Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon formerly known as Akeem Olajuwon, is a Nigerian-
American retired ... Olajuwon did not play basketball until the age of 15, when he
entered a local tournament. It has been said ...
Learn more about Hakeem 'The Dream' Olajuwon, a 'Phi Slamma Jamma' ... Born
on January 21, 1963, in Lagos, Nigeria, Hakeem Olajuwon overcame a late ...
Michael Jordan is a former American basketball player who led the Chicago ...
Hakeem Olajuwon was a force in the middle for 18 NBA seasons. ... He was a
First Team All-America selection that season, but Patrick Ewing and the
Georgetown ... During this run, Olajuwon came back from two serious injuries. ....
When he played an afternoon game, he would pant for water -- but did not drink a
Oct 31, 2014 ... The idea was to come to America to go to school, get an education. ... "Because
there is only one Hakeem and there will only be one Hakeem. ... coach and
fellow Hall of Famer Kevin McHale, who did battle with Olajuwon.
Sep 29, 2015 ... When and why did Hakeem Olajuwon come to the United States? ... the United
States do foreigners not believe until they come to America?
Jun 1, 2007 ... Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon (born on January 21, 1963) is a retired ... Olajuwon did
not play basketball until the age of 15, when he entered a local tournament.
Olajuwon came to the United States from Nigeria to play basketball at ... Orange
Is the New Black Star: Immigration Raids Are Ripping Apart America ...
Hakeem Olajuwon was born on January 21, 1963 in Lagos, Nigeria as Akeem ...
NCAA championship game in 1983 and 1984, but unfortunately came up short
both times. ... Olajuwon did not play with his peers on the original Dream Team in
the 1992 Barcelona games, because at the time he was not an American citizen.
May 21, 2013 ... USA Today Sports ... The first overall pick in the 1984 draft, Hakeem Olajuwon
ended up spending the first 17 seasons of his 18 year career with the Houston ...
Olajuwon poses with Vince Carter upon joining the Raptors.
Sep 7, 2012 ... They long for the days when Hakeem Olajuwon was patrolling the paint and ....
but few seem to impact the game the way those previous legends did. ... and
players from other countries come to prove to themselves that they ...
Hakeem Olajuwon: Once you have your foundation, it's established. It's the ....
And he did. He had a list ... HO: When I first came to Houston, I thought, “America!