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Tamil Nadu boy to play in elite European professional basketball league

- October 15, 2021

Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS)

A young boy from Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu, Ulhas. K.S, and lives in New Delhi for the past few years is all set to play in the professional basketball league in Division 1 Moldovan National League, Europe.

Ulhas will represent the Gloria Basketball team in the Moldovan national league. The season which commences from October middle will end in January and the Molodovon Basketball league according to Ulhas is a highly acclaimed professional league in the European circuit and has a major rating among the major basketball leagues in the world.

The Tamil native has played for University of Westminster in London for three years from 2016- 2019. He had captained the University of Westminster team to victory in the inter-university league in London while he was in his second year in college.

While speaking to IANS, the young hooper said, “ After captaining the University of Westminster for victory in the championship league, I was called to play in the English national basketball league which is one of the top leagues in the United Kingdom.”

The young basketball player said that he was selected as the best international player of the year in 2018 in the UK as also the most improved player of the year.

After completing his graduation from the University of Westminster, Ulhas played a 3X3 semi-professional league in India, the Streetball league. He played for Team Old School Ballers and won the 2019 championship.

He took to professional basketball training at the highly professional international academy, ‘EUROPROBASKET’ at Valencia in Spain.

Ulhas a product of G.D. Goenka School, New Delhi has played in most of the top basketball tournaments in the country and played in the Under -19 national school league and Delhi open league winning gold and bronze respectively in the two tournaments.

The young graduate professional said,” As any budding basketball player, I am also aiming to play at the ultimate league the National Basketball Association (NBA) league in the United States. My aim and ambition are to play in the NBA and I think that the Moldovan National League is a major step to realize that ambition of mine.”

He will leave for Moldova on October 17, 2021, Sunday to participate in the league.