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Al-Farouq Aminu

Al-Farouq Aminu

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Aminu
Al-Farouq
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M
NGR
United States
6'11"
Norcross
653889600
215
Atlanta
United States
Georgia
CANCELLED
Georgia
United States
Al-Farouq Aminu is back in the Olympics after helping the Nigerian National Team to its first ever Games in 2012. Raised in Norcross, Ga., Aminu’s parents are both of Nigerian descent, allowing the six-year NBA veteran to represent the African nation in the Olympics. Aminu, a versatile forward known for his gritty defense, will be counted on to lead the Nigerian squad in the Rio Games.
Portland
Oregon
1
Wake Forest University
32
1
02/18/2016 - 09:40
08/13/2016 - 19:25
Basketball
Sport: 
BK
Events: 
BKM400000
Getting to know you facts: 
Is a descendant from a line of Nigerian kings
Al-Farouq loosely translates to "the chief has arrived"
Designs his own line of glasses, called the Farouq Collection