India basketball player Amjyot Singh Gill has been selected in the drafts for the NBA G League. One hundred and forty-six players are eligible to be selected in the 2017 NBA G League Draft, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. ET via teleconference from the league’s New York headquarters.
No trades will be permitted during the four-round draft and only players signed to an NBA G League Standard Player Contract are eligible to be selected. Teams are required to make at least three selections during the draft. Once a team declines to make a pick, it may not make another selection for the remainder of the event.
Fans are encouraged to log onto www.nbagleague.com to follow the live draft board.
The NBA’s official minor league, the NBA G League prepares players, coaches, officials, trainers and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 26 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2017-18 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. An all-time-high 44 percent of all NBA players at the end of the 2016-17 season boasted NBA G League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA Cares programs. NBA G League games are available on ESPN’s family of networks and NBA TV.Published 21 Oct 2017, 15:24 IST