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Al-Farouq Aminu

26-Year-Old    PF,SF    Portland Trail Blazers

2016-17 NBA Stats

PTS

6.4

REB

6.6

AST

1.6

STL

1.5

BLK

0.9

2016-17 NBA ROS Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Signed to a modest four-year, $30 million contract last summer, Aminu proved to be a nice value buy for the Trail Blazers, even though his scoring was frequently volatile. Aminu was able to settle into a full-time role on the top unit in his first year in Portland, starting ...

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STATUS:  Out    INJURY:  Calf    EST. RETURN:  12/10/2016
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 four-year, $30 million contract with the Trail Blazers in July of 2015.

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Aminu (calf) participated in Friday's practice but will not play in Saturday's game against the Heat, Casey Holdahl of TrailBlazers.com reports.

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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 74 18.5 5.6 4.6 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.5 41.2 71.2 0.7 1.5 3.1 1.7 27.4 2.0 4.8 1.1 1.6
2015-16 24 POR 82 28.5 10.2 6.1 1.7 0.9 0.6 1.5 41.6 73.7 1.5 1.2 4.9 4.3 36.1 3.6 8.8 1.4 1.9
2016-17 25 POR 8 26.1 6.4 6.6 1.6 1.5 0.9 1.1 27.4 53.3 1.5 0.9 5.8 4.5 25.0 2.1 7.8 1.0 1.9
Rest Of Season Projections 26 POR 57 27.2 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Al-Farouq Aminu
2016-17 Projections 26 POR 79 28.2 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 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 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 3 23.7 7.3 4.7 1.7 0.7 0.3 1.3 33.3 50.0 1.3 1.3 3.3 4.0 33.3 2.7 8.0 0.7 1.3
Last 5 Games 5 24.8 7.2 5.8 1.8 1.8 0.6 1.2 29.5 50.0 1.6 1.2 4.6 4.4 27.3 2.6 8.8 0.8 1.6

 

2016-17 NBA Game Log   Al-Farouq Aminu
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Nov 30 IND Did Not Play
Nov 27 HOU Did Not Play
Nov 25 NOP Did Not Play
Nov 23 @CLE Did Not Play
Nov 22 @NYK Did Not Play
Nov 20 @BKN Did Not Play
Nov 18 @NOP Did Not Play
Nov 17 @HOU Did Not Play
Nov 15 CHI Did Not Play
Nov 13 DEN Did Not Play
Nov 11 SAC Did Not Play
Nov 9 @LAC Did Not Play
Nov 8 PHO 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 6 @MEM 34 8 4 2 1 0 3 3 10 1 2 1 4 1 3 0
Nov 4 @DAL 33 12 10 3 1 1 1 4 13 1 2 3 8 3 7 1
Nov 2 @PHO 23 8 5 1 4 1 1 2 9 2 2 2 4 1 4 0
Nov 1 GSW 30 6 10 3 3 1 3 3 11 0 2 0 6 1 9 1
Oct 29 @DEN 32 5 12 1 2 3 1 1 6 2 4 1 6 1 11 4
Oct 27 LAC 25 1 8 2 0 1 2 0 6 1 2 0 5 0 8 4
Oct 25 UTA 28 9 4 1 1 0 1 3 6 1 1 2 3 0 4 0
Al-Farouq Aminu Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
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Monday at Chicago Bulls Only available to RotoWire subscribers.

 

Al-Farouq Aminu – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#1 Power Forward
Also Listed As:  #4 Small Forward

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1.  Meyers Leonard

2.  Noah Vonleh

3.  Maurice Harkless

4.  Ed Davis

5.  Jake Layman

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True Shooting Percentage

37.2%

True Shooting % in 2016-17

In 2016-17, Al-Farouq Aminu has a true shooting percentage of 37.2%.

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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 74 36.0 10.9 9.0 1.6 1.8 1.6 0.9 41.2 71.2 1.4 3.0 6.0 3.3 27.4 3.9 9.4 2.2 3.1
2015-16 24 POR 82 36.0 12.9 7.7 2.1 1.1 0.8 1.9 41.6 73.7 1.8 1.5 6.2 5.4 36.1 4.6 11.1 1.8 2.4
2016-17 25 POR 8 36.0 8.8 9.1 2.2 2.1 1.2 1.6 27.4 53.3 2.1 1.2 7.9 6.2 25.0 2.9 10.7 1.4 2.6
Rest Of Season Projections 26 POR 57 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Al-Farouq Aminu
2016-17 Projections 26 POR 79 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Al-Farouq Aminu

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 74 1366 412 342 59 70 62 34 41.2 71.2 55 114 228 124 27.4 147 357 84 118
2015-16 24 POR 82 2341 839 499 138 72 53 126 41.6 73.7 120 98 401 349 36.1 299 719 115 156
2016-17 25 POR 8 209 51 53 13 12 7 9 27.4 53.3 12 7 46 36 25.0 17 62 8 15
Rest Of Season Projections 26 POR 57 1550 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Al-Farouq Aminu
2016-17 Projections 26 POR 79 2228 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 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 74 18.5 50.4 45.9 11.3 10.5 1.1 8.7
2015-16 24 POR 82 28.5 53.3 50.3 13.2 11.5 1.2 12.4
2016-17 25 POR 8 26.1 37.2 34.7 13.9 12.8 1.1 9.0
Rest Of Season Projections 26 POR 57 27.2 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Al-Farouq Aminu
2016-17 Projections 26 POR 79 28.2 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Al-Farouq Aminu

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

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

Coach Terry Stotts said Friday that Aminu (calf) will be reevaluated in a few weeks, Mike Richman of The Oregonian reports.

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Aminu (calf) will sit out Friday's game against the Kings, Mike Richman of The Oregonian reports.

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Aminu (calf) has been ruled out of Wednesday's game against the Clippers, Casey Holdahl of Blazers.com reports.

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Aminu (calf) said after Tuesday's win over the Suns that he's not optimistic about his chances of playing Wednesday against the Clippers, Casey Holdahl of Blazers.com reports.

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Aminu suffered a left calf strain during Tuesday's game against the Suns and is doubtful to return, Casey Holdahl of Blazers.com reports.

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Aminu supplied five points (1-6 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 2-4 FT), 12 rebounds, three blocks, one assist and one steal across 32 minutes in Saturday's 115-113 overtime win over the Nuggets.

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Aminu provided only one point (0-6 FG, 0-5 3Pt, 1-2 FT) to go with eight rebounds, two assists and one block across his 25 minutes in Thursday's 114-106 loss to the Clippers.

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Aminu tallied 18 points (6-10 FG, 5-7 3Pt, 1-1 FT), four rebounds and two assists across 23 minutes in Sunday's 106-97 preseason loss to the Nuggets.

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Aminu provided eight points (3-4 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), seven rebounds and a block across 21 minutes in Friday's 115-110 preseason victory over the Suns.

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Blazers GM Neil Olshey and coach Terry Stotts have both indicated they expect Aminu to see more action at power forward than small forward next season, Kerry Eggers of the Portland Tribune reports. "We are a much stronger team when Farouq plays 'four'," Olshey said. "Our ratings with Farouq at 'four' make us project to a 53-, 54-win team [next season], whereas Farouq at 'three' has us in the mid-40s."

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Aminu compiled 16 points (5-10 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 3-4 FT), nine rebounds, two assists and two steals across 36 minutes in Wednesday's 125-121 Game 5 loss to the Warriors.

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Aminu contributed 18 points (6-14 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 3-6 FT), 13 rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block over 39 minutes in Monday's 132-125 overtime loss to the Warriors in Game 4 of the series.

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2015-16

Only five years into his career, Aminu has been traded once and tested the free-agent waters three times, including one season with the Mavericks in 2014-15. Arriving with small forward Chandler Parsons, Aminu didn't record most of his minutes at the three for the first time, instead earning an even split between small and power forward (46 percent apiece). Aminu's workload withstood wild swings throughout the campaign, with December serving as the nadir (12 minutes per game, while taking the court in 11 of 15 outings). However, Parsons' battle with ankle and knee issues after the All-Star break improved Aminu's stock, especially in April, when he averaged eight points (on 40 percent shooting), 7.9 rebounds, 1.9 assists, and 1.1 blocks in 27 minutes across eight outings. After Parsons was ruled out for the postseason prior to Game 3 of the Mavericks' first-round series versus the Rockets, Aminu put together what was likely the most stat-laden, three-game stretch of his career (15.0 points, 8.7 rebounds, 2.3 steals, 2.0 three-pointers, and 1.0 block in 36 minute per game). Upon moving on to Portland, the career 29-percent shooter from three-point range isn't a candidate to sustain such output from deep, but with no established presence at small forward, Aminu has ample opportunity to continue to contribute across the board.

2014-15

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 and final season with New Orleans while shooting 47 percent from the field on 6.2 attempts per game and 66 percent from the free-throw line on 1.7 attempts per game. He has never lived up to the hype that surrounded him when the Clippers selected him with the eighth-overall pick. However, he's made a name for himself as a versatile defender with a knack for rebounding. Coach Rick Carlisle likes to have a defensive specialist on hand and could turn to Aminu frequently in the competitive Western Conference. He's never been a great shooter, but he won't be asked to carry much weight on offense for a deep Dallas team. At 23 years old, Aminu is still young enough to carve out a niche for himself in the league, but his game doesn't necessarily translate over to the fantasy realm well.

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.