New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Two basketball teams from India are set to participate in the Beijing Masters leg of the 2015 FIBA 3×3 World Tour that will be held on August 15 and 16 at the Wukesong Mastercard Stadium in Beijing.
Fresh off their recent South Asian 3×3 qualifiers win in Colombo, the Indian team, termed as team ‘Bangalore’ will comprise Rajesh Uppar, Siddhant Shinde, Jeevanantham Pandi and Basil Philip.
The second team of youngsters Kushmeet Atwal, Arshpreet Bhullar, Arshdeep Dhillon and Rajveer Singh (all from Punjab’s Ludhiana Basketball Academy) have qualified as team ‘Chandigarh’ after winning a national 3×3 event in December 2014.
The Bangalore team is seeded ninth and placed in Pool A with Novisad Alwahda (UAE) and Zheng Zhou (China). The Chandigarh team is seeded 12th and placed in Pool D with Tokyo (Japan) and Wukesong (China).