Basketball is one of the most gripping games. It’s not only an exciting sport for the players on the court but for spectators as well. Not to mention, the excitement of standing on the sidelines, while you cheer for your team is certainly something that stays with you forever. And if you’re also someone who’s enthusiastic about basketball then you are in for some brilliant news as Basketball Without Borders Asia is happening in Abu Dhabi this June. Here’s all you need to know about this upcoming global basketball development and community outreach programme.
Basketball Without Borders Asia Happening Here In Abu Dhabi
Yes, you read that right, recently the National Basketball Association, International Basketball Federation, and Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi announced that Basketball Without Borders Asia will happen in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. This will be the 13th edition of the outreach programme and it will begin on June 2 and go on till June 5. The tournament will take place at the New York University Campus in Abu Dhabi. But the reason why it’s so exciting is that it is the first time that the NBA and FIBA are hosting Basketball Without Borders here.
What Is The Highlight Of This Programme?
Talking about the programme, this will bring together talented male and female players, aged 18 and below from across Asia. Here they will get to learn from current and former NBA, WNBA, and FIBA players, legends, and coaches while also competing along with their peers from the region. This outreach programme will also help campus and coach, partake in life skills, leadership development, and community service program.
Did you know that ever since its launch in 2001, around 4000 people have taken part in the camp from 134 countries? Yes, this news comes after the announcement that Dallas Mavericks and the Minnesota Timberwolves will be playing two preseason games at the Etihad Arena on October 5 and October 7.
So, what do you think about this sporty development?
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