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

Durant powers Warriors, James dominates Kings

Friday, December, 8 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant finished with 35 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his ninth career triple double on Wednesday night as the under-manned Golden State Warriors defeated the Charlotte Hornets 101-87. Read More

Westbrook triple-double as Thunder down Jazz

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) – Russell Westbrook bagged a second consecutive triple-double as the Oklahoma City Thunder staged a late rally to sink the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night. Read More

James fires Cavs to 11th-straight victory

Monday, December, 4 2017    

LOS Angeles, USA (AFP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers stretched their NBA winning streak to 11 games Saturday as LeBron James poured it on in the fourth quarter to keep the depleted but desperate Memphis Grizzlies at bay. Read More

ISSA Western Conference basketball semis taking shape

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Sunday, December, 3 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The semi-final pairings in the ISSA Western Conference basketball competition are taking shape, as the regular season draws to a close with a handful of rescheduled games still to be played. Read More


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