Ghana and Indiana Pacers Center Amida Brimah has pointed out on the areas of his game he is working to improve on heading to the start of the 2021 NBA Summer League.

This year’s Summer League returns to Las Vegas after last season’s edition was cancelled due to the onset of the COVID 19 pandemic. All 30 NBA teams will compete in the preseason tournament that runs from August 8 to August 17.

Brimah played a bit part role for Pacers last season as a late addition to the team following a wave of injuries that hit Pacers frontcourt players. He signed as a Two Way contract to play for Indiana as a result and is looking forward to a productive outing to secure a more prominent role with the team next season.

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“I’m still proving myself, so I’m trying to take advantage of the opportunity to be on the court, trying to improve offensively and make my presence felt on the court” he said in an interview with IndyStar

The former University of Connecticut player made history by becoming the first ever born Ghanaian player to score in the NBA.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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