The 72nd Indian Junior National Basketball Championship was held in Bengaluru from 21-27 January 2023. Uttar Pradesh (boys) and Tamil Nadu (girls) emerged as champions after defeating Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh respectively.
Here are some photos I shot of the action.
Kushal Singh of Uttar Pradesh Junior team lays one in vs Tamil Nadu in the 72nd Junior National Basketball Championship.
Rajasthan team create a makeshift crown as they pose with their runner up trophy.
Kushal Singh of Uttar Pradesh Junior team dunking in a game vs Tamil Nadu in the 72nd Junior National Basketball Championship
Vishnu N M of Karnataka driving in in the 72nd Junior National Basketball Championship
Udit Ravish had some clutch blocks in the final minutes for Chandigarh vs Tamil Nadu in the group stages to help them win 67-59.
Tamil Nadu teams can be counted upon to play tenacious defense.
Tamil Nadu girls' team feasted on the break by forcing turnovers with lockdown defense.
Rajasthan coach Shiv Khoiwal shares an embrace with Mr. Ajeet Singh Rathore after defeating Punjab in the semifinals 101-89.
A light-hearted moment for Uttar Pradesh team after winning gold at the 72nd Junior National Basketball Championship.
The officials and dignitaries presented the Chhattisgarh team with their silver medals and runner-up trophy.
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