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.”

“My toughest opponent is myself,” Shireen Limaye

“Having the support of the crowd is important to win, and putting in a great performance is our only goal."

Marianna Tolo will lead Australia from the front

The 6-foot-5-inch centre can be sure of expecting a lot of touches in the paint to put her post skills on full display.

“Once in a lifetime opportunity,” R Rajapriyadarshini

“You have to be stronger, quicker, and more aggressive. You have to get accustomed to taking hard contact when rubbing shoulders with the best in the world”

“We are putting in 100% effort,” Raspreet Sidhu

Sidhu, who got her first start for the Indian team in 2006 when she was sixteen, has played a key role in India winning the gold at the 2011 South Asian Beach Games at Hambantota, Sri Lanka.

Indian men’s basketball team set to depart for William Jones Cup

The team is led by centre Rikin Pethani, and comprises Amjyot Singh Gill, Anil Kumar Gowda, Arjun Singh, Pratham Singh, Basil Philip, Jeevanantham Pandi, Ambati Prudhvishwar Reddy, P Baladhaneshwar, Gurvinder Singh Gill, Prasanna Sivakumar and Muin Bek Hafeez.

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FIBA Asia Cup 2017

08-20 August, Beirut, Lebanon

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