Sim Bhullar, an Indian-Canadian center has created history on February 22! Scores a rare triple-double to shoot himself right into the NBA’s attention!
The 7’5” tall, 360 pound (160 kgs.) giant has done something that makes him eligible for the NBA!
The Reno Bighorns player who plays in the NBA D-league affiliation played the best 43 minutes of his life! He scored a total of 26 points, 17 rebound shouts and 11 block shots against the recent game against rivals Los Angeles D-Fenders.
The barely 22-year old youngster has improved his match considerably in the D-League and now messes around more into the matches he plays. Thank to he messed around and got a triple-double, dropping 26 points, 17 rebounds and 11 blocks.
Thanks to Coach David Arseneault Jr., the 43 minutes he played shot him into the history books thanks to the score line he put up. NBA should now clearly get a shot to play in the NBA. His NBA debut is coming close, really close!
His achievement has been called the greatest achievement ever in the history of the NBA D-league.
Bhullar was born in Canada to immigrant Indians, Avtar and Varinder Bhullar from Punjab, India.
He became the first ever person of Indian descent to play in the NBA affiliate games after he went undrafted in the coveted NBA draft of 2014.
His first team in college was the Sacramento Kings in 2014 as part of the NBA Summer League. Later on, he was waived off by the Kings and was acquired by the Reno Bighorns as a key affiliate player.
Bhullar’s D-League debut consisted of a total of 4 points, 8 rebounds and 6 blocked shots. However, his team, the Reno’s had a dismal loss 141-140 against the Los Angeles D-Fenders.
He currently plays at his career best of eight rebounds and three blocks at least per game.
In this 2015 season, he is leading the NB-DL in the blocks per game (3.6).
Sim Bhullar is the newest and most formidable force that the NBA should look at drafting. He has developed into a true future MVP in very limited time. ‘Simsanity’ as he is lovably called, is a rare combination of size and talent. He defends he post like it is his own property. His cultural background also propels him to motivate him the aspirations of thousands of Indian-origins basketball fans from across the world.
The time isn’t far when he becomes the first ever player of Indian-descent to get drafted and play in the NBA.