Jr NBA Global Championship: 20 Indians selected
Orlando, Florida, 29th May 2019: 10 boys and as many girls from India have been selected for the Junior NBA Global Championship to be held in Orlando, Florida to be held from August 6th to 11th.
The Jr NBA Global Championship is a youth championship for U13 and U14 players from around the world, who will compete in on court and off court activities at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando.
The 20 Indian players were selected after a two day camp at the NBA Academy, Jaypee Gardens in Greater Noida. The camp featured 40 top players from the Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA Skills Challenges, City Competitions and National Finals.
As reported by the NBA India website: “The Jr. NBA Global Championship will feature boys and girls divisions, separated into U.S. and international brackets that begin with round-robin play and continue with the single-elimination competition. The winners of the U.S. and international brackets will play in the global championship games on Aug. 11.”