NBA: Indian basketball player Amjyot Singh enters G league draft

New York: Indian basketball player Amjyot Singh has entered the player draft for NBA's G League to be held in New York.

Amjyot is an alumni of the Ludhiana Basketball Academy that has trained top players, such as Satnam Singh Bhamara, Amritpal Singh and Jagdeep Singh.

File image of India's Amyjot Singh. Image courtesy: Twitter @gill_amjyot

File image of India's Amyjot Singh. Image courtesy: Twitter @gill_amjyot

One hundred and forty-six players are eligible to be selected in the 2017 NBA G League Draft, which will take place later on Saturday.

No trades will be permitted during the four-round draft and only players signed to an NBA G League Standard Player Contract are eligible to be selected.

Teams are required to make at least three selections during the draft. Once a team declines to make a pick, it may not make another selection for the remainder of the event.

The 25-year-old Amjyot hails from Chandigarh and has been part of India's national basketball team since 2015.

He has represented Delhi Capitals of the UBA Pro Basketball League and also turned up for the Tokyo Excellence in Japan. The 6 foot 8 inch Amjyot is primarily a forward.


Published Date: Oct 23, 2017 05:19 pm | Updated Date: Oct 23, 2017 06:27 pm


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