Basketball

Walker's 46 leads record Charlotte rout, Rockets soar

Saturday, March, 24 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Kemba Walker scored 46 points on Thursday to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a record-shattering 140-79 romp over visiting Memphis, one of the most lopsided routs in NBA history. Read More

All-Stars register upset win over Jaguars

Saturday, March, 24 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Catherine Hall All-Stars completed the regular season of the NBL-Western Conference with an upset 71-70 win over regular season champions Granville Jaguars, in a rescheduled second-round game at Montego Bay Cricket Club on Thursday... Read More

Rockets shoot down red-hot Blazers, Celtics silence Thunder

Thursday, March, 22 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The league-leading Houston Rockets ended the Trail Blazers' 13-game NBA winning streak on Tuesday with a hard-fought 115-111 victory in Portland. Read More

Spurs beat injury-riddled Warriors, James lifts Cavaliers

Wednesday, March, 21 2018    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — The San Antonio Spurs boosted their bid for a 21st-consecutive NBA post-season appearance with an 89-75 victory over the injury- ravaged Golden State Warriors on Monday. Read More

Thunder halt Raptors as Trail Blazers streak to 13th-straight win

Tuesday, March, 20 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Russell Westbrook's fifth-straight triple double helped the Oklahoma City Thunder end the Toronto Raptors 11-game NBA winning streak on Sunday, as the Portland Trail Blazers rumbled to a 13th consecutive victory. Read More

Warriors fall to Kings with Durant out, Casspi hurt

Sunday, March, 18 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Defending champions Golden State saw Kevin Durant sidelined for two weeks, Israeli forward Omri Casspi hurt and their bid to overtake Houston for the NBA's best record falter Friday with a 98-93 loss to Sacramento. Read More

Harden helps Rockets hold off Clippers, Cavs lose

Saturday, March, 17 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Houston Rockets continued to steam toward the NBA playoffs yesterday with a 101-96 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers while LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers' run of disappointment in Portland continued. Read More

Jaguars roar to top spot in NBL-Western

Saturday, March, 17 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Granville Jaguars secured the top spot in the semi-finals of the NBL-Western Conference on Thursday after blowing away last-placed Inner-City Avalanche by 33 points (74-41) in their second-round game at the Montego Bay Cricket... Read More

NBA – Road to play-off berths getting rougher

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, March, 16 2018    

Week 22 of the NBA Regular Season ends this weekend and things are heating up. The usual suspects have been pretty consistent, but there are others who have quietly improved their position with surprisingly strong performances in recent weeks. Read More

Chargers keep slim semi-final hopes alive

Thursday, March, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cornwall Courts Chargers kept their slim hopes of a place in the semi-finals in the National Basketball League (NBL)-Western Conference alive on Tuesday after coming from behind to beat Inner-city Avalanche by eight points (59-51) in their second round game... Read More

Granville seek to top NBL-Western Conference

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, March, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Granville Jaguars can secure the top spot in the semi-finals of the NBL-Western Conference today when they play Inner-city Avalanche in a second-round game at the Montego Bay Cricket Club starting at 6:15 pm. Read More

Westbrook reaches triple ton, Raptors recover

Thursday, March, 15 2018    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Russell Westbrook snared the 100th triple-double of his career on Tuesday as the Oklahoma City Thunder closed in on a playoff berth with a 119-107 defeat of the Atlanta Hawks. Read More

Western Sports Diary

Thursday, March, 15 2018    

March 15-21 2018 TODAYTrelawny FA Grandeur Transport/Monymusk Rums Major LeagueGranville United vs Invaders SC- Bounty Hall Comm Centre — 3:30 pmKinloss FC vs Rio Bueno FC — Kinloss Comm Centre — 3:30 pm Read More

Rockets roll on as Spurs problems deepen

Wednesday, March, 14 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden scored 28 points as the Houston Rockets tightened their grip on first place in the Western Conference on Monday with a 109-93 victory over the San Antonio Spurs. Read More

Jaguars, Knights advance to semis of NBL-Western Conference

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 13 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cornwall Courts Chargers could put themselves into contention for a semi-final spot in the NBL-Western Conference today when they take on winless Inner-city Avalanche in their second round game at the Montego Bay Cricket Club set to start at 6:15... Read More



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