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50 basketball players to participate in ACG-NBA Jump National Finals

News 27 Apr 2018, 19:21 IST
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Mumbai, Apr 27 (PTI) Fifty players from across the country will be vying to be selected into the NBA's elite basketball training center when they participate in the ACG-NBA Jump National Finals to be held at the NBA Academy India from May 3-4.

The National Finals of the third ACG-NBA Jump is a national basketball talent search program which will provide an opportunity for the selected players to train at Jaypee Greens Integrated Sports Complex in the National Capital Region.

At the end of the two-day camp, the top prospects from the ACG-NBA Jump National Finals will be identified to receive scholarships and training at The NBA Academy India.

The ACG-NBA Jump program is a great platform for players to develop and showcase their potential, said NBA India Managing Director Yannick Colaco.

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 fulfill their potential both on and off the court.

The 2018 ACG-NBA Jump National Finals marks the culmination of a nationwide scouting program which comprised of regional clinics and an open submission that allowed players to submit video entries showcasing their basketball skills, athletic ability and attitude.

In the 2016 ACG-NBA Jump program, 22 prospects were selected to receive scholarships and training at The NBA Academy India.

Palpreet Singh, winner of the 2016 ACG-NBA Jump talent search program, was selected by the Long Island Nets in the 2016 NBA G League Draft

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