NBA players trained 64 youths in Japan / Basketball Without Border Camp, four of them from India

  • For the past 18 years, through the camp, the NBA has promoted 2300 young players from 129 countries. 
  • ABA and FIBA ​​bring positive social changes in the field of education, health and wellness.

Tokyo The Basketball Without Borders camp ended in Tokyo, Japan on Saturday. 64 players from 18 countries participated in it. 4 of these players were also from India. These players took training from star players of the National Basketball Association of America (NBA). The camp is organized jointly by the NBA and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA).

Both the ABA and FIBA ​​associations promote basketball among young players every year through this camp. At the same time, positive social changes are brought about in the fields of education, health and wellness. This camp has been in operation for 18 years. So far 2300 players from 129 countries have participated. 

It was started as a summer camp in 2001, 
says Patrick Hunt, the director of the camp, "Fiba and the NBA started the camp in 2001 as a summer camp." At that time, players from 12 to 14 years used to come in it. At that time, friendships were made in sports. It was said in the camp that peace can be made in the world only through sports. After 2003, it started promoting basketball.

Siya of India, Aman participated in the camp for the second time 
Sia Deodhar, Harsimran Kaur, Aman Sandhu and Arvinder Singh of India participated in the camp. Sia and Aman camped for the second time in a row. Siya and Harsimran were selected from the NBA Academy women's camp. Sia received the Best Teammate at the camp and Harsimran for Best Defender. At the same time, Sandhu was selected for the first batch of NBA's India Academy. He attended the NBA Academy Games in Atlanta. 

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