5 Reasons Al-Farouq Aminu Has Balled out to Start the 2012-13 NBA Season

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5 Reasons Al-Farouq Aminu Has Balled out to Start the 2012-13 NBA Season
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Al-Farouq Aminu has been the player many thought he could be coming out of Wake Forest three years ago, at least through three games of the 2012-13 NBA season. 

Aminu has been aggressive, physical and nothing short of electric. Through three games, he has probably been the New Orleans Hornets' best player. 

Everyone knew he had the potential to play at the NBA level (I wasn't as high on him as many draft experts), but that potential had not been displayed often in his first two NBA seasons. 

Thus, the "why" question ruminates. Why is Al-Farouq Aminu now looking like the player we all thought he could be? 

Here are five likely reasons. 

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