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Kolkata to host third leg of 3×3 Basketball League

Kolkata, July 3: The third leg of the FIBA recognised 3×3 Basketball League (3BL) will take place at South City Mall here on July 7 and 8, it was announced on Tuesday. The two teams to outperform the rest in this leg will get the chance to represent first time at the FIBA 3×3 World Tour in Utsunomiya in Japan, on July 28 and 29 July. The last two legs have seen the Delhi Hoopers take home the victory putting a target on their back, while the home team Kolkata has suffered a few tough Rounds.

However, with the introduction of Kolkata’s International — Stefan Bujagic, a Serbian National with a deep history in 3×3 — the home team is bound to have a good showing in front of the Home crowd.

Commenting on the third leg, Rohit Bakshi, League Commissioner, 3BL said: “Our first two rounds in Delhi and Aizawl received a marvellous response and we are more than excited to take it forward to Kolkata. IANS