• Modified version of DABA logo

    Sitting in the President's Chair

    Part II of the article presented former DABA Presidents Blaize Jones, Valentine Cuffy, Al Monelle, Udean Grove, Mickey Joseph and Davidson Baron; the teams with which they played in the ...

  • Modified version of DABA logo

    Sitting in the President's Chair

    Dominica became a politically Independent State in 1978 and to date has had nine persons who have served The Nature Isle in the capacity of President of the Commonwealth of ...

  • Dr J played on four teams in the national league including Pioneers

    'Eddie' Prevost Confused Opponents

    His Mum hails from Good Hope and his Dad, from Marigot. He was born in Roseau and was registered Edward Prevost. But Windsor Park's basketball fraternity knows him affectionately as ...

  • Table Officials with mini electronic scoreboard at national league game, Lindo Park, 2014.  Photo courtesy DABA Facebook Page

    'Bigging Up' the Table Officials

    A basketball match is a contest that involves teams two of which are the opponents, viz. Team A and Team B.

  • LENNOX JERVIER contributed to development of Dominica's basketball in 1980s and 1990s.

    Basketball Changed Lennox Jervier

    During the 1980s Lennox Xavier was one of the 'big names' in Dominica's basketball. A 6ft 3in Centre, this high-scorer and big-time rebounder was described in local newspapers as a ...

  • Patrick Pemberton played, coached and managed in Dominica's basketball. Photo by Yvonne Pemberton

    Patrick Pemberton Crashed Boards

    Part I of the article presented Patrick's progression from Citylites to Argaunauts, to Concords, then Cardinals. The article concludes below.

  • Patrick Pemberton with Cardinals' League & Knockout Championship trophies, 1985

    Patrick Pemberton Crashed Boards

    Persons here who were involved in local basketball either as a player, an official, administrator, fan or even a media technician from the mid-1960s through to the late 1990s would ...

  • Tata played with Pioneers after 8 other teams in the national league

    Sylvester Joseph – Short & Sleek

    Many may remember him strutting the streets of Roseau on Carnival Tuesday afternoons together with his 'padna' Herman 'Prooms' Shillingford displaying their dreadlocks which flowed down beyond their calves. Others ...

  • Some members of Eagles Sports Club Carnival Band, 1986. Photo Courtesy: Mario & Didi.

    The '80s Eagles Soared, Then…

    Part II of the article presented on the introduction of Eagles II, the exploits of the Eagles teams from 1985 to 1987 and the dissolution of the Eagles. The article ...

  • John Keller Eagles II with trophies, pose with their coach (standing, far Right) and sponsor (standing, 2nd from Left). Photo courtesy: Leroy Dover

    The '80s Eagles Soared, Then…

    Part I of the article touched on the first two years of Eagles' existence. The article continues below:

  • J.K. EAGLES I were placed 2nd in the 1984 national basketball league

    The '80s Eagles Soared, Then…

    Several Dominican basketball teams have adopted names after animals such as mammals (Dolphins, Lions, Panthers, Tigers, Wildcats), snakes (Cobras), fish (Sharks), etc.

  • Action in local half-court game. Photo Courtesy DABA Facebook Page

    Dominica's Basketball Vocabulary

    While playing basketball either competitively or recreationally, or even viewing a match from the stands, one may have uttered or heard certain expressions coming either from players or fans, referring ...