Satnam Singh Bhamara Biography
Birthday: December 10, 1995 (Sagittarius)
Born In: Punjab, India
Satnam Singh Bhamara is a well-known Indian basketball player currently playing for the Dallas Mavericks. He got into the NBA after being drafted during the 2015 NBA draft, making him the first Indian player to be drafted into the NBA. He is known for his unusual height of 7 feet 2 inches. Born in a village in Punjab, India, Singh was raised in a family of farmers and millers. By the age of nine, Singh was already taller than most of the adults in his village. Taking advantage of this, his father took him to a local basketball court with the intent of encouraging him to pursue a career in the sport. Over the next few years, he took part in youth leagues in Punjab, where he easily dominated his opponents. He continued to further develop his skills at the Ludhiana Basketball Academy. After Singh led the Punjab youth team to a national championship, he was chosen by the Basketball Federation of India to play at an NBA ‘Basketball without Borders’ Camp. His skills received massive appreciation and he was soon selected for a scholarship under the IMGR basketball training academy, following which he moved to Florida, USA. Eventually he made his way into the NBA and has also represented the Indian national Basketball Team on multiple occasions.