15 assists as the streaking Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Washington Wizards 106-99 on Sunday. Read More

Warriors will watch as Lakers retire Bryant's jerseys

Monday, December, 18 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Los Angeles Lakers will retire superstar Kobe Bryant's jerseys today, and it's a farewell even rivals Golden State Warriors don't want to miss. Read More

Beasley bags 30 as Knicks spoil Anthony's Garden party

Monday, December, 18 2017    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Michael Beasley had the hot hand as the New York Knicks defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-96 on Saturday, spoiling the return of Carmelo Anthony to Madison Square Garden. Read More

James triple-double fuels Cavs, Warriors win

Saturday, December, 16 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Cleveland star LeBron James tied Larry Bird for sixth all-time in NBA triple-doubles Thursday night, as the Cavaliers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 121-112. Read More

BOJ, UDC 3-on-3 basketball champions

Friday, December, 15 2017    

BANK of Jamaica (BOJ) and Urban Development Corporation (UDC) were crowned champions of the 2017 3-on-3 BHBA Division One and Two championships, respectively, after their best-of-five series which ended at the National Indoor Sports Centre (NISC) on Monday ... Read More

Thunder beat Pacers, returning Irving spurs Celtics

Friday, December, 15 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple double of the season and Paul George made a successful return to Indiana as the Oklahoma City Thunder edged the Pacers 100-95 on Wednesday night. Read More

Leonard returns but Spurs stumble; James leads Cavs rout

Thursday, December, 14 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kawhi Leonard made his long-awaited return from injury but could not stop San Antonio from an upset defeat in Dallas on Tuesday night, while LeBron James led the Cleveland Cavaliers to a ninth-straight win. Read More

Celtics turn tables on Pistons, Oladipo shines

Tuesday, December, 12 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Boston Celtics notched a satisfying win in Detroit on Sunday, handing the slumping Pistons their sixth-straight NBA defeat just two weeks after losing to them in Boston. Read More

Herbert Morrison, CC lead in ISSA Western Conference basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, December, 11 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical High School in the Under-19 section and Cornwall College in the Under-16 section are the leaders in their respective age groups, as the ISSA Western Conference basketball competitions break until after the... Read More

Pacers halt Cavs win streak, Durant rises again

Sunday, December, 10 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Victor Oladipo tallied 33 points as Indiana Pacers snapped Cleveland Cavaliers' NBA-leading 13-game win streak with a 106-102 victory yesterday. Read More



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