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Chennai lass in Indian team for Junior NBA Global Championship

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Chennai lass Jeevika Kumar is among the 20 youth players from India selected to compete in the second Junior NBA Global Championship in the United States from August 6 to 11.

The NBA Monday announced the 10 boys and 10 girls who will represent India in the championship, a youth basketball tournament for the top 13- and 14-year-old boys and girls teams from around the world.

It will be held at at ESPN Wide World of Complex at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida, a press release said.

The 20 players were chosen following a two-day selection camp at the NBA Academy India in Delhi NCR.

The camp featured 40 13- and 14-year-olds from the Reliance Foundation Junior NBA Skills Challenges, city competitions and national finals.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 16:06 IST