Basketball

Herbert Morrison chase 4 straight in schoolboy basketball

PAUL A REID Observer Writer | Monday, November, 6 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison Technical, double defending champions in the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition, will be going for a fourth-straight win in both sections when they host St James High and Spot Valley at Bogue this... Read More

Grizzlies' balanced scoring helps to down Clippers

Monday, November, 6 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Memphis Grizzlies used a balanced offensive attack and some timely fourth-quarter baskets to defeat the Los Angeles Clippers 113-104 on Saturday at Staples Center arena. Read More

James pours in 57 as Cavs topple Wizards

Sunday, November, 5 2017    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Four-time league MVP LeBron James poured in 57 points for the second-best scoring performance of his career as the Cleveland Cavaliers busted out of a slump with a 130-122 win over the Washington Wizards on f... Read More

Herbert Morrison continue on merry way in basketball

Saturday, November, 4 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison Technical High School continued on their merry way in the ISSA/Western Conference basketball competition on Tuesday, beating Rhodes Hall and Green Pond in a double-header at the school grounds as both teams won for the third-straight time... Read More

Struggling Cavaliers fall to Pacers, drop fourth in a row

Friday, November, 3 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — A Cleveland Cavaliers line-up struggling to come together and sustain effort for a full game suffered its fourth-consecutive NBA loss on Wednesday night, falling 124-107 to visiting Indiana. Read More

Westbrook claims bragging rights in marquee matchup

Thursday, November, 2 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo led all scorers with 28 points, but reigning NBA MVP Russell Westbrook claimed bragging rights as the Oklahoma City Thunder thumped the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Tuesday night. Read More

Herbert Morrison hope to continue winning roll

Tuesday, October, 31 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Double defending champions Herbert Morrison will seek to continue their winning ways in the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition today, when they host Rhodes Hall High and Green Pond in a double-header at the school... Read More

Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder over Bulls

Monday, October, 30 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Russell Westbrook completed his collection with a triple-double on Saturday night against the Chicago Bulls, the only NBA team that had denied the Oklahoma City star the statistical feat. Read More

York Castle score first win in ISSA basketball

Sunday, October, 29 2017    

BROWN'S TOWN, St Ann — York Castle High scored their first win in the ISSA/Western Conference schoolboy basketball competition on Friday, splitting their double-header at home with Green Pond High and Rhodes Hall, while rebounding from their double loss at Cornwall College on... Read More

Griffin buzzer-beater as Clippers maintain perfect start

Saturday, October, 28 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Blake Griffin hit a three-pointer on the buzzer as the Los Angeles Clippers maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a 104-103 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night. Read More

Spot Valley seek second win in U-19 basketball league

Friday, October, 27 2017    

SPOT VALLEY, St James — Spot Valley High will be seeking their second win in the ISSA Western Conference boys Under-19 basketball competition today when they host William Knibb Memorial in the second game of a double-header starting at 4:30 pm. Read More

Good start for Cornwall in Western Conference basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 26 2017    

MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny — Cornwall College won back-to-back games in both age groups — the Under-16 and Under-19 — to start the 2017/18 ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition earlier this week. Read More

LeBron leads revamped Cavaliers line-up over Bulls

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James scored 34 points and passed out 13 assists to spark a revamped Cleveland Cavaliers line-up to a 119-112 NBA victory over visiting Chicago on Tuesday night. Read More

'I'm just glad we won!'

Wednesday, October, 25 2017    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Australia's Ben Simmons set himself beyond such immortals as Michael Jordan and Lebron James with his first NBA triple-double on Monday night in only his fourth league contest for the Philadelphia 76ers. Read More

China providing Jamaica with coaches for seven sporting disciplines

Tuesday, October, 24 2017    

Olivia Grange, minister of sport, says Jamaica will, for the first time, have the benefit of coaches from China for the sporting disciplines of swimming, synchronised swimming, badminton, gymnastics, volleyball, football and basketball. Read More



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