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Al-Farouq Aminu
PPG RPG APG
8.0 6.0 0.5
Team: DallasHeight: 6-9 Born: 9/21/1990
Position: SFWeight: 220 Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
College: Wake ForestDraft: 1st Round 8th pick by Clippers (2010)


Latest News
July 23 6:40 PM PT7:40 PM MT8:40 PM CT9:40 PM ET1:40 GMT9:40 6:40 PM MST8:40 PM EST5:40 UAE (+1)03:4021:40 ET8:40 PM CT0:40 - The Dallas Mavericks have reached a deal with Aminu after scrapping a contract with Rashard Lewis. Aminu signed a two-year contract for the veteran minimum of $2.1 million, with a player option on the second season.
Analysis: Aminu has career averages of 6.5 points and 5.5 rebounds in four seasons with the Los Angeles Clippers and New Orleans. His best year was with the Pelicans in 2012-13, when he averaged career highs of 7.3 points and 7.7 rebounds.
Jan. 29 8:46 PM PT9:46 PM MT10:46 PM CT11:46 PM ET4:46 GMT12:46 9:46 PM MST11:46 PM EST8:46 UAE05:4623:46 ET10:46 PM CT2:46 - Aminu had a season-high 18 points and 12 rebounds in an 88-77 loss at Minnesota on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Aminu has gone 24 for 40 (60.0 percent) from the field over his last five games.
July 6 7:57 AM PT8:57 AM MT9:57 AM CT10:57 AM ET14:57 GMT22:57 7:57 AM MST9:57 AM EST18:57 UAE16:5710:57 ET9:57 AM CT13:57 - A person familiar with the situation says Aminu has agreed to a 1-year extension with the New Orleans Pelicans. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because NBA rules prevent the deal from becoming official until July 10.
Analysis: The extension was first reported by the Times-Picayune, which said the deal was for $3.7 million. The 6-foot-9 Aminu, heading into his fourth NBA season, started 71 games last year. He averaged career highs of 7.3 points and 7.7 rebounds per game, with season-highs of 20 rebounds and 18 points.

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