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    Sim Bhullar, first NBA player of Indian descent, to visit India

    Sim Bhullar #32 of the Sacramento Kings stands on the court during a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on April 7, 2015 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. resized
    by Vishnu Ravi Shankar

     – Sim Bhullar will visit Mumbai, Noida, Amritsar and Chandigarh to inspire and coach Indian youth – – Will tip off first Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA Elite National Camp in Greater Noida on May 4 – MUMBAI, Apr. 27, 2015 – Sim Bhullar, who on April 7 became the first player of Indian descent to play in the NBA, will visit India May 2-7 to promote the growth of basketball and inspire children to stay active and healthy by playing the game.  The 7’5” center will help train the top 140 youth from across India who participated...

  • Solemn Occasion

    Thousands bid adieu to Kerala State Basketball Player Tino Thomas

    Memorial Services being conducted at the St Thomas Church Kurainnoor.
    by Gopalakrishnan R

    Babykutty, Kuriannoor: Thousands turned up to bid tearful adieu to Kerala State Basketball player Tino Thomas, who was also a qualified state referee and physical education Teacher at Marthoma HSS Venmony. Thomas, who had captained Kerala at the 2000 Youth National Basketball Championship, passed away at the age of 31 when he met with an accident on Tuesday in Eraviperror. The burial took place at St Thomas Marthoma Church, Kuriannoor. The priests from Marthoma Church officiated at the funeral ceremonies, assisted by a host of ecclesiastical...

  • Historic Achievement

    Meet India’s first FIBA Agent – Jonathan Rego

    Jonathan Rego FIBA Agent
    by Vishnu Ravi Shankar

    The International Basketball Federation – FIBA – is the governing body for international basketball competition. Outside of the NBA, international transfer of basketball players to professional leagues recognized by FIBA is governed by the FIBA guidelines that regulate certified player’s agents. In March 2015, Jonathan Rego became India’s first FIBA certified player’s agent. Team Ekalavyas’ Vishnu Ravi Shankar caught up with Rego following his historic achievement, for a detailed chat about what it takes to become a FIBA agent, the...

MMRC Trust, Thanjavur organising Special Summer Basketball Coaching Camp

Posted on: Apr 27 2015 - 7:54pm | #0
In: Announcements, Breaking News, Press Releases
Gopalakrishnan R
Camp Inauguration.

The MMRC Trust, Thanjavur is organising a Special Summer Basketball Coaching Camp for Sacred Heart Girls Higher Secondary School, Thanjavur- Tamil Nadu from 23.04.2015 to 09.05.2015. This is the first project of the trust in the Financial Year 2015-2016. The camp inauguration function was successfully done with a total of 35 students participating this and Mr.K. Kannan coaching the kids. ...

Boys match between Bharati Nivas Society (Black) and  Kamal Nayan Bajaj (Blue).

Youth District Basketball Championship Pune 2015-16: Results from 26th & 27th April

5th LATE SANJAY  MAHADEO NIMHAN MEMORIAL YOUTH DISTRICT BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, PUNE 2015-16 Venue : Deccan Gymkhana Club, Pune Today’s Results : 27 -04-2015 Boys P.Q.F. Millinnium After School Activity (MASA) 53 (Omkar Gadade 12, Jogender Singh 9 pts) beat Hoopers 24 (Aditya Rachal 14 pts, Mayuresh Chavan 6 pts) Lalit Nahata Basketball Acedamy (LNBA) 24...

Posted on: Apr 27 2015 - 7:16pm | #0
In: Breaking News, Press Releases, Tournaments
Gopalakrishnan R

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Vaishakh Nambiar believes in being Fundamentally Sound

This profile was originally in Tadpoles magazine and can be accessed here.  In the beginning, Vaishakh Nambiar was just one of the...

Pune District Youth Basketball Championship, Day 2 Results

Boys match between LNBA (Navy Blue) and Deccan Gymkhana 'B' (Sky Blue).

5th LATE SANJAY  MAHADEO NIMHAN MEMORIAL YOUTH BASKETBALL DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP 2015-16 Venue : Deccan Gymkhana Club, Pune Today’s Results : 25 -04-2015 Girls: CNSA 42 (Saanika Nair 10 pts, Saarika Nair 10 pts) beat Millennium 2 (Abha Apte 2 pts) Half time 24-2. Boys: Deccan Gymkhana ‘A’ 47 (Om Pawar 18 pts, Arjun Nair 17 pts) beat CNSA 27 (Anamay Deshpande 15 pts, Ruturaj...

Sideline Stories

Meet India’s first FIBA Agent – Jonathan Rego

Jonathan Rego FIBA Agent

The International Basketball Federation – FIBA – is the governing body for international basketball competition. Outside of the NBA, international transfer of basketball players to professional leagues recognized...

Sim Bhullar in action during a Sacramento Kings v Charlotte Hornets summer league game. Bhullar played only limited minutes.

‘The Indians in the NBA': Chat with Sim Bhullar and Vivek Ranadive of the Sacramento Kings

Earlier today, a post-game con call was held between Sacramento Kings’ duo of Vivek Ranadive (majority owner) and Sim...