understands Ghana’s Amida Brimah is one of 20 players in Indiana Pacers Training Camp for preseason training; this is Brimah’s second stint with Indiana in preseason.

The Pacers open its preseason schedule against Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, December 12 at 12:00 AM; the two teams face off again in the next game on the team’s timeline before rounding off its preseason activities with a game against Philadelphia Sixers on Friday, December 18.

MUMBAI, INDIA – OCTOBER 5: Amida Brimah #37 of the Indiana Pacers dunks the ball against the Sacramento Kings on October 5, 2019 at NSCI Dome in Mumbai, India. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2019 NBAE Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images/AFP

6 foot 10 Center Brimah, is vying for a spot in Pacers 15 man roster for the 2020-2021 season after missing out on a spot last season.

The former University of Connecticut player played with Indiana during the team’s trip to India for 2019-2020’s preseason round of games.

“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. “

However, he was assigned to Pacers Gatorade League (G-League) affiliate side Fort Wayne Mad Ants before he tore his ACL and ending his season.

He has recovered fully from the injury and is set to battle for a spot in the frontcourt.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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