The 21-year old Akula is blazing a trail for Indian basketball globally.
A basketball tournament in Chicago is a beacon of camaraderie between Americans of Indian and Pakistani origin.
Basketball in Kashmir has found new life through the efforts of two young players and coach Pradyut Voleti of Dribble Academy.
Once a 15-year old fast bowler, Singh’s rise to become one India’s best basketball players is both surprising and expected.
Both were invited, and came back to India to play. So why were they not on court?
India’s first professional basketball league showcases a deep passion for the game of basketball in the northeast.
The youngster - a poster child for how humble beginnings do not matter - is turning lives around through basketball.