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  • Kerala Basketball celebrates 125 years of basketball with Kerala Hoopathon

    by Team Ekalavyas

    Pathanamthitta, 21st January 2017: Kerala Hoopathon, a mega event across the state to celebrate the 125th jubilee of the game of basketball, was conducted on a grand scale with participation from all major districts of Kerala. More than 12,500 beginners (children below 12 years) attempted to score 1,25,000 points with the support of around 1250 school players across 125 courts in the state. The idea was to introduce young children to the game by giving them a feel of scoring points on the basketball court. The event was organised by Team Rebound...

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    2016: The Year in Indian Basketball

    by Karan Madhok

    If life was a basketball game, it wouldn’t be a coast-to-coast fast-break towards the basket or a 360-degree dunk in every possession. It would be hesitant, back-and-forth, a battle against progress where there would be several lead changes and as many easy baskets as turnovers. 2016 for Indian Basketball was definitely one such year. For every open basket, there was an air-ball. For every flawless defensive possession, there was a flagrant foul. And yet, despite the missteps, basketball in India continues to crawl ahead towards progress, slowly...

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    Calicut University repeat as All India Inter University Women’s Champs

    by Team Ekalavyas

    Hindustan University wins silver followed by M. G. University at 3rd place and Kannur University at 4th The tournament was played during 25th-28th December, 2016. Bhubaneswar, 29th December 2016: Defending champions Calicut University defeated Hindustan University, Chennai by the score of 70-59 to retain the title of the All India Inter University Women’s Basketball tournament at the KIIT Bhubaneswar University stadium in Odisha. The victory was sweet revenge for Calicut University as they previously lost to Hindustan University last...

The 1st Malleshwaram Cup set to tip off on January 24th

Three iconic clubs of Malleshwaram: Young Men’s Mandyam Association (YMMA), Bharath Sports Union and Beagles have come together for the first time in history to conduct this Championship.  A special Slam Dunk contest will also be held on 24th January, featuring the best dunkers from Karnataka including current international stars Arvind Arumugam and Anil Kumar BK. Bengaluru, 22nd January 2017:  Bengaluru is all set to host the 1st Malleshwaram Cup Inter-College Invitational Floodlight Basketball Championship for Men and Women. The Championship will be held at the Bharath Sports Union courts, Malleshwaram grounds between 24th to 29th January. The Championship is being organised by Dr CN Ashwathnarayan Foundation in association with...

Karnataka Basketball League Hassan division winners

Dates for the final leg of the KBL, Mathru Cup and Referee Exams announced by the KSBBA

In a press release issued on the 17th of January, the KSBBA announced the dates for the final leg of KBL, Mathru Cup and Referee Exams. The finals of the Mathru Cup and KBL are set to take played on the 29th of this month while the Referee exams are set to be conducted on 11th February. Bengaluru, 17th January 2017: The Karnataka State Basketball Association will...

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Rajasthan men stun Karnataka; enter semi finals of the 67th Senior Nationals

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