Satnam Singh Bhamara, who was picked by Dallas Mavericks in the NBA draft and later played in five pre-season games, wants the Indian government to help the game grow in the country.
Since Satnam Singh Bhamara became the first Indian-born player drafted by an N.B.A. team, Ballo Ke has celebrated the milestone as its own.
India's Satnam Singh was brought in with about two minutes left in the first quarter in place of last game's top scorer Jeremy Tyler.
Satnam Singh entered the game with two minutes left in the first quarter. He immediately made an impact grabbing a defensive rebound with 1:44 left on the clock. He went on to score his first points in the game with a free throw in the second quarter.
Satnam Singh played for Dallas against New Orleans and Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday and Sunday but his team was on the losing side on both occasions.
Satnam Singh played 12 minutes totalling four points and two rebounds. Dallas Mavericks fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 80-93.
Satnam Singh had four points, three rebounds and one assist in a total game time of just over 10 minutes
Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle, newly hired Texas Legends head coach Nick Van Exel and Donnie Nelson (co-owner of Legends) once again reiterated the franchise's plan for Satnam Singh to play in the NBA D-League in order to gain more experience. The Legends are affiliated with Mavericks.
Satnam Singh Bhamara became the first Indian hoopster to be drafted into the NBA League last month. He will play for Dallas Mavericks next season.
Satnam Singh Bhamara on Friday created history when he became the first Indian to be selected in NBA draft. The 7 feet 2 inches tall hoopster from Barnala in Punjab was picked by Dallas Mavericks.
Satnam Singh Bhamra, who was picked up by the Dallas Mavericks, moved to Florida for training before making his presence felt in the NBA circuit. The 19-year-old sensation believes that many hoopsters can take a leaf out of his book to dream big.
Satnam Singh Bhamara will become second Indian-origin basketball player after Sim Bhullar to feature in the NBA. The 7 feet 2 inches tall hoopster from Barnala in Punjab became the youngest player to represent India at the 26th Asian Basketball Championship at Wuhan in China in 2011. He will play for Dallas Mavericks next season.
Satnam Singh's bold decision of entering the NBA draft at the age of 19 hasn't gone down well with some talent scouts and coaches. Some question his speed while the others complain about his slow reaction time on court. But all agree on one thing - his solid work ethic.
Satnam Singh Bhamra is a 7 feet 2 Inches Punjab Hoopster who is training with NBA giants Boston Celtics.
Satnam Singh Bhamara will be second Indian-origin basketball player after Sim Bhullar to feature in the NBA following his inclusion in the NBA Draft for the year 2015.