外文标题：Satnam Singh drafted in NBA, selected by Dallas Mavericks
NEW DELHI: Indian hoopster Satnam Singh Bhamara, on Friday, became the first player from the country to be drafted in NBA. Satnam, a versatile center player, was selected by Dallas Mavericks with the 52nd pick of the 2015 NBA draft.
The youngster, who hails from a remote village in Punjab and stands 7 feet 2 inches tall, was hoping to become the first player born on the subcontinent to make the league. Mavericks had invited India's biggest basketball hope, Satnam, for a pre-draft workout on Tuesday. It was the first time that the scouts of the Texas-based team witnessed the skills of the 290-pound Indian center.
Confirming the development, Satnam had told TOI before boarding the flight to Dallas from Florida, "I am very excited to have a workout with Dallas Mavericks - one of the best and experienced team in the NBA. I will give my best and try to impress the selectors there."
Concerned Citizen (Unknown)
Congratulations. It should give boost to budding basketball players.
Chanakya In (India)
This is more rewarding news than some one winning Nobel prize.
SS Shaktawat () 9 mins ago
Good. Hope he will do best.
Naresh Lodha (Vadodara)
Good. Congrats and all the best.
Good luck. .For the bright future
Rakesh Deulkar (Mumbai)
Good news for Indian Basket Players, this will help other player to boost their game.
Alka Chawla (new delhi)
Aravind () 22 mins ago
Good for indian basket ball
Chaos J (b)
KINGDIAN MATHEEW (Unknown)
Hope this will boost Indian Basketball.