You might have seen Sim Bhullar playing for New Mexico State in last season's NCAA tournament. He's tough to miss -- Bhullar stands at 7-foot-5 and is listed at 360 pounds.
Sacramento Kings fans might be seeing more of Bhullar soon, as they signed him to a contract Friday. Kings owner Vivek Ranadive has expressed interest in expanding the NBA's footprint in India, and making Bhullar the first NBA player of Indian descent could be a big step in that direction:
He's a bit of a project and is a long shot to make the Kings' roster this season, but check him out next to 6-foot-11 DeMarcus Cousins in a recent practice:
Big and Bigger pic.twitter.com/gSWB9GoJB3— Vivek Ranadivé (@Vivek) July 9, 2014
That's a dude who could potentially block a shot or two.