AL-FAROUQ AMINU RUMORS

New Orleans Pelicans need to pursue trade for Melo

The New Orleans Pelicans are currently 3 spots out of the Western Conference playoffs. Their record on the season is 15-17 and they are 4 games back of Dallas for that 8th spot. As a New Year starts you want to have a positive outlook on the rest of the season. Although, when Ryan Anderson went down with a herniated disk, (multiple reports say he will be out indefinitely), it’s...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans Al-Farouq Aminu stepping up his game

The Pelicans weren't able to bring their newfound success on the road home to the Orleans Arena Wednesday, but even in defeat, forward Al-Farouq Aminu found a way to build on his promising performance against the Chicago Bulls in triple overtime earlier this week. Monday in Chicago, Aminu starred in the second overtime period, coming up with several clutch plays including a...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Alade Aminu Agrees To Re-Sign With Pinar Karsiyaka

Toronto Raptors summer league forward Alade Aminu has reached agreement on a one-year contract to return to Pinar Karsiyaka of the Eurocup league, a source told RealGM. Aminu, the older brother of Al-Farouq Aminu, played with the Turkish team last season and had been pursued by clubs in Spain, Italy and China. Aminu, 25, posted three points and one rebound in eight minutes of action...
Via RealGM
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

AP Source: F Aminu to re-sign with Pelicans

A person familiar with the situation says forward Al-Farouq 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. The extension was first reported by the Times-Picayune, which said the deal was for $3.7 million. The...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Al-Farouq Aminu getting 30-plus minutes in last two games

Al-Farouq Aminu is finally getting minutes. Al-Farouq Aminu may finally be out of the doghouse in New Orleans. In his last two games, Aminu has played 31 and 39 minutes respectively. Earlier in the season, Aminu was posting versatile lines, but ended up in Monty Williams' doghouse. On the season, he's averaging 7.7 points, 6.4 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.2 steals and ...
Via Hoop Fantasies Fantasy Basketball Blog
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Dunk of the night: Al-Farouq Aminu gets the block then soars for the dunk.

"Get that ish outta here"
Via Halestorm Sports
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Nigeria holds off Tunisia to win

Al-Farouq Aminu had 15 points to help Nigeria hold off a second-half rally by Tunisia in the first game of the men's Olympic basketball tournament Sunday with a 60-56 victory. Nigeria held Tunisia to 15 points in the first half and held a 16-point halftime lead. They led by as many as 19 and seemed in control of the game. Tunisia, however, began the second half with a 10-2...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Nigeria edges Tunisia 60-56 in men's basketball

Al-Farouq Aminu had 15 points to help Nigeria hold off a second-half rally by Tunisia in the first game of the men's Olympic basketball tournament Sunday with a 60-56 victory. Nigeria held Tunisia to 15 points in the first half and held a 16-point halftime lead. They led by as many as 19 and seemed in control of the game. Tunisia, however, began the second half with a 10-2...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Al-Farouq Aminu Aims To Play For Nigerian National Team

Al-Farouq Aminu is expected soon receive Nigerian citizenship.
Via RealGM
May 02, 2012  |  Discuss
FEELING NEW ORLEANS?

New Hornets players look thrilled to be there

No really, they're ecstatic.  I've seen prisoners happier to get their jumpsuits.  If you photoshopped a newspaper into Al-Farouq Aminu's hands, you'd get a hostage photo.  How about a little enthusiasm fellas? [follow]
Via Crossover Chronicles
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss
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