Al-Farouq Aminu (knee) was a full participant during Tuesday's practice, and he's looking probable for Thursday's game vs. Portland.
Al-Farouq Aminu (knee) said the knee issue that caused him to leave Monday's win over the Celtics is not serious.
Al-Farouq Aminu will not return on Monday due to a left knee issue.
Al-Farouq Aminu double-doubled in 20 minutes against the Jazz with 16 points, 10 boards, one assist, one steal and one 3-pointer on Thursday.
Al-Farouq Aminu barely played in Tuesday's season-opening road loss, going scoreless with two minutes in just five minutes off the bench.
Al Faroug Aminu double-doubled off the bench on Saturday against the Pacers with 11 points on 5-of-8 shooting, while adding 11 rebounds, two blocks, and one 3-pointer in 31 minutes .
Al-Farouq Aminu started in place of Dirk Nowitzki (hip) on Tuesday and had eight points, 11 rebounds, two steals and a block, despite hitting just 1-of-5 shots in 20 minutes.
Al-Farouq Aminu is expected to start at PF in place of Dirk Nowitzki (hip) on Tuesday.
Al-Farouq Aminu said on Wednesday that he watched tape of Scottie Pippen and Bruce Bowen to learn how to be a better defender.
Mavs owner Mark Cuban said the first call he made when free agency hit was to Al-Farouq Aminu.
The Mavs are hopeful that Al-Farouq Aminu can help fill the void left by Shawn Marion as a defensive specialist and rebounder.
Mark Cuban referred to SF Al-Farouq Aminu as "a young stud defensively," and said the Mavs' system should allow Aminu to "produce offensively much better."
Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle conceded that Al-Farouq Aminu needs to work on his shooting, but Carlisle intends to "put him in position to play to his strengths now."
The Dallas Mavericks have officially signed Al-Farouq Aminu to a two-year contract.