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Hakeem Olajuwon’s Playoff Wizardry

The Black Arts of Hakeem the Dream in the Post-season When I saw Hakeem Olajuwon’s playoff success, I assumed his complex post-game — full of counters — was the driving factor as his offensive game suffered little against better defenses. Coupled with Houston’s cadre of shooters around him, and Olajuwon was free to put players in his torture chamber. However, from the analysis...
Via Analytics Game
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Grading the first round of the 2014 NBA Draft

Join us on this page throughout the Draft for instant analysis and the top tweets from tonight’s NBA Draft. It is final Mock Draft time. How will the first round go down? http://t.co/SAI4sKv4ag — Crossover Chronicles (@crossoverNBA) June 26, 2014 Andrew Wiggins is a suit hall of famer already. #NBADraft — Crossover Chronicles (@crossoverNBA) June 26, 2014 These Joel Embiid...
Via Crossover Chronicles
29 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Names Hakeem Olajuwon Ambassador to Africa

The NBA has recruited hall of famer Hakeem Olajuwon to be their new ambassador to Africa. Olajuwon will work closely with the NBA office in Africa with their development of the sport in Johannesburg with the help of Amadou Gallo Fall, NBA Vice President for Development in Africa.  “Basketball has given me so much in life,” said Olajuwon. “In this new role I am looking forward...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan gives ball autographed by Hakeem Olajuwon to kid

A Houston Rockets fan deserves a lot of credit for giving away a basketball autographed by Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon to a kid during Thursday night's game against Philadelphia.Olajuwon was sitting in the front row for the game and was handed a basketball by Rockets mascot Clutch during a timeout. Olajuwon was happy to sign the ball, which Clutch took and threw (gently) into...
Via Holdout Sports
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Olajuwon: I wish Dwight Howard was doing a better job

Hakeem Olajuwon says he wishes Dwight Howard was playing better Speaking from the country of Nigeria, Hakeem Olajuwon expressed his feelings about Dwight Howard. The Houston Rockets brought Olajuwon in to personally work with Howard and his flaws. One of those flaws is his free throw shooting, in which Dwight is shooting a career low .531 from the charity stripe this season. Of...
Via Pass The Pill
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Hakeem Olajuwon to launch line of 'Dream Shake' shoes

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...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Hakeem Olajuwon to release first basketball shoe line

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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks Cancel Amar’e Stoudemire’s Training Session With Hakeem Olajuwon

Due to knee concerns and two surgeries last season, the Knicks are being extra cautious with power forward Amar’e Stoudemire and have reportedly pulled the plug on his upcoming training session with Hakeem Olajuwon. According to the NY Post: The Knicks have decided rest is more important for Amar’e Stoudemire than “The Dream Shake’’ and wisdom of Hakeem Olajuwon. Stoudemire...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Amar’e Stoudemire: Time Spent With Hakeem Olajuwon Was Worth 100K Tab

This past offseason, New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire reportedly spent $50,000 per week for one on one training sessions with former Houston Rockets’ great Hakeem Olajuwon.  Six months later, Stoudemire, who had been recognized primarily for his ability to thrive in the pick-and-roll, is showing a much improved low-post game.  Knicks’ coach Mike Woodson, a former...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 01, 2013  |  1 Comment

Shaq on Hakeem Olajuwon: He’s the only player I couldn’t intimidate

Shaquille O’Neal was able to dominate every center whom he faced during his career except for one: Hakeem Olajuwon. The Dream turned 50 on Monday, so TNT’s “Inside the NBA” ran a tribute to the Houston Rockets legend. Following the piece, which showed Olajuwon mentoring and training select big men, Shaq was full of praise for the man who outplayed him. “Hakeem Olajuwon...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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