The South Asian Times

08 December 2019 15:44 PM

Pro Basketball League returns for second season


New Delhi, July 16: The second season of Indias only FIBA-recognised league, 3x3 Pro Basketball League Indian Sub-continent (3BL) will be held from August 2 to September 29 across five cities in India.

In a unique move, 3BL is also introducing a women's 3x3 basketball league, which will be conducted simultaneously alongside the men's league. The second season of 3BL will feature 12 teams with the best of Indian basketball talent, both men and women, competing in 9 rounds over the period of two months to emerge champions. 

In an association with the Punjab government to promote basketball in the state that has produced many of India's best talent, the 9 rounds of 3BL will be conducted in Chandigarh, Amritsar, Mohali, Jalandhar and Patiala.

In an effort to provide a platform to Indian female basketball players and build 3x3 basketball at grassroots level in the country, a professional women's league for 3x3 basketball will be brought to India for the first time 3BL Season 2. 

The try-outs for the second season of 3BL will be held on July 19 for the women's league and for July 20 for the men's league at Siri Fort Sports Complex in New Delhi here. 

Update: 16 July, 2019