Things are looking up for Ghana Center Amida Brimah in his second stint in the NBA Summer League following a low key spell in his maiden season.
Brimah started in San Antonio Spurs 72-96 loss to Utah Jazz in the opening round of this year’s League in Utah which tipped off on July 2.
Aside earning the starting berth, the 6 foot 11 inch player almost registered a double-double in the first of three games in Utah.
Amida scored nine points, grabbed nine rebounds and added three blocks, an assist and a steal in 21 minutes on the court.
Had he found his shooting touch from the free throw line, the ex University of Connecticut Captain would have improved his point tally.
Despite converting four of five field goal attempts, Brimah missed four of five free throws in the loss before San Antonio plays Atlanta Hawks tonight.
Brimah is vying for a backup Center role on Spurs main team following the departure of Joffrey Lauvergne to Fenerbache.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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