Hoops Hype: Even though India has a population of more than 1.3 billion people, few players in NBA history have ever been of Indian descent. In fact, the first in this lineage was Sim Bhullar in 2015 and since then there have been only three to play in NBA Summer League or the NBA G League.Read More
Sportskeeda: The NBA Global Academy’s Princepal Singh has been selected to play in the Indian men’s team for the Super Kung Sheung Cup International Basketball Invitation Championship in Hong Kong from December 11 to 16.Read More
NAU Athletics: The Pacific Northwest has been kind to the Northern Arizona women’s basketball program of late, but head coach Loree Payne did not stop there when looking to supplement next season’s roster. In addition to nabbing another Seattle product, Payne went far east to untapped recruiting ground to fill her 2019 signing class.Read More
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ESPN: This week’s NBA Global Camp marked the first time the league has organized a draft combine outside of U.S. Over the course of four days, 81 players from 38 countries — ranging from 15 to 23 years old — went through athletic and medical testing, measurements, interviews, scrimmages and practices, including instruction from a group of eight NBA assistant coaches and Sergio Scariolo, the head coach of the Spanish national team.Read More
Scroll: The 17-year-old has already played for and captained the India U-16 team last year but after a stint at the NBA Academy, she’s gunning for more.Read More
Despite the 10-point loss, NBA Academy India played a competitive first game back from a 3-week break. Jagshaanbir Singh had strong, balanced game recording 9 pts, 7 rbd, 3 blk and Achyntia Krishna was the team’s high scorer, with 10pts.
NBA Academy India’s tenacious full-court defense and balanced scoring led them to blow pass Hindu College. Princepal Singh finished with 18 points, 10 rebounds, while Jagshaanbir Singh with 8 points, 8 rebounds and 2 blocks, and Rajveer Bhati with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
NBA Academy India’s defensive focus was a key to this week’s victory. The team’s younger players stepped up and contributed on both ends. Jagshaanbir Singh finished with 16 pointts, 6 rebounds and 2 blocks and Digvijay Shekhawat 16 points and 3 rebounds.
Down by 15, the Academy applied full court pressure and tied the game with an alley oops pass from a side out of boùnds play with 1 second left. NBA Academy India lost as Kiori Mal College drained a 3-point shot in overtime. Forward Seijin Mathew had a team high of 18 points and 5 rebounds.