Hakeem Olajuwon

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Hakeem Olajuwon
Hakeem Olajuwon
Olajuwon signing autographs
Personal info
Birthday/Birthplace (1963-01-21) January 21, 1963
Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Citizenship Nigerian / American
Listed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
College Houston (1981–1984)
NBA draft 1984 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st overall
Selected by the Houston Rockets
Playing career 1984–2002
Position Center
Number 34
Career history
1984–2001 Houston Rockets
2001–2002 Toronto Raptors
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× NBA champion (1994, 1995)
  • 2× NBA Finals MVP (1994, 1995)
  • NBA Most Valuable Player (1994)
  • 12× NBA All-Star (1985–1990, 1992–1997)
  • 6× All-NBA First Team (1987–1989, 1993, 1994, 1997)
  • 3× All-NBA Second Team (1986, 1990, 1996)
  • 3× All-NBA Third Team (1991, 1995, 1999)
  • 2× NBA Defensive Player of the Year (1993, 1994)
  • 5× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1987, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1994)
  • 4× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1985, 1991, 1996, 1997)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (1985)
  • 2x NBA rebounding leader (1989, 1990)
  • 3× NBA blocks leader (1990, 1991, 1993)
  • No. 34 retired by Houston Rockets
  • NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Team
  • Consensus first-team All-American (1984)
  • SWC Player of the Decade (1980s)
  • SWC Player of the Year (1984)
  • NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1983)
  • No. 34 retired by University of Houston
Career NBA statistics
Points 26,946 (21.8 ppg)
Rebounds 13,747 (11.1 rpg)
Blocks 3,830 (3.1 bpg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
Basketball Hall of Fame as player
FIBA Hall of Fame as player
Medals

Men’s basketball
Representing  United States
Olympic Games
1996 Atlanta Team competition

Hakeem Olajuwon Short Bio

Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon , known as Akeem Olajuwon during the early years of NBA (Lagos, Nigeria, January 21, 1963), is a former US basketball player. Nigerian origin who played 18 seasons in the NBA, 17 of them with the Houston Rockets.

At 2.13 meters tall, Olajuwon was one of the best pivots there was. He was nicknamed Hakeem the Dream for having left Nigeria and in just a few years have achieved the American dream of great sportsman and winner of titles.

Olajuwon won two NBA champion rings in 1994 and 1995, resulting in Finals MVP both times and MVP of the 1994 season. He was the best NBA quintet in six seasons, the second in three and the third quintet in three others, and played 12 editions of the All-Star. He also won the gold medal in the 1996 Olympic Games with the United States team.

In 1996, he was among the 50 best players in the history of the NBA, and in 2008 he entered the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Hakeem Olajuwon Net Worth – $200 Million

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