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20 players to represent India at Jr. NBA Global C'ship

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Monday announced the names of 10 boys and 10 girls who will represent at the second Jr. Global Championship, a youth tournament for the top 13- and 14-year-old boys and girls teams from around the world that will be held between August 6 and 11 at Complex at near Orlando,

The 20 youth players were chosen following a two-day selection camp at the Academy in Delhi The camp featured 40 13- and 14-year-olds from the Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA Skills Challenges, City Competitions and National Finals.

The boys' team includes Sachin Yadav (Delhi), (Mumbai), (Bengaluru), (Hyderabad), Karan Pashi (Kolkata), (Chandigarh), Md. Kaif (Varanasi), Harsh Dagar (Delhi NCR) and Lokendra (Delhi NCR).

The girls' team includes (Mumbai), Moumita Mishra (Bengaluru), (Chennai), (Punjab), (Kerala), (Jabalpur), (Pune), (Nagpur) and (Nagpur)

In the inaugural event last year, Sunishka Kartik from the girls team won the Community Award while Bhavik Garg won the Tip-Off Ceremony Dance Contest. Sachin Yadav and Moumita Mishra will both return for their second appearance in the annual youth tournament.

The championship will feature boys and girls divisions, separated into U.S. and international brackets that begin with round-robin play and continue with single-elimination competition.

The winners of the U.S. and international brackets will play in the global championship games on August 11.



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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 14:26 IST