Big Sim Bhullar Rises above the Competition in the NBA D league

 

 

Gursimran “Sim” Bhullar (born December 2, 1992) is a Canadian professional basketball player for Raptors 905 of the NBA Development League. He played college basketball for New Mexico State University and is the first player of Indian descent to play in the NBA. At 7’5″, he also became the sixth tallest player in NBA history, being tied with Chuck Nevitt and Pavel Podkolzin for that record. Additionally, as of 2015–16 NBA season, Bhullar was the tallest active player in the NBA.

 

During his freshman season at NMSU, Bhullar played 24.4 minutes per game, averaging 10.1 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 2.4 blocks per game. In his sophomore season, he improved to 26.3 minutes per game, with 10.4 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 3.4 blocks per game. He is a two-time WAC tournament MVP, winning the award in 2013 and 2014, where he also helped New Mexico State reach the NCAA Tournament.

In April 2014, Bhullar declared for the NBA draft, forgoing his final two years of college eligibility.

 

During his freshman season, Bhullar played 24.4 minutes per game, averaging 10.1 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 2.4 blocks per game. In his sophomore season, he improved to 26.3 minutes per game, with 10.4 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 3.4 blocks per game. He is a two-time WAC tournament MVP, winning the award in 2013 and 2014, where he also helped New Mexico State reach the NCAA Tournament.

In April 2014, Bhullar declared for the NBA draft, forgoing his final two years of college eligibility.

 

On October 31, 2015, Bhullar was acquired by the Raptors 905 of the NBA Development League

 

In Sim’s last game he recorded 16 points and 16 rebounds. He continues to make strides to get back to the NBA hoping for a 10 day call up. If he keeps these numbers up, he has a big opportunity to get back to the NBA where he belongs.

 

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