50 players from India to participate in ACG-NBA Jump National Finals

NBA Academy India's official partner, ACG, would allow 50 players to participate in the event, with an opportunity to be trained at the Jaypee Greens Integrated Sports Complex in Delhi.

The two-day event would come up with the top-prospects for the sport and would be provided with scholarships and training at The NBA Academy India. (Representational Image)   -  Getty Images

The National Basketball Association (NBA), on Friday, announced that the ACG-NBA Jump National Finals would be held from May 3-4, at The NBA Academy India.

NBA Academy India's official partner, ACG, would allow 50 players to participate in the event, with an opportunity to be trained at the Jaypee Greens Integrated Sports Complex in Delhi. The two-day event would come up with the top-prospects for the sport and would be provided with scholarships and training at The NBA Academy India.

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“The ACG-NBA Jump program is a great platform for players to develop and showcase their potential. Together with ACG, we look forward to welcoming the next class of elite prospects and providing them with world-class coaching and training to help them fulfil their potential, both on and off the court,” said NBA India Managing Director Yannick Colaco, in a press release.

“We are proud to become the first official partner of The NBA Academy India. This new partnership builds upon the success of the ACG-NBA Jump program, which identified the first group of elite prospects to receive scholarship and training at The NBA Academy India,” said Karan Singh, ACG Director, the release added.