3×3 Basketball is the No.1 Urban team sport in the World as embraced by IOC (International Olympic Committee). It is not only FIBA’s (International Basketball Federation) second official discipline but it will also be played in Tokyo 2020 at the Olympics and the Common Wealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.
In 2018, YKBK Enterprise Pvt. Ltd. successfully hosted
the 1st Season of 3BL in PAN India. The rounds were hosted in 6 cities with 12
teams. The top 3 teams namely Delhi 3BL, Bangalore 3BL & Hyderabad 3BL,
qualified for the 3×3 World Tour Masters. After which Delhi 3BL victoriously
made their way up-to the 3×3 World Tour Finals and finished 9th
ranked in the World.
To develop more players, 3BL is now proud to announce
the First ever FIBA 3×3 academy in Gurgaon, Haryana. Along with FIBA 3×3
clinic, FIBA 3×3 academy, 3BL is also organizing the 1stever FIBA
3×3 summer camp under the esteemed leadership of the 3BL commissioner Mr. Rohit
These events would be mentored by India’s Basketball
super star, Amjyot Singh Gill (NBA G League), Inderbir SinghGill (FIBA 3×3
Professional Player) and Bikramjit Gill (FIBA 3×3 Professional Player). The man
behind the grand success of the 3×3 concept in India is the 3BL League
Commissioner Mr. Rohit Bakshi, who has been a Basketball player himself and has
been an inspiration to many upcoming players in the country and abroad.
In his word- “The concept of a full fledged academy
in India by 3BL is a start to the very basketball culture that has been
restricted in the urban cities. Basketball has been the most played sport in
the country for years and to develop it as a professional sport required the
much needed infrastructure and planning. This led us to come up with 1st
FIBA 3×3 Academy to nurture, nourish and formulate the talents across the
While such initiatives are a boost to basketball
players who are looking to make a professional career in the sport, it also addresses
the scarcity of a full fledged infrastructure and a FIBA platform for giving
access to the players at the International as well as the National Level.
3BL is also on the verge of hosting the Season 2 of
3×3 Pro Basketball League in India tentatively from the end of July 2019, which
would be picking up talents from across these events. With such initiatives on
the go, we can now surely look forward to the very upcoming Basketball boom in
the country, which may just be the next big thing.