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Al-Farouq Aminu

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Al-Farouq Aminu ▪ Twitter: @farouq1

Position: Small Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-9 ▪ Weight: 215 lbs.
Born: September 21, 1990 in Atlanta, Georgia
High School: Norcross in Norcross, Georgia
Recruiting Rank: 2008 (7)
College: Wake Forest University
Draft: Los Angeles Clippers, 1st round (8th pick, 8th overall), 2010 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 27, 2010
Experience: 4 years

Other SR Links: College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com

Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2010-11 20 LAC NBA SF 81 14 1452 160 406 .394 45 143 .315 115 263 .437 92 119 .773 75 192 267 60 59 25 103 121 457
2011-12 21 NOH NBA SF 66 21 1477 150 365 .411 13 47 .277 137 318 .431 86 114 .754 95 213 308 66 59 34 91 136 399
2012-13 22 NOH NBA SF 76 71 2066 225 474 .475 4 19 .211 221 455 .486 101 137 .737 139 446 585 103 92 51 116 153 555
2013-14 23 NOP NBA SF 80 65 2045 234 494 .474 13 48 .271 221 446 .496 91 137 .664 129 367 496 114 82 38 88 147 572
Career NBA 303 171 7040 769 1739 .442 75 257 .292 694 1482 .468 370 507 .730 438 1218 1656 343 292 148 398 557 1983
3 seasons NOH,NOP NBA 222 157 5588 609 1333 .457 30 114 .263 579 1219 .475 278 388 .716 363 1026 1389 283 233 123 295 436 1526
1 season LAC NBA 81 14 1452 160 406 .394 45 143 .315 115 263 .437 92 119 .773 75 192 267 60 59 25 103 121 457

Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2010-11 20 LAC NBA SF 81 14 17.9 2.0 5.0 .394 0.6 1.8 .315 1.4 3.2 .437 1.1 1.5 .773 0.9 2.4 3.3 0.7 0.7 0.3 1.3 1.5 5.6
2011-12 21 NOH NBA SF 66 21 22.4 2.3 5.5 .411 0.2 0.7 .277 2.1 4.8 .431 1.3 1.7 .754 1.4 3.2 4.7 1.0 0.9 0.5 1.4 2.1 6.0
2012-13 22 NOH NBA SF 76 71 27.2 3.0 6.2 .475 0.1 0.3 .211 2.9 6.0 .486 1.3 1.8 .737 1.8 5.9 7.7 1.4 1.2 0.7 1.5 2.0 7.3
2013-14 23 NOP NBA SF 80 65 25.6 2.9 6.2 .474 0.2 0.6 .271 2.8 5.6 .496 1.1 1.7 .664 1.6 4.6 6.2 1.4 1.0 0.5 1.1 1.8 7.2
Career NBA 303 171 23.2 2.5 5.7 .442 0.2 0.8 .292 2.3 4.9 .468 1.2 1.7 .730 1.4 4.0 5.5 1.1 1.0 0.5 1.3 1.8 6.5
3 seasons NOH,NOP NBA 222 157 25.2 2.7 6.0 .457 0.1 0.5 .263 2.6 5.5 .475 1.3 1.7 .716 1.6 4.6 6.3 1.3 1.0 0.6 1.3 2.0 6.9
1 season LAC NBA 81 14 17.9 2.0 5.0 .394 0.6 1.8 .315 1.4 3.2 .437 1.1 1.5 .773 0.9 2.4 3.3 0.7 0.7 0.3 1.3 1.5 5.6

Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2010-11 20 LAC NBA SF 81 14 1452 4.0 10.1 .394 1.1 3.5 .315 2.9 6.5 .437 2.3 3.0 .773 1.9 4.8 6.6 1.5 1.5 0.6 2.6 3.0 11.3
2011-12 21 NOH NBA SF 66 21 1477 3.7 8.9 .411 0.3 1.1 .277 3.3 7.8 .431 2.1 2.8 .754 2.3 5.2 7.5 1.6 1.4 0.8 2.2 3.3 9.7
2012-13 22 NOH NBA SF 76 71 2066 3.9 8.3 .475 0.1 0.3 .211 3.9 7.9 .486 1.8 2.4 .737 2.4 7.8 10.2 1.8 1.6 0.9 2.0 2.7 9.7
2013-14 23 NOP NBA SF 80 65 2045 4.1 8.7 .474 0.2 0.8 .271 3.9 7.9 .496 1.6 2.4 .664 2.3 6.5 8.7 2.0 1.4 0.7 1.5 2.6 10.1
Career NBA 303 171 7040 3.9 8.9 .442 0.4 1.3 .292 3.5 7.6 .468 1.9 2.6 .730 2.2 6.2 8.5 1.8 1.5 0.8 2.0 2.8 10.1
3 seasons NOH,NOP NBA 222 157 5588 3.9 8.6 .457 0.2 0.7 .263 3.7 7.9 .475 1.8 2.5 .716 2.3 6.6 8.9 1.8 1.5 0.8 1.9 2.8 9.8
1 season LAC NBA 81 14 1452 4.0 10.1 .394 1.1 3.5 .315 2.9 6.5 .437 2.3 3.0 .773 1.9 4.8 6.6 1.5 1.5 0.6 2.6 3.0 11.3

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2010-11 20 LAC NBA SF 81 14 1452 5.7 14.5 .394 1.6 5.1 .315 4.1 6.5 .437 3.3 4.2 .773 2.7 6.8 9.5 2.1 2.1 0.9 3.7 4.3 16.3
2011-12 21 NOH NBA SF 66 21 1477 5.5 13.4 .411 0.5 1.7 .277 5.0 7.8 .431 3.2 4.2 .754 3.5 7.8 11.3 2.4 2.2 1.3 3.3 5.0 14.7
2012-13 22 NOH NBA SF 76 71 2066 5.9 12.4 .475 0.1 0.5 .211 5.8 7.9 .486 2.7 3.6 .737 3.6 11.7 15.4 2.7 2.4 1.3 3.0 4.0 14.6
2013-14 23 NOP NBA SF 80 65 2045 6.0 12.6 .474 0.3 1.2 .271 5.6 7.9 .496 2.3 3.5 .664 3.3 9.3 12.6 2.9 2.1 1.0 2.2 3.7 14.6
Career NBA 303 171 7040 5.8 13.1 .442 0.6 1.9 .292 5.2 11.2 .468 2.8 3.8 .730 3.3 9.2 12.5 2.6 2.2 1.1 3.0 4.2 15.0
3 seasons NOH,NOP NBA 222 157 5588 5.8 12.7 .457 0.3 1.1 .263 5.5 11.7 .475 2.7 3.7 .716 3.5 9.8 13.3 2.7 2.2 1.2 2.8 4.2 14.6
1 season LAC NBA 81 14 1452 5.7 14.5 .394 1.6 5.1 .315 4.1 9.4 .437 3.3 4.2 .773 2.7 6.8 9.5 2.1 2.1 0.9 3.7 4.3 16.3

Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
2010-11 20 LAC NBA SF 81 1452 9.6 .499 .450 .293 .352 6.1 15.4 10.8 6.4 2.1 1.3 18.3 17.3 94 108 -0.8 1.4 0.7 .022
2011-12 21 NOH NBA SF 66 1477 10.6 .481 .429 .312 .129 7.8 16.9 12.4 7.2 2.2 1.9 18.0 16.2 93 103 -0.4 1.8 1.4 .044
2012-13 22 NOH NBA SF 76 2066 13.7 .519 .479 .289 .040 7.9 26.2 16.9 7.8 2.4 2.1 17.8 14.6 101 105 0.7 2.4 3.1 .073
2013-14 23 NOP NBA SF 80 2045 13.2 .516 .487 .277 .097 7.2 21.2 14.1 8.4 2.1 1.6 13.7 14.3 105 108 1.3 1.8 3.1 .072
Career NBA 303 7040 12.1 .505 .464 .292 .148 7.3 20.5 13.9 7.5 2.2 1.7 16.9 15.4 99 106 0.9 7.4 8.2 .056
3 seasons NOH,NOP NBA 222 5588 12.7 .507 .468 .291 .086 7.6 21.9 14.7 7.9 2.2 1.8 16.4 14.9 101 106 1.6 5.9 7.6 .065
1 season LAC NBA 81 1452 9.6 .499 .450 .293 .352 6.1 15.4 10.8 6.4 2.1 1.3 18.3 17.3 94 108 -0.8 1.4 0.7 .022

Shooting data is available as of the 2000-01 season  ▪  Minor differences with official season totals may exist
Data in this table is current for games through 2014-06-15

Shooting

2-Pt Field Goals 3-Pt Field Goals
% of FGA by Distance FG% by Distance Dunks Corner Heaves
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP FG% Dist. 2P 0-3 3-10 10-16 16 <3 3P 2P 0-3 3-10 10-16 16 <3 3P %Ast'd %FGA Md. %Ast'd %3PA 3P% Att. Md.
2010-11 20 LAC NBA SF 81 1452 .394 13.0 .648 .315 .175 .037 .121 .352 .437 .578 .423 .067 .204 .315 .443 .081 27 .978 .385 .291 1 0
2011-12 21 NOH NBA SF 66 1477 .411 9.7 .871 .389 .205 .077 .200 .129 .431 .563 .320 .250 .356 .277 .591 .110 37 1.000 .340 .250 0 0
2012-13 22 NOH NBA SF 76 2066 .475 7.1 .960 .489 .224 .080 .167 .040 .486 .642 .368 .316 .266 .211 .710 .190 80 1.000 .421 .375 0 0
2013-14 23 NOP NBA SF 80 2045 .474 8.6 .903 .453 .204 .040 .202 .097 .496 .661 .317 .450 .320 .271 .674 .087 42 1.000 .625 .333 0 0
Career NBA 303 7040 .442 9.4 .852 .417 .203 .058 .173 .148 .468 .621 .354 .287 .296 .292 .631 .118 186 .987 .424 .303 1 0
3 seasons NOH,NOP NBA 222 5588 .457 8.4 .914 .449 .212 .065 .189 .086 .475 .630 .337 .326 .313 .263 .668 .130 159 1.000 .474 .315 0 0
1 season LAC NBA 81 1452 .394 13.0 .648 .315 .175 .037 .121 .352 .437 .578 .423 .067 .204 .315 .443 .081 27 .978 .385 .291 1 0

Play-by-play data is available as of the 2000-01 season  ▪  Minor differences with official season totals may exist
Data in this table is current for games through 2014-06-15

Play-by-Play

Position Estimate +/- Per 100 Poss. Turnovers
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PG% SG% SF% PF% C% On Court On-Off Off. Foul Bad Pass Lost Ball Other PGA And-1 SF Drawn FGA Blkd
2010-11 20 LAC NBA SF 81 1452 83% 16% 1% -7.3 -5.8 16 47 31 9 132 12 54 37
2011-12 21 NOH NBA SF 66 1477 2% 75% 22% 1% -0.6 +6.8 18 30 30 13 141 13 49 39
2012-13 22 NOH NBA SF 76 2066 94% 5% 1% -1.2 +7.4 16 42 43 15 239 13 59 38
2013-14 23 NOP NBA SF 80 2045 77% 23% -4.4 -3.7 18 34 26 10 246 10 65 47
Career NBA 303 7040 83% 16% 1% -3.2 +1.3 68 153 130 47 758 48 227 161
3 seasons NOH,NOP NBA 222 5588 1% 82% 16% 1% -2.2 +3.2 52 106 99 38 626 36 173 124
1 season LAC NBA 81 1452 83% 16% 1% -7.3 -5.8 16 47 31 9 132 12 54 37

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 4 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4
Al-Farouq Aminu 3.1 3.1 1.4 0.7
Tyrone Nesby 92.7 3.1 2.9 1.3 0.3
Joel Kramer 91.2 3.0 2.9 1.4 1.0
Andrew DeClercq 91.1 3.4 3.1 1.6 0.4
Toby Kimball 88.1 3.2 2.5 1.2 0.4
Phil Jackson 87.8 3.2 2.5 1.7 0.5
Channing Frye 87.2 3.5 3.2 0.9 0.8
Ron Anderson 87.0 3.1 2.5 1.5 0.3
Don Adams 86.5 3.6 2.9 0.9 0.7
Chuck Cooper 86.1 3.3 3.1 1.7 0.0
James Singleton 85.3 3.0 2.3 1.1 0.7
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Al-Farouq Aminu 3.1 3.1 1.4 0.7
Tyrone Nesby 92.7 3.1 2.9 1.3 0.3
Cal Christensen 89.9 3.2 2.9 1.7 0.4 0.0
Ime Udoka 84.2 3.9 2.8 1.3 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0
Joel Kramer 83.6 3.0 2.9 1.4 1.0 0.8
Renaldo Balkman 82.9 2.8 2.6 1.3 0.3 0.1 0.0
Kenny Williams 82.1 2.7 2.4 1.6 0.7
Greg Kelser 81.9 3.9 2.5 1.4 0.8 0.1 0.0
Bruce Seals 81.7 2.9 2.4 1.6 0.6 0.3
Mike Jackson 81.2 3.4 3.1 2.4 0.2
Derrick Williams 79.7 3.0 2.6 1.8

College

Light text indicates college freshman or JV participant
Totals Shooting Per Game
Season Age College G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
2008-09 18 WAKE 31 899 146 283 7 39 102 152 71 253 46 30 38 81 81 401 .516 .179 .671 29.0 12.9 8.2 1.5
2009-10 19 WAKE 31 970 167 374 18 66 139 199 133 332 41 44 44 99 91 491 .447 .273 .698 31.3 15.8 10.7 1.3
Career 62 1869 313 657 25 105 241 351 204 585 87 74 82 180 172 892 .476 .238 .687 30.1 14.4 9.4 1.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Games
2011-12 NBA 66 (1)

Transactions

June 24, 2010: Drafted by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 2010 NBA Draft.

December 14, 2011: Traded by the Los Angeles Clippers with Eric Gordon, Chris Kaman and a 2012 1st round draft pick (Austin Rivers was later selected) to the New Orleans Hornets for Chris Paul, a 2015 2nd round draft pick and a 2015 2nd round draft pick.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
2010-11 Los Angeles Clippers NBA $2,563,320
2011-12 New Orleans Hornets NBA $2,755,560
2012-13 New Orleans Hornets NBA $2,947,800
2013-14 New Orleans Pelicans NBA $3,700,000
Career (may be incomplete) $11,966,680

Contract

Free Agent or Unsigned Draft Pick cap hold ▪ Player, Team, or Early Termination option
Team 2013-14
New Orleans Pelicans $3,700,000
  • Signed July 10, 2013 for an assumed $3,700,000 for 1 year.
  • Restricted Free Agent.

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