Al-Farouq Aminu grabbed a career-high 21 rebounds against the Mavericks on Wednesday, adding 16 points, one assist and three steals in 34 minutes.
Al-Farouq Aminu was back in the starting lineup on Monday, playing 41 minutes for 14 points, nine boards, one assist, three steals and one 3-pointer on 6-of-10 shooting.
Al-Farouq Aminu will start at small forward on Monday.
Pelicans coach Monty Williams was thrilled with Al-Farouq Aminu's play after Anthony Davis exited Sunday's game with a fractured hand.
Al-Farouq Aminu rejoined the Pelicans' rotation on Sunday, notching five points, five rebounds and two steals in 15 minutes of action.
Al-Farouq Aminu did not play on Friday night.
Al-Farouq Aminu played just 17 minutes despite absences by key teammates on Friday, scoring four points on 2-of-4 shooting with three rebounds, three assists and no steals or blocks.
Coach Monty Williams said that Al-Farouq Aminu could play more power forward while Ryan Anderson (foot) is out.
Coach Monty Williams said that Al-Farouq Aminu has been taking more mid-range jumpers in camp.
Monty Williams praised Al-Farouq Aminu's performance this summer, including his play for Nigeria during the FIBA Africa Championship.
Al-Farouq Aminu shot just 23.6 percent (17-of-72) from 15-to-19 feet last season.
Al-Farouq Aminu has agreed to a one-year, $3.7 million contract with the Pelicans.
Al-Farouq Aminu grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds to go with 16 points and one board in 34 minutes against the Mavericks on Wednesday.
Al-Farouq Aminu scored eight points on 4-of-11 shooting (no threes) with three rebounds and four steals in Friday's loss to the Jazz.