Top basketball players from across the nation to get a chance to play in 3BL
Chennai, May 8, 2018: The try-outs for the inaugural season of the first ever FIBA- recognised basketball league in India, the 3X3 Pro Basketball League (3BL) are going to be held in Bangalore on 13 th May 2018. Basketball players from across the southern region can register themselves online and select players will be invited for the trials by 3BL.
The fastest growing urban team sport in the world, 3X3 Basketball is a shorter format, high- speed version of 5X5 Basketball. It has been recognised as an Olympic sport and will be introduced at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The inaugural season of 3BL in India will feature 12 teams – Delhi Hoopers, Chandigarh Beasts, Jaipur Regals, Aizawl Legends, Kolkata Warriors, Ahmedabad Wingers, Bangalore Machas, Goa Snipers, Kochi Knights, Hyderabad Ballers, Chennai Icons and Mumbai Hustlers.
The inaugural season of 3BL will feature international and Indian sensations like, Amjyot Singh, Palpreet Singh Brar and international basketball sensations like Bikramjit Gill, Inderbir Singh Gill, Leandro Lima and many more. The matches will be played over six rounds in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai and Aizawl from 9 th June 2018 to 26 th August 2018. The winners of the tournament(s) will get to represent India at the FIBA World Tour(s).
“This is a moment of great pride and excitement for us, to be hosting try-outs for the first ever FIBA-recognised basketball league in India. 3X3 Pro Basketball League is a platform for young Indian basketball players to showcase their talent and shine,” said Rohit Bakshi, League Commissioner, 3BL. “The stakes are high this year as the winning 3BL team will get a chance to represent India at the FIBA 3X3 World Tour for the first time. We urge all basketball players and fans to join us in this thrilling journey ahead of us.”
The try-outs are being held at Play Arena in Bangalore on 13 th May 2018 from 8:00AM onwards.
Registration Form for athletes: http://3x3bl.com/open-tryouts/
About YKBK Enterprise:
YKBK Enterprise Pvt. Ltd. has the exclusive rights from International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to create and implement an International 3×3 Professional Basketball League in the Indian Sub-Continent. As a socially conscious 3×3 Professional Basketball League, YKBK Enterprise strives to create a platform for aspiring players from all walks of life.