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Mike Woodson encouraged Amar'e Stoudemire to work with Hakeem Olajuwon this offseason.
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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....
Following an 18-6 finish to the regular season, interim coach Mike Woodson received support from many Knicks players who hoped he'd return next season.With the interim tag removed and Woodson now the man in charge for the foreseeable future, he and his revamped veteran team are ready to get down to business.Though an entire 82 game season and a full training camp will certainly...
Mike Woodson was spotted at Yankee stadium tonight catching the Yanks take on the Rangers:
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Mike Woodson talks to Jonah Ballow of Knicksnow about Carmelo Anthony & Tyson Chandler capturing gold at the Olympics, and Amar’e Stoudemire training with Hakeem Olajuwon.
Woodson on Stoudemire training with Olajuwon: “It’s going to enhance his game tremendously. Hakeem is one of the best low-post guys to ever play the game. I can’t help but think he’s going to be much...
Amar’e Stoudemire continues workouts with Hakeem Olajuwon:
Knicks coach does roll call in the Bronx
JaVale McGee is known for his on court bloopers from missing dunks to running the wrong way down the court, and while JaVale has a tremendous amount of talent, it has went down the wayside because of his low basketball IQ. However, he is spending the summer training with Hakeem Olajuwon who thinks he [...]
Many big men in the NBA are looking to take lessons from the great Hakeem Olajuwon. Some have already done so like Amare Stoudemire, and he's already pumped for next season after learning.Now Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee is looking to take advantage of the opportunity, looking to practice with Olajuwon.Olajuwon had some high praises for the young center.“No question,...
At Knicks Journal, we've been keeping a close eye on Amar'e Stoudemire's workouts this month with Hakeem "The Dream" Olajuwon in Houston. Today brings yet another video clip, exclusively from Team STAT, with an update on Stoudemire's progress.The key to the Knicks' star forward making strides over the last week seems to be his level of motivation this...
Amar’e Stoudemire recently sat down with My Fox Houston to talk about his recent training with former Rockets legend, Hakeem Olajuwon. Stoudemire seems genuinely excited about training with the 2x NBA champ who’s also a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
“It’s always room to improve as a player, to want to be the best is always a common denominator...
New York Knicks:
Tyson Chandler, who was expected to join Amar’e Stoudemire in training with Hakeem Olajuwon, will now not be able to make it due to logistical issues. Instead, Chandler will be going on a field visit to Tanzania in East Africa on behalf of the U.S. fund for UNICEF.
Carmelo Anthony & Team USA went out partying last night in London at Club Bud to celebrate...