DraftExpressProfile: Al-Farouq Aminu, Stats, Comparisons, and Outlook
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Al-Farouq Aminu
STRENGTHS:
- Ability to get to free throw line
- Mismatch Potential
- Transition play
- Ability to put ball on floor
- Makes quick moves in the post
- Ability to contest shots
- Commitment to playing defense
- Lateral quickness
- Versatility to defend multiple positions
- Coachable
- Energy/Intensity
- Huge upside
- Strong Intangibles
- Positional versatility
- Young for class
- Ability to finish around basket
- Excellent wingspan
- Freakish athleticism
- Solid frame
- Excellent rebounder
WEAKNESSES:
- Shot-selection
- Stuck between 3 and 4
- Turnover prone
- Advanced ball-handling skills
- Left hand
- Experience
- Not ready to contribute immediately
- 3-point range
- 3-point shooting percentages
- Ability to shoot off the dribble
Recent Tweets
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DraftExpress: Eric Gordon, Chris Kaman, Al-Farouq Aminu & Minnesota's unprotected 2012 1st to New Orleans for Chris Paul. David Stern gets his way again
2011-12-14 07:10:57
NBA Draft Media Day Video Interviews: Evan Turner, Ekpe Udoh, Al-Farouq Aminu, Greg Monroe, Xavier Henry, etc http://bit.ly/c35FTb
2010-06-24 01:51:02
Al-Farouq Aminu reportedly canceled his workout in Detroit. He much prefers going to the Clippers. Has a promise from them. Pencil him in.
2010-06-22 16:03:03
Al-Farouq Aminu Pre-Draft Interview & Workout Footage http://bit.ly/da4gRy - See how Aminu ( @farouq1 ) is preparing himself for the draft.
2010-05-31 10:24:14
NBA Combine Video Interviews: Al-Farouq Aminu,Ekpe Udoh, Cole Aldrich, Ed Davis http://bit.ly/bdbt56
2010-05-23 14:32:00
Top 25s - Full List
RankCategoryTotal
6Reb/g10.7
20Reb/40p12.8
10Reb/4013.7
4ORB/g4.3
9ORB/40p5.1
7ORB/405.5
8ORB133
15Reb332
25TO/g3.2
23TO/404.1
Team: Pelicans College Team: Mavericks
PhysicalsPositionsRankings SalaryMisc
H: 6' 8"
W: 216 lbs
Bday: 09/21/1990
(24 Years Old)
Current: SF/PF
NBA:   SF/PF
Possible: SF/PF
RSCI: 7
Agent: Raymond Brothers
Current Salary:$3,749,602
High School: Norcross
Hometown: Norcross, GA
Drafted:  Pick 8 in 2010 by Clippers
Best Case: Josh Smith
Worst Case: Thaddeus Young

Predraft Measurements
YearSourceHeight w/o ShoesHeight w/shoesWeightWingspanStanding ReachBody FatNo Step VertMax Vert
2010NBA Draft Combine6' 7.25"6' 8.5"2167' 3.25"9' 0.5"8.227.033.5
2009Vince Carter CampNA6' 8"2187' 0"NANANANA
2009LeBron James CampNA6' 8"2187' 0"NANANANA

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Statistical Top 25s

Basic Statistics
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPtsFGFGAFG%2Pt2PtA2P%3Pt3PtA3P%FTMFTAFT%OffDefTOTAstsStlsBlksTOsPFs
2008/09NCAAWake Forest3129.012.94.79.151.64.57.957.00.21.317.93.34.967.12.35.98.21.51.01.22.62.6
2009/10NCAAWake Forest3131.416.25.512.245.14.910.148.70.62.127.74.66.670.14.46.510.91.31.51.43.22.9
2010/11NBAClippers8117.95.62.05.039.41.43.243.70.61.831.51.11.577.30.92.43.30.70.70.31.31.5
2011/12NBAHornets6622.46.02.35.541.12.14.843.10.20.727.71.31.775.41.43.24.71.00.90.51.42.1
2012/13NBAHornets7627.27.33.06.247.52.96.048.60.10.321.11.31.873.71.85.97.71.31.20.71.52.0
2013/14NBAPelicans8025.67.22.96.247.42.85.649.60.20.627.11.11.766.41.64.66.21.41.00.51.11.8
2014/15NBAMavericks2516.55.22.04.544.21.52.658.50.51.925.00.81.167.90.82.93.70.60.60.70.61.6

Basic Statistics Per 40
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPtsFGFGAFG%2Pt2PtA2P%3Pt3PtA3P%FTMFTAFT%OffDefTOTAstsStlsBlksTOsPFs
2008/09NCAAWake Forest3129.017.86.512.651.66.210.957.00.31.717.94.56.867.13.28.111.32.01.31.73.63.6
2009/10NCAAWake Forest3131.420.67.015.545.16.212.848.70.72.727.75.98.470.15.68.313.81.71.81.84.13.7
2010/11NBAClippers8117.912.64.411.239.43.27.243.71.23.931.52.53.377.32.15.37.41.71.60.72.83.3
2011/12NBAHornets6622.410.84.19.941.13.78.643.10.41.327.72.33.175.42.65.88.31.81.60.92.53.7
2012/13NBAHornets7627.210.74.49.247.54.38.848.60.10.421.12.02.773.72.78.611.32.01.81.02.23.0
2013/14NBAPelicans8025.611.24.69.747.44.38.749.60.30.927.11.82.766.42.57.29.72.21.60.71.72.9
2014/15NBAMavericks2516.512.74.810.944.23.76.358.51.24.625.01.82.767.91.97.19.01.41.51.71.53.8

Basic Statistics Per 40 Pace Adjusted
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPtsFGFGAFG%2Pt2PtA2P%3Pt3PtA3P%FTMFTAFT%OffDefTOTAstsStlsBlksTOsPFs
2008/09NCAAWake Forest3129.015.95.811.251.65.59.757.00.31.617.94.16.067.12.87.210.11.81.21.53.23.2
2009/10NCAAWake Forest3131.419.26.514.445.15.811.948.70.72.527.75.57.870.15.27.712.91.61.71.73.83.4
2010/11NBAClippers8117.912.34.310.939.43.17.143.71.23.831.52.53.277.32.05.27.21.61.60.72.83.3
2011/12NBAHornets6622.411.14.210.241.13.88.943.10.41.327.72.43.275.42.65.98.61.81.60.92.53.8
2012/13NBAHornets7627.211.14.59.547.54.49.148.60.10.421.12.02.773.72.88.911.72.01.81.02.33.1
2013/14NBAPelicans8025.611.34.69.847.44.48.849.60.31.027.11.82.766.42.67.39.82.31.60.71.72.9
2014/15NBAMavericks2516.512.64.810.944.23.76.358.51.24.625.01.82.767.91.97.08.91.31.41.71.53.8

Efficiency Statistics
Player InfoShooting RatiosPassing RatiosDefensive Ratios
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPTs/gFGA/gPts/PlayTS%eFG%FTA/FGA3PA/FGAAst/gAst/FGAA/TOPPRBK/gSTL/gPF/g
2008/09NCAAWake Forest3129.012.99.10.920.570.530.540.141.50.160.57-5.631.21.02.6
2009/10NCAAWake Forest3131.416.212.20.880.530.470.540.171.30.110.41-7.391.41.52.9
2010/11NBAClippers8117.95.65.00.810.490.450.290.350.70.150.58-4.370.30.71.5
2011/12NBAHornets6622.46.05.50.780.480.430.310.131.00.180.73-3.210.50.92.1
2012/13NBAHornets7627.27.36.20.850.520.480.290.041.30.220.88-2.360.71.22.0
2013/14NBAPelicans8025.67.26.20.880.510.490.280.101.40.231.30-0.620.51.01.8
2014/15NBAMavericks2516.55.24.50.920.520.500.250.420.60.120.88-1.640.70.61.6

Usage Statistics
Player InfoComplete MetricsPossession InfoPossession Ratios
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPEREFFEFF/40WS/40Pos/gTm Pos/g% Tm PosPts/PosFGA/PosFTA/PosAst/PosTO/Pos
2008/09NCAAWake Forest3129.020.716.122.210.912.676.316.51.030.720.390.120.21
2009/10NCAAWake Forest3131.425.719.424.712.415.473.321.01.050.790.430.090.21
2010/11NBAClippers8117.99.66.113.65.46.196.96.30.930.820.240.120.21
2011/12NBAHornets6622.410.68.114.46.46.791.27.30.910.830.260.150.21
2012/13NBAHornets7627.213.612.919.111.17.891.68.50.940.800.230.170.20
2013/14NBAPelicans8025.613.211.317.79.87.295.27.51.000.860.240.200.15
2014/15NBAMavericks2516.513.27.317.79.05.196.85.31.030.880.220.110.13

Player Percentage of Team's Offensive Stats
Player InfoTotal PointsField Goals3 Point ShootingFree Throw Shooting
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPtsTm% TmFgTm% TmFgaTm% Tm3PtTm% Tm3PtaTm% TmFtTm% TmFtaTm% Tm
2008/09NCAAWake Forest3129.012.981.016.04.729.27.99.159.615.30.24.15.61.312.79.93.318.517.84.925.918.9
2009/10NCAAWake Forest3131.416.273.222.15.526.39.112.260.520.10.64.313.62.113.915.14.616.428.16.624.926.4
2010/11NBAClippers8117.95.698.65.72.036.82.55.080.46.20.66.38.91.818.59.51.118.96.01.526.75.5
2011/12NBAHornets6622.46.089.66.72.334.82.95.577.37.20.23.95.00.711.86.01.316.08.11.721.28.2
2012/13NBAHornets7627.27.394.17.83.036.03.76.280.37.80.16.50.80.318.01.41.315.58.61.820.09.0
2013/14NBAPelicans8025.67.299.77.22.937.83.56.282.57.50.25.92.70.615.93.81.118.26.31.723.67.3
2014/15NBAMavericks2516.55.2109.84.82.041.32.34.586.25.20.59.75.01.927.57.00.817.54.31.122.74.9

Player Percentage of Team's Defensive Stats
Player InfoOffensive ReboundingDefensive ReboundingTotal ReboundingBlocked ShotsSteals
YearLeagueTeamGPMinOffTm% TmDefTm% TmTotTm% TmBlkTm% TmSTLTm% Tm
2008/09NCAAWake Forest3129.02.311.220.55.926.622.08.237.821.61.25.721.61.28.311.6
2009/10NCAAWake Forest3131.44.413.831.86.525.925.110.939.727.41.45.127.71.47.220.3
2010/11NBAClippers8117.90.911.68.02.430.57.83.342.17.80.34.96.30.37.110.2
2011/12NBAHornets6622.41.411.013.13.230.210.74.741.111.30.54.810.80.57.412.1
2012/13NBAHornets7627.21.812.015.25.929.619.87.741.618.50.75.412.50.76.319.1
2013/14NBAPelicans8025.61.611.414.24.630.315.16.241.714.90.56.47.30.57.913.0
2014/15NBAMavericks2516.50.811.37.12.930.59.63.741.98.90.75.313.60.77.87.6

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