Basketball

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

Warriors, Rockets advance in NBA

Thursday, May, 10 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors will face the Houston Rockets for a place in the NBA finals after the Western Conference heavyweights wrapped up series wins on Tuesday. Read More

St James, Cornwall in revenge basketball showdown

Wednesday, May, 9 2018    

WAKEFIELD, Trelawny — Fresh from their big upset win over an illness-ravaged Herbert Morrison Technical on Monday, St James High will seek to avenge their earlier loss to Cornwall College when they meet this afternoon in the first game of an ISSA Western Conference Boys Under-14... Read More

Buzzer-beating LeBron leads Cavs sweep, Sixers stay alive

Wednesday, May, 9 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James led the way as the Cleveland Cavaliers wrapped up a series sweep with a ruthless demolition of the Toronto Raptors on Monday to book their place in the NBA Eastern Conference finals. Read More

Rebels, Slayers to contest SDF/JABA Southern Conference NBL final

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

UNIVERSITY of the West Indies (UWI) Runnin' Rebels and St George's Slayers will meet in the 2018 Sports Development Foundation (SDF)/Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) National Basketball League (NBL) final, after both teams came out winners of their respective... Read More

Warriors, Rockets reach brink of West final

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets both raced to a pair of lopsided wins on Sunday, and can book their spots in the Western Conference Final with victories on their home courts today. Read More

Holy Childhood nip The Queen's to capture ISSA basketball title

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Monday, May, 7 2018    

HOLY Childhood High School held off a late burst from The Queen's 55-54 to capture the 2018 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Southern Conference High School girls' basketball league title at the Calabar High School Court last Saturday. Read More

James floats in buzzer-beating dagger as Cavs stun Raptors

Monday, May, 7 2018    

Washington , United States (AFP) — LeBron James banked in an off balance floater at the buzzer, lifting Cleveland to a 105-103 win over the Toronto Raptors and giving the Cavaliers a stranglehold 3-0 play-off series lead on Saturday. Read More

Pelicans power past Warriors, Rockets rout Jazz

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The New Orleans Pelicans, energised by a return to their home court, dominated the reigning champions Golden State Warriors in a 119-100 NBA play-off win on Friday as Houston reasserted themselves against the Utah Jazz. Read More

Holland High lift ISSA basketball crown

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Holland High School won their first ISSA basketball title last week after they dethroned Mt Alvernia High with a 29-6 drubbing in the final of the Western Conference played at the Montego Bay Cricket Club in St James. Read More



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