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Reviewing the pleasantries of Aminu's 2014-15 season

The Dallas Mavericks signed Al-Farouq Aminu, a former lottery pick possessing rare defensive versatility that's perpetually handcuffed to a troublesome jumper, to a one-year deal last summer with the hope he'd perform above his pay grade.It was a low-risk, high-reward acquisition that worked beyond Dallas' wildest dreams in the postseason. Aminu averaged 11.2 points, 7.2 rebounds...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Dallas stick with Aminu?

Al-Farouq Aminu is a free agent coming off the type of season all free agents want to have. He exceeded his current pay grade, turning into a solid energy player off the bench who can crash the glass, defend multiple positions and make timely cuts to the rim.He's not a star, despite entering the league as a high lottery pick, but Aminu is useful, and some team may be willing to pay...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Al-Farouq Aminu To Become Free Agent

Al-Farouq Aminu will test free agency rather than take his $1.1 million player option for the 15-16 season with the Dallas Mavericks. Aminu outperformed expectations with the Mavericks. “I think it makes the most sense to me,” he said. “You just look for a great fit. This year, I think I found one. Hopefully, I can do the same.” “We were lucky Al chose us,” Donnie Nelson...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Al-Farouq Aminu finishes break with ferocious one-handed dunk against Rockets

Al-Farouq Aminu has been providing some solid contributions to the Mavericks in their series against the Rockets. And he’s doing some more in Game 5. Here’s a nice fastbreak dunk with Clint Capela in the picture: He will score some good moolah after this season. *** Al-Farouq Aminu pic from Getty Images. Vine by Kirk Henderson.
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Aminu gives Dallas a huge burst on the boards

The only way the Mavericks can beat the Rockets is if unlikely production comes from a less likely source. The good news? That's exactly what appears to be happening with forward Al-Farouq Aminu, whose overwhelming versatility made James Harden's life a nightmare in Game 4.Can Aminu replicate that performance in Game 5? Here's The Dallas Morning News' Eddie Sefko with more:"The Mavericks...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks Rumors: Dallas signs Al-Farouq Aminu

Former-Pelicans forward, Al-Farouq Aminu, has signed a two-year deal worth $2.1 million with the Dallas Mavericks, according to his agent Raymond Brothers.Aminu's deal with Dallas is for two years, $2.1M, player option for second season, per source.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 24, 2014The Mavericks reached an agreement with Aminu to sign him for the veteran's minimum...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Al-Farouq Aminu Agrees To Two-Year, $2.1M Deal With Mavericks

Al-Farouq Aminu has agreed to a two-year, $2.1 million contract with the Dallas Mavericks. Aminu will have a player option on the second season of his deal. Aminu averaged 7.2 points and 6.2 rebounds in 25.6 minutes per game while shooting 47.4 percent from the floor last season for the New Orleans Pelicans. Read more here:
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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 three...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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