Ranveer Singh has been chosen as NBA brand ambassador for India for the year 2021-2022 on its 75th Anniversary. The actor Ranveer Singh will work with NBA which will help to grow the league’s profile in India all throughout their 75th Anniversary season in this year i.e. 2021-2022. On Thursday he was named as a National Basketball Association’s i.e. (NBA) brand ambassador for India. The actor has said that he has loved to play basketball and the NBA since childhood.
Ranbir said, “I have loved basketball and the NBA since my childhood and have always been fascinated with its influence on popular culture including music, fashion, and entertainment”.
“With the NBA tipping off its 75th season celebrations, there couldn’t have been a better time to join forces with the league and support their efforts to grow basketball in the country.”
The actor Ranveer Singh will attend NBA All-Star 2022 in Cleveland after he will be seen posting behind-the-scenes social media content and will meet NBA players and legends. Previously, he has attended NBA All-Star in Toronto in the year 2016, where he has been seen sitting courtside at the NBA All-Star Game.
NBA Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer Mark Tatum said: “A Bollywood icon and one of the most celebrated actors of his generation, Ranveer is also a dedicated NBA fan who is passionate about the league and its players. We’re excited to work with Ranveer to engage with fans in India and around the world on a variety of platforms.”
NBA Asia Executive Vice President and Managing Director Scott Levy has said, “Ranveer is an ideal ambassador to headline the launch of NBA Style, our new Instagram handle that explores the intersection of basketball and culture.”