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Kings to make Sim Bhullar first NBA player of Indian descent

HOUSTON -- The Kings will sign center Sim Bhullar to a 10-day contract Thursday, making the rookie the first player of Indian descent on an NBA regular-season roster. Bhullar, 22, is expected to be on the roster for Friday's game against New Orleans at Sleep Train Arena. Bhullar, a 7-foot-5, 350-pounder, played for the Kings' summer league team in Las Vegas and was on the training camp roster. He has played 39 games this season for the Reno Bighorns, the Kings' NBA Development League, averaging 10.3 points, 8.8 rebounds and 3.8 blocks in 25.8 minutes. He played 38 minutes and had 19 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks in 38 minutes in Tuesday's 131-105 win over Bakersfield. Bhullar, ...

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