Ludhiana, August 24, 2012: The Mahindra NBA Challenge hosted the Generation adidas Players Programme clinic as part of the ongoing third season’s activities at Guru Nanak Stadium here.
After the Delhi and Kochi leg of the Mahindra NBA Challenge, Ludhiana is the third city to feature the new player development programme called Generation adidas Players. As part of the programme, 40 up coming players from the boys and girls U 13 and U 16 divisions were selected to participate in two exclusive Generation adidas clinics during the season in Ludhiana.
The top eight players selected from the clinics will receive one year of specialised training and adidas basketball gear. Generation adidas will be held in each subsequent city with a goal of identifying and nurturing the next generation of basketball talent across the country.
The first clinic will be followed by a second that will be held towards the end of the season. Clinics are conducted in combine style wherein the participants are put through various physical and basketball tests.