Dr. Ramin Tabatabaei, President of Iran Basketball Federation reiterated that the governing body is trying to move 3X3 basketball to schools in line with FIBA guidelines.

Iran Basketball Federation; Tehran: Dr. Tabatabaei stated: “We will help the development and popularization of basketball in the country by setting up talent identification centers and 3X3 basketball competitions in schools”.

“Despite Corona virus pandemic, it can be admitted that we witnessed an exceptional year in the world and national sports, especially in the field of basketball, but we were able to turn some of the threats in into an opportunity. The number of teams present in Pro up to 2nd Division Leagues indicates the general success of this sport, which showed that basketball can survive and sparkle well even in improper economic conditions” furthered the President.