Amida Brimah Rumors
Three members of the UConn men’s basketball team, all with college eligibility remaining, have decided to take advantage of a new NBA Draft rule that allows players who do not hire an agent to work out for NBA teams and receive feedback from those teams before deciding whether to keep their names in the draft or return to college with no penalty. Sophomore Daniel Hamilton (Los Angeles, Calif.), junior Amida Brimah (Accra, Ghana) and redshirt junior Rodney Purvis (Raleigh, N.C.) have announced their intention to do so.
“As I said before, I do like the rule because it gives them an opportunity to go against other great players and then sit down with a general manager and get a true assessment of where they stand,” UConn coach Kevin Ollie said. “I just hope that they don’t sign with an agent right away, so it keeps their option open to go back to school with their eligibility.”
Connecticut 7-foot junior Amida Brimah has declared for the 2016 NBA draft, league sources told The Vertical.