NBA Basketball Schools Youth get taste of virtual fan experience


Even Denver Nuggets didn’t have any chance of winning against LA Clippers in the Game 7. Vasisht Krishna an ardent NBA follower was backing the former team against the latter franchise but he had no idea that he would be selected as one of the fan to witness this important game as a virtual fan.

Neti, a 10-year-old youth from Bengaluru was selected along with Kairnav Sharma and Parnika Srivastava from Noida and Prathmesh Singh from Delhi something they would have never dream about when they signed up for the NBA Basketball Schools.

As these fans will get an opportunity to appear live for upcoming NBA 2019-20 season on the “Michelob Ultra Courtside ” 17-foot video boards surrounding the court. These fans can interact with each other digitally during the entire game as they will be shown in a shared visual space throughout the match during broadcasting.

There is certainly no point in denying that the craze of basketball is increasing in India as recently a lot of audiences gathered when the NBA match was held in Mumbai last year. Also in order to strengthen Indian basketball, the federation has to establish a global league through which Indian talent can be nourished. As other leagues like ISL (Indian Super League) for football, PBL(Pro Badminton League) in Badminton have increased the popularity of these sports in India. Likewise, we need a league in Basketball to take this sport to another level in our country.