Al-Farouq Aminu SF DAL 2 days ago

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 played an expanded role in the regular season finale as coach Rick Carlisle limited the workload of the Dallas starters. The Mavericks will travel to Houston Saturday for Game 1 against the Rockets.

Al-Farouq Aminu SF DAL 5 days ago

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.

Despite not getting a starting nod, Aminu still turned in a productive night. Chandler Parsons could return from his knee injury in time for Wednesday's regular season finale, but if he doesn't look for Aminu to continue his surprising late season run of fantasy usefulness.

Al-Farouq Aminu SF DAL 5 days ago

Updating a previous note, Aminu will not get the start Monday against Utah, Earl Sneed of Mavs.com reports.

The Star-Telegram reported an incorrect lineup earlier in the evening which listed Aminu as as a starting forward. Instead, it will be Charlie Villanueva. Nonetheless, Aminu should pick up some extra minutes with a number of regulars resting.

Al-Farouq Aminu SF DAL 5 days ago

Aminu will get the start Monday against Utah, Dwain Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Aminu will move into the starting lineup at power forward as the Mavericks rest a number of regulars, including Dirk Nowitzki and Tyson Chandler. Expect him to see increased minutes, likely in the 25-30 range.

Al-Farouq Aminu SF DAL 5 days ago

Aminu scored 10 points (4-7 FG, 1-1 FT, 1-2 3Pt) and grabbed 10 rebounds Sunday in a win over the Lakers. He added one steal and an assist.

Aminu played 26 minutes off the bench and could be in line for another heavy dose of action Monday. The Mavericks will rest starters Monta Ellis, Tyson Chandler, and Dirk Nowitzki for the game in Utah.

Al-Farouq Aminu SF DAL 1 week ago

Aminu scored 10 points and collected nine rebounds Friday in a double overtime win over the Nuggets. He added one assist and one blocked shot.

Aminu played 28 minutes off the bench as Denver and Dallas combined for the highest scoring game in the NBA this year.

Al-Farouq Aminu SF DAL 1 week ago

Aminu scored just one points (0-5 FG, 1-2 FT) Wednesday in a win over the Suns. He added four rebounds, two assists, and one block in 22 minutes of action.

Aminu received the most minutes of any Dallas bench player but failed to fill the stat sheet. He remains a limited fantasy contributor.

Al-Farouq Aminu SF DAL 2 weeks ago

Aminu had a solid performance off the bench Thursday in a loss to the Rockets, scoring seven points (2-7 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 2-3 FT) to go along with eight rebounds, two assists and four blocks in 26 minutes.

Aminu generally doesn't put up big scoring numbers, but he does have five or more rebounds in five of his past six games. In his past 10 games, he's being held to just 5.3 points per game on 36.1 percent shooting and just one assist.

Al-Farouq Aminu SF DAL 2 weeks ago

Aminu scored 12 points (4-of-5 FG, 1-of-1 3PT, 3-of-5 FT) in a win over the Thunder on Wednesday. He added six rebounds, two assists, one steal, and a blocked shot.

Aminu had his best game since returning from a shoulder injury but remains a fringe fantasy option.

Al-Farouq Aminu SF DAL 1 month ago

Aminu scored two points on 1-of-2 shooting Friday. He added two rebounds and two steals in a loss to Memphis.

Aminu played 19 minutes but was limited by foul trouble and was unable to make much of an impact in the boxscore.