The Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elections of the Linden Amateur Basketball Association (LABA) had to be postponed Sunday last but a new date has not yet been scheduled.
The sixth Annual Victory Valley Royals Schools Basketball Championship is set to be officially launched on Friday in Linden at the LEND Building (formally LEAP).
MIAMI, (Reuters) – The Orlando Magic stunned the Miami Heat with an inspired second-half comeback on Thursday, overcoming a 24-point deficit with a flurry of three-pointers to secure a thrilling 99-96 victory.
ORLANDO, Florida, (Reuters) – Orlando brought the New York Knicks back to Earth with a bump on Tuesday with Dwight Howard grabbing 30 points in the Magic’s 116-110 win.
The Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) Challenge Series has been rescheduled to March 11-13 from its original February 25-27 date, according to a release from YBG yesterday.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Blake Griffin soared over an automobile and into a new stratosphere on Saturday with an awe-inspiring performance to win the NBA’s slam dunk contest.
Former president of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA), Trevor Rose said yesterday that he was neither prepared nor willing to run for the presidential post at GABA’s AGM and elections held last Sunday.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, (Reuters) – The defending champion Los Angeles Lakers were left embarrassed after their worst loss of the season, a 109-89 thrashing by the Charlotte Bobcats on Monday.
Plaisance Secondary School and Marian Academy Secondary School were the first two teams in winners’ row on the opening day of the United Insurance Inter-School Mashramani Basketball Competition.
The New Amsterdam Warriors convincingly defeated long time rivals, Rose Hall Panthers 77-35 as the Mashramani basketball tournament continued at the New Amsterdam basketball court on Saturday.
The Berbice Amateur Basketball Association (BABA) in collaboration with the Region 6 Mashramani Committee will be tipping off a Mashramani Basketball competition today in Berbice.
BOSTON, Reuters) – Point guard Rajon Rondo, the NBA’s assist leader, turned into a scorer yesterday and paced the Boston Celtics to a 91-80 triumph over their Eastern Conference rivals, the Orlando Magic.
NEW ORLEANS, (Reuters) – All-Stars Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol combined to score 66 points and lead the twice defending NBA champions Los Angeles Lakers to a 101-95 win against the New Orleans Hornets on Saturday.
CLEVELAND, (Reuters) – The Cleveland Cavaliers plunged new depths when they set an NBA record for the most consecutive losses in a single season at 24 after losing 111-105 to the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – New Jersey Nets head coach Avery Johnson has been fined $25,000 for improper conduct towards an official during a game against the Philadelphia 76ers, the NBA said yesterday.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Antonio McDyess beat the buzzer by tipping in Tim Duncan’s missed shot to lift the San Antonio Spurs to an 89-88 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday.
ORLANDO, Florida, Reuters) – LeBron James scored an NBA season-high 51 points on Thursday as the Miami Heat topped the Orlando Magic 104-100 and closed in on the Boston Celtics for first place in the Eastern Conference.
TORONTO, (Reuters) – The struggling Toronto Raptors will be without forward Linas Kleiza for the remainder of the season after he underwent surgery on his right knee, the NBA team said yesterday.
OKLAHOMA CITY, (Reuters) – Kevin Durant continued his prolific scoring streak with 43 points on Wednesday to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 104-93 victory over the New Orleans Hornets.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Kobe Bryant helped the limping Lakers to a 114-106 win over the Houston Rockets in overtime on Tuesday as the defending champions ground out the win despite another sub-par performance.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – LeBron James added to his former team’s misery by helping the Miami Heat to a 117-90 blowout win over Cleveland on Monday, handing the reeling Cavaliers their single-season record 21st straight loss.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Former Los Angeles Lakers Hall of Famer Magic Johnson said yesterday he agreed with general manager Mitch Kupchak that the NBA champions might benefit from making a deal to add energy to the team.
NEWARK, New Jersey, (Reuters) – The New Jersey Nets gave a rude welcome to one time trade target Carmelo Anthony on Monday, beating his Denver Nuggets 115-99 in his first visit to New Jersey since the proposed deal broke down.
DALLAS, Texas, (Reuters) – The Dallas Mavericks kicked off the Super Bowl week party by sending the Washington Wizards to their 24th straight road loss with a 102-92 win on Monday in front of the cheering Pittsburgh Steelers.
The newly-established Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) initiative has released the names of 23 junior players 21 years and under to commence training with the YBG Elite Programme.