“Facilities before medals” – Anjalee Ekanayake

Anjalee Ekanayake, was crowned MVP in the women`s final of the 52nd Senior Nationals 2018. Her team, Mercantile Services Basketball Association won the title for the second consecutive time. Anjaleee, also represents Sri Lanka in both 5on5 and 3x3...

Sri Lanka Basketball, you ready?

A stellar performance in 2018 in both 5on5 and 3x3 formats of the game. Set to achieve great heights in 2019. Now, included in the long-term development plan initiated by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), Sri Lanka Basketball, there...

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'The Last Dance' that stunned the ! Join us as we discuss whose the better player, Michael Jordan, or Kobe Bryant? If you missed the second episode, Watch below:
FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup 2019

Is Sri Lanka Basketball going the right way?

Team Sri Lanka took flight to China and Mongolia, for the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup 2019 and the FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup 2019, respectively. It was an ill-fated twofold foreign assignment as the teams failed to record even...

Video – Jordan is HUMAN?

The Last Dance' that stunned the globe! Join us to discuss whether Jordan is human and what a girl would do if the legend proposes. Missed out on third episode? Don't worry we got you covered:

“My father passed on, I got injured, I still played” – Praneeth Udumalagala

53-56, HSC Blues were leading against Colombo BC in the finals of Colombo Super League (CSL), 2015. Anushka Jayalath passes on to Praneeth Udumalagala. The six-foot-tall Udumalagoda slots a 03 from the perimeter. Scores squared. Colombo BC goes on...

FIBA strengthens Sri Lanka Basketball

Across the island-nation, change is discussed in a relatively larger landscape than before and with that change is dawning for Sri Lanka Basketball. The Sri Lanka Basketball Federation (SLBF), included in the FIBA Long Term Development Plan, will be...

The basketballer who lived his father`s dream – Praneeth Udumalagala

A week ago, on Swishing the Nets – Basketball in 05 minutes, we unfolded the story of a promising basketballer, Praneeth Udumalagala. This week, we disclose the story of the champion, on how he accomplished his and his father’s...
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Most Valuable Player for Basketball, Netball Queen – Hazeena Abdul

ThePapare.com extending its search radius to the younger age groups unearthed Hazeena Abdul the PodiPapare, personality of the month, a budding talent versatile in both Basketball and Netball. “It was athletics, where my heart stopped at first. Basketball was for...

Gateway College set for TPBC18

Gateway College entered ThePapare Basketball Championship in 2017, after being crowned “B” Division Champions in 2016. Their maiden run with TPBC was ended when they bowed out at they emerged joint champions for the third place together with Lyceum...

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