Satnam Singh Bhamara, who became the first Indian player to be drafted by an NBA team, (Dallas Mavericks) spoke exclusively to Zee Media over his dream, state of Indian basketball and many other issues.
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday felicitated Barnala lad Satnam Singh Bhamara for making the state proud by becoming the first Indian basketball player to be drafted into the NBA League.
The sporting fraternity on Friday congratulated hoopster Satnam Singh Bhamara after he became the first Indian to be picked for a NBA (National Basketball Association) League team, hailing his historic achievement as an "inspiration" for the youth of the country.
On cloud nine after becoming the first Indian to make the NBA draft for Dallas Mavericks, Satnam Singh Bhamra on Friday said his entry will open the doors for more Indians to play basketball at the highest level in America.
Billionaire Tony Ressler`s purchase of the Atlanta Hawks has been unanimously approved by NBA owners, the league announced Wednesday, concluding a sale forced by racial remarks in e-mails discovered last year.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) will spend 10 million yuan (about $1.6 mn) in financing construction and refurbishing of public basketball courts in Chinese cities, media reported on Thursday.
LeBron James carried his Cleveland Cavaliers on a thrilling playoff run but in the end, the weight of a city and an undermanned team on his shoulders proved too much to handle even for the game`s best player.