Found September 20, 2013 on
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When he isn’t working with some of the best that NBA has to offer, Houston Rockets legend Hakeem Olajuwon decided to help launch his own line of basketball shoes. The fine folks over at My Fox Houston have some of the more of the important details about the kicks: This Saturday, at his DR34M Mansion in the NASA area, Olajuwon will unveil the first basketball shoes from the DR34M brand. The shoes, which will cost $185, are also the first from Olajuwon’s ‘Dream Shake’ line of shoes. “I’m very happy about it because for many years when I was playing I endorsed many shoe companies and I’ve always wanted to go from scratch, build my own brand,” Olajuwon said in an interview with FOX 26 Sports. “So I went to different sources, looking at the manufacturing, selecting the material, making sure you bring the best product to market. “I’m very excited to unveil the first Dream Shake shoe.” Olajuwon said it took two years before he was ready to launch his line of basketball shoes. ”It’s the beginning of something I’ve always wanted to do,” Olajuwon said. “This is the beginning of the realization of my dream.” In case you are more visually-inclined, below is the entire news piece:
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All the changes over the past two years on the Rockets' roster have some fans thinking the Rockets are on their way to another championship.
And that includes former Rocket and Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon who is buying into the return of Clutch City, especially with the 'deadly' duo of Jeremy Lin and Dwight Howard leading the way.
"Just the little offense I saw...
Hakeem Olajuwon, two-time NBA Finals MVP, 14-time All Star, and 1994 NBA Most Valuable Player, already has quite a list of accomplishments for one lifetime, but the Dream is on the verge of completing another lifelong goalreleasing his very own line of basketball shoes.
Sure we have already have Air Jordans, WADEs, and numerous other customizations by Nike and Adidas for various...
Hakeem Olajuwon is releasing his first line of signature basketball shoes, “Dream Shake.” The shoes will come in black, blue, red, orange/black and yellow/red, to represent the classic Rockets over the years. The shoes go on sale Saturday.
According to Fox 26 Houston:
The shoes, which will cost $185, are also the first from Olajuwon’s ‘Dream Shake’ line of shoes.
There's a price for everything, and James Harden will shave his signature beard if he gets the right offer.
But it's not about getting some extra cash in his pocket.
The Houston Rockets guard told TMZ he would only consider cutting it off if for a charity of his choice.
How much would it take?
According to TMS, Harden says it would have to raise at least 80,000.
Jeremy Lin admitted that he has "a lot of holes" in his game, but he expects the Houston Rockets to be a title contender.
"I think our team can be deadly," said Lin.
"I think Dwight Howard himself is already pretty deadly of a player," Lin said. "For us, it's just a matter of getting on the same page and buying into the system, and I think adding...
There are few people in the National Basketball Association that have a beard like Houston Rockets guard James Harden and some of you might wonder, what would need to happen for James to ever shave it completely off.
Apparently, the fine folks over at TMZ had exactly those thoughts and decided to ask James what exactly needed to be done to get him to remove his facial hair.
Just when you thought that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey had enough on his plate, it appears that Daryl has decided to join the board of directors of Major League Gaming.
Major League Gaming currently holds major video game tournaments through out America in such games as Call of Duty, Halo, and StarCraft.
It appears that Morey’s involvement will be helping to build...
Hakeem Olajuwon has a great side business post NBA of helping players work on their post moves since he was one of the best to ever do it in the post. He has set his sights on a new pupil. Jeremy Lin:
The Dream went on to elaborate on what he sees in Lin:
“The first thing I told [Lin] when I saw him shooting, you hear from different people, a lot of them say he cannot shoot....
Anticipation is at an all time high in Houston for the upcoming NBA season. With James Harden and company being joined Dwight Howard expectations are certainly going to be high. After the way the team played without the big man last year that comes as no shock.
And perhaps since we all know how Dwight Howard likes getting a little attention here and there it should come as...
Hakeem Olajuwon already had the chance to work wtih Dwight Howard on his post game in the summer. The all-time great center and post playguru has been training players for years now, but the Rockets appear close to becoming one of the premier teams in the league (or at least in the top four, if Daryl Morey is right). Olajuwon is taking on a more active role within the Rockets organization...
The first two names you here when talking about the Rockets nowadays are James Harden and Dwight Howard. Hall of famer and Rockets legend Hakeem Olajuwon is throwing a different twist on things.
Olajuwon sees Jeremy Lin and Dwight Howard as a deadly 1-2 punch. He explained his reasoning for this believe to Fox 26.
“Just the little offense I saw, that combination is very deadly...