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Satnam Singh Becomes First Indian-Born Player Drafted to the NBA

History was made on June 25, 2015 as Satnam Singh Bhamara became the first Indian-born player to be drafted into the NBA. The Dallas Mavericks selected Satnam with the 52nd overall pick in Thursday’s draft.

Bhamara is from a small village in Punjab, India, he began playing the game just five years ago. The 7-foot-2 center is just 19-years old, moves well for his size, is strong, can hit the outside shot and obviously has a ton of potential.

It’ll be interesting to see where things go for Satnam from here. Mavs owner Mark Cuban was hyped on Twitter.

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