Former NBA star Miller to visit India to promote Basketball

first_imgMumbai, Oct 26 (PTI) Former American basketball player and NBA star, Andre Miller will pay his first ever visit to India to promote the game in the country.”Im looking forward to my first visit to India to see firsthand how the NBA has been developing basketball in the country,” said the 6ft 3inches tall star, who will also appear as a guest analyst on TV show Around The the Hoop.”I understand theres a lot of potential in India, and Im excited to contribute to the growth of the sport,” said Miller, who ranks ninth on the NBAs all-time assist leaders.Millers itinerary also includes a visit NBA Basketball school in Delhi on October 30. NBA had launched its elite basketball training center at Jaypee Greens Integrated Sports complex in Delhi in the month of May. Sim Bhullar, Bruce Bowen, Muggsy Bogues, Chris Bosh, Swin Cash, Tamika Catchings, Seth Curry, Pau Gasol, Robert Horry, Dwight Howard, Robin Lopez, Brian Shaw, Shawn Marion, Jason Richardson and Kevin Durant are some of the players who have visited India since 2006.In fact, Durant was the first active NBA player to visit the facility in July this year. PTI ATK ATKlast_img read more


Dybala only focused on Juve amid links

first_imgJuventus forward Paulo Dybala claims he is currently focused on his Juventus career despite suggesting he can ‘never say never’ to a move away in the future.Numerous reports have linked the Argentine with a move abroad after falling down the pecking order under Allegri following Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival from Real Madrid.In response to the speculation, he told Canal+ and cited on Football Italia: “It’s hard to know what the future holds.“A player only knows where he’s playing today, but he doesn’t know where he’ll be tomorrow.Report: No deadline day move for Dybala George Patchias – September 2, 2019 There will be no last-minute transfer of Paulo Dybala from Juventus this summer.According to Sky Sports and its associates in Italy, the player is…“Still, I feel very good at Juventus and I’m where I’ve always wanted to play. I don’t know what the future holds, but I’m fine here.“Joining a French team? You can never say never, but it’s not in my plans right now.”Dybala still remains a key component in the squad as they fight for honours on three fronts especially in the quest to end their Champions League hoodoo.last_img read more


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first_imgOfficials named Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph as the preferred location to base the first Advanced Pilot Trainer (T-X), which will replace T-38C Talon aircraft at existing undergraduate pilot training installations. Basing the T-X at JB San Antonio, home to Air Force instructor pilot training, is an essential step to establishing a T-X instructor pilot pipeline, according to a press release. The selection also sets the conditions to transition to T-X training at the other flying training locations, including Columbus AFB, Miss.; Laughlin AFB, Texas; Sheppard AFB, Texas; and Vance AFB, Okla. The first T-X aircraft are expected to arrive at JB San Antonio in 2022. Dan Cohen AUTHORlast_img