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Al-Farouq Aminu

  1. NBA lands in Africa trying to put down roots, which is all about youth programs, infrastructure

    Jul 31, 2015, 8:35 AM EDT

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    “One thing to come out of this will be more camps, more clinics, more games, more youth competition, and from that you get into infrastructure, and building more courts.” —Masai Ujiri, Raptors GM and native Nigerian

  2. Gregg Popovich will coach Team Africa in exhibition against Team World featuring Gasol brothers

    Jul 16, 2015, 9:48 AM EDT

    San Antonio Spurs v Los Angeles Lakers - Game Four

    Chris Paul, Luol Deng, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bradley Beal among other participants

  3. Now that players can finally, officially sign deals here’s a list of who did at midnight

    Jul 9, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Anthony Davis

    By our best count, 10 guys signed at midnight, most will sign later in the day on Thursday.

  4. Report: Trail Blazers signing Ed Davis to three-year, $20 million contract

    Jul 2, 2015, 2:49 PM EDT

    Portland Trail Blazers v Los Angeles Lakers

    More writing on the wall of LaMarcus Aldridge’s exit

  5. Will Dallas be able to keep Al-Farouq Aminu?

    Jun 8, 2015, 6:58 PM EDT

    Al-Farouq Aminu, James Harden

    Dallas can afford him, but it could get complicated.

  6. Al-Farouq Aminu says he’ll opt out of contract with Mavericks

    Apr 30, 2015, 11:02 AM EDT

    Dallas Mavericks v Houston Rockets - Game Five

    Aminu impressed in playoffs, deserves more than a minimum salary

  7. James Harden hits dagger 3-pointer against Mavericks (video)

    Apr 28, 2015, 10:51 PM EDT

    Dallas Mavericks v Houston Rockets - Game Five

    Al-Farouq Aminu played tight defense, but Harden is an MVP candidate for a reason

  8. Al-Farouq Aminu steals and unleashes sweet dunk on Rockets (video)

    Apr 28, 2015, 9:00 PM EDT

    Al-Farouq Aminu, James Harden

    Mavericks trying to stave off elimination

  9. Monta Ellis, J.J. Barea pairing ignites Mavericks offense, gets Dallas Game 4 win over Houston

    Apr 27, 2015, 1:38 AM EDT

    Monta Ellis, Trevor Ariza

    The question is can Dallas replicate all they did right on the road?

  10. Mark Cuban shouts at Adam Silver to complain about foul calls during Mavericks’ Game 3 loss to Rockets

    Apr 25, 2015, 8:30 PM EDT

    Dallas Mavericks v Los Angeles Lakers

    Silver was in attendance for Game 3 between the Mavericks and the Rockets.

  11. ProBasketballTalk 2014-15 preview: Dallas Mavericks

    Oct 21, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    'Nowitzki. Der Perfekte Wurf' Premiere In Cologne

    They’re not as good as Mark Cuban thinks they are, but they are improved.

  12. Thunder’s Reggie Jackson left game with wrist injury Friday, to be re-evaluated Saturday

    Oct 11, 2014, 7:59 AM EDT

    Oklahoma City Thunder v Dallas Mavericks

    We should know more later on Saturday, but he did not return to the game Friday night.

  13. Paul George says number change to 13 (PG-13) was about coming into his own

    Aug 16, 2014, 12:05 AM EDT

    Paul George

    Someday his story could make a good cheesy Disney sports movie.

  14. Report: Manu Ginobili ‘optimistic’ about playing in World Cup despite Spurs’ wishes

    Jul 24, 2014, 8:45 AM EDT

    Manu Ginobili

    San Antonio guard says he won’t represent Argentina if he still feels pain

  15. Mavericks signing Al-Farouq Aminu to two-year, minimum salary contract

    Jul 23, 2014, 9:55 PM EDT

    Al-Farouq Aminu, Jae Crowder

    Aminu, who replaces Rashard Lewis, will have player option

  16. Extra Pass: Jimmer Fredette salvaging NBA career with long 3-pointers

    Feb 13, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Jimmer Fredette

    Jimmer Fredette – the bright lights of Madison Square Garden shining on him – walked the ball up court and called out a play. Of course, Fredette has never been big on plays. His freelancing, gunning style endeared him to fans at Brigham Young, where he carried the program to unprecedented heights. Fredette noticed his…

  17. Tyreke Evans has sprained ankle, out at least a week

    Dec 9, 2013, 8:24 PM EDT

    New Orleans Pelicans v Los Angeles Lakers

    Tyreke Evans drove to attack Kevin Durant off the dribble Friday night — Evans had been very aggressive all game, largely carrying the reserves in the first half — he went up for the shot and when he can down he sprained his ankle. That sprain is going to keep him out a week, maybe…

  18. Pelicans’ Williams plans to bring Tyreke Evans off the bench

    Sep 30, 2013, 1:58 PM EDT

    Tyreke Evans

    It’s a stunning development — we have actual on-the-court basketball news out of NBA media day. It may be a first in a day usually reserved for positive stories and fluff. Pelicans coach Monty Williams said he plans to bring Tyreke Evans in off the bench as a sixth man, at least initially. That according…

  19. Greg Stiemsma wants Pelicans starting center job

    Sep 10, 2013, 4:56 PM EDT

    Greg Stiemsma

    New Orleans coach Monty Williams has some rotation decisions to make. Such as whether to start Tyreke Evans at the three (the most expected outcome) or have him come off the bench as a sixth man (then you start Al-Farouq Aminu or Anthony Morrow at the three). Then there is the frontcourt. Do you start…

  20. Pelicans’ Darius Miller out 8-12 weeks following foot surgery

    Sep 9, 2013, 7:01 PM EDT

    Darius Miller,

    Darius Miller, fresh off his rookie season and one of the young players working to be part of the future in New Orleans, has suffered a big setback. He had a stress fracture in his foot that needed to be surgically repaired, and he is out for eight to 12 weeks the team announced. That…

  21. Wall, Sanders got their rookie extensions, what about the other rookies?

    Aug 30, 2013, 1:42 PM EDT

    DeMarcus Cousins

    John Wall will be with the Wizards for five more seasons, making $80 million. Larry Sanders will be with Milwaukee for four more years, $44 million. Those are the first two extensions to the rookie deals out of the 2010 draft. They were both expected and both got done early — teams have until Oct.…