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Ayton and Suns have third straight game postponed

Deandre Ayton and the Phoenix Suns have had their third consecutive game postponed in accordance with the NBA’s health and safety protocols.

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‘Buddy’ Hield books his best offensive game of the season

CHAVANO “Buddy” Hield broke out of a shooting slump for his best offensive game of the season, but the Sacramento Kings squandered a late lead to lose their sixth game in their last eight appearances.


THE Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association has started a matchplay series to jumpstart tennis play for juniors at the National Tennis Centre as competitive tournaments in The Bahamas were previously prohibited.

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BAAA takes time out to give thanks to God

ALTHOUGH it was a very dismal year with very little competition staged due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations took the time out to give God thanks.

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‘Buddy’ Hield cans 26 in loss to Trail Blazers

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — Damian Lillard scored eight of his season-high 40 points in the final four minutes, and the Portland Trail Blazers tied a franchise record with 23 3-pointers to beat the Sacramento Kings 132-126 last night for their fourth straight victory.

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Willis Mackey Jr scores 20 points in 20 minutes

FOLLOWING a nearly three month hiatus, Willis Mackey Jr and his JSA Bordeaux Métropole Basket of France’s Nationale Masculine 1 (NM1) League returned to the court to continue their season.

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Nesbitt and club in top spot on 13-game winning streak

DAVID Nesbitt and his Minas Belo Horizonte club heads into Brazil’s Novo Basquete Brasil (NBB) mid-season break with a 13-game winning streak and the top spot in the league’s standings.

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Chavez Young sidelined with injury in Australia Baseball League

AFTER several delays to the start of the Australian Baseball League, Chavez Young finally had an opportunity to make his debut, but following an injury in his first at bat, the switch hitting outfielder has been sidelined.

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THE University of The Bahamas Athletics team picked up three wins to open the season at the T-Bird Flyers Track Classic at The Thomas A Robinson National Stadium over the weekend.

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Butters named Player of the Week

Grand Bahamian Shackeel Butters of Williams Baptist in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, has been named the American Midwest Conference (AMC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.

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Cambridge sisters making presence felt on the track

They are basketball players for the CR Walker Knights senior girls’ basketball team, but sisters Keanna and Kaiya Cambridge are making their presence felt on the track as well for Power Athletics.

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Izaak Bastian and Seminoles continue undefeated season

IZAAK Bastian and the No.16 Florida State Seminoles swimming and diving programme were back in the pool for the first time since late November and continued their undefeated season.

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Kai Jones and No. 4 Texas get 72-70 win over West Virginia

KAI Jones and the Texas Longhorns scored another win over a ranked opponent to highlight activity from Bahamian players in NCAA Division I basketball over the weekend.

Zane Knowles, Dwight Coleby dominate

ZANE Knowles and Dwight Coleby delivered dominant performances for their respective teams as the Turkish Basketball First League concludes its regular season and teams jostle for playoff positioning.

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Michael ‘Scooter’ Reid laid to rest

WHILE Bahamas Basketball Federation President Mario Bowleg called for the late Michael ‘Scooter’ Reid to be inducted into the National Hall of Fame, Apostle Dr Carlos Reid reiterated that the basketball courts at the Hope Center and the Peace on the Street Tournament will bear his brother’s name.