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Sports great Hakeem Olajuwon

by Ron Knapp

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Enslow Publishers in Hillsdale, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Olajuwon, Hakeem, 1963- -- Juvenile literature,
    • Olajuwon, Hakeem, 1963-,
    • Basketball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Basketball players,
    • Blacks -- Nigeria -- Biography

    • About the Edition

      Describes the life and career of the noted Houston Rockets basketball player, from his childhood to the present.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementRon Knapp.
      SeriesSports great books
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV884.O43 K58 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1560393M
      ISBN 100894903721
      LC Control Number91041526

      “Hakeem Olajuwon was the only guy that I couldn’t intimidate,” Shaq said of Hakeem. Shaq then talked about his intimidation tactics and how they didn’t work on Olajuwon.   AS sports' new odd couple, it's as if they're living in different apartments but with the same landLord: Hakeem Olajuwon, the towering basketball player, and Mike Tyson, the jailed boxer.

        In Olajuwon's debut, he led the Rockets with 24 points in just 28 minutes as the Rockets beat the Mavericks on Oct. 27, in Dallas. Take a look into a day in the life of Hakeem "The Dream" Olajuwon. SUBSCRIBE for videos of Olajuwon's training sessions with top NBA players and insights into the DR34M's life and brand.

        Its legacy endures not just for the sublime play of Hakeem Olajuwon, the unprecedented obstacles overcome, or even the ground it broke as the first major sports team in Houston to win a Author: Jonathan Feigen.   “I loved coaching Hakeem Olajuwon because he was such a great player, such a willing student of the game and he was so versatile he did just about everything on the court,” Tomjanovich : Jonathan Feigen.


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Olajuwon scored 75 points in victories in games three and four, and after the series Lakers coach Pat Riley remarked "We tried everything. We put four bodies on him. We helped from different angles.

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