Nagpur :- District Basketball Association (NDBA) will conduct the Season 1 of Nagpur leg of Maha Basketball 3×3 competition will begin at the SNG courts from March 31, 2023.

Shiv Chatrapati Awardee and Secretary Maha Basketball Association Shatrughna Gokhale announced it today in a press conference held at Nagpur. Bhavesh Kuchanwar Secretary NDBA, Nitin Patwardhan, Amit Sampat and Rakesh Maheshwari were also present in the press conference.

The 3×3 competition is organized as a part of the initiative of Maha Basketball Association (MBA) and Nagpur will become the first local city to conduct the FIBA endorsed championship. In this competition, local players will be able to enrol themselves in the world basketball rankings of the World Basketball Federation (FIBA). The 3×3 Competition will be part of the Paris Olympic Games and FIBA has been promoting the shortest format of basketball for a long time.

The Maha Basketball Association (MBA) will be organizing 3×3 competitions across Maharashtra at the District level followed by Zonal (regional) and at the State level. The competition will be played in the following two age categories:

a. Open Men and Women (Players above 18+ years of age)

b. U18 Men and U18 Women (Players born on or after 01.01.2005)

In contrast to the inter-club championships of Nagpur district in this 3×3 competition any four players from different clubs can combine together to form a team. All players need to create their own profiles individually online on then they will be able to REGISTER teams. After creating profiles, all the four players need to register their team with a TEAM NAME of their choice. After registration, the players will be part of FIBA 3×3 WORLD RANKINGS. Players will earn FIBA 3×3 World rankings for their participation in the competition. The registration should be done on or before March 23, 2023. The Entry fee is Rs 400 per team.

Players and Referees Clinic at SNG on March 25 at 6pm.

The top two teams in each category will qualify for the Zonal competition from where the top four finishers will qualify for the state tournament.

The Maha Basketball Association will allot a FIBA 3×3 Event Maker. The Marker will operate the conduct of the games and schedules, results and all other details on the FIBA WEBSITE LIVE at the FIBA 3×3 platform –

The Competitions will be played on a league-cum-knockout. Groupings for the will be done online by computer generated allocation on FIBA 3×3 platform.

Since the event will be live on Fiba all the teams need to punctual. Adherence to schedule is MANDATORY on part of the teams. In case of any delay Teams may be forced to forfeit their games.

Players can create their profiles on the following link –

Further details can be had from Rakesh Maheshwari 8888912912, Amit Sampat 9881073377.


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