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Portland Pointers: Why The Blazers Are Struggling To Score

The first Blazers possession of the season was pure magic: Damian Lillard tosses the ball to Meyers Leonard, who seals his man and pitches to CJ McCollum. Moving right to left above the break, McCollum hands off to Al-Farouq Aminu, who uses a Mason Plumlee back screen above the nail to drive toward the basket. When Aminu’s man ices him, Aminu wraps underneath the basket, flinging...
Via Crossover Chronicles
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Al-Farouq Aminu Has Been Perfect Nicolas Batum Replacement For Portland Trail Blazers

Nicolas Batum had something to prove. He claimed he didn’t, following his 33-point, six-assist, five-rebound performance against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday, but whether it’s true or not that he felt no extra motivation against his former team, one thing is blatantly clear. Batum thoroughly outperformed his de facto replacement, Al-Farouq Aminu. Luckily for fans in Portland...
Via Oregon Sports News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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

A change of scenery has done Al-Farouq Aminu well. Sam Forencich GettyAl-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...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland's Connaughton finds a different way to impact the game

Portland Trail Blazers rookie Pat Connaughton knows he may spend a lot of time on the bench this season, but with teammate Al-Farouq Aminu away from the club after having his first child, the Notre Dame product is figuring out ways to stand out from the crowd.During Portland's first preseason game, Connaughton came off the bench for 25 minutes of action, and managed to positively...
Via Fox Sports
October 08, 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

Report: Free agent Al-Farouq Aminu signs with Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers appear to be entering a period of change, so one of general manager Neil Olshey's first calls during free agency went to a familiar face. The Blazers quickly agreed with veteran Al-Farouq Aminu, reuniting the defensive-minded forward with the man who drafted him with the Los Angeles Clippers in 2011. "Headed to Portland with my guy Neil Olshey, who believed...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland’s Deal With Al-Farouq Aminu is Really Baffling

Adrian Wojnarowski has reported that the Portland Trail-Blazers have completed a deal with G/F Al-Farouq Aminu that is worth 30 million dollars over 4 seasons. Free agent Aminu Al-Farouq has agreed to a four year, $30 million deal with Portland, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015 This is easily the most questionable deal of the...
Via TopSportsReport
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Free Agent Forward Al-Farouq Aminu to Meet With Boston Celtics

Aminu would provide depth on the wing, as well as the ability to guard multiple positions on the court.
Via CLNS Radio
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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