Basketball

West falls short in NBL

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 24 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Both western representatives fell short in the Jamaica Basketball Association National Basketball League (NBL) after they were beaten by Southern Conference teams in Sunday's quarter-finals. Read More

Rockets edge Warriors to level NBA playoff series

Thursday, May, 24 2018    

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — NBA regular-season wins leader Houston, powered by James Harden's 30 points and 27 from Chris Paul, edged defending champions Golden State 95-92 Tuesday to level their semi-final play-off series at two wins each. Read More

All square

Wednesday, May, 23 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — LeBron James scored 44 points, adding more records to his amazing NBA legacy, and powered the Cleveland Cavaliers over Boston 111-102 Monday, equalising their Eastern Conference final at two wins each. Read More

Curry silences critics as Warriors rout Rockets

Tuesday, May, 22 2018    

OAKLAND, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry silenced his critics with a 35-point display as the Golden State Warriors thrashed the Houston Rockets 126-85 to take a 2-1 series lead in the NBA Western Conference finals on Sunday. Read More

Jaguars, All-Stars make it two straight

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, May, 21 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars and Catherine Hall All-Stars made it two wins from two starts while Holland Saints got their first win as the Western Basketball Association Elite League continued with a triple header at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on... Read More

Cavs school Celtics, trim deficit in Eastern Conference finals

Monday, May, 21 2018    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers thrashed the Boston Celtics 116-86 on Saturday, powering their way back into the NBA Eastern Conference finals. Read More

NBL quarter-finals on today

Sunday, May, 20 2018    

ST GEORGE'S Slayers will take on Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights in the quarter-finals of the 2018 Sports Development Foundation (SDF)/JABA at National Arena this evening, starting at 7:00 pm. Read More

Jaguars, All-Stars hunt back-to back wins in WBA Elite League

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, May, 19 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Granville Jaguars and Catherine Hall All-Stars will be going after back-to-back wins today while Lucea Flames and Holland Saints will be making delayed debuts, as the Western Basketball Association Elite Basketball League continues with a... Read More

Warriors' Curry says 'no panic' after big loss to Rockets

Saturday, May, 19 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry said there's “no panic” in the Golden State Warriors locker room after a 22-point loss to the Houston Rockets in game two of the Western Conference finals. Read More

Rockets romp to level NBA series with Warriors

Friday, May, 18 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Houston Rockets ramped up the intensity on Wednesday, powering past NBA champions Golden State Warriors 127-105 to level their Western Conference finals series at one game apiece. Read More

Celtics survive James' attack to take 2-0 series lead

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and the Boston Celtics overcame a 42-point performance from LeBron James to beat Cleveland 107-94 on Tuesday and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Read More

St George's slay Runnin' Rebels to capture SDF/JABA Southern Conference NBL crown

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 16 2018    

ST GEORGE'S Slayers defeated The University of the West Indies (UWI) Runnin' Rebels 77-72 to capture the 2017/2018 Sports Development Foundation (SDF)/JABA Southern Conference National Basketball League title at National Arena last Saturday. Read More

Warriors trounce Rockets in NBA play-off series opener

Wednesday, May, 16 2018    

Washington , United States (AFP) — Season wins leader Houston battled an entire campaign to seize a home-court edge throughout the NBA play-offs, but defending champion Golden State stole it away with a 119-106 victory Monday. Read More

LeBron seeks eighth in a row

Sunday, May, 13 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — LeBron James is on the verge of reaching the NBA Finals for an eighth-consecutive season, but his Cleveland Cavaliers face a familiar and formidable obstacle in the Boston Celtics. Read More

Celtics beat Sixers to book spot in East finals

Friday, May, 11 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Rookie Jayson Tatum scored the go-ahead layup with 22 seconds remaining in the fourth as the Boston Celtics punched their ticket to the NBA Eastern Conference finals with a 114-112 win over Philadelphia on Wednesday. Read More



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