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Orlando’s Al-Farouq Aminu out indefinitely with torn meniscus in right knee

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - NOVEMBER 23: Al-Farouq Aminu #2 of the Orlando Magic is seen during the game against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on November 23, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

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Orlando is already suffering from injuries, Nikola Vucevic has missed the last four games (and the offense has suffered without him), and Aaron Gordon just returned from his injury this weekend.’

Now add Al-Farouq Aminu to the list. The wing who has come off the bench for the Magic is out indefinitely with a torn meniscus in his right knee, the team announced.

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN added some details.

Aminu signed a three-year, $29.2 million contract with the Magic but has struggled offensively this season (as has the Orlando offense as a whole). He is scoring 4.3 points and pulling down 4.8 rebounds a night, with a true shooting percentage of 39.5. The Orlando offense has scored less than a point per possession when he is on the court and is 11.6 per 100 better when he sits. Aminu has, however, played good defense for the Magic.

Wes Iwundu should see a little extra run now, but mostly coach Steve Clifford will just lean on Aaron Gordon and Jonathan Isaac more.