It was a cheerful evening with full of surprise for the young basket ball players of Nutan Bharat Yuvak Sangh (NBYS), Bajaj Nagar when NBA player Phil Calvert visited the club on Wednesday evening.
Phil is in the city with an event related to Reliance Foundation Junior NBA programme. Phil has been roped in under the grass root and skill development programme of the budding basket ball players besides for the inter-school championship.
The Nagpur District Basket Ball Association requested Phil to conduct an hour-long camp at NBYS, to which he agreed. When this correspondent visited the NBYS ground, Phil, who hails from Denmark and had earlier represented his country, was busy coaching the young players and also sharing some important tips related to the game.
Phil would be in the city on Thursday too, is likely to visit some other grounds before leaving for Noida on Friday morning.