Mad Ants Acquire Amida Brimah from Austin
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, the NBA G League affiliate of the Indiana Pacers, announced today they have acquired the returning player rights to center Amida Brimah from Austin in exchange for the returning player rights to forward Jordan Barnett.
This trade is not subject to a physical.
Brimah averaged 8.8 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.1 blocks in 23.3 minutes per contest in 47 games with Austin last season. The University of Connecticut product started in eight games as well last season.
The 6-foot-10 center most recently played for the Brooklyn Nets at MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019.
Brimah spent the 2017-18 season with Austin guiding the Spurs to the NBA G League Championship, averaging 6.6 points, 7.4 rebounds, and a league-leading 2.6 blocks over 48 games. Brimah was also named to the NBA G League All-Defensive Team following the season.
He played four seasons (2013-17) at UConn and was a member of the 2014 NCAA Championship team.
Fans wishing to purchase season tickets or mini plans ahead of the 2019-20 season may call the ticket office at 260-469-4667 for more information.
• Discuss this story on the NBA G League message board...
NBA G League Stories from August 30, 2019
- Mad Ants Acquire Amida Brimah from Austin - Fort Wayne Mad Ants
- Austin Spurs Obtain Returning Player Rights to Jordan Barnett - Austin Spurs
- Santa Cruz Warriors Name Ryan Atkinson General Manager - Santa Cruz Warriors
- Memphis Hustle to Hold Open Tryout Sessions in Memphis and Southaven - Memphis Hustle
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.
Other Recent Fort Wayne Mad Ants Stories
- Mad Ants' Tim Bawmann to be Inducted into Futures League Hall of Fame
- Mad Ants and NBA G League Update Regarding Ticketing
- Fort Wayne Edges Grand Rapids in Closing Seconds, 105-103
- Fort Wayne Has Season Best Shooting Night in Win over College Park
- Indiana Pacers Assign Alize Johnson to Fort Wayne