Al-Farouq Aminu News Archive
Aminu announced Thursday that he will decline his player option for next season and become a free agent, the Dallas Morning News reports.
Aminu is unlikely to exercise his player option for the 2014-15 season, Brad Townsend of the Dallas Morning News reports.
Aminu finished strong down the stretch during his first season in Dallas. He finished the season averaging 5.6 points and 4.6 rebounds in 74 games played.
Aminu stuffed the stat sheet in Game 5's loss to the Rockets, posting 14 points, nine rebounds, two assists, five steals, and one trey in 36 minutes of action.
Aminu received the first playoff start of his career Sunday and rewarded the Mavericks with a double-double. He finished with 16 points (6-10 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 1-3 FT) and 12 rebounds in the Game 4 win.
Aminu scored 15 points (4-5 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 5-6 FT) Friday in a Game 3 loss to the Rockets. He added five rebounds, two steals, and two blocks.
Aminu had nine points, four rebounds, two assists, two steals,and three blocks in 23 minutes off the bench Tuesday.
Aminu played 19 minutes in Dallas' Game 1 loss to Houston but could be in line for bigger minutes in Game 2 as teammate Chandler Parsons is questionable to play with a knee injury. He scored two points and collected six rebounds in Saturday's loss.
Aminu scored seven points (2-4 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 2-2 FT) Wednesday in a win over the Trail Blazers. He played a team-high 33 minutes.
Aminu scored 10 points (2-8 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 5-6 FT) with 10 rebounds, three assists and a block in 29 minutes off the bench Monday.