Introduction of Basketball in NEPAL
Basketball is played in Nepal since early 50's. The foreigners who come to work in Nepal as volunteers or in foreign diplomatic missions were responsible for importing basketball in Nepal . The retired British Gurkha Soldiers who returned to Nepal also played their part in importing Basketball in Nepal.
Basketball today is very famous in Nepal. Not only in the big cities like Kathmandu , Pokhara and others, it is very popular in the hilly districts as Dang, Myagdi, Syangja and Parbat. Most of the private schools in Nepal have quality Basketball Court that makes Basketball the very famous sport in the school level.