India duo lead Ahmedabad Wingers to back-to-back Round titles in 3×3 Pro Basketball League (3BL)

Ahmedabad Wingers beat Lucknow Ligers 21-10 in the finals to win 3BL Round 2 Men’s Conference ‘B’ title 

7ft tall India centre Amritpal Singh named Most Valuable Player (MVP)

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Chandigarh, 11th March 2022: Led by the India duo of Amritpal Singh and Vishesh Bhriguvanshi, Ahmedabad Wingers cruised to their second straight ‘Round’ title in Conference B of 3BL. ‘3BL’, the only 3X3 Professional Basketball League in India is backed by the Basketball Federation of India and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). The third season is being played at the Hotel Wyndham Chandigarh Mohali from 8th – 21st March 2022 and is seeing participation from top national and international men’s and women’s 3X3 basketball players. 

The undersized Ligers were no match for the Wingers anchored by the 7ft tall Amritpal Singh. The Wingers’ 21-10 Finals winning margin was identical to their pool stage victory over the same opponents.

In the early goings, Ligers tried to go toe for toe, trailing 6-7. But Wingers’ backup player Gurbaaz Singh Sandhu, who replaced the injured Rajan Sharma in the squad, hit two straight two pointers to put the game out of contention.

Thereafter the international duet of Bhriguvanshi and Amritpal completed the formalities of an easy double digit win.

“My team is good. It is not just about me. We have the most experienced Vishesh [Bhriguvanshi] who’s helped me a lot in playing both offense and defence. Our strategy is to play tough, put in the effort and win,” said Amritpal, who was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) for this Round.

Round 2 {Men’s Conference B} Results

Ahmedabad Wingers bt Lucknow Ligers 21-10
Ahmedabad Wingers bt Kolkata Warriors 22-9Lucknow Ligers bt Delhi Hoopers 21-20
League Rounds
Pool AAhmedabad Wingers bt Lucknow Ligers 21-10Ahmedabad Wingers bt Aizawl Legends 21-15Lucknow Ligers bt Aizawl Legends 22-18Pool BDelhi Hoopers bt Kolkata Warriors 21-17Kolkata Warriors bt Chennai Icon 21-19Delhi Hoopers bt Chennai Icon 22-12

All results, team lists, pools and schedule can be accessed on the FIBA 3×3 website.

About 3×3 Pro Basketball League (‘3BL’) Season 3

3BL is India’s only Basketball Federation of India (BFI) and International Basketball Federation (FIBA) backed3x3 Pro Basketball League. The third season of the League is underway in Chandigarh, between 8-21 March 2022, and will take place over six two-day rounds. 

Besides the chance to win each round, top teams also get the exclusive opportunity to compete at FIBA 3×3’s international circuit such as Challengers and World Tours.

‘3BL’ is an intellectual property of YKBK Enterprise Pvt. Ltd, under the leadership of Mr Rohit Bakshi (who is also the League Commissioner) and Mrs Prerna Sharma (3BL Director).

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About 3×3 Basketball

Akin to the T20 version of cricket, 3×3 basketball is one of the fastest growing urban sports in the world. 

Compared to traditional 5×5:

  • 3×3 needs only a half-court and six players. 
  • It’s a 10-minute game. 
  • Highest score in 10 minutes or first team to score 21 points wins. 
  • Three-pointers are awarded two points, and two-pointers are awarded 1 point. 

3×3 is not only FIBA’s second official discipline but was played for the first time at the Tokyo 2021Olympics, and will also be included in the Commonwealth Games – Birmingham 2022, Asian Games 2022 and the Paris 2024 Olympics.
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