Basketball Current Affairs - 2019

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Cricket to be re-introduced in Asian Games

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has decided to reintroduce Cricket in the 2022 Asian Games to be held at Hangzhou, China. Cricket in Asian Games Earlier Cricket had featured in 2010 and 2014 Asian Games but was dropped from the 2018 Asian Games. In all probabilities mostly T20 version of cricket would be introduced in Read More…

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India retains South Asian Basketball Championship

Defending champions India have retained the South Asian Basketball Championship (SABA) title. It was the 4th edition of the Championships. In the final match of played at Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru, Karnataka they defeated Sri Lanka by 93-44 score. With this win India qualified for the FIBA Asia Championship which will be hosted by China Read More…

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Satnam Singh Bhamara becomes first Indian to be drafted by a NBA team

Satnam Singh Bhamara became the first Indian born basketball player to be drafted in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was chosen by the Dallas Mavericks team as the 52nd pick in the NBA Draft. He was selected amongst the 60 young men who will play in the next season of NBA. About Satnam Singh Read More…

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Sim Bhullar: First Indian-origin player in NBA also the tallest player in NBA at present

Sim Bhullar (21) has become the first player of Indian origin to join the National Basketball Association (NBA) after he inked a summer contract with the Sacramento Kings, a professional basketball team in the US. Bhullar is originally from Canada but his parents hail from Punjab. He is 7.5 feet tall, weighs 360 pounds and Read More…

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64th National Basketball Championship held in New Delhi

The 64th National Basketball Championship held at the Thyagaraj Indoor Stadium in New Delhi. Winners: Chhattisgarh won the women’s title after beating Indian Railways by 81-77. Tamil Nadu won the men’s title by defeating Punjab by 74-57. Harish Sharma Most Valuable Player Award: Rikin Pethani (Tamil Nadu) and Kavita Kumari (Chhattisgarh). Services finished third in Read More…

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