Basketball and India
The NBA Academy 2021’s eight-week virtual women’s program recently ended.
The program, made up of 50 young women from over 20 countries, brought out its exceptional performers yesterday (August 29 IST) with Australian Summah Hanson leaving with the camp’s MVP.
Unlike previous NBA Academy women’s camps around the world in recent years, this one has been held virtually given current travel and quarantine constraints due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Given their uniqueness, the awards also had their distinct twist with categories such as “Most Engaged”, “Top Performers in Platforms”, “Most Creative”, “Best Video” and “Perfect Attendance”.
Take a look at the winners by browsing the NBA Academy Instagram post:
Four of the five Indians, who were part of the program, made their way to the standout list.
The duo of Parnika Srivastava and Sunishka Karthik appeared in the two categories “Most Engaged” and “Perfect Attendance”.
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The other Indian participants who were recognized were Kavya Singla and Yashneet Kaur. While Singla was one of the five stars in the “Most Engaged” category, Kaur was one of three Indians to have a perfect participation in the virtual program.
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