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Aminu posts double-double, Ojeleye, Nwaba, Oladipo & Bam feature

D’Tigers Al-Farouq Aminu was again the star player for his team as he dropped a double-double in Portland Trailblazers 100-105 at Moda Center on Friday.

Having gone 13 games without a defeat before their loss to Houston Rockets, the Blazers have now lost back to back games, despite the defeats Aminu can be pround of his efforts.

The Chief, who produced a monster first quarter display and game against Houston repeated same feat against Celtic on Friday as he dropped 16 points 32 minutes spent on the court.

Aminu led both teams in scoring at the end of the first quarter with 7 points and three rebounds. Although, Damian Lillard and CJ MCCollum tied for 26 points at the end of the game to lead Portland Trailblazers, both players shot atleast 10 balls than him and spent more time on the court.

Al Farouq Aminu work on both end of the court almost won the game for the Blazers but not just enough. He recorded 16 points and 10 rebounds for his double-double of the night. In addiditon to his double-double he posted 1 assist, 1 block and 5 steals.

But his stats in 20 minutes was even more impressing, 16 points, 7 rebounds, 4 steals, 1 from 7-of-10 shootings and 2-4 from threes.

The 2017-18 is becoming a season not to forget for Al Farouq Aminu as he is turned himself to one of the best forwards in NBA.

Semi Ojeleye was involved for Celtics in he game, in 12 minutes he spent on the court he contributed 2 rebounds.

Bam Adebayo started and played for 21 minutes in Heat’s 99-105 loss to Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday. He was able to add 7 rebounds and 1 assist.

David Nwaba had 10 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist in 27 minutes he spent on the court in Bulls’ 118-105 loss to Milwaukee Bucks who were without injured Giannis Antetokounmpo.

Victor Oladipo had 18 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 block and 2 steals in Indiana Pacers, 109-104 win against Los Angeles Clippers.

Og Anunoby started and lasted just 12 minutes on the court in Toronto Raptors 116-112 win against Brooklyn Nets. He contributed 2 assists, 2 steals, 1 block and 2 points.


Ajike is one of Nigeria's top Sportscasters with over 15 years of experience in writing and talking Sports.

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