Harsimran, 16, invited to train at the NBA Global Academy

New Delhi, November 4 () Harsimran Kaur, 16, from India, will participate in a multi-week training camp at the NBA Global Academy in Canberra, starting on Thursday, making it the first perspective of the Women's Academy and the first woman. leaflet from outside Australia to visit the facilities.

The teenager will train at the Basketball Australia Center of Excellence from November 7 to 24. Harsimran was named MVP in the third NBA Academy Women's Program camp held in Mumbai last month.

The Punjab youth player has represented India in multiple events, including the 3x3 Asian Championship held in Jakarta in August. Harsimran was also one of the four Indian girls invited to the first Next Generation program at the NCAA Women's Final Four in Tampa in April, competing against the main members of the US women's national youth basketball team. UU.

This was followed by his participation in Basketball without borders Asia in Tokyo this summer.

During his time at Canberra, Harsimran will participate in practices, three-on-three games and weight training sessions along with the best Australian prospects and under the guidance of NBA Academy coaches.

The Basketball Center of Excellence Australia is the main training center for the best male and female basketball prospects in Australia. Several current NBA and WNBA players previously trained at the Center of Excellence, including Aron Baynes (Phoenix Suns), Liz Cambage (Las Vegas Aces), Matthew Dellavedova (Cleveland Cavaliers), Joe Ingles (Utah Jazz) and Dante Exum ( Utah) Jazz).

In addition to participating in basketball development activities designed to improve your skill set, shooting and fitness, you will also participate in the development of life skills focused on education, mental health and wellness and nutrition. I am very excited for this great opportunity. This opportunity to train at the NBA Global Academy will not only identify and address the areas in which I need to work, but will also serve as a platform to showcase my skills and what I am able to move forward, said Harsimran. BS BS