Ghana’s Amidah Brimah made history by becoming the second Ghanaian born to play in the National Basketball League (NBA).
Brimah made his long awaited NBA debut in the Indiana Pacers 131 – 112 victory against the Orlando Magic.
The 6”11 Brimah managed to play five minutes off the bench and registered a single blocked shot in that time span.
Brimah has been handed the number 37 jersey following the signing of a two way contract on April 23rd, 2021.
Prior to being called up to the main Pacers team, Brimah had spent two seasons with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the G – League affiliate of the Pacers.
He now joins Ben Bentil who was drafted 51st in the 2016 NBA draft as the only Ghanaians to have featured in the NBA.