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Mavs Moneyball Nov 25, 2014

Al-Farouq Aminu: the best minimum contract player in the NBA?

Aminu is the latest in a long line of Dallas Mavericks' bargain bin reclamation projects. The Mavs made a bunch of acquisitions this offseason. Many were quite flashy, but my personal favorite so far has been fellow Wake Forest alum Al-Farouq Aminu. Aminu has a similar story to any number of great Mavs bench players over the years: drafted highly (8th overall in 2010), didn't live up to the hype (traded after a season, has never averaged more than 7.3 points a game in a season), and signed with the Mavs for cheap (minimum contract) in order to prove himself in a bench role. Farouq's stats...
Rotoworld Nov 7, 2014

Al-Farouq Aminu plays well in 16 minutes - Al-Farouq Aminu (F) Dallas Mavericks

Al-Farouq Aminu returned from a knee injury and had seven points, four boards, two steals, a block and a 3-pointer on 3-of-6 shooting in just 16 minutes on Thursday.

Aminu says left knee problem isn’t serious

Al-Farouq Aminu left Monday’s game in the first half and did not return with inflammation to the left knee. Afterward, Aminu said it’s been bothering him for a while. He had an MRI exam on it that showed no structural …
Mavs Moneyball Nov 1, 2014

Talking Pelicans with Bourbon Street Shots

Mason Ginsberg of ESPN's Bourbon Street Shots stops by to talk about Anthony Davis, Al-Farouq Aminu and the new mascot in New Orleans. Anthony Davis put up 26/17/9 in his first game of the season. What kind of numbers could he average this season? Is there a limit to what this guy can do? I prefer to extend that stat line out one more category to 26/17/9/0, with the goose egg being the number of turnovers that Davis committed last night. That Davis can have such a substantial impact on both ends of the court while taking such good care of the basketball is one of the many attributes that...

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