Found September 14, 2012 on
Not to play, but to coach and advise their big men: Anthony, Amare, Chandler and Camby. New York has run out of excuses as to why they can’t get it done in the playoffs. And it seems chemistry on the court is their only remaining hurdle (now that the PG issue has been addressed with Kidd) and this is why they’ve hired Hakeem.
“They both have to realize that the most important thing is not how great you are individually, you’re remembered for how many games you win. So to get to play with another great offensive player should help you. It should make your job easier. You have to work well together. You can’t be competitors with one another…It shouldn’t be Amare just staying in the post because he can be a scorer in the paint and outside…It’s the same thing for Carmelo. He can score in the post and outside. So if Carmelo is in the post, Amare can be at the foul line and he can make that shot. If Amare’s in the post, Carmelo can make the shot from the free-throw line, too. They should...
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Hakeem Olajuwon to Visit Knicks
It looks like Amar’e Stoudemire had such a positive experience this summer in Texas with Hakeem Olajuwon, he has convinced his teammates to also take part.
Stoudemire worked with Olajuwon for two-and-a-half weeks earlier this summer at Olajuwon’s house in Houston, Texas. Stoudemire came away with much more confidence in his post game...
Though the Knicks have passed on Patrick Ewing for numerous assistant coaching vacancies, and the legend most recently declined the chance to coach their D-League affiliate, it would still be oh but a dream for fans to watch the "Big Fella" even simply just mentor some of the team's players.New York will certainly be taking advantage of "The Dream," but it...
The New York Knicks decided if Hakeem Olajuwon was good enough for Amare Stoudemire than he's good enough for all of their big men.
Chris Broussard with ESPN reports that the Knicks have hired Olajuwon to train several of its players.
Olajuwon will fly from his home in Houston and train Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler and Marcus Camby at the Knicks' practice...
Hakeem Olajuwon will oversee workouts at the Knicks practice facility in Greenburgh, N.Y.
Kenneth Faried and JaVale McGee show some of the Denver Nuggets what they learned from Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon this summer. Shake…Shake…Shake… Some Dream Shakin’ Enjoy!