Basketball Without Borders Program in News

For the first time, two Indians – Aashay Verma and Priyanka Prabhakara – have been selected in a 67-strong international group of boys and girls for the NBA and FIBA’s third annual Basketball without Borders (BWB) Global Camp in New Orleans, USA.

The camp will be held February 17 to 19 as part of NBA All-Star 2017.

Verma is 7-foot 1-inch tall and plays centre while Prabhakara is a 5-foot 10-inch tall player, who hails from Kerala.

Basketball without Borders program was founded on the belief that basketball brings young players from different backgrounds together and transcends cultural boundaries.