Blossomgame, Brimah recognized after outstanding season

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Amidah Brimah. Project Spurs illustration/Spurs

The awards keep rolling in for the Austin Spurs.

After winning their second G League championship in franchise history, Jaron Blossomgame and Amida Brimah were recognized by the league for their outstanding seasons by being named to the All-NBA G League and All-Defensive teams, respectively.

Blossomgame’s 16.5 points and 8.1 rebounds per game were good enough to earn All-NBA G League Third Team honors, making him the lone Austin Spur on the list.

Meanwhile, Brimah was named to the G League’s All-Defensive Team. He averaged 6.6 points and 7.4 rebounds per game while also leading the G League with 2.6 blocks per game.

The selections were made by all 26 G League head coaches and general managers.

Here’s the complete list of all the honors:

*Earned GATORADE Call-Up this season
^NBA Two-Way Player
#NBA Assignee

2017-18 ALL-NBA G LEAGUE TEAMS

FIRST TEAM
Lorenzo Brown – Raptors 905^
Quinn Cook – Santa Cruz^
Jameel Warney – Texas*
Thomas Bryant – South Bay#
Georges Niang – Salt Lake City*^

SECOND TEAM
Antonio Blakeney – Windy City^
Alex Caruso – South Bay^
Amile Jefferson – Iowa*^
Johnathan Motley – Texas^
Christian Wood – Delaware

THIRD TEAM
Trey Burke – Westchester*
Walter Lemon Jr. – Fort Wayne*
Landry Nnoko – Grand Rapids
Jaron Blossomgame – Austin
Luke Kornet – Westchester^

2017-18 NBA G LEAGUE ALL-ROOKIE TEAM

Antonio Blakeney – Windy City^
Thomas Bryant – South Bay#
Nigel Hayes – Westchester*
Rodney Purvis – Lakeland*
Amile Jefferson – Iowa*^

2017-18 NBA G LEAGUE ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM

Briante Weber – Sioux Falls*
Kadeem Allen – Maine^
Amida Brimah – Austin
Landry Nnoko – Grand Rapids
Amile Jefferson – Iowa*^

 

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