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Patriots’ Fourth-Rounder Named After Shaquille O’Neal, Hakeem Olajuwon

FOXBORO, Mass. — Shaq Mason never quite grew into his name. The New England Patriots’ fourth-round pick out of Georgia Tech’s full name is Shaquille Olajuwon Mason. As you might have already guessed, his mother, a big basketball fan, named her son after NBA centers Shaquille O’Neal and Hakeem Olajuwon. The 6-foot-2, 304-pound offensive lineman played guard for the Yellow...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Hakeem Olajuwon: Jordan 'far superior player' than LeBron

The debate over whether LeBron James is a better player than LeBron James will always exist, but for one of the greatest NBA players of all time, it’s not even a question.   Former Houston Rockets star Hakeem Olajuwon told CNBC on Thursday that it’s always been MJ, and it always will be. “When people start comparing (James) with Jordan, then that’s not a fair comparison...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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July 25, 2014  |  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...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Hakeem Olajuwon says Spurs are lucky Houston did not advance

The San Antonio Spurs are looking as if they are a team that could be raising another banner in the AT&T Center, marking their fifth title in team history. After a grueling seven-game series with the Dallas Mavericks, dismantling the Portland Trail Blazers in five games, and now delivering double-digit victories in their first two […]
Via Project Spurs
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets fan gives Hakeem Olajuwon autographed ball to little kid

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love pointing out people doing good for others and during last night’s Rockets-76ers, one Rockets fan did a pretty nice deed. During a stoppage of play, the Rockets mascot Clutch got Houston legend Hakeem Olajuwon to sign a ball and tossed it into the stands. A fan (who might be former professional baseball player Tuffy Rhodes) caught ball but instead...
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March 28, 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

Hakeem Olajuwon Is Not Happy With Dwight Howard’s Post Play

Hakeem Olajuwon is not in the U.S.A but is very displeased with Dwight Howard. He is not impressed with Dwight Howard’s post play. “The truth is that I can’t wait to get back to Houston to do more work with Dwight,” said Olajuwon. Who is in Nigeria to help launch a basketball program for local youths, via Fran Blinebury of NBA.com I wish he was doing a better job.” Dwight’s...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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