MIAMI, (Reuters) – The Miami supporting cast helped the Heat survive one final run from the Philadelphia 76ers to hold on for a 97-91 victory on Wednesday that advanced them to the next round of the NBA’s playoffs.
CHICAGO, (Reuters) – Derrick Rose showed no effects of his injured left ankle as the Chicago Bulls pushed their way past the Indiana Pacers with a 116-89 first round playoff series-ending rout on Tuesday.
MEMPHIS, (Reuters) – Western Conference top seeds San Antonio were pushed to the brink of elimination from the first round of the NBA playoffs after the Memphis Grizzlies took a 3-1 series lead with a 104-86 win over the Spurs on Monday.
The Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) and the Guyana Basketball Officials Council (GBOC), four-day International Basketball Federation (FIBA), pre-certification clinic concluded yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
ORLANDO, (Reuters) – The Atlanta Hawks exploded offensively in the middle two quarters to beat the Orlando Magic 103-93 in their NBA playoff series opener on Saturday.
TORONTO, (Reuters) – After a sluggish start to the season, the Miami Heat’s All-Star trio of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh have silenced their critics and head into the playoffs among the favourites to win an NBA title.
Old basketball foes will collide tomorrow night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall when Courts Pacesetters and Ravens basketball clubs clash in the finals of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) National Club Championships.
TORONTO, (Reuters) – The Miami Heat completed their regular season with a confident 97-79 win over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, the star-studded lineup now able to shift their focus to a tilt at the NBA championship.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The Los Angeles Lakers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 102-93 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, but the win was marred by a knee injury to starting center Andrew Bynum.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was fined $100,000 by the NBA yesterday for comments directed at a referee during a recent game that have been strongly criticised by leading gay rights groups.
SACRAMENTO, California, (Reuters) – The Oklahoma City Thunder maintained their late bid to claim a higher Western Conference playoff seeding with a 120-112 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday.
SAN DIEGO, (Reuters) – Ten people, including two former basketball players and a former assistant coach at the University of San Diego, have been indicted in connection with a scheme to fix games since 2008, federal prosecutors said yesterday.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – LeBron James and the Miami Heat took firm control of the Eastern Conference’s second seed with a crushing 100-77 triumph over the Boston Celtics on Sunday.
The Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) is currently focusing its attention on the formation of committees and the structuring of the administration of the clubs as well as re-registering clubs, among other matters.
Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Captain Eon Murray was elected to head the Linden Amateur Basketball Association (LABA) when the basketball sub-association finally held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elections Wednesday at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) pavilion.
Following the conclusion of the inaugural Kevin Lawrence Memorial Basketball Tournament which was won by Dyna’s Ravens, the team began a charitable move to give back to the basketball fraternity in some schools.
CLEVELAND, Ohio, (Reuters)- LeBron James’s triple double was not enough to help the Miami Heat overcome the lowly Cleveland Cavaliers, who beat the playoff bound Heat 102-90 on Tuesday.
The Guyana Basketball Officials Council (GBOC), which was recently established by the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF), will officially begin operations today with a referees’ clinic at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall from 18:00 hours.
The Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) launched its inaugural National Club Championships with the support of ANSA McAL and Digicel yesterday at the Waterchris Hotel.
Captain Eon Murray and the rest of his executive are expected to be installed into office today when the Linden Amateur Basketball Association (LABA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and election of office bearers for the 2011/12 term takes place.
In an effort to pinpoint Guyana’s top basketball club and jump off competitive club basketball for the year, the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) has scheduled the commencement of its highly-anticipated GABF National Club Championships for April 2.
The Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) will be revamping the current structure and training of basketball officials with the implementation of the Guyana Basketball Officials Council (GBOC).
More teams continue to chalk up wins in the University of Guyana (UG) Inter-Faculty Basketball Tournament, which continued yesterday with a game that saw the Faculty of Technology defeating UG’s staff team 56-53.
Two-time defending champions of the University of Guyana (UG) Inter-Faculty basketball tournament, the Faculty of Natural Sciences demolished the Faculty of Agriculture/Forestry 72-43 when the two teams met in this year’s edition of the competition yesterday afternoon at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
ATLANTA, (Reuters) – Joe Johnson dug himself out of a shooting slump with 36 points to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 110-85 rout of the struggling Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday.