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Blazers Withstand Rally, Delay to Beat Celtics 100-94

Blazers Withstand Rally, Delay to Beat Celtics 100-94

Portland secured their fourth straight win thanks to a great first half and timely shooting down the stretch. The Portland Trail Blazers withstood a huge second half comeback from the Boston Celtics on Sunday night to win finish their homestand on a high note with a 100-94 victory. Al-Farouq Aminu hit two crucial threes in the final minutes to seal the win. Damian Lillard led the Blazers with 19 points and Jusuf Nurkic added 18 points and 17 rebounds. Jayson Tatum led the Celtics with 27 points and Kyrie Irving added 21. Here are a few key takeaways from tonight’s game: A Tale of Two...
Blazer's Edge Nov 11, 2018
Mom’s Favorite: Aminu’s Solid Week Takes The Cake

Mom’s Favorite: Aminu’s Solid Week Takes The Cake

Portland forward Al-Farouq Aminu’s efficient week captures the top spot in this edition of Mom’s Favorite. Each week, Team Mom highlights her favorites plays, players and other things that made the Trail Blazers fun to watch. Who is Mom’s Favorite this week? Did anyone get put in the dog house? What were your favorite things this week? Let us know in the comments below. Week 3 Recap: Minnesota (W), Milwaukee Bucks (W), Los Angeles Clippers (W) Mom’s Favorite: Al-Farouq Aminu It was hard to choose my favorite this week. It came down to CJ McCollum, a volume shooter who found his...
Blazer's Edge Nov 10, 2018
Everything You Wanted to Know About Al-Farouq Aminu

Everything You Wanted to Know About Al-Farouq Aminu

Aminu joins Jamie Hudson’s podcast. Just in case you’re not sick of Portland Trail Blazers players appearing on podcasts (with Evan Turner guesting on Zach Lowe’s this week), Jamie Hudson of NBCSports Northwest sat down with forward Al-Farouq Aminu to talk about his play, family life, and more. At the 11:20 mark, Hudson asks Aminu what it feels like blocking an all-world talent like LeBron James. Aminu responds: I’m really not thinking necessarily about who it is...I like to get a block against anybody. It is special when you get to get one against guys like that because you know...
Rip City Project Nov 9, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers maintain control over the Los Angeles Clippers

While the game was ultimately tight throughout, the Portland Trail Blazers remained in control over the Los Angeles Clippers. They fought for their ninth win on the season in twelve games. The Portland Trail Blazers took care of business in the Moda Center, defeating the Los Angeles Clippers, 116-105. Although it’ll go down as a […] Portland Trail Blazers maintain control over the Los Angeles Clippers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Nov 7, 2018

Al-Farouq Aminu is in the Midst of His Best Defensive Season

Al-Farouq Aminu has consistently been one of the Portland Trail Blazers best defenders, but by diving deeper into the box score, we can see that he has taken his game to another level this season. The Portland Trail Blazers have got off to an impressive start this season including a statement win last night versus […] Al-Farouq Aminu is in the Midst of His Best Defensive Season - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Nov 4, 2018
Video: Blazers’ Al-Farouq Aminu blocks Lakers’ LeBron James in front of his face

Video: Blazers’ Al-Farouq Aminu blocks Lakers’ LeBron James in front of his face

Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu had a thunderous block against Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James late in the second quarter. Aminu blocked Bron with some disdain
Rip City Project Oct 22, 2018

Portland Trail Blazers: Al-Farouq Aminu must improve his shooting

Through the Portland Trail Blazers first two games, Al-Farouq Aminu is currently the worst shooter on the team. He must improve his shooting for the Blazers to continue being successful. We’re two games into the Portland Trail Blazers season which means every Rip City blogger will be writing assessments based on the way-too-small sample size. […] Portland Trail Blazers: Al-Farouq Aminu must improve his shooting - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge Oct 17, 2018
Blazers’ Starting Five Ranked No. 13 in the NBA

Blazers’ Starting Five Ranked No. 13 in the NBA

Adam Fromal of Bleacher Report ranks all 30 starting fives around the league. The Portland Trail Blazers’ starting lineup of Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum, Maurice Harkless, Al-Farouq Aminu and Jusuf Nurkic was ranked No. 13 in the NBA, according to Adam Fromal of Bleacher Report’s metrics rankings. The group posted a 6.5 net rating in 456 minutes together: But it may be the lesser names who elevate the team’s ceiling and push this group into the top 10. That could happen if Jusuf Nurkic develops consistency on the offensive end or Al-Farouq Aminu proves he’s developed his shooting...
Blazer's Edge Oct 14, 2018
Morris Questions Aminu’s ESPN Top 100 Rank

Morris Questions Aminu’s ESPN Top 100 Rank

Morris feels like he should be ranked higher than Aminu, he tells Jay King of The Athletic. Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris would like more respect, from his NBA 2K rating to being ranked somewhere on ESPN’s Top 100 players list. When bringing up his Top 100 omission, Morris calls Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu’s ranking into question, he told Jay King of The Athletic (subscription required): “How am I not in the top-100? You’ve got guys like [Nikola Mirotic, who was ranked 50th],” Morris said, stumbling over the New Orleans forward’s name. “[Al-Farouq]...

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