Sacramento Kings: Sim Bhullar Signs Up

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Mar 20, 2014; Spokane, WA, USA; New Mexico State Aggies center Sim Bhullar (2) drives to the basket against San Diego State Aztecs guard Xavier Thames (2) and forward Josh Davis (22) in the second half of a men

After spending some time on their Summer League roster, former New Mexico big man Sim Bhullar has now signed a proper deal with the Sacramento Kings. Although the deal is likely non-guaranteed to give the Kings a chance to assess him in training camp, it was still historic as Bhullar became the first player of Indian descent to sign a deal in the NBA.

It was Bhullar, himself, that broke the news of the deal, posting a number of photos to Twitter.

It’s far from automatic that Bhullar will make the roster, but at 7″5′, his incredible height alone gives him a genuine chance. Although the Kings roster is stacked with power forwards, they don’t have a lot in terms of depth at center, and a defensive-minded rim protector wouldn’t go astray.

Let’s take a closer look at three key factors that could make Bhullar a contributor off the bench for Sacramento.

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