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The Sports School on-boards NBA development programme - Bengaluru News

Bengaluru, June 17 (IANS) The Sports School, Indias first integrated school for Sports and Education, in partnership with India On Track (IOT), has on-boarded NBA Basketball School, the official grassroot development programme of the National Basketball Association.

Updated Jun 17, 2020 12:13 PM

The Sports School on-boards NBA development programme - Bengaluru News

National Basketball Association started NBA Basketball School to introduce tuition-based basketball development programmes around the world open to international male and female players.

The first NBA Basketball School in India was launched in April 2017 in Mumbai, and is managed by India On Track (IOT), one of India's leading sports management companies.

"Together with IOT and their partner the NBA Basketball School, we look forward to creating a basketball ecosystem that will help our aspiring players to grow and develop, both as individuals and athletes. This will provide our students with the opportunity to learn under the guidance of NBA trained coaches. This will be introduced to our students this academic year," Sankar UV, Director, The Sports School, said in a statement.

The Sports School Basketball Academy already provides students with elite prospects to international level coaching, facilities, and competition along with a global framework.

With an integration of Sports and Education, the curriculum teaches fundamentals of the game along with life-skills training, including health and wellness education, financial management and career development.

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