- Indian basketball players Amritpal Singh, Amjyot Singh, Yadwinder Singh and Vishesh Bhriguvanshi were invited to Melbourne by the National Basketball League (NBL) to participate in their draft combine for the upcoming 2017-18 season.
- Amritpal Singh stood out amongst all the participants and impressed the scouts.
- The Combine took place on the 17th and 18th of April, 2017 in the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.
- The invitation and participation in the NBL Draft Combine was facilitated by basketball management company Pursuit India.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE
ABOUT THE NBL DRAFT COMBINE
- Patrick Hunt (Basketball Without Borders World Camp Director) will be the director of the camp.
- All participants will be provided the opportunity to showcase their skills infront of every NBL club with all clubs ensuring to have coaching staff present each day.
- All participants will be provided with 2 reversible training singlets, 1 pair of training shorts, 1 T-Shirt.
- Lunch will be provided for all participants each day.
- Ice baths will be provided for all participants at the conclusion of each day.
- Doctors and Physiotherapists will be provided each day (for ankle taping and treatment).
ABOUT THE INVITED PLAYERS
- Amritpal Singh is India’s most dominant centre who is listed as 6’11”. He has played professionally in Japan and has led Tokyo Excellence in winning 2015-16 championship in Japan Development League.
- Amjyot Singh Gill is a 6’9” power forward and is arguably India’s most talented player. He is currently #1 Ranked FIBA 3×3 pro player in Asia, Oceania and Africa regions combined.
- Yadwinder Singh is the contingent’s senior most players. He is a 6’6” power forward who featured in India’s famous victories over China and is also a multiple time national champion with Uttarakhand.
- Vishesh Bhriguvanshi is a6’4’’ combo guard. He is currently the best guard in India. He was2nd in assists per game at 2015 FIBA Asia Championship.
|Location Uncertainty||Horizontal: 4.2 km; Vertical 1.9 km|
|Parameters||Nph = 68; Dmin = 37.9 km; Rmss = 0.93 seconds; Gp = 81°|