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AL-FAROUQ AMINU
Nigeria
New Orleans Hornets
Olympic history: First appearance
Aminu was dealt to the New Orleans Hornets prior to the 2011-12 season in the trade that sent Chris Paul to the Clippers. The eighth overall pick in the 2010 draft, Aminu appeared in 66 games for New Orleans, averaging 6.0 points in 22.4 minutes per game. Al-Farouq, whose brother Alade is also on the Nigerian team, finished with 14 points, seven rebounds and five blocks in the Olympic-clinching game.
(Credit: AP)

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Foreign NBA players at the Olympics

Players to appear in at least one NBA game during the 2011-12 season who will represent a team other than the United States at the 2012 Olympics.

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