Forbes Sports:

NBA Insider reporter Shams Charania, 26, was among 30 people recognized by Forbes in its 2021 “30 Under 30” list in the Sports category. The Indian American reporter started his sports journalism career at 17.  (Twitter photo)

Indian American sports reporter Shams Charania was named amongst a number of athletes in the sports category in Forbes’ 2021 “30 Under 30” list.

Charania, 26, is a preeminent NBA Insider for The Athletic and Stadium, breaking news on hundreds of major signings and trades to his more than one million fans on Twitter and Instagram, his profile notes.

He started his sports journalism career at 17 and was hired as Yahoo Sports full-time NBA Insider in 2015 at 21, it said.

A Chicago, Illinois, resident, Charania earned his degree at Loyola University at Chicago.

A total of 600 young entrepreneurs, activists, scientists and entertainers wer featured in the 10th Annual Forbes “30 Under 30” list.

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