NBA launches basketball school in Delhi

The first NBA Basketball School in India was launched in Mumbai in April, and more such schools are scheduled to be announced in various parts of the country and around the world, in the coming months.

Each basketball school will have a curriculum designed to help players, parents, coaches and organisations understand the process of improvement, meticulously developed by the experts including current and former players.

Apeejay School, Sheikh Sarai, became the first centre in Delhi for NBA Basketball School scheme. It will be part of a network of tuition-based basketball development programs around the world open to international male and female player in the 6-18 age group.

The first NBA Basketball School in India was launched in Mumbai in April, and more such schools are scheduled to be announced in various parts of the country and around the world, in the coming months.

The Junior NBA, the league’s global youth basketball participation scheme for boys and girls will help identify players who have the talent to attend NBA Basketball Schools. The top players in each school will get the opportunity to be drafted into the NBA Academies, a network of elite basketball training centres around the world that aim to develop top international male and female prospects.

Each basketball school will have a curriculum designed to help players, parents, coaches and organisations understand the process of improvement, meticulously developed by the experts including current and former players.

The comprehensive curriculum would cover on court training, strength and conditioning and basketball education, which will be implemented by local coaches working directly with the NBA’s International Basketball Operations staff.

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