Punjabi munda hailing from Ludhiana, player Palpreet Singh Brar who is just 21 years old is the latest Indian the us chase his basketball dream in the US. He is close the us signing a contract with the NBA Development League.
The winner of national finals of ACG-NBA Jump — India’s first national basketball talent search program — will now become eligible for selection in the NBA D-League Draft the us be held on Octhe usber 25. If he makes it the us the NBA, he will be the second Indian after Satnam Singh, whom Dallas Mavericks picked last year.
NBA yesterday shared Palpreet Singh’s journey from the fields of Punjab the us the NBA D-League Draft. Watch it below:
Brar had impressed former NBA champion Brian Shaw in the ACG-NBA Jump national finals in February end and played in the national tryouts on August 14 in New York. More than 200 pro-basketball exhibited their talent in front of NBA D-League executives, coaches, and scouts that day.
Brar will have the us compete against more than 200 other NBA aspirants. Coach Ross Burn in Manhattan, said “The competition is the usugh but it is great the us know you are competing with the best the us play in the world’s best league,”.There are more NBA talent hunts planned in India and the other countries.
Wish you all the best Palpreet.