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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