Princepal Singh’s NBA ambition has now taken a new course with India’s brightest basketball prospect set to feature in the Australian Basketball League for the next stage of his career. Earlier, Singh was set to play with Sacramento Kings affiliate Stockton Kings after being selected in the NBA G League draft this season, but moving to the National Basket League (NBL) will increase his chances of playing alongside. other young NBA prospects. Princepal is no stranger to playing in the NBL league having been through our NextGen camp and also representing the BA Center of Excellence team in NBL 1.
Princepal Singh to play for New Zealand Breakers in NBL
According to NBA India, Princepal Singh signed a three-year contract with the NBL New Zealand Breakers team in one of the best professional basketball leagues in the world. Singh will play for the team that included RJ Hampton, which was Orlando Magic’s 24th pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.
The NBL League also hosted NBA superstar LaMelo Ball for a season before he was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets team in 2020. A number of other players made the jump to the NBA from the NBL , including Australian stars like Joe Ingles and Josh. Giddey, the No.6 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. With Singh signed from the NBA G League, the New Zealand Breakers are hoping to do well this season after finishing in eighth place in the NBL last season with a 12 record. -24.
Princepal Singh stats and NBA G League career path
Coming to Princepal Singh’s stats, the Indian cager signed a one-year contract with the NBA G League Ignite of the NBA G League, becoming the first NBA Academy India graduate to receive a professional contract. When selected by the Sacramento Kings, Singh averaged 2.3 points in four NBA G League games.
Earlier, Princepal Singh made history by scoring in the 2021 Summer League final, which the Kings topped 100-67. By scoring in the 2021 Summer League, Princepal Singh became the second Indian to do so after Satnam Singh Bhamara. While playing for Ignite last season, Princepal Singh made an appearance in four games, scoring a total of nine points, four rebounds and one steal in 25 minutes of field time.