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Jr NBA Mumbai: VIBGYOR High wins Boys' U14 and the Girls' U12 titles
The Mumbai leg took place on August 12 at the Mumbai University Campus over at Santa Cruz.
Mumbai: VIBGYOR High School, Malad (East) won two out of four age groups as Reliance Foundation Jr NBA reached Mumbai to make the 5th stop for the Jr NBA National Championship Tournament.
VIBGYOR High School, Malad (East) and Gokuldham High School, Goregaon (East) clinched the boys' and girls' titles respectively in the under-14 category in the Reliance Foundation junior NBA 3-on-3 basketball tournament at the Mumbai University Campus over at Santa Cruz on Saturday. In the under-12 category, Don Bosco High School, Matunga secured the boys’ title and VIBGYOR High School, Malad (East) bagged the girls’ title.
The finals gave us some closely contested encounters. In the under-14 boys' final, VIBGYOR High school, Malad (East) defeated St Joseph's, Wadala 13-12 while Gokuldam High School, Goregaon (East) defeated Auxilium Convent High School, Wadala 07-06 in a close finish to the girls' final.
Don Bosco High School, Matunga beat Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School, Thane 18-10 to win the under-12 boys' as VIBGYOR High School, Malad (East) defeated St Anthony's, Byculla 6-5 to win the girls' title.
Here is a highlight reel for the day that was!
All four winners have qualified for the National Championship to be held in Delhi in September. The Reliance Foundation Jr NBA program will head to Chandigarh and Jamshedpur next in its effort to reach boys and girls across 14 cities leading up to the National Championships.
The RF Jr. NBA program has reached more than 11 million youth and 13,000 physical education instructors across 34 cities nationwide since 2013. The program is part of the NBA’s broader basketball development initiatives in India that provide a structured pathway for players to learn the game and maximize their potential. Players, coaches and families can learn more about this year’s RF Jr. NBA program by following the NBA’s social media channels in India (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter). Fans can also download the NBA App for the latest news, updates, scores, stats, schedules, videos and more.