Magic's Aminu out 12 weeks after meniscus surgery

ABS-CBN Sports on Jan 09, 2020 06:14 AM
Magic's Aminu out 12 weeks after meniscus surgery
Al-Farouq Aminu NBA file photo

Orlando Magic press release

ORLANDO - Orlando Magic forward Al-Farouq Aminu underwent successful surgery yesterday to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. Aminu suffered the injury on November 29 (Nov. 30, PHL time) vs. Toronto and has missed the last 19 games (December 2-January 7, PHL time).

Aminu will be out indefinitely and re-evaluated in approximately 12 weeks and his return to the court will depend on how he responds to treatment and rehabilitation.

Aminu (6’9”, 220, 9/21/90) has played in 18 games this season for Orlando (two starts), averaging 4.3 ppg., 4.8 rpg., 1.2 apg. and 1.00 stlpg. in 21.1 minpg. He was signed as a free agent by the Magic on July 6, 2019.

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