Is Al-Farouq Aminu the Portland Trail Blazers Power Forward of the Future?

After playing both forward positions for the Portland Trail Blazers last year, Al-Farouq Aminu is the favorite to be Portland's starting power forward this season. With the addition of Evan Turner, the re-signing of Allen Crabbe, and the still-possible return of Maurice Harkless, the Blazers have significant depth on the wing to go along with incumbent starter Al-Farouq Aminu. As...
Via Blazer's Edge
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WATCH: Al-Farouq Aminu: 2015-16 season by the numbers

Al-Farouq Aminu: 2015-16 season by the numbers
Via The Oregonian
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Al-Farouq Aminu: 2016 Trail Blazers exit interviews

Portland small forward Al-Farouq Aminu explains why the Trail Blazers had such great team chemistry this season.
Via The Oregonian
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Al Farouq Aminu discusses his career-high night in Game 4

Al Farouq Aminu discusses his career-high night in Game 4
Via The Oregonian
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Al-Farouq Aminu’s Unexpected Performance Foils Celtics’ Well-Laid Plans

Brad Stevens had a blueprint for success Thursday night, and the Boston Celtics all but executed it to perfection. With defensive maven Jae Crowder back in his lineup for the first time since March 11, Stevens tasked Crowder and Co. with shutting down the Portland Trail Blazers’ dynamic duo of Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum and forcing their teammates to beat Boston. Unfortunately...
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Aminu leads Trail Blazers to 116-109 win over Celtics

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Al-Farouq Aminu scored a career-high 28 points, including a career-best six 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers extended their winning streak at home to a season-high six games with a 116-109 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night. With only six regular-season games remaining, Portland (40-31) holds the sixth seed in the West. Boston (39-37...
Via Associated Press
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Here's why Al-Farouq Aminu is having a breakout season

Al-Farouq Aminu is a former lottery pick who entered the league with high expectations. But after a few disappointing seasons tempered the hype, Aminu found himself in Portland. And, well, everything happens for a reason.In both Aminu's words and those of his head coach, Terry Stotts, here's why the 25-year-old is currently the third leading scorer on a team that's really starting...
Via FOX Sports
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Roster Breakdown – Al-Farouq Aminu

Ushering in a new era of Portland Trail Blazers basketball seems to be the theme of the 2015 NBA offseason. The Rip City roster no longer resembles the crew that had back-to-back 50-win seasons over the past two years, but one thing it can hang its hat on is that youth and potential have become the beacons of hope in an otherwise confusing time. In a 15-part series, Oregon Sports...
Via Oregon Sports News
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers’ Aminu To Participate In First NBA Game In Africa

An offseason acquisition from the Dallas Mavericks, forward Al-Farouq Aminu will play for Team Africa as it takes on Team World in the NBA Africa game set to take place in Johannesburg, South Africa this Saturday.  This game comes as part of the partnership between Basketball Without Borders and the NBA, and is the first game in NBA history to take place in Africa. Ahead of the...
Via Oregon Sports News
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Al-Farouq Aminu agrees to a four-year, $30 million deal with Trail Blazers

With the first shocking move of NBA Free Agency, the Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to a four-year, $30 million deal with forward Al-Farouq Aminu, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Many people are surprised at this deal because of Aminu’s limited production this past season with the Dallas Mavericks and over his entire career. Aminu, who was drafted with the...
Via Total Sports Live
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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