Abdul Aminu

Sport: Basketball
Position: power forward
Nationality: United States United States
Birth date: 1987-09-14 (27 years)

Team history

Miami Heat Miami Heat 2008 - present

Abdul Alade Aminu is 6’10 and 220 lbs athlete who passed out from Stephenson HS high school and the Georgia Tech College. He enjoys drawing and reading and has majored in Management. He was selected at the 2009 mock draft of the second round of the 28th pick.

Aminu focuses on forward position and his jersey number is 34. In the 2005-06 NCAA league with Georgia Tech, he played 24 games, scoring 2.4 points, 0.3 assists and 0.3 steals. In 2006-07 season, he played 18 games, scoring 5.4 points, 0.4 assists and 0.3 steals. By 2007-08, playing for the same team, he played 32 games, and scored 6.0 points, 0.6 assists and 0.5 steals. Later on, in 2008-09 season, for the same league and team, he played 31 games, scoring 11.8 points, 0.7 assists and 1.2 steals.

This tremendous 7-3 wingspan has great physical attributes. A good athlete, Aminu is capable of getting off the floor to finish around the rim or to alter shots on the defensive end. He is after all a track star in high school, having participated in the triple jump, high jump and also the 200 yard dash.

Career highlights

Coached by Kerry Sandifer during his high school days, Aminu became an all state A performer as a senior who has led Stephenson to the state playoffs whilst averaging with 16 points and 10 rebounds. As a junior, he averaged with 18.7 points and 12.3 rebounds.

In the GACA North-South All-Star Game in Savannah, he scored 22 points, 7 rebounds and five blocks. Also, in the Charm City Classic in Towson, he scored 19 points, 13 rebounds and also played in the Global Games in Dallas.

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