|Kings sign Bhullar, 1st player of Indian descent|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 15 August 2014 06:04|
The Kings announced Bhullar's deal Friday. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
The 7-foot-5, 360-pound center was born in Toronto and played two seasons for New Mexico State, where he averaged 10.2 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.9 blocks to lead the Aggies to back-to-back NCAA tournaments. Undrafted this spring, Bhullar was part of the Kings team that won the NBA's summer league tournament in Las Vegas last month.
Kings owner Vivek Ranadive, the league's first Indian-born majority owner, says in a statement he's ''long believed India is the next great frontier for the NBA.''