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India's basketball revolution is picking up speed.

When American basketball legend, the 6'9" Larry Bird, was introduced to a Mumbai crowd during the NBA India Games earlier this month, the enthusiastic cheers lasted so long, they completely overshadowed the introduction of actor Priyanka Chopra. That was just one sign of a fully engaged, basketball-literate audience at two specially organised pre-season games between the Indiana Pacers and Sacramento Kings at the National Sports Club of India in Mumbai in early October. There

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