HAKEEM OLAJUWON RUMORS

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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22 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Olajuwon: I wish Dwight Howard was doing a better job

Hakeem Olajuwon says he wishes Dwight Howard was playing better Speaking from the country of Nigeria, Hakeem Olajuwon expressed his feelings about Dwight Howard. The Houston Rockets brought Olajuwon in to personally work with Howard and his flaws. One of those flaws is his free throw shooting, in which Dwight is shooting a career low .531 from the charity stripe this season. Of...
Via Pass The Pill
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Hakeem Olajuwon to launch line of 'Dream Shake' shoes

When he isn’t working with some of the best that NBA has to offer, Houston Rockets legend Hakeem Olajuwon decided to help launch his own line of basketball shoes. The fine folks over at My Fox Houston have some of the more of the important details about the kicks: This Saturday, at his DR34M Mansion in the NASA area, Olajuwon will unveil the first basketball shoes from the DR34M...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Hakeem Olajuwon to release first basketball shoe line

Hakeem Olajuwon, two-time NBA Finals MVP, 14-time All Star, and 1994 NBA Most Valuable Player, already has quite a list of accomplishments for one lifetime, but the Dream is on the verge of completing another lifelong goalreleasing his very own line of basketball shoes. Sure we have already have Air Jordans, WADEs, and numerous other customizations by Nike and Adidas for various...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks Cancel Amar’e Stoudemire’s Training Session With Hakeem Olajuwon

Due to knee concerns and two surgeries last season, the Knicks are being extra cautious with power forward Amar’e Stoudemire and have reportedly pulled the plug on his upcoming training session with Hakeem Olajuwon. According to the NY Post: The Knicks have decided rest is more important for Amar’e Stoudemire than “The Dream Shake’’ and wisdom of Hakeem Olajuwon. Stoudemire...
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August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Video Of Hakeem Olajuwon Teaching Kobe The Dream Shake In 2009

Hakeem Olajuwon is the most sought after post game trainer in the business right now, and this video from a 2009 tutorial Kobe Bryant sells itself. In the video courtesy of Next Impulse Sports, you see Olajuwon breaking down the nuances of his post game, and the many variations of the Dream Shake that Olajuwon used to give Shaq and David Robinson nightmares. Bryant might be one of...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Amar’e Stoudemire: Time Spent With Hakeem Olajuwon Was Worth 100K Tab

This past offseason, New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire reportedly spent $50,000 per week for one on one training sessions with former Houston Rockets’ great Hakeem Olajuwon.  Six months later, Stoudemire, who had been recognized primarily for his ability to thrive in the pick-and-roll, is showing a much improved low-post game.  Knicks’ coach Mike Woodson, a former...
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February 01, 2013  |  1 Comment

Shaq on Hakeem Olajuwon: He’s the only player I couldn’t intimidate

Shaquille O’Neal was able to dominate every center whom he faced during his career except for one: Hakeem Olajuwon. The Dream turned 50 on Monday, so TNT’s “Inside the NBA” ran a tribute to the Houston Rockets legend. Following the piece, which showed Olajuwon mentoring and training select big men, Shaq was full of praise for the man who outplayed him. “Hakeem Olajuwon...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Hakeem Olajuwon: JaVale McGee should dominate the NBA

JaVale McGee is currently in Houston working out with NBA great Hakeem Olajuwon. And though the two have only been working out together for a short time, Olajuwon is impressed with McGee. And that much shouldn’t really be surprising. McGee is an athletic 7 footer with the tools to be a very good NBA player. The surprising part of all this is that Olajuwon doesn’t stop there....
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August 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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