Report: Kings to make Sim Bhullar first of Indian descent in NBA

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Report: Kings to make Sim Bhullar first NBA player of Indian descent
Wednesday April 1st, 2015

The Sacramento Kings have signed 7'5'', 360-pound center Sim Bhullar to a 10-day contract, according to ESPN's Marc Stein

The AP reports the team is planning to announce the signing on Thursday. Bhullar will become the first-ever player of Indian descent in the NBA. 

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[daily_cut.NBA] Bhullar, 22, played college basketball at New Mexico State but went undrafted. He is averaging 10.3 points, 8.8 rebounds and 3.9 blocks with the Reno Bighorns of the NBA D-League, and he previously played with the Kings during Summer League. 

The center was raised in Canada by his Indian-born parents. 

Kings principle owner Vivek Ranadive became the league's first Indian-born owner when he bought the team in 2013. 

The Kings have a 26-47 record, third-worst in the Western Conference. 

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