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Satnam Singh Bhamara : 1st Indian-born basketball player picked in NBA draft

Satnam Singh Bhamara makes India proud

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Satnam Singh Bhamara. For those of you who do not know who he is, let’s just say you are about to read about the first Indian who will be playing in National Basketball Association (NBA) League. It was Dallas Mavericks who picked Singh in the 2015 NBA Draft.

Basketball: Indian Basketball Story: Portrait of Satnam Singh Bhamara during photo shoot at IMG Academy. Bhamara, a 7'1" teenager from Punjab, has hopes of becoming the first NBA player from India.  Bradenton, FL 1/26/2013 CREDIT: Simon Bruty (Photo by Simon Bruty /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (Set Number: X156109 TK1 R2 F37 )

 

Satnam Singh Bhamara. For those of you who do not know who he is, let’s just say you are about to read about the first Indian who will be playing in National Basketball Association (NBA) League. It was Dallas Mavericks who picked Singh in the 2015 NBA Draft.

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Satnam Singh (R) with his father | Source: ourhindustan.com

When Singh was 12, he learnt to play basketball from a government funded academy. After two years he moved to Florida where he trained to be an expert at the game at the IMG Academy. Despite this victorious entrance he has not failed to uphold his humility.

 

When Singh was 12, he learnt to play basketball from a government funded academy. After two years he moved to Florida where he trained to be an expert at the game at the IMG Academy. Despite this victorious entrance he has not failed to uphold his humility.

 

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