Delhi : Famous film personality Pooja Bhatt, MunishMakhija (Former VJ, Channel V, Ritwik Bhattacharya (Former India No.1 Squash Player) and Team Zenext (team co-ordinator) announced acquiring franchise rights of Team DELHI HOOPERS in the 3BL Basketball League by Box Singh Sports and Entertainment. The event took place at Hotel Le Meridien, Delhi. The entire media peeps witnessed the grand inauguration.
Now the Team will play in the six-city multi tour league beginning from Delhi/NCR on 9th & 10th June2018. Which includes boasts of talented players namely Inderbir Singh Gill, Dhruv Barman, Harkirat Jattana Singh, Mayank Rawat, ,Kiran Shastri and Divesh Jolly.
The fastest growing urban team sport in the world, 3x3 Basketball comes to India for the first time with 3BL – 3x3 Pro Basketball League Indian Sub-continent. The six-city multi tour league to begin from Delhi/NCR on 9th & 10th June 2018. The first ever FIBA recognised basketball league in India will see basketball sensations players like Palpreet Singh Brar and international basketball sensations like Inderbir Singh Gill, Leandro Sauza Lima and more.
Pooja Bhatt (owner-Delhi Hoopers), discussed about the 3BL League, steps that can be taken to encourage players to take up this game and how this league will help in growth of Basketball in India. Whereas, Munish Makhija (owner-Delhi Hoopers), discussed about future plans of Box Singh Sports and Entertainment. Apart from basketball, the company is actively promoting boxing as a sport. It has organised boxing events in Goa earlier this year and plans to organize more such events outside India later this year. Ritwik Bhattacharya (owner-Delhi Hoopers), discussed about the need of development of sports in India for building a healthy nation. He said that such leagues help children in taking up sports as a career.
Yoshiya Kato, Chairman, 3BL - 3x3 Pro Basketball League said, "He feels honoured to have got the opportunity to launch the 3X3 Basketball League in India. He feels confident that this league will help tremendously in creating awareness and interest amongst Indian youth in Basketball sport."
RohitBakshi, League Commissioner, 3BL - 3x3 Pro Basketball League said, "Bringing 3x3 Basketball to India has been more of an opportunity than a challenge and I believe there is immense talent and potential in the country that is yet to be tapped. We are here to provide a platform and make it larger than life and I am glad to get support from various influencers on this journey and I am confident that India will witness even more basketball stars in the coming years."
Well, Box Singh Sports and Entertainment owns the team DELHI HOOPERS. Delhi Hoopers team is participating in the 3BL Basketball League organized by YKBK Enterprise Private Ltd in Indian Sub-Continent under recognition from FIBA (International Basketball Federation). Eminent personalities like Pooja Bhatt, MunishMakhija&Ritwik Bhattacharya are part of the team Box Singh Sports and Entertainment.