April 9, 2007
Boo Williams Spotlight: Al-Farouq Aminu
HAMPTON, Va. - Norcross (GA) forward Al-Farouq Aminu was one of the top performers at the Boo Williams Nike Invitational this past weekend, demonstrating outstanding versatility as a small forward.
While he looked strongest as a post player facing the basket, Aminu also showed that he can shoot mid-range jumpers, and defend away from the paint.
Personally, Aminu does not prefer to be labeled as player than can only play one position.
"I just like to play basketball, you know what I mean? Where ever coach puts me, that's where he puts me," he said. "I don't really say like, 'I'm a three, I can't go inside, or I'm a four, and I can't step outside.' I like to be versatile. Position-wise, I don't try to narrow myself down to one position."
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