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SuperDeri aiming high

SuperDeri aiming high

Derion Hurley is a simple guy that is in love with sports. The 20-year-old Barbados Community College student just returned from New York where he participated in the Big Apple Sports Tippy Showcase. Hurley may be small in stature but no one should be fooled by that. He is one dynamic package. The point and […]

Rockets blast Oklahoma City

Rockets blast Oklahoma City

HOUSTON – James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped the Houston Rockets overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night to advance to the Western Conference semifinals. The Thunder head home a year after advancing to the Western Conference finals […]

Cavs sweep Pacers 4-0

Cavs sweep Pacers 4-0

INDIANA – LeBron James made a 3-pointer with 68 seconds left and the Cleveland Cavaliers hung on for a 106-102 series-clinching victory at the Indiana Pacers Sunday night. James finished with 33 points and 10 rebounds as he became the first player under the current playoff format to win 21 straight first-round games. He also set […]

Westbrook creates NBA history

Westbrook creates NBA history

DENVER – First, Russell Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson’s record for most triple-doubles in a season. Then, he broke the Denver Nuggets’ hearts. Westbrook’s 36-foot dagger at the buzzer gave Oklahoma City a 106-105 victory Sunday night, eliminating the Nuggets from playoff contention and capping an historic Sunday afternoon in which he scored 50 points to go with […]

YMCA’s b’ball programme making a difference

YMCA’s b’ball programme making a difference

The Young Men’s Christian Association Mini-League Basketball programme is on the rise and attracting several young enthusiastic players. This past weekend at Pinfold Street the young players were presented with uniforms and demonstrated in the presence of their parents what it meant to be part of the YMCA family. During his remarks to the players […]

Lakers’ lashes

Lakers’ lashes

Newly outfitted Next Generation Combined Schools Tridents have yet again failed to register a win in the 2017 Co-operators General Insurance Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Premier League. Their opponents, Barbados Lumber Company Lakers, on the other hand continued their undefeated streak with a 77-59 win tonight, to register their fourth straight win at the Barbados […]

Pinelands, Bulls score victories

Pinelands, Bulls score victories

Defending champions Orange Three Pinelands came from behind to pull off a close 11-point margin victory over Barbados Hilton Resort Warriors in the Co-operators General Insurance Barbados Amateur Basketball Association League Thursday night. It was a close contest last night at the Barbados Community College. Pinelands, down by 12 points in the opening quarter ,  came from […]

Sonics, Lakers start with wins

Sonics, Lakers start with wins

Urban Vybz St John Sonics and Barbados Lumber Company Lakers got the the 2017 Barbados Amateur Basketball Association League Season on the bounce with respective wins Thursday night at the Barbados Community College. Sponsored by Co-operators General Insurance Company Limited, the opening match of the league season featured newly promoted Hawks and Sonics. The St John-based […]

Basketball moves and awards 2017

Basketball moves and awards 2017

It seems Orange Three Pinelands’ loss might be Urban Vybz St John Sonics gain after all.  Even though not yet confirmed, word around local basketball circles is that Pinelands who are the reigning Barbados Amateur Basketball Association League Champions will be without the services of their captain Charles Vanderpool and shooting guard Ramon Simmons.  During […]

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