About Us

Pass the Ball, formerly known as East to West Basketball, is a volunteer-based and non-profit organization, currently held by high-schoolers from The Koç School, Istanbul, Turkey. We aim to create a cultural interaction between the East and the West by inviting basketball players from Eastern Turkey and the Western countries and thus, create a unique basketball experience for our under-privileged Eastern guests.


We believe that regardless of one’s socio-economic living conditions, every individual should have the opportunity to discover and improve his talent in equal standards. Therefore, through Pass The Ball, we try to eliminate the social inequalities between young basketball players and establish a respectful atmosphere in which mutual tolerance and honesty are essential. We organize 3x3 basketball tournaments each year to help players develop their basketball techniques as well as their characteristics by broadening their cultural perspective.


If you would like to attend our events or support us, please read our website and contact us. We would be more than happy to share further information.

Contact Us

Tepeören Mahallesi, Koç Özel Lisesi, 34959 Tuzla/İstanbul

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