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Kings center Sim Bhullar embracing his place in NBA history

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Sim Bhullar is used to people staring at him. At 7-foot-5 and 360 pounds, Bhullar's big frame draws attention everywhere he goes. Even for him, though, the last few days have been unlike anything he has ever seen. As the first NBA player of Indian descent, Bhullar has attracted a worldwide audience since signing a 10-day contract with the Sacramento Kings...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings sign Sim Bhullar, NBA's 1st player of Indian descent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Sim Bhullar has become the NBA's first player of Indian descent, signing a 10-day contract with the Sacramento Kings. The Kings announced the deal Thursday. The 7-foot-5, 360-pound Bhullar was called up from the team's NBA Development League affiliate, the Reno Bighorns. The 22-year-old center could make his debut Friday when the Kings host the New Orleans...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings to sign first NBA player of Indian descent

Sim Bhullar and the Sacramento Kings are about to make NBA history. The Kings are signing Bhullar to a 10-day contract that will make him the league's first player of Indian descent, a person with knowledge of the deal said Wednesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Kings are not expected to announce Bhullar's deal until Thursday, when...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Kings to sign 1st NBA player of Indian descent

Sim Bhullar and the Sacramento Kings are about to make NBA history. The Kings are signing Bhullar to a 10-day contract that will make him the league's first player of Indian descent, a person with knowledge of the deal said Wednesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Kings are not expected to announce Bhullar's deal until Thursday, when...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Sign 7-Foot-5 Center Sim Bhullar, First NBA Player Of Indian Descent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sim Bhullar became the first player of Indian descent to sign a contract with an NBA team Friday, inking a deal to join the Sacramento Kings in training camp. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. “I’ve long believed that India is the next great frontier for the NBA, and adding a talented player like Sim only underscores the exponential growth basketball...
Via NESN.com
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings sign Sim Bhullar, 1st NBA player of Indian descent

  Sim Bhullar became the first player of Indian descent to sign a contract with an NBA team Friday, inking a deal to join the Sacramento Kings in training camp. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. ''I've long believed that India is the next great frontier for the NBA, and adding a talented player like Sim only underscores the exponential growth basketball has experienced in...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings sign Bhullar, 1st player of Indian descent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Sim Bhullar has signed a contract to join the Sacramento Kings in training camp, becoming the first player of Indian descent to ink a deal with an NBA team. 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...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Sim Bhullar Signs Camp Deal With Kings

Sim Bhullar has signed a camp deal with the Sacramento Kings. Bhullar played for the Kings during Vegas Summer League after going undrafted out of New Mexico State. If Bhullar lands on the Kings roster for the 2014-15 season, the minimum NBA salary for rookies is $507,366. Bhullar is a 7-5 center.
Via RealGM
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Sim Bhullar A New Face In Sacramento

#450485482 / gettyimages.com After going undrafted Thursday night Sim Bhullar’s odds turned around when he got signed by the Sacramento Kings. Bhullar is a 7’5 360 lb Indo-Canadian basketball player (Indian and Canadian). Bhullar played for New Mexico State University and started at center for them. Bhullar bursted onto the scene at the NCAA college basketball tournament where...
Via TopSportsReport
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

At 7'5" ... Sim Bhullar is the biggest player in the 2014 NBA Draft

Vlogger (Bleacher Report): "At 7'5" Sim Bhullar is the biggest player in the 2014 NBA Draft and is taller than any current NBA player. The two-time WAC MVP out of New Mexico State would be the first ever NBA player of primarily Indian descent."Bhullar has taken some criticism for being too raw to make it in the fast-paced NBA. Leading up to the Draft, he has been training at Impact...
Via Bob's Blitz
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Too tall for the NBA?

Evaluating talent in the NBA is an inexact science. The NBA Draft is littered with mistakes and miscues that have set franchises back decades. Portland will never live down drafting Sam Bowie over Michael Jordan or Greg Oden over Kevin Durant. Both those picks followed the age-old adage: You can’t teach size. And in basketball history, that is typically true. The great dynasties...
Via Bloguin Best
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Too tall for the NBA?

Evaluating talent in the NBA is an inexact science. The NBA Draft is littered with mistakes and miscues that have set franchises back decades. Portland will never live down drafting Sam Bowie over Michael Jordan or Greg Oden over Kevin Durant. Both those picks followed the age-old adage: You can’t teach size. And in basketball history, that is typically true. The great dynasties...
Via Crossover Chronicles
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

7-foot-5 Aggies center Bhullar declares for NBA Draft

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- New Mexico State center Sim Bhullar has decided to forego his final two seasons of college eligibility and enter his name into the 2014 NBA Draft. Bhullar, who is 7-feet-5 and 360 pounds,  earned Most Valuable Player honors in both the 2013 and 2014 Western Athletic Conference tournaments and led the Aggies to a pair of NCAA Tournament berths.  In two seasons...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State’s Sim Bhullar declares for NBA Draft

Photo: Steve Dykes / Getty Images New Mexico State center Sim Bhullar is declaring for the 2014 NBA Draft and foregoing his final two years of college eligibility, the school announced Friday. Bhullar, a 7’5″ sophomore center, averaged 10.4 points, 7.8 rebounds and  a WAC-best 3.4 blocks in 26.3 minutes per game for the Aggies last season. He also shot 64.8% from the field to...
Via The Catch and Shoot
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Who is Sim Bhullar and why is he declaring for the NBA Draft?

Photo is courtesy of http://www.sbnation.com/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   Every year once the college basketball season is over, we prepare ourselves for the next crop of early exits from the college game to the NBA. There was no surprise when Andrew Wiggins said he was...
Via In The Neutral Zone
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: 7-Foot-5 New Mexico State Center Sim Bhullar Declares For NBA Draft

You may remember New Mexico State center Sim Bhullar from this year’s NCAA Tournament. At 7-foot-5, he’s extremely hard to miss on the court. Next season, fans may have to flip over to an NBA game to catch a glance of the massive Bhullar, as it is being reported that he will declare for the NBA draft. New Mexico State sophomore center Sim Bhullar is entering the NBA Draft, per...
Via College Spun
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

March Madness Obituaries: Cincinnati, Ohio State, Oklahoma Upset

March Madness is a great time of year. But the sad truth is that 68 teams compete for a prize only one will win. To that end, we present our March Madness Obituaries, which mourn the fallen teams left behind on the road to the national championship. The first Thursday of the NCAA tournament did not disappoint. Of the 16 games on the day, four went to overtime, the most in a single...
Via The Sports Post
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Diehard: Phil Martelli’s Grandson, Kaman Photoshopped in ASU Bench, Sim Bhullar Break-Out, Fanny Francois

Phil Martelli’s grandson was interviewed by Allie LaForce and it was awesome via: Chris Kaman and Red Sox cop photoshopped into Arizona State’s bench after Cameron Ridley’s winner via and via: Steph Curry circus shot via: Andrew Bynum appears to be enjoying his Hooters trip:   New Mexico State’s 7’5” Sim Bhullar breaking out on San Diego State via: Diehard Beauty...
Via Diehardsport
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NMSU's upset bid denied by San Diego State in OT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- New Mexico State earned a little slice of history by taking San Diego State to overtime. It was little consolation on a night that was more frustrating than gratifying. The Aggies lost 73-69 in the record fourth OT game of the first full day of the NCAA tournament. Kevin Aronis tied the game at 60 with a 3-pointer to force the extra session, but the last five...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New Mexico State's 7'5" Sim Bhullar defends sans jumping

One of the great things about the Tournament is that fans get a chance to see guys play that they normally would never see--guys like New Mexico State's Sim Bhullar. The sophomore hails from Ontario, weighs in at an awesome 355 pounds, and stands 7'5" tall.The dude is so freaking tall he barely had to jump in order to block this shot!  @cjzero/TwitterYou can see him...
Via FatManWriting
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Is In Awe Of Sim Bhullar, NMSU’s 7-Foot-5, 355-Pound Center

Understandably, most college basketball fans don’t get to watch every single NCAA Tournament team play during the regular season. So most people tuning into truTV right now are watching in complete shock as New Mexico State’s sophomore center Sim Bhullar sprints up and down the court. Bhullar, easily one of the largest collegiate basketball players ever, stands at 7-foot-5 and...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: New Mexico State’s Sim Bhullar Is A Giant Brick Wall

Apparently nobody told San Diego State that New Mexico State's 7'5" Sim Bhullar would be waiting in the lane.
Via Gamedayr
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Most likely upsets on Day 1 of the NCAA tournament

You should really watch New Mexico State, if only for Sim Bhullar (who is 7'5")16 games, and 16 chances for David to try and reign supreme over Goliath. There's nothing like the NCAA tournament, mostly because every year there are unforgettable upsets. Upsets that simultaneously remind us why we love sports (the stories and excitement) and hate them (when these upsets undoubtedly...
Via Celtics Life
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament Preview: West Region

The West region poses an eclectic mix of teams, and some real upset potential.  Arizona boasts as formidably balanced a lineup as you will find in college basketball and are early favorites to represent this group in the Final Four. As always, the battle-tested Wisconsin Badgers are a team to be reckoned with as Bo Ryan’s disciplined squad look to shake off its past NCAA tournament...
Via The Sports Post
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

A year later Aztecs look for better result, starting with NMSU

SPOKANE, Wash. -- For those who don't remember San Diego State's last appearance on the March Madness stage, the Aztecs say "Thank you." It was ugly: An 81-71 loss to upstart Florida Gulf Coast last year that made "Dunk City" a national sensation and sent San Diego State back to the drawing board -- and back there right away. "We started working out...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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