Watch this incredible alley-oop dunk by one of the Indian national team’s stars, Amjyot Singh, who’s been hailed as the “Indian Kobe.”
Then ask yourself: why is Singh, a Sikh, not wearing his turban, one of the Sikh articles of faith? It’s because FIBA, despite efforts from Team India’s coach, has banned turbans (and hijabs, in their women’s league) from the court, because they may “pose a threat” to other players. Huh?
On the 18MR blog, Balpreet Singh turns the question back on FIBA. What’s the real threat?