Delhi Hoop­ers’ mo­ment of glory

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Delhi Hoop­ers emerged the Cham­pi­ons of Round 6, af­ter hav­ing won four rounds ear­lier in the 3x3 Pro Bas­ket­ball League. The in­au­gu­ral sea­son con­cluded in Mum­bai with the sixth and fi­nal round.

The fran­chise, owned by noted film per­son­al­ity Pooja Bhatt, came up with con­sis­tently good per­for­mances through­out the sea­son. In­dia was also rep­re­sented for the first time in the FIBA 3x3 World Tour at the Ut­sunomiya Masters in July 201■ by Delhi Hoop­ers. The team has qual­i­fied for the Mex­ico City Masters (Septem­ber ■ and 9) and Hy­der­abad Masters (Septem­ber 22 and 23) as well in the FIBA 3x3 World Tour.

Delhi Hoop­ers stands a chance to be­come the first In­dian team to qual­ify for the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Fi­nals in Bei­jing, China in Oc­to­ber 201■ de­pend­ing on its per­for­mance in Mex­ico and Hy­der­abad.

The re­sults: Fi­nal:

Ahmedabad Wingers lost to Delhi Hoop­ers 19­22.

Mum­bai Hustlers lost to Ahmedabad Wingers 14­1■; Ban­ga­lore Machas lost to Delhi Hoop­ers 14­22.

Semi­fi­nals:

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