NBA to host 10th Open Basketball tourney

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Dimapur, May 3: The Nagaland Basketball Association in association with Suncity Kohima would host it’s 10th edition of the Open Basketball Tournament from May 7 to 12 at Khuochiezie Local ground Kohima.
The organisers announced that Seyie Auto Maruti Suzuki is the official event sponsor for the tournament, the Morung Express as it’s official Media partner and Lineage sound as it’s official sound system partner. Altogether 12 teams from across the state have registered for the tournament.
The opening function of the tournament will commence at 1 pm. Following the thread of the last edition, matches would go till 8 p.m.
Around 20 stalls would be setup in the arena where the fans can go and enjoy different varieties of foods and drinks. The organisers also announced that, throughout the tournament, few lucky fans would be picked from the ticket serial numbers and be given free food vouchers.
Some reputed teams registered so far are, Team Taurus(defending champions), Team Mystic Ballers, Mission Giants and one of the all time favorites, the Highland Dazzlers from Mokokchung. The organisers also announced that the champions will go home Rs 60,000 richer, 1st runner up Rs 30,000, other 2 semi finalist Rs 10,000 each and the Most Valuable Player of the tournament will pocket Rs 10,000.
The Table 3 will be the main entertainer of the tournament and they are all set to bring in with them some amazing local artists and talents. (Page News Service)