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WATCH: NBA Academy India's Harsimran Kaur speaks with Kristen Veal about her experience of training at Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence

2019 has been a breakout calendar year for Harsimran 'Honey' Kaur.

In November, she made history when she was invited to participate in a multi-week training camp (from Nov. 7 - 24) at The NBA Global Academy at Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence in Canberra, Australia, making her the first prospect from the NBA Academies Women's Program and the first female prospect from outside of Australia to attend The NBA Global Academy.

Here's a look at her chat with the head coach at Basketball Australia's Center of Excellence - Kristen Veal:

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@basketballaus CoE Head Coach Kristen Veal and NBA Global Academy prospect Harsimran "Honey" Kaur talk 🏀 & 🦘 as they take a walk around @theais_ campus before she heads back to India 🇮🇳

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For Kaur, 2019 began by attending the second NBA Academy India Women's Camp in January where she walked away with the Defense award. A few months later, in April, she was one of four Indian girls to be invited to the NCAA Next Generation showcase.

MORE: Story of Harsimran Kaur - Dangal on the Court

In August, she was one of four Indians invited to the Basketball Without Borders Asia 2019 Camp in Tokyo. Less than a couple of weeks after that, she represented India at the FIBA 3X3 U18 Asia Cup in Malaysia where the team bowed out in the quarterfinals.

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🔊 Harsimran "Honey" Kaur on what it felt to go from player to coach at the @nbacares clinic 💪🏽 - #NBAAcademy #NBAIndiaGames #NBAInMyBackyard

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In October, at the third NBA Academy India Women's Camp during the NBA India Games weekend, she was named Camp MVP.

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