Al-Farouq Aminu – Family, Career, Shoes & More

Al Farouq is a Nigerian and American basketball player who’s born on 21st September 1990 in Atlanta. He is currently playing for Orlando Magic in NBA. He started his professional career in 2010 when he was picked by Los Angeles Clippers in NBA draft. He has played in NBA for around a decade and has been part of many different teams including Dallas Mavericks, Portland Trail Blazers, and New Orleans. Apart from his domestic career he plays for Nigeria.

Al Farouq high school and college career

Al Farouq Aminu played for Norcross team in his High School career and his stats were 13.5 points, and 9.5 rebounds per game. With him in the side his team won Georgia state titles for 2 consecutive years. McDonalds All American team also included him in their team.

His college career was amazing too as he was a part of Wake Forest team and there his stats were 13 points per game with 8.3 rebounds.

Al Farouq Aminu Personal Life

He belongs from a Muslim religion and is married to Helina Aminu and has a daughter. His brother is also a basketball player and his wife run an organization.

Al Farouq Aminu professional career

Aminu’s professional career started in 2010 when he was picked by Los Angeles Clippers in NBA draft. He had a good season where his best score was 20 points with 8 rebounds. After 1 season he was traded to New Orleans Pelicans where he played for 3 seasons in first round pick. He scored 16 points 2 times in his New Orleans Pelicans career. In 2014/15 season Dallas Mavericks bought him where he played for 1 season. He scored his career best 15 points and 12 rebounds in a single game. They won that game against Houston Rockets. In 2015//16 season he signed for Portland Trail Blazers where he played for 4 seasons. The fee for signing him was $30m. He scored his professional career best 30 points in a single match against Los Angeles Clippers. In 2016 season he suffered and injury because of which he was out for 13 games. After spending 4 years there Orlando Magic signed him which is his current team now.

Al Farouq Aminu International Career

Aminu is a part of Nigerian Basketball Team. He led his team to victory of 2016 Africa Championship in 2015. He also took part in 2012 Olympics

What shoes does Al Farouq Aminu wears?

Al Farouq Aminu currently wears Nike Zoom Kobe 4 Protro shoes. The shoes which he previously worn are Nike Kobe AD Exodus, Nike Zoom Rev 2018 and Nike Kobe 11

What is the size of Al Farouq Aminu footwear?

The size of Al Farouq Aminu’s footwear is 16.

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