Found August 15, 2012 on
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JaVale McGee is currently in Houston working out with NBA great Hakeem Olajuwon. And though the two have only been working out together for a short time, Olajuwon is impressed with McGee. And that much shouldn’t really be surprising. McGee is an athletic 7 footer with the tools to be a very good NBA player.
The surprising part of all this is that Olajuwon doesn’t stop there. He takes it just a bit further . Not only does he believe McGee could be a good player, he believes McGee should dominant the league.
No question, I see him as another star,” Olajuwon said in an interview with FOX 26 Sports. “That guy should dominate the league.
“He has tremendous talent. I give him all these moves and he can finish and he’s already skilled. So now just show him how to use that skill to (get) to the next level.”
“McGee is incredible because he’s not just a seven-footer, he’s skilled,” Olajuwon said. “He’s very agile.
Since this is Olajuwon talking here, we guess we should listen. But it’s hard
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Maybe this opinion will get people's attention: Olajuwon says McGee should dominate the NBA.
From an article with My Fox Houston:
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