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Blazer's Edge Aug 8, 2018
Why the Blazers are Likely to Stay the Course with CJ McCollum

Why the Blazers are Likely to Stay the Course with CJ McCollum

Why Portland values their starting shooting guard, plus Neil Olshey’s job security, Al-Farouq Aminu’s precarious status, and more. The Portland Trail Blazers face multiple issues heading into the 2018-19 NBA regular season, including the viability of the Damian Lillard/CJ McCollum backcourt, the impending free agency of Al-Farouq Aminu, salary cap concerns, and the struggle to stay afloat in the race for the 2019 NBA Playoffs in an improved Western Conference. Blazer’s Edge reader Daryl sent in a half-dozen Mailbag questions covering all these topics and more. Last week we addressed...
Blazer's Edge Aug 6, 2018
The Difference Between Trust and Talent

The Difference Between Trust and Talent

In the latest edition of the Blazer’s Edge Podcast, Tara and Danny dig into Neil Olshey’s in depth interview. On this week’s episode of the Blazer’s Edge podcast Tara Bowen-Biggs and Danny Marang take a look back at the week that was; NBA Africa with Al-Farouq Aminu and the basketball savant Joel Embiid, Neil Olshey’s “State of the Blazers Union” address with specific highlights such as; TPE value discussion, conspiracy theories, the real reason the Blazers let Ed Davis go, Olshey doing his best Jeff Goldblum impersonation, how Portland changed their offseason plan quite...
Blazer's Edge Aug 4, 2018
World Takes the Reins Down in Africa

World Takes the Reins Down in Africa

The world team of NBA stars takes the showcase game 96-92 Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu snagged 6 rebounds and 5 steals in 20 minutes as Team Africa faced Team World in the 2018 NBA Africa Game. Aminu’s efforts weren’t enough as the World defeated Africa 96-92. Videos from the contest can be found here and the boxscore highlighting contributions from Aminu, Joel Embiid, and others here.
Rip City Project Aug 4, 2018

Blazers’ Al-Farouq Aminu fills stat sheet for Team Africa in NBA Africa Game

The Portland Trail Blazers’ Al-Farouq Aminu didn’t score much and didn’t shoot well, but he was still a big contributor for Team Africa. Team World beat Team Africa 96-92 Saturday in the 2018 NBA Africa Game. The exhibition showcase, the third to be played on the African continent, took place at Sun Arena at Time […] Blazers’ Al-Farouq Aminu fills stat sheet for Team Africa in NBA Africa Game - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge Aug 4, 2018
Video: Al-Farouq Aminu Talks FIBA Basketball World Cup

Video: Al-Farouq Aminu Talks FIBA Basketball World Cup

The Trail Blazers forward will once again suit up for Nigeria. When the FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifiers begin in September, Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu will suit up for Nigeria once again. Currently in South Africa for an NBA/Basketball Without Borders event, Aminu talked with Lindsay du Plessis for ESPN about the tournament and his rooting interest in other Nigerian clubs. That year [2015] Nigeria won the AfroBasket title, and Aminu, who has missed international action since then due to his NBA commitments with Portland, is looking forward to a return to the green...
ClutchPoints Aug 3, 2018
Blazers’ Al-Farouq Aminu will play for Nigeria at 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifiers in September

Blazers’ Al-Farouq Aminu will play for Nigeria at 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifiers in September

Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu represented Nigeria in the 2012 Olympics, but he hasn’t played for the national team since 2015. However, Aminu will return to D’Tigers for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifiers this September, according to Lindsay du Plessis of KweséESPN. Aminu and Nigeria will be in action from Sept. 14-16 in […] The post Blazers’ Al-Farouq Aminu will play for Nigeria at 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifiers in September appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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