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SPOTLIGHT: Geethu Anna Jose, a Rising Star
SPOTLIGHT: Geethu Anna Jose, a Rising Star...
India Abroad, May 2011 Indian basketball star Geethu Anna Jose faces her toughest challenge yet in the WNBA tryouts. By: Shobha Warrier Even at 8AM, the heat at the Nehru stadium in Chennai was debilitating, sapping the body, draining the soul.  But Geethu Anna Jose, 25, did not show it: bowed in concentration, she focused on her practice session, on for 2 hours already, with Troy Justice, director of India operations...
SPOTLIGHT: Sim Bhullar – A Modern Day Musketeer
SPOTLIGHT: Sim Bhullar – A Modern Day Musket...
Sim Bhullar, the Indian-Canadian high school basketball stand out, has committed to the Xavier Musketeers. Standing at 7’4”, weighing in at approximately 330 lbs, Sim is “a massive post prospect, with a great set of hands and impressive touch around the basket. It will be interesting to see how he fits into [Xavier head coach] Chris Mack’s system” says Scout.com. “It was a great situation for me...
SPOTLIGHT: Timir Patel, 6’11″ Forward
SPOTLIGHT: Timir Patel, 6’11″ Forward...
Standing at 6’11”, he has excellent length and quickness that makes him a very difficult player to guard. Combine his height with a pure, picturesque outside jumper, an undeniable passion for the game, and a high basketball IQ, and you have Timir Patel, one of the premier professional Indian basketball players in the world. Patel played Division 1 basketball at Houston Baptist University, where he graduated with...
SPOTLIGHT: Shivaji Choudhary – Christ University, Bangalore
SPOTLIGHT: Shivaji Choudhary – Christ Univer...
SPOTLIGHT Shivaji Choudhary, Captain Christ University, Bangalore While Shivaji Choudhary, 20, is pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, he is also the Captain of one of 2010’s most successful college basketball teams – Christ University in Bangalore. Choudhary, a young but accomplished player, has captained the IPSC U-19 team, and then led Bangalore’s Christ University to 4 championships in 2010,...
SPOTLIGHT:  Aditya ‘Ady B’ Biswas – Slam Dunk Champion
SPOTLIGHT: Aditya ‘Ady B’ Biswas R...
Ady B Stands Tall Name: Aditya ‘Ady B’ Biswas Hometown: Noida, India Height: 6 feet 3 inches Position: Point Guard, Shooting Guard Interesting Facts: Ady is the current Hoops India Slam Dunk Champion of India. Aditya was 1 of only 2 Indian players to be hand selected by the NBA to participate in the global Basketball Without Borders camp in China. Ady Says, “Hoops India is reaching the streets, and...
SPOTLIGHT: Vipin “Vipin Man” Dhayia
SPOTLIGHT: Vipin “Vipin Man” Dhayia...
Name: Vipin “Vipin Man” Dhaiya Hometown: Haryana, India Height: 6 feet 4 inches Position: Forward Interesting Facts: Vipin was recently named the Best Player at the Hoops India Jam Sessions in North India. Vipin Says, “I love to play the game. I love the buzzer beaters, the fakes, the dunks, the pressure, and the fitness” On the court, I want to rise above all