First ever NBA game in India to see 3000 students being invited

first_imgREAD | Dutee Chand thanks MEA S Jaishankar after visa gets approved for World Athletics ChampionshipsREAD | Dutee Chand elated after her selection in the Doha World Championship “We are proud to provide young Indian boys and girls under the Reliance Foundation Jr NBA program with the opportunity to experience the first-ever NBA game in India,” NBA deputy commissioner and chief operating officer, Mark Tatum said in a media release. COMMENT WE RECOMMEND The National Basketball Association on Thursday said 3,000 students from over 70 schools will be extended invitations for the first-ever NBA game in India to be played here next month. NBA sides Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers will play two pre-season games on October 4 and 5 in front of students under the Reliance Foundation Jr NBA program. The NBA India Games will mark the first games that teams from a North American sports league will play in India. READ | Steve Smith extends lead over Virat Kohli in ICC Test rankingsAs part of Reliance Foundation’s Education and Sports for All (ESA) initiative, the NBA will invite 3,000 boys and girls from more than 70 participating Reliance Foundation Jr NBA schools in Mumbai to attend the event. In addition to the games, the league and its partners will also host interactive fan activities, Jr NBA events, an NBA Academy India development camp for women and NBA Cares community outreach efforts benefiting fans of all ages across Mumbai. READ | Steve Smith underlines greatness with Old Trafford double century 11 months ago Gujarat reduces Motor Vehicles Act fines for first-time offenders Press Trust Of India Last Updated: 12th September, 2019 14:32 IST First Ever NBA Game In India To See 3000 Students Being Invited The National Basketball Association on Thursday said 3,000 students from over 70 schools will be extended invitations for the first-ever NBA game in India LIVE TV WATCH US LIVEcenter_img Written By FOLLOW US 1 year ago Asus 6Z now available at extra Rs 3,000 exchange offer on Flipkart 11 months ago PM Modi to announce new pension schemes from Jharkhand on Thursday SUBSCRIBE TO US First Published: 12th September, 2019 14:20 IST 11 months ago Sardar Sarovar Dam overflows, 3000 people evacuated as a precaution 11 months ago CPI on Cow Phobia: BJP believes in ‘fascist & sectarian’ governancelast_img read more