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Ex-NBA star Kevin Martin to visit India

ANI  |  Mumbai [India] 

The Association (NBA) on Thursday announced that former will visit as part of the league's continued efforts to grow the game of in the country.

Martin will first stop in on January 12, where he will interact with Foundation Jr. participants at the

He will then travel to to attend another Foundation Jr. program at St. Paul School, Safdarjung, followed by a visit to School at Apeejay School, Sheikh on January 17.

Finally, Martin will travel to on January 18 where he will conduct a clinic for the nation's top basketball prospects at Academy

"I look forward to visiting to promote the game of basketball. There's a tremendous amount of momentum for the sport in the country, and I'm excited to do my part to help propel the game forward," said Martin.

Martin, a 6'7" from Western Carolina University, was selected 26th overall by the in Draft.

The former NBA star also had stints with the Houston Rockets, Thunder, and before announcing his retirement in 2016.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 17:40 IST