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  1. Rio Quarter Finals - Croatia and Serbia, the rising sunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Ball in Europe

    ... https://t.co/7Z4Sr7zUpR pic.twitter.com/8OINkURJZW To losing to a Nigeria side without Festus Ezeli or Al-Farouq Aminu to bouncing back and beating Lithuania pretty comfortably. This is not exactly the most consistent side in Rio but if they get hot ...

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  2. The Olympic rings with the favelas in the backgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Hales Corners

    ... prior to the men's 105kg in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 2. Nigeria forward Al-Farouq Aminu, right, loses control of the ball as he drives against Brazil guard Leandro Barbosa in a men's preliminary round Group B ...

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  3. Oklahoma Basketball: Former Sooner Ere Representing Nigeria in OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Crimson And Cream Machine

    ... (you can read more about it here ), many athletes decided to skip the games, including NBA starting forward Al-Farouq Aminu, and many who did make it to compete had to self-finance their way there. Some, like the Nigerian soccer team, are even ...

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  4. Security officials explode bag left at Rio hoops gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | USA Today

    ... individual all-around final in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Rio Olympic Arena. Nigeria forward Al-Farouq Aminu (7) goes up for a shot over Spain defense during the men's preliminary round in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Carioca Arena ...

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  5. Carmelo Anthony will most certainly be a basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Elm Grove

    ... individual all-around final in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Rio Olympic Arena. Nigeria forward Al-Farouq Aminu (7) goes up for a shot over Spain defense during the men's preliminary round in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Carioca Arena ...

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  6. Meet the other U.S.-born hoops coach at the OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Yahoo Sports

    One is a five-time national champion at Duke, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and college basketball's all-time wins king. The other is a former college soccer player from small-town Vermont whose far-flung career has already taken him to four different continents.

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  7. Rio Day 1 and 2 - Let's all over-react to DarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Ball in Europe

    On a pair of days where everything was over-analysed, one play in particular got social media in a frenzy. Emmet Ryan on Dario's block and the rest of what happened Throughout Croatia's comeback win over Spain, the trend on social media was to react way too much into Dario Saric's poor scoring performance for the victors.

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  8. Re: The Rio Olympics Power RankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Raptors Republic

    Olympic basketball has arrived. Qualification tournaments have been played, the exhibition games are behind us - it's now time for the real thing.

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  9. The Rio Olympics Power RankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Raptors Republic

    Olympic basketball has arrived. Qualification tournaments have been played, the exhibition games are behind us - it's now time for the real thing.

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  10. US Olympic men's basketball team tops Nigeria in last tuneupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... (James Nielsen/Houston Chronicle via AP) USA's Klay Thompson center, passes the ball against Nigeria's Al-Farouq Aminu, left, and Ike Diogu during a basketball exhibition game Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, in Houston. (James Nielsen/Houston Chronicle via ...

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  11. Breakers grand final hero Ekene Ibekwe headed to second Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... Nigerians are without their two leading NBA players for the Games, with Festus Ezeli (insurance issues) and Al-Farouq Aminu (disagreement with the national federation) both unavailable. They are led by by former NBA big man Ike Diogu, Detroit ...

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  12. Team Nigeria hopes to bring attention to basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    ... National Team's Klay Thompson center, passes the ball out from a double team by the Nigerian National Team's Al-Farouq Aminu left, and Ike Diogu right, during the first quarter of the USA-Nigeria exhibition game at the Toyota Center Aug. 1, 2016, in ...

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  13. Trail Blazers' Al-Farouq Aminu leaves Nigerian team ahead of OlympicsRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2016 | Sporting News

    The Nigerian national team will have to pursue its basketball goals without its best player. Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu has pulled out of the 2016 Summer Olympics, but it's unrelated to the multiple issues the city of Rio de Janeiro is having as the host city.

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  14. Al-Farouq Aminu pulls out of Rio Olympics, will not play for NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | MSNBC

    Portland swingman Al-Farouq Aminu helped his native Nigeria qualify for the 2012 London Olympics and he played in those Game. Then he helped Nigeria qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics with a strong performance to help Nigeria win its first AfroBasketball tournament last summer.

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  15. United States vs. Nigeria preview and gamethreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Fear the Sword

    ... the standings in London's 2012 tournament with a 1-4 record. Nigeria's roster features Portland Trail Blazer Al-Farouq Aminu and his newly acquired teammate, Festus Ezeli, as well as the Detroit Piston's 2016 second round draft pick Michael Gbinije, ...

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  16. Trail Blazers' Al-Farouq Aminu will not play for Nigeria in 2016 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu has decided to withdraw from the 2016 Rio Olympics, he announced on Sunday. "Due to continued and unresolved organizational challenges with the Nigerian Basketball Federation, I'm withdrawing from participation in the 2016 Olympic Games," Aminu said in a press release issued by the Blazers.

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  17. How to watch USA vs. Nigeria Olympic exhibition: Start time, TV, streamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | CBS Sports

    ... USA has faced in its last few exhibitions, but this roster would look a lot better with Festus Ezeli and Al-Farouq Aminu on it. They are both out because of insurance issues. James Herbert is somewhat fond of basketball, feature writing and ...

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  18. USA Basketball vs. Nigeria men's national team friendly preview and GameThreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Bullets Forever

    ... pages. This team will not be in awe of the Americans - The Nigerians feature three active NBA players in Al-Farouq Aminu, Ezeli, and Gbinije. However, other players like Diogu, Akognon, Oydeji, and Uzoh also played on NBA rosters in the past. Most ...

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  19. Al-Farouq Aminu to Sit Out 2016 Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | Blazers Edge

    Although Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu had reportedly been with the Nigerian basketball team for training camp, he will no longer participate in the 2016 Rio Olympics , according to Nigeria Basket. His current absence from the team is due to an unresolved insurance issue with the Nigerian Basketball Federation.

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  20. Ranking Team USA and Each Men's Basketball Team Headed to 2016 Summer OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | BleacherReport

    ... of young Nigerian players who are ready to experience some level of success on the international stage. Al-Farouq Aminu, Festus Ezeli and Michael Gbinije (an incoming rookie for the Detroit Pistons) may not be stars in the NBA, but they all have the ...

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