Indian cagers bag 10th position in Asian basketball tourney
Indian junior men finished tenth in the recently concluded 22nd FIBA-ASIA under the 18 Men Basketball championship held at Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) from August 17-26.
Palpreet Singh Brar, who belongs to Muktsar district and is taking coaching at Ludhiana Basketball Academy, was declared the second highest scorer with 129 points in the whole championship.
In a telephonic conversation, he expressed his happiness over the achievement. He said, “I am happy that I was able to bring a good name to my country, city and the Ludhiana Basketball Academy.”
A total of 16 countries had participated in the championship, where Palpreet scored-28 points but India lost to Lebonan by 61-65 points, India lost to China by 54-119 points, then India defeated Hong Kong by 77-68 points and Palpreet scored 27 points and collectPALPREET SINGH BRAR, TAKING COACHING AT LUDHIANA BASKETBALL ACADEMY, WAS DECLARED THE SECOND HIGHEST SCORER IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP ed 17 rebounds; India lost to Korea (73-123 points) again lost to Japan (71-100 points), where Palpreet contributed 31 points and collected 14 rebounds; India lost to Syria by 57-69 points and Palpreet scored 19 points and collected 13 rebounds, India defeated Indonesia by 67-53 points and Palpreet scored 24 points. Palpreet scored a total of 129 points and was declared the second the highest scorer in the championship.