Al-Farouq Aminu Rumors

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Al-Farouq Aminu
Al-Farouq Aminu
Position: F
Born: 09/21/90
Height: 6-9 / 2.06
Weight:214 lbs. / 97.5 kg.
Salary: $0
So he’s willing to afford long stretches when he defers to a hot CJ McCollum. He’s willing to risk some turnovers to discover what kind of bounce passes he can make to Mason Plumlee inside. Willing to sacrifice a couple of fourth quarter opportunities to see if Al-Farouq Aminu can be a big-shot maker late in games. “I mean, the thing is, for me it’s also a process,’’ Lillard said. “I went from being on a team with guys who I’ve played with to now having to learn how to make guys better and pick my spots when I need to attack and be more aggressive. It is a process and I’ve been able to get things done while feeling it out and playing.’’
Aminu is also a descendant from a line of Nigerian kings. “My grandfather and my great grandfather were both kings,” he said. “Last year I was able to go to the city in Nigeria where my Dad is from. And I was able to see the mosque that they built where my grandfather was buried.” During the week the group is doing far more than just basketball related activities like clinics and camps before the game on Saturday. He’s looking forward to visiting an orphanage in Johannesburg and one later in the month when he visits Ethiopia.