can confirm Ghana Center Amida Brimah has missed Indiana Pacers latest outing in the 2021 NBA Summer League tournament.

The tournament is taking place in Las Vegas and has all 30 NBA teams competing; the preseason competition is slated to end on August 17.

Pacers beat Portland Trailblazers 97-64 to clinch its first win after losing 86-94 to New York Knicks in its opening game in the Tournament.

Brimah didn’t feature in the win over Portland with Journalist Tony East reporting Amida and Power Forward O’Shae Brissett were given a “rest day” by Pacers Summer League Coach Mike Weinar.

INDIANAPOLIS – OCTOBER 13: Amida Brimah #37 of the Indiana Pacers walks on to the court during Fan Jam on October 13, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and condition of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: 2019 NBAE (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

In the loss to New York, 6 foot 10 inch defender Brimah started the contest and registered two rebounds and a blocked shot in 11 minutes while attempting no shot.

Brimah also featured in Indiana’s 83-84 loss to Atlanta Hawks with Amida registering three points, three rebounds and an assist in 10 minutes as a starter. He converted his sole shot attempt in the game.

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Former University of Connecticut player Brimah is on a Two Way contract and is aiming for an expanded role for the Pacers for the upcoming NBA season.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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