Ghana Center Amida Brimah is in Mumbai, India with Indiana Pacers to compete in the NBA India Games can confirm.

Recently signed Brimah is part of the 20 man playing team the Pacers flew to India for the international friendly against fellow NBA side Sacramento Kings.

Indiana plays Sacramento twice in India on Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5 at the NSCI Dome as part of its preseason schedule.

The upcoming games are set to be the first NBA games to be played in India and comes at a time the world’s biggest basketball league continues to expand its operations into different countries.

25 year old Brimah joined Pacers after starring at the 2019 NBA Summer League held in Las Vegas with Brooklyn Nets. He averaged 6.2 points and 4.5 rebounds behind Nic Claxson and Jarrett Allen as the Nets made it to the semifinal stage.

Brimah is a national champion at the College level with University of Connecticut and won the 2017 NBA Gatorade League title with Austin Spurs. The 6 foot 11 inch player is known for shot blocking skills.

Brimah (second from left in back row) with Pacers.
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 08: Amida Brimah #15 of the Brooklyn Nets blocks a shot by Troy Brown Jr. #6 of the Washington Wizards during the 2019 NBA Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 08, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
“UCONN Huskies center Amida Brimah blocks the shot attempt by Florida Gators guard Michael Frazier II. Florida Gators vs UCONN Huskies. January 3rd, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie. “

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

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