Amida Brimah

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Amida Brimah
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No. 37 – Partizan NIS Belgrade
Position Center
League Basketball League of Serbia
Personal information
Born (1994-02-11) February 11, 1994 (age 24)
Accra, Ghana
Nationality Ghanaian
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll
(Miami, Florida)
College Connecticut (2013–2017)
NBA draft 2017 / Undrafted
Playing career 2017–present
Career history
2017–2018 Austin Spurs
2018–present Partizan
Career highlights and awards

Amida Abiola Brimah[1] (born February 11, 1994) is a Ghanaian professional basketball player for Partizan of the Basketball League of Serbia. He played college basketball for the Connecticut Huskies.

College career

Brimah was on the Huskies' 2013–14 NCAA Championship team. In the first round of the tournament vs St. Joe's, UConn trailed 67-70 with 39 seconds remaining when Brimah converted a 3 point play to send the game to overtime, where UConn ultimately prevailed.[2] Brimah's play was cited as a turning point in UConn's title run.[3]

On December 15, 2014, he scored 40 points in a game against Coppin State, becoming the 11th Husky to do so. Brimah's 13-13 shooting led Connecticut to a 106-85 victory.[4] At the conclusion of the season he was named honorable mention all conference.[5]

In his career at UConn, Brimah averaged 6.7 points and 4.5 rebounds.

Professional career

Austin Spurs (2017—2018)

After going undrafted in 2017 NBA Draft, Brimah signed with the Chicago Bulls to play in the 2017 Summer League.[6] On September 25, 2017, Brimah was included in the training camp roster of the San Antonio Spurs.[7] He was later on waived on October 12, 2017.[8] On November 2, 2017, Brimah was included in the 2017–18 opening night roster for Austin Spurs. [9]

Partizan (2018—present)

On April 13, 2018, Brimah signed with Partizan.[10]

College statistics

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2013–14 Connecticut 40 17 16.2 .640 .000 .574 3.0 .3 .1 2.3 4.1
2014–15 Connecticut 35 35 26.3 .674 .000 .650 4.4 .2 .2 3.5 9.1
2015–16 Connecticut 25 17 21.0 .663 .000 .824 4.6 .1 .2 2.7 6.5
2016–17 Connecticut 33 33 24.7 .573 .000 .623 6.1 .2 .2 2.6 7.6
Career [11][12][13][14] 133 102

References

  1. ^ UCONNHUSKIES.COM :: University of Connecticut Huskies Official Athletic Site :: Men's Basketball
  2. ^ "UConn vs. St. Joseph's - First Round - 2014 NCAA Tournament". YouTube. Retrieved 28 November 2017. 
  3. ^ "How a freshman saved UConn's season". New Haven Register. 10 November 2014. Retrieved 28 November 2017. 
  4. ^ "Amida Brimah scores 40 as UConn routs Coppin State, snaps skid". ESPN. Associated Press. 14 December 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "2015 American Athletic Conference All-Conference Teams". theAmerican.org. Sidearmsports. Retrieved 10 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "Brimah, Caupain, Moore, Williams Join NBA Squads". American Athletic Conference. June 26, 2017. Retrieved June 27, 2017. 
  7. ^ "SPURS ANNOUNCE 2017-18 TRAINING CAMP ROSTER". nba.com. September 25, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017. 
  8. ^ "SPURS WAIVE AMIDA BRIMAH AND LONDON PERRANTES". NBA.com. October 12, 2017. Retrieved October 12, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Opening Night Roster". Twitter.com. November 2, 2017. Retrieved November 2, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Amida Brajma je novi centar Partizana". kkpartizan.rs. April 13, 2018. Retrieved April 13, 2018. 
  11. ^ http://www.uconnhuskies.com/sports/m-baskbl/stats/2014-2015/teamcume.html
  12. ^ http://www.uconnhuskies.com/sports/m-baskbl/stats/2013-2014/teamcume.html
  13. ^ http://www.uconnhuskies.com/sports/m-baskbl/stats/2015-2016/teamcume.html
  14. ^ http://www.uconnhuskies.com/sports/m-baskbl/stats/2016-2017/teamcume.html

External links

  • Connecticut profile
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