NBA Basketball

#8
Al-Farouq Aminu
PPG RPG APG
8.3 7.4 2.1
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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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 has been ruled out Wednesday against Utah due to a sprained left knee, giving him an extended period to heal with the All-Star break coming up.
Analysis: It's unclear when Aminu got hurt, having played 39 minutes in Monday's overtime loss at Atlanta. He matched a season high with 15 rebounds that night 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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