NBA to Launch 3-on-3 Tournament in India

August 22, 2012

The NBA will launch the NBA 3X presented by Sprite in India. The free interactive event will combine basketball and entertainment to bring an NBA experience to fans in four cities from September 15 to October 21.

The event will visit Delhi, unhealthy Hyderabad, asthma Chennai and Mumbai. It will be the first time the NBA visits Hyderabad. It will be the largest 3-on-3 tournament ever staged in India with 400 teams expected to take part.

There will be two age divisions: 16-18 and 18-23. The winners in each city will be flown to Mumbai to compete in a national championship on October 21. The National Champions in each division will qualify to participate in a 2013 FIBA/NBA Asia 3-on-3 basketball tournament. {jcomments on}