The G-League pathway program keeps making noise amongst high school recruits, whether they're international or American.
Now, Princepal Singh from India has decided he will take his talents to the states, and has signed a pro contract.
Shams Charania from The Athletic first reported he will be the first NBA Academy India graduate to sign a pro deal and first NBA Academy graduate to sign in G-League.
Sources: Princepal Singh — a 6-10 forward from India — has signed a contract in the NBA G League to train and play alongside the pro path team.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 28, 2020
Singh will be the first NBA Academy India graduate to sign a pro deal and first NBA Academy graduate to sign in G League.
The 6'10 forward received major interest from college programs, but still decided to take the pro route. Despite being 220 pounds and having a 7'2 wingspan, NBA Draft specialist, Jonathan Givony still doesn't think he has what it takes to get to the next level.
Singh, who is only the fifth basketball player in history from India to sign a professional contract in America, has averaged 11.2 points and 6.3 rebounds per game playing for the national team.
The new pathway program from the G-League is looking stacked, and aside from Singh, Kai Sotto from the Philippines is the other international player to sign with them. Along with Singh and Sotto, top prospects like Jalen Green, Jonathan Kuminga, Daishen Nix and Isaiah Todd are also in the squad.