Al-Farouq Aminu Completely Snubbed in All-Defensive Voting

Despite Aminu's strong defensive season in Portland, he was left without a single point in All-Defensive voting. The Portland Trail Blazers have cashed in on several awards this postseason for their surprising playoff run, but the All-Defensive Team voting has eluded them. Al-Farouq Aminu was left without a single vote for the NBA All-Defensive team selections, running counter to...
Via Blazer's Edge
13 hours ago

Trail Blazers Starting Frontcourt 2015-16 Season Review

A look back at Al-Farouq Aminu, Maurice Harkless, and Mason Plumlee - the trio that formed the Portland Trail Blazers' starting frontcourt by the end of the 2015-16 season. Perhaps no group of players on the 2015-16 Trail Blazers roster has been dissected as much as the starting frontcourt. Managing to be praised, maligned, tolerated, admired, criticized, and accepted at various...
Via Blazer's Edge
7 days ago

WATCH: Al-Farouq Aminu: 2016 Trail Blazers exit interviews

Portland small forward Al-Farouq Aminu explains why the Trail Blazers had such great team chemistry this season.
Via The Oregonian
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors vs. Portland Trail Blazers Game 3 instant analysis

The Portland Trail Blazers toppled the Golden State Warriors, 108-120, at the Moda Center in Portland in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals this past Saturday, May 7. Game Balls Damian Lillard: Who else? The Blazers’ point guard scored a playoff career-high 40 points while also adding 10 assists and 5 rebounds.  In what ESPN dubbed “his best Stephen Curry impression...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clippers guard Rivers returns to game after 11 stitches to eye

Austin Rivers has been heavily criticized throughout his NBA career, but no basketball fan can speak ill of the effort he gave during Friday night’s playoff loss to the Portland Trailblazers. Rivers, filling in for the injured Chris Paul, scored 21 points and dished out eight assists, grabbed six rebounds, and didn’t turn the ball over on the night. He finished +2 overall in...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Austin Rivers elbowed in head by Blazers player (VIDEO)

The Blazers battled it out in a physical, hard-fought game on Friday night, with a chance to potentially close out their series with the Clippers if they emerged victorious in Game 6. With so much on the line, in a low-scoring game where every possession counted, players did whatever they could to haul in rebounds and loose balls. Al-Farouq Aminu did his best to go up and haul in...
Via The Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Al Farouq Aminu discusses his career-high night in Game 4

Al Farouq Aminu discusses his career-high night in Game 4
Via The Oregonian
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Al-Farouq Aminu’s Unexpected Performance Foils Celtics’ Well-Laid Plans

Brad Stevens had a blueprint for success Thursday night, and the Boston Celtics all but executed it to perfection. With defensive maven Jae Crowder back in his lineup for the first time since March 11, Stevens tasked Crowder and Co. with shutting down the Portland Trail Blazers’ dynamic duo of Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum and forcing their teammates to beat Boston. Unfortunately...
April 01, 2016  |  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

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