LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The Boston Celtics gained a measure of revenge from last season’s disheartening loss in the NBA Finals by routing the Los Angeles Lakers 109-96 on Sunday.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Miami Heat guard Eddie House has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for making what was deemed an obscene gesture during Sunday’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the league said yesterday.
CHICAGO, (Reuters) – The Chicago Bulls recovered from a dismal third quarter to beat the Dallas Mavericks 82-77 in a defensive battle on Thursday.
DALLAS, (Reuters) – The Dallas Mavericks snapped a six-game losing streak with a 109-100 triumph over Kobe Bryant and the two-time defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – The Atlanta Hawks handed the ailing Miami Heat a season-high fourth straight loss with a 93-89 overtime victory on Tuesday that spoiled the return of LeBron James to the lineup.
The Afterschool Basketball Programme organised by the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) has seen a drastic increase in the number of participants attending the programme.
BOSTON, (Reuters) – Boston’s Kevin Garnett made a game-clinching steal in his return to the court on Monday and Paul Pierce nailed the winning shot in the final minute to lift the Celtics to a 109-106 triumph over the Orlando Magic.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The revitalized Los Angeles Clippers showed their grit by staging a fourth-quarter comeback to defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 99-92 on Sunday in a testy game that featured four late ejections.
In an effort to develop youth basketball in Guyana, the Youth Basketball Programme was launched yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
BOSTON, (Reuters) – The Boston Celtics won the battle of the NBA’s best on Wednesday with a thrilling 105-103 victory over the San Antonio Spurs.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, (Reuters) – LeBron James delivered a devastating second-half performance as the red-hot Miami Heat beat the Charlotte Bobcats 96-82 on Monday.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, (Reuters) – Tony Parker scored 20 points and made 14 assists to help the San Antonio Spurs rebound from their worst loss of the season with a 94-80 victory over the Washington Wizards yesterday.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The Miami Heat gave their fans some Christmas cheer with a dominating 96-80 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers yesterday.
TORONTO, (Reuters) – There was no Christmas comeback for the Toronto Raptors as the Detroit Pistons rolled into the holiday break with a 115-93 win on Wednesday, ending an eight-game losing streak on the road.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The Chicago Bulls continued their rapid ascent through the Eastern Conference by defeating the injury-depleted Washington Wizards 87-80 Wednesday for their ninth victory in their last 10 games.
The local basketball arena will come alive shortly as the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) is jumping off the New Year with the hosting of their inaugural ‘Champion Club’ basketball tournament scheduled to begin on January 22.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers were left stunned and humiliated after being upset 98-79 on their home court by the under-strength Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – Jason Terry scored all 19 of his points in the fourth quarter to help the Dallas Mavericks end Miami’s 12-game winning streak with a 98-96 victory over the Heat on Monday.
OKLAHOMA CITY, (Reuters) – Grant Hill scored a season-high 30 points and added 11 rebounds to help the new-look Phoenix Suns slow the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 113-110 victory on Sunday.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The sizzling hot Miami Heat and their Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh scorched the New York Knicks 113-91 for their 11th win in a row Friday at Madison Square Garden.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – The Orlando Magic underwent a stunning transformation with a pair of blockbuster trades yesterday, acquiring Washington Wizards’ troubled All Star Gilbert Arenas along with Hedo Turkoglu and Jason Richardson.
MINNESOTA, (Reuters) – Kevin Durant scored 30 points and added 11 rebounds as the Oklahoma City Thunder dug themselves out of an early hole to stun the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-103 on Wednesday.
DALLAS, (Reuters) – The Dallas Mavericks registered a 10th consecutive victory with a 105-100 triumph over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, the win lifting the home team to within a half-game of the Western Conference lead.
DETROIT, (Reuters) – The National Basketball Association could not sit idly by while the New Orleans Hornets’ losses mounted and risk a fire sale that would weigh on the values of all its teams.
MILWAUKEE, (Reuters) – The Miami Heat are starting to look more like the elite team many envisioned in the off-season as they defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 88-78 on Monday for their fifth straight win.
DALLAS, (Reuters) – The struggling Miami Heat held a players-only meeting that lasted 20 minutes following their 106-95 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott has been fined $35,000 for criticising game officials, the NBA said yesterday.
Guyana’s junior national basketball team’s long and arduous training leading up to the Inter-Guiana Games (IGG) paid dividends when they defeated French Guiana 69-62 Friday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
– As Seniors edge Linden in overtime On the heels of claiming the Junior All-Star title, Georgetown’s Senior All-Star team clinched a 78-77 victory in overtime over Linden’s Senior All-Stars to sweep the Linden-Georgetown All-Star games of Wildfire Entertainment’s All-Star Basketball Weekend at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Saturday night.
NEW ORLEANS, (Reuters) – The New Orleans Hornets remained the only undefeated team in the NBA after a dominant 107-87 win over the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday.
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NEW ORLEANS, (Reuters) – The New Orleans Hornets pulled off a tight 96-93 victory over the fast-finishing Miami Heat on Friday to record their fifth successive win and the franchise’s best start to a season.
CLEVELAND, (Reuters) – The Cleveland Cavaliers began the post-LeBron James era with a stunning 95-87 victory over the heavily favoured Boston Celtics on Wednesday.
The Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) will bounce off two more competitions on their events calendar for 2010 when they stage a Division Two and Division Three knockout tournament under lights from Saturday at the Burnham basketball court.
Coach of the Junior National Basketball team, Mark Agard is currently preparing the basketball squad that will represent Guyana at the basketball events of the upcoming Inter-Guiana Games (IGG) and he says the team is definitely ready for the November 19-21 event.
-Miami slips to defeat against Celtics in LeBron’s debut BOSTON, (Reuters) – The Boston Celtics spoiled the opening act of LeBron James’s latest quest for a NBA title by defeating the Miami Heat 88-80 on Tuesday in a highly anticipated match-up of Eastern Conference powerhouses.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The Los Angeles Lakers were indebted to bench players Shannon Brown and Steve Blake as they launched their NBA championship defense with a nail-biting 112-110 win over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday.
BOSTON, (Reuters) – It will take little time to get accustomed to all of the talent on the Miami Heat, LeBron James said after his side were beaten 88-80 by the Boston Celtics in their highly anticipated season-opener on Tuesday.
Ever since LeBron James signed with the Miami Heat back in July the air of expectancy towards this season’s NBA championships has been nothing short of electric.
Promoters of the upcoming All-Star Basketball Weekend received a significant boost from Giftland Office Max when they were presented with a number of trophies, basketballs and basketball nets at the company’s location on Water Street on Friday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – LeBron James and the Miami Heat may be the centerpiece of the NBA’s three-ring publicity circus, but it is the Los Angeles Lakers who experts feel are poised to win another championship.
The eighth edition of the annual All-Star Weekend was launched yesterday by the events promotion group Wildfire Entertainment (WE) at the home of WE’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jonathan Beepat in Bel Air Springs.
As part of its preparations for participation in next year’s CARICOM Basketball Championships, the national female basketball team will travel to Antigua where they will compete in the 11th Annual Gillian Brazier Basketball Shoot-Out for females from November 24 – 28.