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Satnam Singh Bhamara becomes the first Indian to be picked for a NBA

The sporting fraternity on Friday congratulated hoopster Satnam Singh Bhamara after he became the first Indian to be picked for a NBA (National Basketball Association) League team, hailing his historic achievement as an “inspiration” for the youth of the country.

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar led the former and current sportspersons in congratulating the 19-year-old Punjab lad Satnam for his achievement.

The 7-foot 2-inch tall Satnam was the 52nd pick in the NBA Draft for the Dallas Mavericks.

“I am very happy for him. It is a big achievement by an Indian sportsman and we are all proud of him. I would like to wish him all the best for the coming season and his career. I am sure the entire nation will support him,” Tendulkar told NDTV.

2004 Olympics silver medallist shooter and now Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore took to twitter to congratulate Satnam.

“Congratulations Satnam Singh.. Indian Youth once again break the Glass Ceiling. Nothing is impossible!!” “Congratulations Satnam Singh! First Indian to make it to NBA. Great achievement,” ace shuttler Jwala Gutta wrote on her twitter handle.satnam-1435307709-600

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