Category: Basketball

Warriors spoil DeRozan’s achievement

Klay Thompson scored 12 of his 21 points in Golden State’s 42-point first quarter on Wednesday, which propelled the Warriors to a 121-111 victory over the Toronto Raptors. Despite seeing a seven-game road winning streak end, the Raptors experienced a historic moment when DeMar DeRozan became the franchise’s all-time leading scorer, surpassing Chris Bosh with […]

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Cawmere defeat SJPP

A game high 25 points from Combermere forward Theo Greenidge led his side to a close 57-55 victory against Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP) played yesterday on Clapham Court in Wildey, St Michael. Whenever these two teams meet there is always fireworks and they did not disappoint in the ongoing Massy United Insurance National Sports […]

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Kings blitz Lakers in Sacramento

A Jekyll-and-Hyde game doomed the Lakers, as they looked like the team that started the season 6-4 in the first half, but then regressed to the one currently on a seven-game losing streak during the back end of a 116-92 loss to Sacramento. Los Angeles (10-17) took a nine-point lead into halftime, but it was […]

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Bulls snap Spurs’ streak

Dwyane Wade scored 20 points, and the Chicago Bulls handed San Antonio its first road loss after a 13-0 start, hanging on to beat the Spurs 95-91 on Thursday night. San Antonio fell one win shy of matching the NBA’s best road start set by the Golden State Warriors last season. The Spurs cut an […]

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Cavaliers are champs

Discover 246 Cavaliers have now added the inaugural Digicel NexGen Under-23 Independence Basketball Invitational title to their well-stocked trophy cabinet. Playing against Gatorade Pinelands Sunday night before scores of enthusiastic basketball supporters at the Barbados Community College, Cavaliers coached by Adrian Craigwell and captained by Joel Hunte commanded proceedings over the first three quarters 16-14, 26-23, 51-38, before emerging […]

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Pinelands into NexGen final

Gatorade Pinelands Future have secured a place in Sunday’s final of the inaugural 2016 Digicel NexGen Under-23 Independence Basketball Invitational. In Thursday’s featured game Pinelands trounced Burger King Bulls 67-46, winning all four quarters and taking their tally on to 30 points with one more game in hand. Leading the charge for Pinelands were the Hurley […]

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Dover draw level in series

Executive Air Dover are breathing easier after recovering from three quarters down to win game two of the best-of-three basketball finals, 84-72, over Hawks Sunday at the Barbados Community College. After three quarters of the Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Division One final the score read 14-18, 31-41 and 58-56 but a determined effort from Dover in the fourth quarter meant they levelled the series […]

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Cavs take sting from Hornets

LOS ANGELES – Channing Frye scored five of Cleveland’s 14 three pointers as the Cavaliers broke an NBA three-point shooting record in a 100-93 win over the Charlotte Hornets Sunday night. Frye sparked the reigning champion Cavaliers by coming off the bench to score 20 points as Cleveland became the first team in league history to make […]

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Wade returns to Miami in triumph

MIAMI – Dwyane Wade got a win in his return to Miami, with Jimmy Butler scoring 20 points and Rajon Rondo adding 16 points and 12 rebounds as the Chicago Bulls topped the Heat 98-95 Thursday night. Robin Lopez had 16 points for Chicago, which prevailed in a game that had 14 ties and 19 lead […]

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Wins for Cavs, Pinelands, Bulls

The opening night of the inaugural Digicel NexGen Under-23 Independence Basketball Invitational got off to an impressive start with Burger King Bulls, Discover 246 Cavaliers and Gatorade Pinelands all registering wins.  Playing Thursday night at the Barbados Community College, Cavaliers and Bulls both ended on eight-point in the standings while Pinelands were third on seven points. […]

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Celtics left in the ‘Mud’

BOSTON – Emmanuel Mudiay scored 24 of his season-high 30 points in the opening quarter, helping the Denver Nuggets to a big first-half Sunday night on their way to a 123-107 win over the injury-depleted Boston Celtics. Wilson Chandler added 22 points before leaving with a left hamstring injury. Danilo Gallinari scored 16, and Gary Harris […]

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Bulls suffer first season loss

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics blew a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter but held on for a 107-100 victory over the previously undefeated Chicago Bulls Wednesday night. The Bulls (3-1) tied the score at 100 with a late 6-0 run but were shut out in the final 1:57. One free throw by Amir Johnson and […]

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NBA shooting great retires

MIAMI – Ray Allen won championships in Boston and Miami, made one of the most memorable shots in NBA Finals history and has more 3-pointers than anyone who ever played in the league. More than two years after his last game, he’s decided that was enough. Allen announced his retirement on Tuesday in a post […]

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Hawks, Dover into final

Hawks and Executive Air Dover are through to the Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Division One Basketball final. The two teams secured their places Sunday at the Barbados Community College. Hawks took the best of three series semifinal playoff 2-0 over Police and Dover outplayed Pan American Life Insurance Warrens to win that showdown 2-1. The most […]

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Warrens win thriller over Dover

Warrens Sports Club Seniors registered a thrilling one-point victory, 93-92, over Executive Air Dover when game one of the Barbados Amateur Basketball Association’s Division One semi-final was contested last night. What made the best of three battle even more special was the fact that Warrens came from being down over three quarters to stun Dover […]

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Combermere thrash Graydon Sealy

Former champions Graydon Sealy had no answers for reigning under-19 basketball kings Combermere Thursday afternoon. The lads from Waterford trounced their opposition from Paddock Road 62-26 when the National Sports Council’s Under-19 Basketball Competition continued at Waterford, St Michael. Theo Greenidge, who was a part of the victorious team from last year and David Walkes, both […]

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Chargers, Warrens into semifinals

Pan American Life Insurance Warrens Sports Club and Dover Chargers have secured semi-final spots in the ongoing Barbados Amateur Basketball Association’s Division One League. Warrens have been the most impressive team in this year’s competition having played undefeated. They took a ten-point victory over Barbados Lumber Company Lakers 84-74 (26-14, 50-26, 70-43) when the two […]

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