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' ...
Olajuwon emigrated to the United States to play basketball at the University of ...
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Hakeem Olajuwon was a force in the middle for 18 NBA seasons. ... "They taught
us to be honest, work hard, respect our elders, believe in ourselves," .... When he
played an afternoon game, he would pant for water -- but did not drink a drop.
Hakeem Olajuwon was born on January 21, 1963 in Lagos, Nigeria as Akeem ...
Olajuwon did not play with his peers on the original Dream Team in the 1992 ...
Prior to coming to the U.S. to attend the University of Houston, he had never ...
Hakeem Olajuwon was born on January 21, 1963, in Lagos, Nigeria. ... He did
not play basketball until he was a high school senior at Moslem Teacher College,
after ... The following year Olajuwon traveled to the United States to visit colleges.
Jun 1, 2007 ... Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon (born on January 21, 1963) is a retired American ... in
the gold medal-winning performance of the United States national team ...
Olajuwon did not play basketball until the age of 15, when he entered ...
Hakeem Olajuwon: Once you have your foundation, it's established. It's the ... HO:
I used to come here every summer while I was playing [for the Rockets]. ... HO:
Growing up in Nigeria, or anywhere outside the U.S., you realize how big soccer
is in the world. ... ES: What did you think of Houston when you first got there?
May 21, 2013 ... USA Today Sports ... The first overall pick in the 1984 draft, Hakeem Olajuwon
ended up ... Olajuwon poses with Vince Carter upon joining the Raptors. .... He
did it. LeBron's emotional championship message to Cleveland: ...
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 ...