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Portland Trail Blazers’ Al-Farouq Aminu Dominates Down the Stretch

In a video by Jamie Hudson of NBCSportsNorthwest, Chief’s teammates discuss his contributions against the Pistons.

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In the win over the Detroit Pistons, Portland Trail Blazer Al-Farouq Aminu dominated down the stretch, and Damian Lillard, Maurice Harkless, and Jusuf Nurkic took note. After the game, his teammates spoke with Jamie Hudson of NBCSportsNorthwest about Aminu’s performance. Aminu notched 22 points and seven rebounds, and his clutch floater helped seal the victory over Detroit.

Post-game, Damian Lillard noted how active Al-Farouq Aminu was, on and off ball on offense and defense. Maurice Harkless emphasized how Aminu’s clutch shots down the stretch helped lift the Blazers over the Pistons. Jusuf Nurkic remarked how Aminu’s confidence has grown. Meanwhile, Aminu expressed how happy he was to help his team to victory.

Rip City knows the #AminuAppreciationSociety is glad to see Aminu come up big for the win. You can watch the video here.