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Hakeem Olajwon summer workouts seem to include just about everybody in the NBA during the last few years. Last summer we talked about LeBron James learning from Dream, and this summer Dream's talking about his new pupil, Javale McGee. Maybe this opinion will get people's attention: Olajuwon says McGee should dominate the NBA. From an article with My Fox Houston: Olajuwon, who knows a thing or two about what it takes to be an NBA star, believes the sky is the limit for McGee, who finished second in the NBA last season in blocked shots, averaging 2.16 per game. "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." Well played on that sky is the limit pun. As far as what Olajuwon said about ...
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