NBA: Indian basketball player Amjyot Singh enters G league draft

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

PTI October 23, 2017 18:27:20 IST

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.

NBA Indian basketball player Amjyot Singh enters G league draft

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.

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

NBA: Nuggets stun Clippers to reach Western Conference final; Heat beat Celtics in Game 1 of East final
Sports

NBA: Nuggets stun Clippers to reach Western Conference final; Heat beat Celtics in Game 1 of East final

The underdog Nuggets became the first team in NBA history to rally from a 3-1 series deficit twice in the same postseason.

Two killed, 14 injured in shooting in New York's Rochester; no information on motive and culprit yet, says police
World

Two killed, 14 injured in shooting in New York's Rochester; no information on motive and culprit yet, says police

The shooting comes as Rochester's police department has witnessed days of protests over the death of resident Daniel Prude, caused when officers put a hood over his head