Basketball

Majesty Legends capture SDF Community Basketball Championship

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Thursday, November, 8 2018    

MAJESTY Gardens Legends pulled off a thrilling 64-62 win over Red Hills Road Real Lions to clinch their best-of-three finals 2-1 in the 2018 Sports Development Foundation/Southern Basketball Conference Howard McCatty Community Club League Championship at Calabar High School Court on... Read More

Herbert Morrison hammer Rhodes Hall in basketball

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

RHODES HALL, Hanover — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical are on a roll with back-to-back big wins in the ISSA Western Conference boys basketball competition after hammering home side Rhodes Hall on Thursday. Read More

Curry, Durant fuel Warriors' seventh-straight win

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant combined for 61 points as the two-time defending champions Golden State Warriors won their seventh-straight with a 116-99 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Read More

'Herbert' hunt back-to-back wins in Western Conference basketball

Tuesday, October, 30 2018    

BROWNS TOWN, St Ann – Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical will go after back-to-back wins in the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition today when they take on York Castle High in a double-header at York Castle starting at 2:00 pm Read More

Legends hold off Lions' charge to take Game One

Tuesday, October, 30 2018    

MAJESTY Gardens Legends held off a late burst from Real Lions to win 66-62 in an exciting Game One to take the lead in in best-of-three series finals in the 2018 Sports Development Foundation (SDF) Southern Basketball Conference (SBC) Howard McCatty Community League at the Calabar High... Read More

Cornwall College make winning start in basketball

Monday, October, 29 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cornwall College made a winning start in the Under-19 section of the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition after a close three-point (32-29) win over Holland High at Cornwall College on Friday. Read More

Top 14 from Digicel NBA Jumpstart Elite

Saturday, October, 27 2018    

DIGICEL and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced recently that the top 14 boys and girls from the Digicel NBA Jumpstart Programme will attend an NBA game at the Barclays Center featuring the Brooklyn Nets vs the Golden State Warriors tomorrow. Read More

Kimani Ffriend appointed ambassador for Jamaica Classic

Friday, October, 26 2018    

Jamaican-born former NBA player and retired professional basketballer Kimani Ffriend has become an ambassador for the second staging of the Jamaica Classic NCAA Basketball Event. Read More

Herbert Morrison begin basketball title defence today

Wednesday, October, 24 2018    

WAKEFIELD, Trelawny — Herbert Morrison Technical will start the quest for a sixth-straight double in the ISSA Western Boys' Under-16 and Under-19 basketball championships when they play Muschett High as part of a double-header at Wakefield, Trelawny, starting at 2:00 pm... Read More

ISSA introduces transfer quotas

Tuesday, October, 9 2018    

The practice of established schools backed by wealthy alumni stockpiling top student athletes through transfers, mostly at the expense of 'smaller' schools could have been seriously checked following amendments made to the transfer rule by the Inter-Secondary Schools, Sports Association... Read More

Eight teams through to Southern Basketball Conference quarter-finals

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, September, 29 2018    

EXED Heats, along with Rae Town Raptors, Real Lions, Arnett Rockers, The Saints, Majesty Gardens Legends, Delacree Park Hotsteppers, and Harbour View Supernovas are through to the best-of-three quarter-final play-offs in the 2018 Sports Development Foundation/Southern Basketball... Read More

Former NBA player Kimani Ffriend joins Hoop Kidz basketball

Thursday, September, 20 2018    

FORMER NBA player and retired professional basketballer Kimani Ffriend has joined the coaching and management team of the Hoop Kidz Basketball Camp. Read More

Catherine Hall All-stars, Boys Club Warriors win western basketball titles

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Catherine Hall All-stars and MoBay Boys Club Warriors were crowned Western Basketball Association Elite League and Men's Division One champions respectively last weekend. Read More

Catherine Hall upset Knights for WBA League title

Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Catherine Hall All-star won their second Western Basketball Association Elite League title on Saturday after upsetting top seed Cricket Club Knights by beating 85-80 in Game Two at the Cricket Club Courts, and grabbing a 2-0 win in their best-of-three... Read More

Boys Club clip Jayhawks for WBA Division One crown

PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — MoBay Boys Club Warriors prevailed 2-1 over pesky University of the West Indies-Western Jamaica Campus Jayhawks in the Western Basketball Association Men's Division One competition after winning Sunday's third game of the best-of-three finals... Read More



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