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Al-Farouq Aminu

24-Year-Old    SF    Dallas Mavericks

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

5.3

REB

4.2

AST

0.7

STL

1.0

BLK

0.8

2014-15 NBA ROS Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Al-Farouq Aminu is entering his fifth season in the NBA after signing with Dallas in the offseason. He averaged 7.2 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.0 steals, and 0.5 blocks in 27 minutes per game last season with the Pelicans. Aminu played in 80 games during his third a...

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HT: 6' 9"   WT: 215 lbs   DOB: 9/21/1990  College: Wake Forest   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #8 Overall in 2010   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a two-year $2.1 million contract with Mavs in July 2014.

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Aminu scored two points on 1-of-2 shooting Friday. He added two rebounds and two steals in a loss to Memphis.

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Al-Farouq Aminu NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2010-11 19 LAC 81 17.9 5.6 3.3 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.6 39.4 77.3 1.3 0.9 2.4 1.8 31.5 2.0 5.0 1.1 1.5
2011-12 20 NOP 66 22.4 6.0 4.7 1.0 0.9 0.5 0.2 41.1 75.4 1.4 1.4 3.2 0.7 27.7 2.3 5.5 1.3 1.7
2012-13 21 NOP 76 27.2 7.3 7.7 1.4 1.2 0.7 0.1 47.5 73.7 1.5 1.8 5.9 0.3 21.1 3.0 6.2 1.3 1.8
2013-14 22 DAL 80 25.6 7.2 6.2 1.4 1.0 0.5 0.2 47.4 66.4 1.1 1.6 4.6 0.6 27.1 2.9 6.2 1.1 1.7
2013-14 22 NOP 80 25.6 7.2 6.2 1.4 1.0 0.5 0.2 47.4 66.4 1.1 1.6 4.6 0.6 27.1 2.9 6.2 1.1 1.7
2013-14 22 DAL/NOP 160 25.6 7.2 6.2 1.4 1.0 0.5 0.2 47.4 66.4 1.1 1.6 4.6 0.6 27.1 2.9 6.2 1.1 1.7
2014-15 23 DAL 66 17.4 5.3 4.2 0.7 1.0 0.8 0.4 41.3 72.0 0.7 1.4 2.9 1.7 25.9 1.9 4.6 1.0 1.4
Rest Of Season Projections 24 DAL 7 14.3 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Al-Farouq Aminu
Preseason Projections 24 DAL 76 15.6 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Al-Farouq Aminu

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Al-Farouq Aminu NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 2 18.0 4.5 4.5 0.0 1.0 0.5 0.5 33.3 50.0 0.5 3.0 1.5 2.0 25.0 1.5 4.5 1.0 2.0
Last 14 Days 6 21.0 3.8 5.5 0.7 1.0 0.3 0.2 29.2 53.3 0.8 2.5 3.0 1.5 11.1 1.2 4.0 1.3 2.5
Last 30 Days 11 19.5 4.5 4.5 0.5 1.9 0.5 0.3 32.7 62.5 0.7 1.7 2.8 1.7 15.8 1.5 4.5 1.4 2.2
Last 5 Games 5 20.4 3.2 5.0 0.6 1.0 0.4 0.2 30.0 33.3 0.8 2.2 2.8 1.4 14.3 1.2 4.0 0.6 1.8
Last 10 Games 10 19.1 4.8 4.8 0.5 1.7 0.5 0.3 32.6 62.5 0.8 1.8 3.0 1.7 17.6 1.5 4.6 1.5 2.4
Last 20 Games 20 21.8 5.9 5.7 0.6 1.5 0.9 0.5 36.6 68.4 1.1 2.0 3.7 2.1 24.4 2.1 5.6 1.3 1.9

 

Al-Farouq Aminu Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Al-Farouq Aminu – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#3 Power Forward
Also Listed As:  #4 Center, #3 Small Forward

1.  Dirk Nowitzki

2.  Amar'e Stoudemire

3.  Al-Farouq Aminu

4.  Charlie Villanueva

5.  Greg Smith

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True Shooting Percentage

50.3%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, Al-Farouq Aminu has a true shooting percentage of 50.3%.

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Al-Farouq Aminu NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2010-11 19 LAC 81 36.0 11.3 6.6 1.5 1.5 0.6 1.1 39.4 77.3 2.6 1.9 4.8 3.5 31.5 4.0 10.1 2.3 3.0
2011-12 20 NOP 66 36.0 9.7 7.5 1.6 1.4 0.8 0.3 41.1 75.4 2.2 2.3 5.2 1.1 27.7 3.7 8.9 2.1 2.8
2012-13 21 NOP 76 36.0 9.7 10.2 1.8 1.6 0.9 0.1 47.5 73.7 2.0 2.4 7.8 0.3 21.1 3.9 8.3 1.8 2.4
2013-14 22 DAL 80 36.0 10.1 8.7 2.0 1.4 0.7 0.2 47.4 66.4 1.5 2.3 6.5 0.8 27.1 4.1 8.7 1.6 2.4
2013-14 22 NOP 80 36.0 10.1 8.7 2.0 1.4 0.7 0.2 47.4 66.4 1.5 2.3 6.5 0.8 27.1 4.1 8.7 1.6 2.4
2013-14 22 DAL/NOP 160 36.0 10.1 8.7 2.0 1.4 0.7 0.2 47.4 66.4 1.5 2.3 6.5 0.8 27.1 4.1 8.7 1.6 2.4
2014-15 23 DAL 66 36.0 10.9 8.8 1.4 2.0 1.7 0.9 41.3 72.0 1.5 2.8 5.9 3.5 25.9 4.0 9.6 2.1 2.9
Rest Of Season Projections 24 DAL 7 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Al-Farouq Aminu
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Al-Farouq Aminu NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2010-11 19 LAC 81 1452 457 267 60 59 25 45 39.4 77.3 103 75 192 143 31.5 160 406 92 119
2011-12 20 NOP 66 1477 399 308 66 59 34 13 41.1 75.4 91 95 213 47 27.7 150 365 86 114
2012-13 21 NOP 76 2066 555 585 103 92 51 4 47.5 73.7 116 139 446 19 21.1 225 474 101 137
2013-14 22 DAL 80 2045 572 496 114 82 38 13 47.4 66.4 88 129 367 48 27.1 234 494 91 137
2013-14 22 NOP 80 2045 572 496 114 82 38 13 47.4 66.4 88 129 367 48 27.1 234 494 91 137
2013-14 22 DAL/NOP 160 4090 1144 992 228 164 76 26 47.4 66.4 176 258 734 96 27.1 468 988 182 274
2014-15 23 DAL 66 1147 348 279 44 65 53 29 41.3 72.0 47 90 189 112 25.9 126 305 67 93
Rest Of Season Projections 24 DAL 7 100 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Al-Farouq Aminu
Preseason Projections 24 DAL 76 1186 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Al-Farouq Aminu

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Al-Farouq Aminu NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2010-11 19 LAC 81 17.9 49.9 45.0 9.7 16.6 0.6 6.1
2011-12 20 NOP 66 22.4 48.1 42.9 11.5 15.9 0.7 8.1
2012-13 21 NOP 76 27.2 51.9 47.9 13.7 15.4 0.9 13.0
2013-14 22 DAL 80 25.6 51.6 48.7 15.1 11.6 1.3 11.4
2013-14 22 NOP 80 25.6 51.6 48.7 15.1 11.6 1.3 11.4
2013-14 22 DAL/NOP 160 25.6 51.6 48.7 15.1 11.6 1.3 11.4
2014-15 23 DAL 66 17.4 50.3 46.1 10.1 10.8 0.9 8.1
Rest Of Season Projections 24 DAL 7 14.3 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Al-Farouq Aminu
Preseason Projections 24 DAL 76 15.6 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Al-Farouq Aminu

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Al-Farouq Aminu 2014-15 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Mar 29 at IND 15 3 2 0 1 0 0 1 4 1 2 0 1 1 1 2
Mar 27 at SAS 21 6 7 0 1 1 1 2 5 1 2 1 3 5 2 1
Mar 24 SAS 20 2 5 1 0 0 1 1 4 0 1 0 2 1 4 2
Mar 22 at PHO 27 3 9 2 1 1 2 1 5 1 2 0 0 4 5 2
Mar 20 MEM 19 2 2 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 2 4
Mar 18 ORL 24 7 8 1 1 0 1 1 4 5 6 0 2 4 4 3
Mar 16 OKC                                
Mar 13 LAC                                
Mar 10 CLE 7 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 2
Mar 8 at LAL 20 13 5 0 6 3 1 3 7 6 7 1 4 1 4 3
Mar 6 at GSW 19 7 4 1 5 0 0 3 7 1 2 0 2 1 3 1
Mar 5 at POR 19 5 3 0 0 0 1 2 5 0 0 1 2 0 3 2
Mar 2 NOP 24 2 2 1 4 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 2 1 1 2
Feb 28 BKN 24 12 5 2 4 2 0 4 4 2 2 2 2 0 5 3
Feb 25 at ATL 27 2 5 0 0 0 4 1 7 0 0 0 4 0 5 1
Feb 24 TOR 28 9 12 0 1 2 4 4 9 1 2 0 0 4 8 2
Feb 22 CHA 24 0 2 0 0 3 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 4
Feb 20 HOU 30 17 12 1 0 2 0 6 11 4 4 1 4 5 7 3
Feb 19 at OKC 17 8 5 1 2 0 1 2 7 2 2 2 4 3 2 3
Feb 11 UTA 20 6 7 0 0 0 1 3 7 0 0 0 1 2 5 3
Feb 9 LAC 19 5 6 1 1 1 0 2 6 0 0 1 3 4 2 3
Feb 7 POR 31 9 9 1 1 2 2 3 9 2 4 1 4 3 6 4
Feb 5 at SAC 22 2 4 1 2 3 1 1 6 0 0 0 1 2 2 4
Feb 4 at GSW 25 12 7 2 2 1 0 5 9 1 1 1 2 4 3 4
Feb 2 MIN 21 9 5 2 2 2 3 4 5 0 0 1 2 2 3 3
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Jan 31 at ORL 27 6 8 1 2 0 0 2 5 2 3 0 1 2 6 2
Jan 30 at MIA 29 10 7 2 4 0 1 3 5 4 6 0 1 5 2 1
Jan 28 at HOU 29 10 7 0 3 6 2 2 7 4 4 2 3 1 6 2
Jan 27 MEM 12 4 3 1 2 1 0 2 5 0 0 0 3 0 3 1
Jan 25 at NOP 15 2 3 1 0 2 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 3 2
Jan 23 CHI                                
Jan 21 at MIN 15 5 5 0 0 0 1 2 6 0 0 1 2 4 1 0
Jan 19 at MEM 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
Jan 16 DEN 18 8 5 2 0 1 1 1 6 6 6 0 4 3 2 3
Jan 14 at DEN 20 10 5 2 2 1 0 4 7 1 1 1 2 2 3 3
Jan 13 at SAC 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Jan 10 at LAC 9 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1
Jan 7 DET 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Jan 5 at BKN                                
Jan 4 at CLE 25 4 6 1 1 0 1 2 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 4
Jan 2 at BOS 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 30 WAS 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 28 OKC                                
Dec 26 LAL                                
Dec 23 at PHO                                
Dec 22 ATL 6 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
Dec 20 SAS 6 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 17 at DET 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 16 at NYK 25 7 4 0 2 1 3 3 7 0 0 1 3 2 2 3
Dec 13 GSW 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 0
Dec 10 NOP 15 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 2 3
Dec 9 at MEM                                
Dec 7 MIL 13 4 5 2 0 0 0 1 4 2 2 0 1 1 4 1
Dec 5 PHO 10 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 1 2 0 3 0 3 0
Dec 3 at MIL 28 13 5 1 1 3 1 5 11 1 1 2 5 3 2 2
Dec 2 at CHI 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Nov 29 at PHI 21 6 3 1 1 0 0 2 7 2 2 0 3 0 3 1
Nov 28 at TOR 24 14 2 2 0 1 0 5 6 2 4 2 3 0 2 3
Nov 26 NYK 15 6 4 0 0 0 2 3 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 0
Nov 24 IND 14 3 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 1
Nov 22 at HOU 19 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 3 0 1 2
Nov 21 LAL 16 13 6 1 0 0 1 5 9 2 4 1 3 1 5 2
Nov 19 at WAS 13 3 4 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 2 1 3 1
Nov 17 at CHA 30 9 11 0 0 2 0 3 8 2 2 1 2 1 10 1
Nov 15 MIN 23 10 6 1 3 2 0 5 7 0 0 0 2 1 5 2
Nov 13 PHI 15 3 4 1 2 2 3 1 6 0 0 1 4 2 2 1
Nov 11 SAC 13 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
Nov 9 MIA 18 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 1
Nov 7 at UTA 19 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
Nov 6 at POR 16 7 5 0 2 1 0 3 6 0 0 1 1 2 3 1
Nov 3 BOS 10 5 1 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 1
Nov 1 at NOP 16 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 1 1 4 1
Oct 30 UTA 20 16 10 1 1 0 1 6 7 3 4 1 1 2 8 2
Oct 28 at SAS 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 1

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Al-Farouq Aminu: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Aminu (shoulder) posted seven points, eight rebounds, one assist, and one steal in 24 minutes of action Wednesday against the Magic.

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Aminu (shoulder) will play Wednesday against the Magic, Dwain Price of Mavs.com reports.

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Aminu (shoulder) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Thunder, Earl Sneed of Mavs.com reports.

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Aminu's (shoulder) status for Monday's game against the Thunder is still up in the air, Earl K. Sneed of Mavs.com reports.

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Aminu (shoulder) has been ruled out for Friday's game against the Clippers, Mavs.com's Earl K. Sneed reports.

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Aminu (shoulder) will play in Friday's matchup with the Clippers, Dwain Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegarm reports.

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Aminu (shoulder) went through parts of Wednesday's practice and hopes to play Friday, Earl Sneed of Mavs.com reports.

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Aminu (shoulder) will not return to Tuesday's game against the Cavaliers, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Aminu suffered a shoulder injury during Tuesday's game but will be able to return, Eddie Sefko of the Dallas Morning News reports.

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Aminu scored 13 points (3-7 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 6-7 FT) in a win over the Lakers on Sunday. He added five rebounds, three blocks and six steals in 20 minutes.

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Aminu scored seven points on 3-of-7 shooting Friday. He added five steals and four rebounds in the loss to Golden State.

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Aminu scored five points on 2-of-5 shooting Thursday in a loss to the Trail Blazers. He added three rebounds and one turnover.

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2013-14

The Pelicans are relying on Aminu to hold down the small forward spot on a team that has playoff aspirations this year, and he appears to have the talent to not disappoint. He has seen his minutes per game average increase by roughly five minutes per game in his last two seasons, getting 27 mpg in 2012-13. If he were to see a slight bump this season, the results could be fantastic for fantasy owners, as his per-36 minutes averages from last season were 9.7 points, 10.2 rebounds and 1.6 steals. Aminu is another good dark horse candidate to lead small forwards in rebounds per game, especially since the Pelicans may be going small this year, with Anthony Davis moving to center and Ryan Anderson playing a stretch four, which would leave plenty of rebounds for the 6-9 Aminu. Other than rebounding, perhaps the biggest improvement Aminu made from his second season to his third was shooting efficiency. In 2011-12, Aminu shot 41 percent from the field on 5.5 attempts per game, but last season he made 47.5 percent of his 6.2 shots per contest. He is average-to-above average in field-goal percentage, rebounding, steals and blocks, and he is below average everywhere else, so he makes for a nice option at the back end of drafts if your team has inverse strengths and weaknesses.

2012-13

Acquired last season, Aminu remains after the team decided to part ways with Quincy Pondexter. Aminu is coming off of a subpar year where he averaged 6.0 points, 4.7 rebounds and over 22 minutes a game – all higher numbers than his rookie year. Aminu played in every game last year, and earned more minutes and a slew of starts. With Anderson in town, Aminu will likely be relegated to the bench, but his familiarity of the system and a heavy rotation being used should see Aminu getting his playing time. In deeper leagues he may be valuable - if he takes a leap forward this year.

2011-12

The newly-acquired Aminu enters New Orleans in a position battle with Quincy Pondexter for the backup small forward role. Aminu is coming off a productive rookie year where he averaged 5.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and over 17 minutes a game – all higher numbers in respect to Pondexter’s. Aminu also comes in more highly touted, being a top-10 pick a year ago. What Aminu has working against him is that he plays the same role as a fellow “young gun” and will be coming in without much of an offseason program with the Hornets. The likely situation will have Aminu being cycled into more athletic and smaller lineups.

2010-11

Aminu is the team’s small forward of the future, but his game is too unpolished for him to be asked to play meaningful minutes in the NBA this season. We could see him earn extended minutes in the second half of the season if coach Vinny Del Negro falls out of love with Ryan Gomes and the team is struggling to contend for a playoff spot.