India’s Elite Pro Basketball League has announced its first round of key player signings for the 12 participating franchises. Organized by Elite Sports India (ESI), the player announcements were made on social media.
Jagdeep Singh Bains, an Indian professional basketball player and a marquee player for Mumbai stars, said: “I am very happy to be part of the first and only professional basketball league Elite Pro Basketball League of India. This will give a platform to develop the sport in India which is in great demand.”
Speaking from the same CEO of Elite Pro Basketball Pvt, Ltd., Mr. Sunny Bhandarkar said, “When we approached these players, they were immediately taken with the idea of the league and thought it would be a great platform. to promote sport in India.”
Further adding, he said: “The lifespan of professional athletes, especially in our country, remains very limited. We are keen to provide new opportunities for the proven stars of the Indian team, and the EPBL will be a second financially rewarding round for them. EPBL is committed to prolonging players’ careers through enhanced incentives and high visibility across all platforms.”
EPBL has organized one of the biggest basketball tryouts in India. “Basketball is a growing sport in India. The EPBL aims to be a crucial addition to India’s basketball calendar to ensure that the best players in the country maintain their competitive fitness and can contribute in a superior way to their local club, state and national teams.” Mr. Bhandarkar pointed out.