can confirm Ghana Center Amida Brimah has been slapped with a one game suspension for his role in a physical altercation.

The clash happened in Game 4 of the BSN Playoffs series involving Brimah’s Mets De Guaynabo and Ponce De Leones in Puerto Rico.


Brimah got into a shoving match with Yao Lopez beneath the basket but Brimah head butted Lopez when the latter got into his face in the game Guaynabo won 96-90 to take a 3-1 series lead. (Click highlighted text to watch incident)

Former Indiana Pacers defender Brimah has been fined an unspecific amount per reports reaching Ghana’s biggest basketball portal.

The incident comes as a shock considering Brimah’s aggressive but controlled style of play; he will miss Game 5 of the series against Leones.

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Brimah registered four points, three blocks, five rebounds and an assist in 28:39 minutes in the Game 4 win; he is averaging 9.8points and 5.3 rebounds in the series.

The loss of Brimah is bound to hurt Mets since the team is missing star Point Guard David Stockton due to a hamstring injury.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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