Thursday, July 30, 2015

“The family of Satnam Singh Bhamara — the first...

“The family of Satnam Singh Bhamara — the first Indian-born player ever to be drafted by a team in the @nba — posed for a portrait at home in Ballo Ke, #India. The 19-year-old #basketball player is two inches taller than his father, a farmer who is a familiar presence in #BalloKe, and something of a local curiosity. When news of the draft was announced in the village where the unusually tall, soft-spoken boy grew up to closely resemble his unusually tall, soft-spoken father, there was a celebration — not of an individual achievement, but of a collective one. @ktakahashi9 photographed Satnam’s family: his sister, Sarabjot Kaur, left; his parents, Sukhwinder Kaur and Balbir Singh Bamrah; and his brother, Beant Singh.” By nytimes on Instagram.

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