JM | Jul 27, 2022

 Jamaica Basketball Showcase kicks off  tomorrow 

/ Our Today

From left: DeAndre Forbes, Matthew McGowan and Anthony Whyte speak in the lead up to the Jamaica Basketball Showcase.

When the inaugural Jamaica Basketball Showcase (JBS) tips off on Thursday morning (July 28) at 10:00 am, the 75 male players will represent some of the best of the island’s basketball players. The six-team, three-day tournament, will feature current, previous and potential national players. 

The teams will assemble players from all across the island. The players that should be outstanding should come from DeAndre Forbes, Matthew McGowan, Anthony Whyte, Jean Paul Campbell, Odaine Clahar and Brendon Dawkins. 

The top prize will include cash and a trophy. There will be six sectional awards. They are top free throw shooter, top in steals, assists, rebounds, blocks and the tournament MVP. Each day, the tournament will feature a player of the match. 


In year one of the event, Sport Innovators Group (SIG) has managed to attract an impressive list of sponsor partners. The event is endorsed by Jamaica 60 and sanctioned by the Jamaica Basketball Association. 

Joining the party are KFC Jamaica, Express Fitness, Courts Ready Cash, Western Union, A Peart Advisory Services, Wisynco (WATA) and Mailpac. 

The three-day event will be held at the University of Technology Auditorium.


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