Guyana begin IGG basketball campaign

- silence French Guiana 69-62

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.

Georgetown sweep All-Star games

– 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.

High-flying Hornets sting Portland to stay unbeaten

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.

Hornets remain perfect with tight win over Miami

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.

IGG basketball team“definitely ready” – Agard

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.

Heat doused!

-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.

Lakers reserves earn champions tense opening win

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.

It’s a ‘feel out process’ with the Heat – James

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.

James’ quest

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.

Giftland on board with All-Star Weekend

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.

LeBron’s Heat in the spotlight but Lakers lurking

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.

Wildfire launches All-Star weekend

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.

National female basketball team to play in Antigua next month

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.