NBA Basketball

#8
Al-Farouq Aminu
PPG RPG APG
8.7 7.4 1.6
Team: PortlandHeight: 6-9 Born: 9/21/1990
Position: FWeight: 220 Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
College: Wake ForestDraft: 1st Round 8th pick by Clippers (2010)


Latest News
Apr. 25 9:43 PM PT10:43 PM MT11:43 PM CT12:43 AM ET4:43 GMT12:43 9:43 PM MST11:43 PM EST8:43 UAE06:430:43 ET11:43 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored 25 points Monday on 7-of-12 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers lost to the Golden State Warriors 128-103. Aminu pulled down seven rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -10 in his 34:32 on the floor. He added one block and two steals. Aminu went 5 of 9 from behind the arc.
Apr. 23 9:55 PM PT10:55 PM MT11:55 PM CT12:55 AM ET4:55 GMT12:55 9:55 PM MST11:55 PM EST8:55 UAE06:550:55 ET11:55 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored 14 points Saturday on 6-of-13 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers fell to the Golden State Warriors 119-113. Aminu pulled down nine rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -13 in his 31:27 on the floor. He added one block and one steal. Aminu went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
Apr. 20 6:13 PM PT7:13 PM MT8:13 PM CT9:13 PM ET1:13 GMT9:13 6:13 PM MST8:13 PM EST5:13 UAE (+1)03:1321:13 ET8:13 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored nine points Wednesday, going 4 of 7 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers lost to the Golden State Warriors 110-81. Aminu grabbed seven rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -11 in his 23:32 of playing time. He added two blocks. Aminu went 1 of 3 from 3-point range.
Apr. 10 8:42 PM PT9:42 PM MT10:42 PM CT11:42 PM ET3:42 GMT11:42 8:42 PM MST10:42 PM EST7:42 UAE (+1)05:4223:42 ET10:42 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored five points Monday on 1-of-7 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the San Antonio Spurs 99-98. Aminu grabbed four rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -5 in his 25:15 on the floor. He added two blocks and two steals. Aminu went 1 of 5 from 3-point range.
Apr. 9 9:55 PM PT10:55 PM MT11:55 PM CT12:55 AM ET4:55 GMT12:55 9:55 PM MST11:55 PM EST8:55 UAE06:550:55 ET11:55 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored two points Saturday on 1-of-8 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Utah Jazz 101-86. Aminu pulled down 12 rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +11 in his 30:33 on the floor.
Apr. 7 9:27 PM PT10:27 PM MT11:27 PM CT12:27 AM ET4:27 GMT12:27 9:27 PM MST11:27 PM EST8:27 UAE06:270:27 ET11:27 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored 15 points Thursday, going 4 of 11 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-98. Aminu grabbed seven rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -14 in his 39:41 of playing time. He added one block and two steals. Aminu went 3 of 7 from behind the arc.
Apr. 4 7:41 PM PT8:41 PM MT9:41 PM CT10:41 PM ET2:41 GMT10:41 7:41 PM MST9:41 PM EST6:41 UAE (+1)04:4122:41 ET9:41 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored 11 points Tuesday on 3-of-7 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers fell to the Utah Jazz 106-87. Aminu grabbed four rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -27 in his 30:56 of playing time. He added one block and two steals. Aminu went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
Apr. 3 6:47 PM PT7:47 PM MT8:47 PM CT9:47 PM ET1:47 GMT9:47 6:47 PM MST8:47 PM EST5:47 UAE (+1)03:4721:47 ET8:47 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored 20 points Monday, going 7 of 14 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves 110-109. Aminu grabbed seven rebounds and dished out five assists, tallying a plus-minus of +13 in his 34:52 of playing time. He added three blocks. Aminu went 4 of 7 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Aminu has been feeling it lately, making 21 of 42 shots - including 8 of 18 3-pointers - while averaging 15.5 points in his last four games.
Apr. 1 8:49 PM PT9:49 PM MT10:49 PM CT11:49 PM ET3:49 GMT11:49 8:49 PM MST10:49 PM EST7:49 UAE (+1)05:4923:49 ET10:49 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored 12 points Saturday on 5-of-11 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers topped the Phoenix Suns 130-117. Aminu grabbed six rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +5 in his 25:52 on the floor. He tacked on three steals. Aminu went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
Mar. 31 9:14 PM PT10:14 PM MT11:14 PM CT12:14 AM ET4:14 GMT12:14 9:14 PM MST11:14 PM EST8:14 UAE06:140:14 ET11:14 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored 15 points Thursday on 5-of-10 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Houston Rockets 117-107. Aminu grabbed nine rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -2 in his 31:15 on the floor. He added two steals. Aminu went 2 of 5 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Aminu has totaled 30 points and 18 rebounds in his last two games.
Mar. 29 9:14 PM PT10:14 PM MT11:14 PM CT12:14 AM ET4:14 GMT12:14 9:14 PM MST11:14 PM EST8:14 UAE06:140:14 ET11:14 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored 15 points Tuesday on 4-of-7 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers topped the Denver Nuggets 122-113. Aminu grabbed nine rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +4 in his 28:26 on the floor. He added one block. Aminu went 1 of 2 from 3-point range.
Mar. 26 8:12 PM PT9:12 PM MT10:12 PM CT11:12 PM ET3:12 GMT11:12 8:12 PM MST10:12 PM EST7:12 UAE (+1)05:1223:12 ET10:12 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored nine points Sunday, going 3 of 6 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers topped the Los Angeles Lakers 97-81. Aminu pulled down 10 rebounds and had four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +13 in his 25:42 of playing time. He added one block. Aminu went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
Mar. 25 8:44 PM PT9:44 PM MT10:44 PM CT11:44 PM ET3:44 GMT11:44 8:44 PM MST10:44 PM EST7:44 UAE (+1)04:4423:44 ET9:44 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored eight points Saturday, going 4 of 5 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-100. Aminu pulled down six rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +12 in his 26:30 of playing time. He added two steals.
Mar. 24 9:00 PM PT10:00 PM MT11:00 PM CT12:00 AM ET4:00 GMT12:00 9:00 PM MST11:00 PM EST8:00 UAE05:000:00 ET10:00 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored 10 points Thursday, going 4 of 11 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the New York Knicks 110-95. Aminu grabbed nine rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +12 in his 26:46 on the floor. He added two steals. Aminu went 1 of 4 from 3-point range.
Mar. 19 5:03 PM PT6:03 PM MT7:03 PM CT8:03 PM ET0:03 GMT8:03 5:03 PM MST7:03 PM EST4:03 UAE (+1)01:0320:03 ET6:03 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored three points Sunday, going 1 of 1 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Miami Heat 115-104. Aminu grabbed five rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +4 in his 23:20 on the floor. Aminu went 1 of 1 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Though he continues to be a solid source of rebounds, Aminu has now gone five straight games with single-digit point totals. The forward is a high-risk fantasy play and probably not a recommended one.
Mar. 18 4:54 PM PT5:54 PM MT6:54 PM CT7:54 PM ET23:54 GMT7:54 4:54 PM MST6:54 PM EST3:54 UAE (+1)00:5419:54 ET5:54 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored eight points Saturday, going 3 of 4 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Atlanta Hawks 113-97. Aminu grabbed seven rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +4 in his 26:33 on the floor.
Mar. 14 6:34 PM PT7:34 PM MT8:34 PM CT9:34 PM ET1:34 GMT9:34 6:34 PM MST8:34 PM EST5:34 UAE (+1)02:3421:34 ET7:34 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored one point Tuesday, going 0 of 3 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers lost to the New Orleans Pelicans 100-77. Aminu pulled down 10 rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -17 in his 24:00 on the floor.
Mar. 12 9:26 PM PT10:26 PM MT11:26 PM CT12:26 AM ET4:26 GMT12:26 9:26 PM MST11:26 PM EST8:26 UAE05:260:26 ET10:26 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored 11 points Saturday on 3-of-6 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers fell to the Washington Wizards 125-124 in overtime. Aminu grabbed eight rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 34:02 on the floor. He added one block and one steal. Aminu went 3 of 4 from 3-point range.
Mar. 12 8:54 PM PT9:54 PM MT10:54 PM CT11:54 PM ET3:54 GMT11:54 8:54 PM MST10:54 PM EST7:54 UAE (+1)04:5423:54 ET9:54 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored nine points Sunday on 3-of-8 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Phoenix Suns 110-101. Aminu grabbed 12 rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +9 in his 29:41 on the floor. He added one block and one steal. Aminu went 1 of 2 from 3-point range.
Mar. 7 6:42 PM PT7:42 PM MT8:42 PM CT9:42 PM ET2:42 GMT10:42 7:42 PM MST9:42 PM EST6:42 UAE (+1)03:4221:42 ET8:42 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored 12 points Tuesday, going 5 of 6 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers topped the Oklahoma City Thunder 126-121. Aminu grabbed seven rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +9 in his 29:53 on the floor. He added three blocks and one steal. Aminu went 1 of 1 from behind the arc.
Mar. 5 9:28 PM PT10:28 PM MT11:28 PM CT12:28 AM ET5:28 GMT13:28 10:28 PM MST12:28 AM EST9:28 UAE06:280:28 ET11:28 PM CTNaN:� - Aminu scored 23 points Saturday on 9-of-13 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers topped the Brooklyn Nets 130-116. Aminu grabbed six rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -1 in his 32:13 on the floor. Aminu went 5 of 6 from behind the arc.
Analysis: This is the second-highest scoring game of the season for Aminu, who averages just under 9 points per contest.
Mar. 3 9:48 PM PT10:48 PM MT11:48 PM CT12:48 AM ET5:48 GMT13:48 10:48 PM MST12:48 AM EST9:48 UAE06:480:48 ET11:48 PM CTNaN:� - Al-Farouq Aminu scored 14 points Thursday on 6-of-9 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers topped the Oklahoma City Thunder 114-109. Aminu pulled down six rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of 0 in his 31:43 on the floor. He added one block and three steals. Aminu went 1 of 3 from 3-point range.
Feb. 28 7:14 PM PT8:14 PM MT9:14 PM CT10:14 PM ET3:14 GMT11:14 8:14 PM MST10:14 PM EST7:14 UAE (+1)04:1422:14 ET9:14 PM CTNaN:� - Aminu scored two points Tuesday on 0-of-5 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers lost to the Detroit Pistons 120-113 in OT. Aminu pulled down six rebounds.
Analysis: He averaged 16.3 points and 9.8 rebounds in his previous four games.
Feb. 14 2:21 PM PT3:21 PM MT4:21 PM CT5:21 PM ET22:21 GMT6:21 3:21 PM MST5:21 PM EST2:21 UAE (+1)23:2117:21 ET4:21 PM CTNaN:� - Aminu (knee) returned for Sunday's game against Toronto after missing Portland's previous two games.
Analysis: It's unclear when Aminu got hurt, having played 39 minutes at Atlanta on Feb. 13 before missing the Blazers' last game before the All-Star break and first one after it. He matched a season high with 15 rebounds against the Hawks and is averaging 10.3 boards along with 17.3 points in his last three games.
Feb. 10 9:47 PM PT10:47 PM MT11:47 PM CT12:47 AM ET5:47 GMT13:47 10:47 PM MST12:47 AM EST9:47 UAE06:470:47 ET11:47 PM CTNaN:� - Damian Lillard had 28 points and seven assists on Thursday for the Blazers, while Aminu added a season-high 26 points.
Analysis: We can't recommend picking him up until we see more from Aminu, who is averaging 8.2 points.
Jan. 11 8:27 AM PT9:27 AM MT10:27 AM CT11:27 AM ET16:27 GMT0:27 9:27 AM MST11:27 AM EST20:27 UAE17:2711:27 ET10:27 AM CTNaN:� - Aminu grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds Tuesday, also chipping in eight points, four assists and three blocks.
Analysis: Aminu doesn't score much but is beginning to be a strong contributor in plenty of other fantasy categories. The big man has averaged 10.3 boards and 3.8 assists in the past four games.
Dec. 26 6:10 PM PT7:10 PM MT8:10 PM CT9:10 PM ET2:10 GMT10:10 7:10 PM MST9:10 PM EST6:10 UAE (+1)03:1021:10 ET8:10 PM CTNaN:� - Aminu will make his third straight start Monday against Toronto after he appeared on the injury report with a lingering back problem.
Analysis: Aminu has totaled just 11 points on 3-of-10 shooting with eight rebounds in his last two games.
Dec. 13 5:20 PM PT6:20 PM MT7:20 PM CT8:20 PM ET1:20 GMT9:20 6:20 PM MST8:20 PM EST5:20 UAE (+1)02:2020:20 ET7:20 PM CTNaN:� - Aminu (back) will start Wednesday.
Analysis: He had missed five of the last six games and appeared in just 12 contests all season.
Dec. 9 1:21 PM PT2:21 PM MT3:21 PM CT4:21 PM ET21:21 GMT5:21 2:21 PM MST4:21 PM EST1:21 UAE (+1)22:2116:21 ET3:21 PM CTNaN:� - Aminu (back contusion) played Monday after missing one game.
Analysis: The forward landed hard on his lower back during the fourth quarter of Thursday's game at Memphis.
Nov. 9 8:49 AM PT9:49 AM MT10:49 AM CT11:49 AM ET16:49 GMT0:49 9:49 AM MST11:49 AM EST20:49 UAE17:4911:49 ET10:49 AM CTNaN:� - Aminu returned to the lineup Monday against the Bulls and had three points and three rebounds in 17 minutes.
Analysis: Aminu missed 13 games with a left calf injury. He started the first eight games of the season before he got hurt Nov. 8 against Phoenix.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
10-11 LAC 81 17.9 5.6 3.3 0.7 0.7 0.3 1.3 .394 .315 .773
11-12 NO 66 22.4 6.0 4.7 1.0 0.9 0.5 1.4 .411 .277 .754
12-13 NO 76 27.2 7.3 7.7 1.4 1.2 0.7 1.5 .475 .211 .737
13-14 NO 80 25.6 7.2 6.2 1.4 1.0 0.5 1.1 .474 .271 .664
14-15 Dal 74 18.5 5.6 4.6 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.7 .412 .274 .712
15-16 Por 82 28.5 10.2 6.1 1.7 0.9 0.6 1.5 .416 .361 .737
16-17 Por 61 29.1 8.7 7.4 1.6 1.0 0.7 1.5 .393 .330 .706
Career 520 24.1 7.2 5.7 1.2 1.0 0.6 1.3 .426 .324 .725

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
10-11 LAC  81 1452 160 406 45 143 92 119 75 267 60 59 25 103 457
11-12 NO  66 1477 150 365 13 47 86 114 95 308 66 59 34 91 399
12-13 NO  76 2066 225 474 4 19 101 137 139 585 103 92 51 116 555
13-14 NO  80 2045 234 494 13 48 91 137 129 496 114 82 38 88 572
14-15 Dal  74 1366 147 357 34 124 84 118 114 342 59 70 62 55 412
15-16 Por  82 2341 299 719 126 349 115 156 98 499 138 72 53 120 839
16-17 Por  61 1773 183 466 70 212 96 136 77 451 99 60 44 94 532
Career 520 12520 1398 3281 305 942 665 917 727 2948 639 494 307 667 3766

Postseason Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
14-15 Dal 5 30.0 11.2 7.2 1.2 2.0 1.6 1.2 .548 .636 .789
15-16 Por 11 33.8 14.6 8.6 1.8 0.7 0.9 1.9 .438 .400 .724
16-17 Por 4 28.3 12.0 6.5 1.0 0.8 1.0 2.3 .459 .412 .636
Career 20 31.8 13.3 7.9 1.5 1.1 1.1 1.8 .459 .429 .729

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
14-15 Dal  5 150 17 31 7 11 15 19 14 36 6 10 8 6 56
15-16 Por  11 372 56 128 28 70 21 29 23 95 20 8 10 21 161
16-17 Por  4 113 17 37 7 17 7 11 5 26 4 3 4 9 48
Career 20 635 90 196 42 98 43 59 42 157 30 21 22 36 265

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