Basketball

Knights look to rebound in NBL-Western Conference

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 6 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — MoBay Cricket Club Knights will hope to rebound from Saturday's upset loss to Holland Saints when they face Cornwall Courts Chargers in their second-round NBL-Western Conference game at the Montego Bay Cricket Club, set to tip off at 6:15 pm... Read More

Paulton Gordon elected new JABA president

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 6 2018    

Paulton Gordon was elected as the new president of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) at its annual general meeting held at the Jamaica Olympic Association office on Sunday. Read More

Slayers first team to reach 100 points in JABA/NBL

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 6 2018    

ST GEORGE'S Slayers became the first team this season to hit the 100-point mark in the 2018 Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA)/National Basketball League competition at National Arena on Sunday. Read More

Pacers leap past Wizards, Raptors sink Hornets

Tuesday, March, 6 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Victor Oladipo scored 33 points and Bojan Bogdanovic tallied 20 as the Indiana Pacers moved up the crowded Eastern Conference standings with a 98-95 win over the Washington Wizards on Sunday. Read More

Camperdown, Herbert Morrison cop ISSA National basketball titles

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Sunday, March, 4 2018    

CAMPERDOWN High and Herbert Morrison High were crowned champions of the 2017/2018 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) National High School Under-16 and Under-19 basketball titles, respectively, at the National Arena on Friday. Camperdown High from East Kingston were winning... Read More

NBL-West return round begins today

Thursday, March, 1 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - The return round of the National Basketball League-Western Conference gets underway this afternoon with defending champions Granville Jaguars taking on Cornwall Courts Chargers at the Montego Bay Cricket Club, starting at 6:15 pm. Read More

Kevin Durant powers Warriors past Thunder

Monday, February, 26 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant delivered 28 points and Stephen Curry finished with 21 points and nine rebounds as the Golden State Warriors improved to 46-14 with a 112-80 win over Oklahoma City. Read More

Knights slay Jaguars in Western Conference basketball

Saturday, February, 24 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights stunned defending champions Granville Jaguars, scoring a nail-biting one-point (68-67) win in their first round National Basketball League-Western Conference game at the Montego Bay Cricket Club on... Read More

BASKETBALL – Back to regular NBA season after pulsating All Stars game

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, February, 23 2018    

The NBA All Stars visited Los Angeles last weekend and treated basketball fans to a spectacle worthy of the Hollywood hosts. The format change for the 67th All-Star Game, with captains LeBron James and Stephen Curry choosing their teammates from whichever Conference... Read More

Suspended schoolboy basketball coach weighs options

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 22 2018    

MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny - Ronald Beckford, coach of the William Knibb Memorial High School basketball teams, says he is standing his ground and not backing down from actions that led to him being banned for two years from competitions organised by the Inter-Secondary... Read More

Knights beat Eagles 72-58 in NBL Southern Conference

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

DEFENDING champions Urban Knights defeated Upper Room Eagles 72-58 as the 2018 National Basketball League (NBL) Southern Conference competition continued with games played at the National Arena last week. Read More

Jaguars set to pounce in hunt for third-straight win

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Granville Jaguars will hope to make it three straight wins this evening when thy face Holland Saints in the second game of a National Basketball League-Western Conference double header at the Montego Bay Cricket Club, set to start at 6:15... Read More

World trounce USA to jump start all-star weekend

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Team World attacked the rim and dominated from three-point range as the internationals kicked off the NBA 2018 All-Star Weekend festivities with a 155-124 victory over Team USA on Friday. Read More

Camperdown, St George's are ISSA basketball champions

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, February, 17 2018    

ST GEORGE'S College and Camperdown High were crowned champions of the 2017/2018 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) High Schools Southern Conference Basketball Under-19 and Under-16 leagues, respectively, following the finals at G C Foster College on... Read More

Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights hunt second win

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, February, 17 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights will go after back-to-back wins today when they take on Cornwall Courts Chargers in the Jamaica Basketball Association National Basketball League- Western Conference at Montego Bay Cricket Club, set to start at 6:15... Read More



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