Our Mission

The mission of the Jamaica Basketball Development, Inc. is to enrich the lives of Jamaican basketball student-athletes, by providing life skills development and opportunities to further their educational development through the game of basketball. 

Official Sponsor of Camp Equipment

Wade Named All IBS-Premier Spring Showcase
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Paul Brown aims to make best of basketball scholarship
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JBD, Inc. Establishes Academic Scholarship Foundation
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Jordan's life a tall order

Shed no tears for University of Tulsa center Jerome Jordan, but it's heck being a 7-footer.
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                   Big man dreams big

                   By ERIC BAILEY World Sports Writer
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                   JEROME JORDAN dreams of being an NBA   
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Samuels breaks out in Big East Tournament debut
Samardo Samuels caught, turned and slammed home ...
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Three Local Student/Athletes Granted Full Basketball Scholarships

MIAMI, FL – April 22, 2009 – Kemar McLeish, Kwame Lawrence, and David Whitehorn, three local-based student/athletes, have been awarded ...
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Jordan named C-USA preseason Player of the Year

Miami, FL (10-30-2009): University of Tulsa’s senior center Jerome Jordan was voted Conference USA's
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McFarlane now NDC’s all-time rebound leader

West Mifflin, PA (01-19-2010): Senior center Karim McFarlane grabbed five rebounds to become the all-time leader rebounder in NDC history ...
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Adrian Forbes: NJCAA Leaders for Life Program- Student-Athlete Award for Jan. 20, 2010
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Tulsa rallies to claim Mayor's Cup over Oral Roberts

                      Tulsa, OK (01-21-2010): University of Tulsa                             came roaring back from a 15-point second                              half deficit ...
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KWC avenges loss to Southern Indiana to claim Battle of the Bridge trophy

                                             Evansville, IN (02-17-2010):                                                  Kentucky Wesleyan College                                                avenged an earlier loss to                                                    No. 2 Southern Indiana                                                        University with an impressive                                                ...

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Alliman earns spot on AMC first team

Ricardo Alliman
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Cedarville snatches AMC crown from NDC

Ricardo Alliman   Karim McFarlane
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College Mission Accomplished; Jordan Now NBA-Bound

                       Miramar, FL (04-23-2010): Center Jerome                              Jordan has completed his duties at the                                 University of Tulsa and has now focused                               his attention on the National Basketball                                Association (NBA) Draft as he prepares ...

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                                   Cedarville, OH (06-16-2010): 
                                   Forward Ricardo Alliman, has 
                                   been selected the 2009-10
                                   Cedarville University Male Athlete
                                   of the ...

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Knicks trade for Jordan?

                     Miramar, FL (06-25-2010: ESPN’s Chris
                     Sheridan is reporting that Tulsa University’s
                     center, Jerome Jordan, will be traded to the
                     New York Knick ...

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Caribbean Champs Jamaica Seek Centro Basketball Title

                           Miramar, FL (07-06-2010): Team 
                           Jamaica, the 2009 Caribbean Champions,
                           is presently in Santo Domingo
                           participating in the 2010 CENTRO
                           Basketball Championships in its quest to
                           qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games in
                           London ...
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Injuries a Blessing for Samuels

                           Miami, FL (02-01-2011): Rookie forward 
                           Samardo Samuels showed up in Miami
                           last night fresh from scoring a career-high
                           16 points ...

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The sky's the limit for LuHi's Facey
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David Whitehorn signs with ASA
Pembroke Pines, FL - May 10, 2012 - DAvid Whitehorn, another of the many prospects discovered at the Jamaica Basketball Development (JBD), Inc and Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) Star Search & Life Skills Development Camp has signed to play college ball at ASA College in Brooklyn, NY
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Kentan Facey emerges as hot commodity

By Paul Biancardi | Jul 18, 2012 2:42 PM

It seems that every summer one under-the-radar prospect emerges and grabs the attention of college coaches and basketball analysts alike. This year it appears to be Kentan Facey.
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LuHi's Facey picks UConn, his 'dream' school

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TheSequel: LuHi's Facey following script written by Cavs forward Samuels

The town of Trelawny, Jamaica is best known for producing elite track & field athletes, most notably world record holder Usain Bolt.
Basketball is starting to catch …
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SNY's Brian Custer reports on Jamaican-born forward Kentan Facey as he leads Long Island Lutheran into the SNY Invitational.

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Facey NY Gatorade Player Of Year

STORRS --- Kentan Facey, a 6-9 forward who has signed a National Letter of Intent with UConn and will be a freshman in the fall of 2013, has been named the Gatorade State Player of the Year in New York.
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Kentan Facey's triple-double leads Lutheran boys in Federation semifinal

ALBANY -- Long Island Lutheran for three?
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Long Island Lutheran's Facey is a top-notch shot blocker

Normally, Kentan Facey does not particularly care for the spotlight. He is not very demonstrative on the court, even after rim-rocking dunks or game-changing ...
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Long Island Lutheran's Kentan Facey was selected to the 2012-13 MSG Varsity All-Metro Boys Basketball First Team.
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Kentan Facey Highlights

Kentan Facey, UCONN bound big man from Jamaica - Class of 2013 - Long Island Lutheran
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JDB, Inc., No Longer a Partner in Star Search Camp
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