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)


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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.

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