MUMBAI: The NBA (Nagpada Basketball Association) Invitational Basketball tournament tipped off at Nagpada's NBA (National Basketball Association) courts here Monday, running through to 18 January.
Competition is being conducted in four categories – Men, Women, Junior Boys Under-18 and Sub-Junior Boys Under-13 - and matches will also be played late evening under floodlights.
Most of the leading teams from Maharashtra and Mumbai have confirmed their participation in the men’s and women’s events respectively. A total of 14 men’s teams and 8 women’s teams are fighting it out for top honours. Among the prominent men’s teams in the fray are Central Railway, Customs, NBA, Mastan YMCA, Income Tax, among others.
Also competing are junior boys and the mini-boys teams.
The NBA organizing committee will present handsome trophies and cash awards to the winners’, runners-up and also to the individual award winners.