Basketball

Rockets topple 'Wolves

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Eric Gordon scored 30 points and James Harden added 10 in his return from injury as the Houston Rockets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-98 on Thursday. Read More

James, Curry will captain teams in new-look All-Star game
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James and Stephen Curry led the voting for NBA All-Star Game starters announced Thursday and will serve as team captains in the league's new-look, mid-season exhibition on February 18.... Read More

'Herbert' face arch-rivals Cornwall College in U-16 match-up
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Herbert Morrison Technical will be in the unfamiliar position today of seeking to rebound from a loss when they take on arch-rivals Cornwall College in a rescheduled ISSA Western Conference boys' Under-16 game at Herbert Morrison.... Read More

Road Warriors
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Klay Thompson scored 38 points and Stephen Curry added 30 to spark defending NBA champions Golden State over Chicago 119-112 on Wednesday night, giving the Warriors a club record-matching 14th-consecutive road victory.... Read More

Durant in command as Warriors down Cavs

Wednesday, January, 17 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored 32 points as the Golden State Warriors overpowered the Cleveland Cavaliers with a late rally to score a 118-108 win, in a pulsating clash between the two NBA arch-rivals on Monday night. Read More

Davis powers Pelicans, 'Wolves roll over Portland

Tuesday, January, 16 2018    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Anthony Davis scored a season-high 48 points as the New Orleans Pelicans rallied from a 19-point third-quarter deficit to defeat the New York Knicks 123-118 in overtime on Sunday. Read More

Top teams jostle for key positions in schoolboy basketball tourney

Monday, January, 15 2018    

SPOT VALLEY, St James — The winner of today's rescheduled game between home team Spot Valley High and Holland High will take over the fourth place in the Under-19 section of the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition as the race for semi-final spots heats... Read More

Warriors hold off charging Raptors to win on road

Monday, January, 15 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Klay Thompson delivered 26 points and Kevin Durant tallied 25 as the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors held on to defeat the Raptors 127-125 in Toronto on Saturday. Read More

Pacers rally past Cavs, road Warriors extend streak

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Darren Collison scored 22 points and Victor Oladipo tallied 19 as the Indiana Pacers rallied from a 22-point deficit to edge the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers 97-95 on Friday. Read More

High-flying Raptors blowout Cavaliers

Saturday, January, 13 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Toronto Raptors used a balanced attack to crush Cleveland 133-99 on Thursday night, handing LeBron James' struggling Cavaliers their most lopsided loss of the season. Read More

Calabar, Camperdown on top in ISSA U16 Basketball League

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, January, 13 2018    

DEFENDING champions Calabar High and Camperdown High are clear leaders in Zones A and B, respectively, in the 2017/2018 ISSA Southern Conference High Schoolboys Under-16 basketball league following the latest round of action on Thursday. Read More

Williams scores 50, Durant reaches milestone in loss

Friday, January, 12 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Lou Williams scored a career-high 50 points as the Los Angeles Clippers spoiled a milestone night for Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant with a 125-106 victory on Wednesday night. Read More

Trail Blazers silence Thunder, Heat edge Raptors

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — C J McCollum scored 27 points and passed off seven assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers over Oklahoma City 117-106 in an NBA matchup Tuesday night. Read More

National Stadium basketball courts to get facelift

Wednesday, January, 10 2018    

THE National Stadium basketball courts are currently being upgraded.New metal seating is being put in place for spectators, and very shortly a new synthetic playing surface will complete the renovation of the venue. Read More

Muschett, William Knibb look to make progress

Wednesday, January, 10 2018    

WAKEFIELD, Trelawny — Muschett High and William Knibb Memorial will both be seeking to make progress in the ISSA/Western Conference boys basketball competition today when the first round resumes with three rescheduled games after a near month-long break. Read More



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