By Johnny Edward:
D'Tigers forward Al Farouq Aminu played for 39 minute as Portland Trail Blazers lost their second consecutive NBA game 109-104 to the Atlanta Hawks in overtime, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The defeat was the Portland Trail Blazers' 32nd of the season and Aminu's 36th appearance this term.
Aminu starred in his team's last defeat to the Boston Celtics on Sunday scored 14 points, 15 rebounds, two assists and one steal in the defeat to the Hawks to become the seventh best shooter at the club.
Darmian Lillard, CJ McCollum, Mason Plumlee, Allen Crabble, Maurice Harkless and Evan Turner are the Portland Trail Blazers' top six shooters.
The Portland Trail Blazers are currently placed ninth in the Western Conference one spot behind play-off zone.
They face the Utah Jazz who are on a losing streak if three games on Wednesday.