Sterling Products Limited last Saturday under their Igloo Ice Cream brand committed to sponsoring the 2011 National Schools Basketball Festival at the company’s head office at Providence, East Bank Demerara.
Dominic Vincente dropped 31 points to lead Trust College to a comeback win against Queen’s College in a semifinal playoff of the National Schools Basketball Festival at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall yesterday.
New Amsterdam Multilateral overpowered Brickdam Secondary when the National Schools Basketball Festival continued on Wednesday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Frank Vogel was named head coach of the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, about five months after he took over the struggling team on an interim basis and led them to a playoff berth.
Linden Technical Institute (LTI) registered the highest team score last Monday when they dropped 106 points on President’s College (PC) in the Division One quarterfinal of the National Schools Basketball Festival at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH).
By Treiston Joseph Tutorial Academy walked away with every possible award after they defeated New Amsterdam Multilateral Secondary School yesterday in the final of the National Schools Basketball Festival, Berbice Conference.
Edward B. Beharry and Co. Ltd Champion brand yesterday renewed their support for the National Schools Basketball Festival organized by the Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) and the National Sports Commission (NSC) at the company’s head office in Charlotte Street.
By Treston Joseph Neil Gordon single handedly lifted St. Stanislaus College over School of the Nations 79-70 to reach the final of the Youth Basketball Guyana (YGB) and National Sports Commission Schools’ Basketball Championships in the Georgetown Conference Sunday evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH).
OKLAHOMA CITY, (Reuters) – The Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Memphis Grizzlies 105-90 yesterday to seal their place in the National Basketball Association (NBA) Western Conference finals.
BOSTON, (Reuters) – Doc Rivers has agreed to a fresh five-year deal to remain head coach of the Boston Celtics and take the franchise into a new era, the NBA team said yesterday.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls and LeBron James of the Miami Heat, winner of the two previous MVP awards, were selected for this season’s All-NBA team, the league said yesterday.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – An inspired LeBron James delivered the decisive blow with the last 10 points as the Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics 97-87 on Wednesday to book their place in the Eastern Conference finals.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Fatigue had been the biggest reason for the premature exit from the playoffs by the NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers, All-Star guard Kobe Bryant said yesterday.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum has been suspended for the first five games of next season for his flagrant foul on Dallas Mavericks guard J.J.
BOSTON, (Reuters) – LeBron James muscled his way to a 35-point, 14-rebound performance as the Miami Heat pushed the Boston Celtics to the brink of playoff elimination with a 98-90 overtime triumph Monday.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The aging and erratic Los Angeles Lakers faced an uncertain future yesterday after the NBA champions were embarrassingly swept out of the second round of the playoffs by the Dallas Mavericks.
DALLAS, (Reuters) – Phil Jackson, the most successful coach in NBA history, walked gingerly off the court for what is likely to be the final time following the Los Angeles Lakers’ season-ending loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.
CHICAGO, (Reuters) – Chicago’s Derrick Rose was in MVP mode on Friday scoring a career-high 44 points to lead the Bulls to a 99-82 win over the Atlanta Hawks as Dallas beat the Los Angeles Lakers to leave the two-time defending champions on the ropes.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The Sacramento Kings will remain in the California capital for at least one more season after dropping plans to relocate to Anaheim, the NBA team confirmed yesterday.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – Dwyane Wade played a key role in creating Miami’s ‘Big Three’, urging LeBron James and Chris Bosh to join him at the Heat, and on Sunday he repaid them with a stellar 38-point display as they beat the Celtics 99-90 in their second round playoff opener.
OKLAHOMA CITY, (Reuters) – The Memphis Grizzlies continued their magical playoff run by mauling the Oklahoma City Thunder 114-101 on Sunday to draw first blood in their best-of-seven Western Conference semi-final series.
The girl’s Basketball Developmental Programme hosted by the Youth Basketball Guyana (YGB) continued yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall from 12:30hrs.
NEW ORLEANS, (Reuters) – Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol exploded for 23 of Los Angeles’ 29 points in the third quarter to propel the two-time defending NBA champions to a 98-80 victory over Western Conference rivals the New Orleans Hornets on Thursday, sending them into the next round of the playoffs.
NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – The Bahamas will host the men’s and women’s editions of the Caribbean Championships this year.
The Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) Organization will be staging the YBG Girls Basketball Development Jamboree today and tomorrow from 12:30hrs at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.