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  • Al Farouq Aminu
  • Al Farouq Aminu - Norcross
  • Al Farouq Aminu - Wake Forest
  • Al Farouq Aminu - 2012 Olympics - Nigerian National Team
  • Al Farouq Aminu - Portland Trailblazers
  • Al Farouq Aminu

    Born to Aboubakar and Anjirlic Aminu on September 21, 1990 in Atlanta, Al- Farouq Aminu is an American-Nigerian professional basketball player of the NBA as well as the Nigeria national team. He has an older brother who is a fellow Olympian, Alade, and a younger brother, Al-Majid. Growing up, Al-Farouq and Alade had an eternal basketball battle in the driveway of their Stone Mountain, Georgia home.
  • Al Farouq Aminu - Norcross

    Al-Farouq attended Wesleyan School and transferred to Norcross High School his sophomore year and played under coach Eddie Martin. As an upperclassman, Aminu helped Norcross to Georgia 5A state titles in 2007 and 2008 and was ranked as one of the top college recruits in the nation from the class of 2008. He was named the state of Georgia's "Mr. Basketball" that year. Aminu played in the 2008 McDonald's All-American game starting for the East Squad. Aminu was also member of the USA Junior National Select Team.
  • Al Farouq Aminu - Wake Forest

    He chose to play at Wake Forest over North Carolina and Georgia Tech in 2007. In his freshman season he was selected to the ACC All-Freshman Team, being the only player in the conference to average double-doubles with 29 double-doubles in his 2 years.
  • Al Farouq Aminu - 2012 Olympics - Nigerian National Team

    In 2012 he competed at the Summer Olympic Games for the Nigerian National Team. In 2015 he lead the Nigerian National Team to the Afro Basketball Championship's and once again lead Team Nigeria in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.
  • Al Farouq Aminu - Portland Trailblazers

    He declared for the 2010 NBA Draft where he was selected 8th overall by the Clippers, playing every game that year. In December of 2011 Aminu was traded to the former New Orleans Hornets and quickly became a New Orleans fan favorite. 2014-2015 season Farouq played for the Dallas Mavericks and was one of the team's bright spots in the Playoffs. After the season Farouq signed a 4 year deal with the Portland Trail-Blazers.
  • "The Chief Has Arrived"

    The consummate Renaissance Man, Aminu is passionate on and off the court. His charitable endeavors include work with the Jordan Brand Classic and with the McDonald's All Americans. His international contributions include participation the 2012 Sprite Slam NBA Development Camp in Zambia, Africa for the NBA. Farouq says, “I believe that generosity, a positive attitude, hard work and discipline are the keys to achieving your dreams.” He continues, “I like to share these values and help others… so they too can experience personal success and happiness despite where they come from, or what they have done in the past.”
  • Al Farouq Aminu
  • Al Farouq Aminu - Norcross
  • Al Farouq Aminu - Wake Forest
  • Al Farouq Aminu - 2012 Olympics - Nigerian National Team
  • Al Farouq Aminu - Portland Trailblazers

Al Farouq Aminu Videos

  • Al-Farouq Aminu 2016 Season Highlights
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Full Highlights 2016 Playoffs R1G4 vs Clippers - Career-HIGH 30 Pts, 10 Rebs!
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 26 Points Full Highlights (2/9/2017)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 25 Points Full Highlights (4/24/2017)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Full Highlights 2016 WCSF Game 3 vs Warriors - 23 Pts, 10 Rebs, 8-9 FGM!
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 23 Points Full Highlights (3/4/2017)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 20 Points/5 Assists/3 Blocks Full Highlights (4/3/2017)
  • 2016-17 Top 10: Al-Farouq Aminu
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 16 Points Full Highlights (4/26/2015)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Highlights 08.03.2015 at L.A. Lakers
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 16 Points Full Highlights (1/8/2017)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Full Highlights 2016.03.31 vs Celtics - Career-HIGH 28 Pts, 9 Rebs, 3 Blks!
  • Al-Farouq Aminu: 2015-2016 Season Highlights
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Flies in to Deny James Harden
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Full Highlights 2015.10.08 vs Warriors - 11 Pts, 8 Rebs, Blazers Debut
  • Al-Farouq Aminu mix - Highlights 2014-2015 - Dallas Mavericks
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Highlights 21.04.2015 at Houston Rockets
  • 2017 Exit Interview: Al-Farouq Aminu
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 27 Points Full Highlights (4/6/2016)
  • Al   Farouq Aminu Full Highlights vs mavs 17 4 13   16 Pts & career high 20 Reb
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Career High 30 Points Full Highlights (4/25/2016)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 19 Points/10 Rebounds Full Highlights (3/19/2014)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 23 Points Full Highlights (5/7/2016)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Career High 28 Points Full Highlights - VINTAGE Aminu! (3/31/2016)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Hammers Home a Huge Dunk on Serge Ibaka
  • 2012/13 New Orleans Hornets Al Farouq Aminu highlights
  • Coach Mike presents Al-Farouq Aminu
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 16 Points Full Highlights (10/30/2014)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Slams Down the And-1 Dunk
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Alley-Oops Over the 76ers | 01.20.17
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 17 Points Full Highlights (2/20/2015)
  • Aminu Dominates on Both Ends
  • Rusty LaRue summer league- Al-Farouq Aminu
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Gets Loose and Throws Down the Jam
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 16 Points Full Highlights (12/20/2015)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 17 Points Full Highlights (11/2/2015)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 18 Points/12 Rebounds Full Highlights (1/29/2014)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu- 2013 Mix The Chief
  • Al-Farouq Aminu highlights vs Golden State Warriors (2.4.2015)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu vs Grizzlies Highlight | October 20, 2014 | NBA Preseason 2014
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 15 points/8 rebounds Highlights (11/2/2012)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Highlights | 26 Points | vs. Boston Celtics | 02.09.2017
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Career High 20 Points Full Highlights (3/26/2016)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu 2011-2012 Highlights
  • Al-Farouq Aminu facial dunk on Mozgov (New Orleans Hornets vs Denver Nuggets) 01/06/2012
  • Al Farouq Aminu mixtape - the proud eagle of Nigeria
  • Al-Farouq Aminu highlights vs Minnesota Timberwolves (2.2.2015)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Stings the Hornets Defense
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Double Clutches for the Dunk
  • Al-Farouq Aminu Springs for the Alley Oop

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