Geethu Anna Rahul: "I want to be a role model for other youngsters."
John Wooden: “It isn't what you do, but how you do it.”
Vishesh Bhriguvanshi: “I never imagined I’ll be leading the national team.”
Pratham Singh: “My teammates are like my family.”
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Basketball Federation of India or BFI is the governing and controlling body of basketball in India, and is responsible for the development and promotion of the sport at all levels. Towards this end, the BFI undertakes three major initiatives: (1) Developing and organizing the National Teams (Senior, U18, U16, U14), (2) Conducting National Championships and Federation Cups as platforms for scouting and talent identification, and (3) Developing the sport from grassroots upwards through, inter alia, the conduct of coaching certification courses in collaboration with the international basketball association i.e. FIBA and organising the Indian School & College Basketball leagues.

Shri K Govindraj is the current President of the BFI, with Shri Chander Mukhi Sharma as the Secretary-General. The full list of office bearers is as follows:

President: K Govindraj. Senior vice-president: Teja Singh Dhaliwal. Vice-presidents: Ajay Sud, Dr DR Saini, Shafiq Shaikh, Bhupendra Shahi, L Suren. Secretary-general: Chander Mukhi Sharma. Associate secretaries: Shakti Singh Gohil, Jugraj Singh, Fr Ralin De Souza, T Chengalraya Naidu. Treasurer: V Raghothaman. Executive committee: Munish Sharma, Ashely Do Rosario, TA Andrapathi, TVSN Prasad, Norman Isac, Dr Prakash Paquiray Sandou.

 

FASTEST RISING TEAM IN ASIA

In a shot in the arm for the Indian basketball fraternity, the senior Indian men's national team (fondly known as "Young Cagers") have done the nation proud by finishing 8th at the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship for Men. In doing so, the side, with an average age of just 24, established a series of individual and team milestones: 

    • India's 8th Place finish is its best ever since 2003.
    • As a result of India's historic run to the knockout stages, the side has jumped 8 places in the World Rankings to 53rd position, just five places below Asian powerhouse Japan and Chinese Taipei.
    • Power Forward Amjyot Singh (20.9 ppg) finishes among the top five in scorers and his 4 double doubles was the 3rd best overall. Singh also ends among the top ten players in the Championship in rebounds (8.3 rpg), blocks (1.1 bpg), efficiency (+17.1) and freethrow percentage (73.1 FT%). He registers the highest individual score in the Championship, with his 32 points against Palestine in the 2nd round.
    • Guard Vishesh Bhriguvanshi (4.8 apg) finishes among the top five passers, and in the top ten in steals (1.8 spg).

 

 

 

 

 

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