Second All Nepalese 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Successfully Organized

Posted on: June 2nd, 2013 by ANATexas Admin

Dallas, Texas – The second All Nepalese one-day basketball tournament sponsored by TEXASNEPAL, VASTIKA & DISCOUNT BEER & WINE IRVING took place on June 1, 2013 at the Elzie Odom Recreation Center, Arlington, Texas. Eight teams competed for the tournament that included Himalayan Hoops, Himalayan Hoops- Bedford, STUDS, Team 1055, OL’SKOLZ, Mid-Cities Shooters, Les Oprimes & Team OKC from Texas /Oklahoma area.

Live entertainment was provided by DJ MOMO, which made the tournament both fun and lively with his commentary and music. Chief guest Pasang Lama, interim Vice President of the ANA and Chief coordinator the ANA-Texas chapter, was present to encourage the participants and the tournament.

The 3-on-3 competition was also complemented by a 3-point shootout. Twenty-one players competed for the cash prize of $100 and $50 for the first and second place. Mausam KC won the shootout, making 6 out of 10 shots. Siran Thapa took the second-place with 5 out of 10 shots.

Ol’SKOLZ vs Himalayan Hoops Final Game

Ol’SKOLZ vs Himalayan Hoops Final Game

The final took place between Ol’SKOLZ & Himalayan Hoops both from the Dallas area, the rematch of the first All Nepalese 3-on-3 tournament final. The defending champions Himalayan Hoops were vying for yet another championship. As expected, the final was fierce competing for each possession. The supporters from both the teams made the game loud and the crowd enjoyed an electric atmosphere. The game was very close at all times going neck- and-neck for the entire period. Ultimately, Himalayan Hoops prevailed in the final possessions with a score of 21-17 points.

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Winner Himalayan Hoops

OL'SKOLZ - Runner-up

Runner-up OL’SKOLZ

The cash prize distribution took place after the game with Mr. Pasang Lama and Mr. Dhiren Gurung.

The winner, Himalayan Hoops, were awarded $1000.00 cash prize and runner-up Ol’SKOLZ $500.00 along with a certificate for both the teams.

We look forward to the 3rd All Nepalese 3 on 3 basketball tournament next year

Participating Teams and Players

HIMALAYAN HOOPS BED FORD (WHITE)
DEEP SINGH
AVINAB NAKARMI
SAMENDRA SHERCHAN
SUMIRAN SAPKOTA
SUDIP SHRESTHA

STUDS (ORANGE)
RAJIV BHATTARAI
MONESH BALLA
AMRIT KUNWAR
SANDEEP ONTA
PRABIN SHRESTHA

TEAM 1055
SONAM SHERPA
NIMA SHERPA
BIKAS BHUSAL
BISAN RANJIT
KB

HIMALAYAN HOOPS
ANUP ADHIKARI
JAVISH GURUNG
NIMA SHERPA
SURYA SINGH
BIPIN MAHARJAN

OL’ SKOLZ (GREY)
UDDHAV KHADKA
TRILOCHAN KHADKA
RAM BHANDARI
SANJAY KUNWAR
SIRAN THAPA

MID-CITIES SHOOTERS ( WHITE/RED)
SANTOSH THAPA
HARENDRA THAPA
SRIJAN SHRESTHA
ARUN

LES OPPRIMES (BLACK)
JAYASWOR
TSERING GHALE
DEEPESH KHATI
RAJAT SHRESTHA
SUMAN RAI

TEAM OK CITY (WHITE/BLACK)
PRITAM LAMA
PATRICK FETZ
MILAN KHADKA
CHANDAN LAMSAL
SANDESH SANGROULA

By RAM BHANDARI
ANA Texas Chapter Sports Coordinator

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