Amritpal Singh creates history, becomes first Indian to be signed by Australian Basketball Team

Sep 5, 2017 09:31 IST
Amritpal Singh

Captain of Indian basketball team Amritpal Singh on 31 August 2017 created history by becoming the first Indian player to be signed by an Australian Basketball team.  

Earlier, Singh had been a part of the four-member Indian team of Amjyot Singh, Yadwinder Singh and Vishesh Bhriguvanshi, who were a part of the National Basketball League (NBL) Draft Combine in Melbourne, Australia in 2017.

Later, he was invited by the Sydney Kings for the Atlas Challenge 2017 tournament in China. They were impressed by his performance at the Atlas Challenge tournament, where he was a part of winner team and scored a massive 17 points and 16 rebounds in the championship match.

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He will be a part of the Sydney Kings during their pre-season tour where they will also take on the game against Utah Jazz side.

Born in a village of Punjab, Singh initially played for the Pune Peshwas in the Indian Basketball League.


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