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Blazersedge Aug 19, 2016

Al-Farouq Aminu At Power Forward Can Fuel Trail Blazers' Improvement In 2016-17

The Trail Blazers didn't acquire a needle-moving superstar this summer in free agency, but they did make a key move in shifting Al-Farouq Aminu from the three to the four. By now, we're all well aware of the reality that the Trail Blazers are locked into their current roster for the long haul. There will be no more fantasizing about DeMarcus Cousins, or Hassan Whiteside, or whatever other star player you fancy, swooping into Rip City and changing the complexion of the team overnight. The $350 million that Paul Allen and Neil Olshey invested in the Blazers' roster this summer was no joke -...
Rip City Project Aug 5, 2016

Trail Blazers: Aminu and Ezeli Missing Opportunity?

Trail Blazers’ Nigerian duo, Al-Farouq Aminu and Festus Ezeli, elected to skip Olympics – Are they missing an opportunity to develop? It was announced earlier this week that Al-Farouq Aminu and Festus Ezeli will not be making a trip to Rio with the Nigerian men’s basketball team. Ezeli cited a lack of insurance on his […] Trail Blazers: Aminu and Ezeli Missing Opportunity? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Trail Blazers' Al-Farouq Aminu will not play for Nigeria in 2016 Olympics

'Due to continued and unresolved organizational challenges with the Nigerian Basketball Federation, I'm withdrawing from participation in the 2016 Olympic Games,' Aminu said in a press release by the Blazers.
Blazersedge Aug 1, 2016

Al-Farouq Aminu to Sit Out 2016 Rio Olympics

Aminu will no longer play for the Nigerian basketball team in the 2016 Olympic Games. Although Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu had reportedly been with the Nigerian basketball team for training camp, he will no longer participate in the 2016 Rio Olympics, according to Nigeria Basket. His current absence from the team is due to an unresolved insurance issue with the Nigerian Basketball Federation. Al-Farouq Aminu is not with the team and his status for Rio is doubtful due to insurance issue. — Nigeria Basketball (@NigeriaBasket) July 31, 2016 Aminu states he will not...

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