Twitter goes berserk as Satnam Singh makes it into NBA
Satnam Singh Bhamara on Friday became the first Indian basketball player to be drafted in the National Basketball Association (NBA) after being picked by Dallas Mavericks.chandigarh Updated: Jun 26, 2015 13:05 IST
Satnam Singh Bhamara on Friday became the first Indian basketball player to be drafted in the National Basketball Association (NBA) after being picked by Dallas Mavericks.
Twitterati applauded the 19-year-old whole-heartedly.
Satnam, who hails from a remote village in Punjab and stands 7 feet 2 inches tall, was the 52nd pick in the NBA Draft.
Here's how Twitter reacted to the news:
Welcome to the @dallasmavs Satnam Singh, the first Indian Born Player to be drafted ! Represent big guy. Represent !— Mark Cuban (@mcuban) June 26, 2015
Good news today! Satnam Singh Bhamara first Indian to be drafted into the NBA. Great story.— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) June 26, 2015
FACT: Satnam Singh is ALWAYS the biggest kid in class pic.twitter.com/YGlQUVKVe5— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) June 26, 2015
Congratulations Satnam Singh! First Indian to make it to NBA. Great achievement :)— Gutta Jwala (@Guttajwala) June 26, 2015
Being the 1st ever Indian player to be drafted in the NBA #satnamsingh has created history. And opened the doors of the NBA to India.— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) June 26, 2015
T 1910 -#satnamsingh first Indian player to be in the NBA .. congratulations !! India goes to NBA .. now time for NBA to come to India ..!!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) June 26, 2015
This Friday, #SatnamSingh is King!— Shayan Acharya (@ShayanAcharya) June 26, 2015
Delighted to see #SatnamSingh being drafted in the NBA. Really hope he can do what Yao Ming did for China!— Vinay Gaba (@vinaygaba) June 26, 2015