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Sachin Gupta becomes first Indian origin NBA President of Operations

He joins a growing list of Indians and Indian origin players who are making waves in the NBA

Sachin Gupta becomes first Indian origin NBA President of Operations
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Sachin Gupta(source- NBA)

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C.C. Chengappa

Updated: 24 Sep 2021 6:09 AM GMT

In a landmark moment for the worlds most famous basketball league, Sachin Gupta will become the first Indian origin president of basketball operations. The decision has come after Minnesota Timberwolves President Gersson Rosas left his post a few days ago. It is not yet known whether Sachin Gupta will be the permanent President but for now it is definitely a historic moment for the NBA.

Sachin Gupta has a career track record that is backed up with various qualifications as well. He is a graduate from MIT in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. He also went on to Stanford Business School to pursue an MBA before working for ESPN. He is known for his analytics, creations of ESPN's trade machine and has worked with the Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers and Houston Rockets.

His appointment has been seen as something which can reap great rewards for Minnesota Timberwolves in the long run. His skills in running top NBA teams along with an excellent track record previously has also been backed by several major heads in the industry.




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