Thiruvananthapuram: The Thiruvananthapuram District Basketball Association (TDBA) will introduce Street Basketball, a popular spin-off of the regular game, to popularise basketball in the district.

Street basketball game, which is popular across Asian countries, would be played in the country for the first time during the one-day basketball carnival which will be held at the Central Stadium basketball courts on August 5.

As part of efforts to make this tournament a success a meeting with officials of leading schools in the district was held here on Friday and 24 school teams have agreed to take part in the tournament. The last date for submitting the entries is on July 31. — Principal Correspondent

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