Aminu gained invaluable experience in offseason

By: Brian Travis,

Athletic marvel. Lockdown defender. Olympian. Al-Farouq Aminu spent the summer adding a new title to his resume: International basketball ambassador. In addition to training and preparing for his second full season with the New Orleans Hornets, Aminu participated in an NBA Basketball Without Borders program in Zambia, Africa, and played in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.