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ON THE BALL: Tell it like it is

01 March 2017

I’VE FOUND it’s best just to say exactly what you mean. That way you avoid having to explain something that you didn’t mean. Yet often we feel the need to protect people’s feelings by giving “politically correct” answers or issuing the Press release-type statements... Read More

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ON THE BALL: Standard not up to par

26 February 2014

In this edition of On The Ball, NATION basketball writer Justin Marville reviews the opening night of the Co-operators General Insurance Premier League season. INSIGHTS, OBSERVATIONS and musings of a much-awaited first night of the most anticipated season in recent... Read More

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ON THE BALL: Pine building super team

19 February 2014

In this week’s edition of On The Ball, NATION basketball writer Justin Marville takes a look at the last week of local basketball. INSIGHTS, OBSERVATIONS, predictions and the odd rumour-mongering ahead of what is supposed to be one of the most anticipated seasons... Read More

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ON THE BALL: Out of Sheriff Garrett's hands

18 April 2012

THE EVENT appeared meaningless enough. At the time, anyway. A simple change to what seemed an otherwise insignificant clause within a new constitution that basketball was adopting earlier this year. But the same document that initially served to extend Derrick Garrett’s... Read More

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ON THE BALL - Andre locked and loaded

30 November 2011

Today, NATION basketball correspondent Justin Marville concludes his rankings of the BABA’s top 30 players with Nos. 5 to 1. No. 5 Akeem Marsh, power forward/centre, Roll-A-Way St John’s Sonics. - 2011 stats: 15.7 ppg, 45.5 fg%, 63.6 ft%, 12.1 rpg, 1.4 apg, 2 bpg... Read More

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ON THE BALL - Jemmott struggles in big games

23 November 2011

Today, Nation basketball correspondent Justin Marville continues his rankings of the BABA’s top 30 players with numbers 10 to 6. No. 10 Ricardo Jemmott, power forward, Lumber Company Lakers2011 stats: 17.4 ppg, 52 fg%, 66.1 ft%, 11.3 rpg, 1.9 apg, 2.7 bpg You’d... Read More

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ON THE BALL - Much more to Junior

09 November 2011

Today, Nation basketball correspondent Justin Marville continues his rankings of the BABA’s top 30 players with numbers 20 to 16. No. 20 Junior Moore, power forward, Mpact Station Hill Cavaliers - 2011 stats: 10.2 ppg, 10.5 rpg, 1.6 apg, 1 bpg, 1.4 spg Don’t... Read More

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ON THE BALL - Making their mark

02 November 2011

Today, Nation basketball correspondent Justin Marville continues his rankings of the BABA’s top 30 players with numbers 25 to 21. No. 25 Ian Alexander, small forward, Lumber Company Lakers - 2011 stats: 11.7 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.3 spg I can just hear the groans... Read More

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ON THE BALL - Tough one to call

27 July 2011

TO SAY THIS has been one interesting season is understating the obvious, like reasoning a CLICO policy- holder might have problems claiming insurance benefits. But lost amidst the hype of a no-holds-barred brawl, Ricardo Yearwood’s homage to Bruce Lee and the soap... Read More

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