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Watch: Al-Farouq Aminu explains why the Trail Blazers had such great team chemistry this season

Al-Farouq Aminu explains why the Trail Blazers had such great team chemistry this season.
Oakland Tribune May 11, 2016

Al-Farouq Aminu making a difference for Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu has been an effective third scorer against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Western Conference semifinals.

Damian Lillard, Al-Farouq Aminu lead Trail Blazers to Game 3 win over Golden State Warriors

After getting blown out in the first quarter of Game 1 and collapsing in the fourth quarter of Game 2, the Blazers controlled the action for a full game, taking Game 3 120-108 Saturday night at the Moda Center to pull the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals to 2-1.
Blazersedge May 8, 2016

Blazer's Edge Live: Game 3 Victory Edition!

Blazer's Edge social media editor and Weekend Podcast co-host Brandon Goldner jumps on Facebook LIVE to answer your questions following the Blazers' huge Game 3 win. The Portland Trail Blazers got the 120-108 Game 3 win against the Golden State Warriors to keep the series alive, and social media editor and Blazer's Edge Weekend Podcast co-host Brandon Goldner jumped on Facebook LIVE to give a quick game flow recap, hit some stats, then take your questions! Damian Lillard goes for 40 and 10 dimes, and Al Farouq Aminu only missed one shot en route to 23 points and 10 boards as the...
Blazersedge May 6, 2016

Al-Farouq Aminu Denies Authoring Anti-Gay Tweets

The Trail Blazers forward talks to Kevin Arnovitz of ESPN.com, says account was hacked. Earlier this week Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu came under scrutiny as homophobic tweets from 2010 and 2011 surfaced as part of a larger collection of older twitter submissions by NBA players. Today Kevin Arnovitz of ESPN posted a response from Aminu during which he said the contents of the tweets "saddened" him but that he disavowed authoring them. On content: "I hope it didn't offend anyone or that anyone thought that those are my ideas or my thoughts or anything like that. I'm...
Blazersedge May 4, 2016

Examining the Effect of Anti-Gay Statements by Athletes on the Broader World

Jim Buzinski of Outsports.com helps us understand the ripple effects when professional athletes make public pronouncements that perpetuate anti-LGBTQ tropes. This past weekend an imgur post of past tweets from NBA players hit the internet, causing a stir as many of the submissions were of risqué or questionable nature. The tweets of Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu reached another level due to their bald anti-gay statements. Though the tweets were posted 5-6 years ago, when Aminu would have been 19-20 years old, they had not been deleted from his account at the time of the...
Blazersedge May 1, 2016

Al-Farouq Aminu's Twitter Feed Reveals History of Offensive Comments

The tweets are five to six years in the past, but they're shocking. A post by imgur user JewishDoggy has revealed a history of tweets by Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu involving questionable and disturbing statements about homosexuality. The imgur page is titled, "Here's another collection of old tweets from NBA players". Aminu's tweets are part of a larger collection of thoughts by NBA players. Many of the submissions tread the boundaries of good taste; Aminu's cross into different territory. None of Aminu's tweets involving LGBTQ topics are more recent than 2011. Several...
Blazersedge May 1, 2016

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Golden State Warriors Game 1 Preview

Damian Lillard and the rest of the Portland Trail Blazers continue their miraculous run through the 2016 NBA playoffs and begin their Western Conference semifinals matchup with the Golden State Warriors today, who will be without superstar guard Steph Curry due to a knee injury. Portland Trail Blazers (0-0) at Golden State Warriors (0-0) Sunday, May 1 Oracle Arena | 12:30 p.m. PDT | Local TV/Radio: ABC; 620 AM Portland injury report: Meyers Leonard (Out - Shoulder) | Golden State injury report: Steph Curry (Out - Knee) SBN Affiliate: Golden State of Mind The one-eyed Austin Rivers...
Blazersedge Apr 30, 2016

Warriors vs. Blazers: 5 Questions that Make a Difference

Nate Parham of Golden State of Mind and Dave Deckard of Blazer's Edge engage in a question and answer session about the upcoming Portland-Golden State series. As the Portland Trail Blazers approach their series with the Golden State Warriors, we engaged in a mutual Q&A Session with SBNation sister site Golden State of Mind. Below are the questions I asked Nate Parham, GSOM Editor. You can see the questions he asked me and my responses here. Hint: stuffy GSOM readers seem to think I'm a total Blazer homer the way stuffy Blazer's Edge readers seem to think I'm a total Blazer downer. Just...
Trail Blazers even series, Chris Paul injured: My Friend Chuck Podcast

Trail Blazers even series, Chris Paul injured: My Friend Chuck Podcast

In this episode, Mike and Chuck touch on a few topics related to the Portland Trail Blazers, including Chris Paul's injury and Al-Farouq Aminu's monster Game 4 performance.

Trail Blazers' Al-Farouq Aminu sticks with routine ahead of career-night in Game 4 win

Aminu connected on 6 of 10 three-pointers as the Blazers evened the series with the Clippers at 2-2. The seeds of his breakout performance were laid in the midday shooting competition on the practice court.

Postgame report: Trail Blazers pull even with Clippers as Chris Paul, Blake Griffin injured

The Oregonian/OregonLive Blazers beat reporters Joe Freeman and Mike Richman recap Monday's Game 4 win, the play of Al-Farouq Aminu, injuries to Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, and more.
Silver Screen and Roll Apr 26, 2016

The Credits: "Breaker! Breaker!" - Lakers Links

The search has begun for a new Lakers head coach. The playoffs continue, with lots of injuries taking center stage. Just another day in the NBA Lakers News Los Angeles Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak doesn't anticipate long coaching search Report: Lakers to interview Spurs assistant Ettore Messina for head coaching job Report: Derek Fisher would like to be next Lakers coach. That seems unlikely. Another coaching search for the Lakers, with more questions than ever - CBSSports.com Report: Kevin Ollie finds Lakers job 'intriguing' | SI.com Los Angeles Lakers: Byron Scott fired as coaching search...
Blazersedge Apr 26, 2016

Clippers Lose Chris Paul, Game, and Momentum to the Blazers

Al-Farouq Aminu breaks through for a career high as the Blazers surge to a series tie, but neither one is the defining story of the game. The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 98-84 tonight, evening their series at 2-2 and stealing momentum in the process. The victory was only part of the story...in some ways the lesser part. The evening was dimmed, and the complexion of the series changed, by a mid-third quarter injury to Clippers point guard Chris Paul, later diagnosed as a broken shooting hand: Chris Paul has a third metacarpal fracture on his right hand and will...

Watch: Portland Trail Blazers vs. Los Angeles Clippers, Game 4 by the numbers

Al-Farouq Aminu recorded a career-high 30 points and 10 rebounds.

Al-Farouq Aminu Photos

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