Proud family of Punjab-origin NBA player Satnaam Singh

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This draft pick is evidence that despite the rawness of his talent, the NBA believes him ready for the big leagues. HT Photo

This draft pick is evidence that despite the rawness of his talent, the NBA believes him ready for the big leagues. HT Photo

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File Photo of basketball player Satnam Singh being honured at a function. HT/Photo

File Photo of basketball player Satnam Singh being honured at a function. HT/Photo

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Born in Ballo Ke, a village in Punjab where there are no basketball courts and no cable television, he started playing the game at an early age.

Born in Ballo Ke, a village in Punjab where there are no basketball courts and no cable television, he started playing the game at an early age.

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Satnam Singh Bhamara, the first Indian-born player to be drafted in the NBA League, was introduced to basketball by his father, who is a farmer.

Satnam Singh Bhamara, the first Indian-born player to be drafted in the NBA League, was introduced to basketball by his father, who is a farmer.

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Family members of basketball player Satnam Singh at village Ballo Ke, Barnala Punjab on Friday. Keshav Singh/HT

Family members of basketball player Satnam Singh at village Ballo Ke, Barnala Punjab on Friday. Keshav Singh/HT

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