Hakeem Olajuwon Rank
About Hakeem Olajuwon
Hakeem Olajuwon is a Nigerian-American former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors from 1984 to 2002. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest centers ever to play in the NBA.
He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008. During the 1993-94 season, he won the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) as well as NBA Finals MVP. He was a member of the United States men's national basketball team that won gold in the 1996 Summer Olympics.
During his playing career, he was affectionately called “The Dream”.
Hakeem Olajuwon Rank
Famous quotes by Hakeem Olajuwon
Being from Africa is the best thing that could have ever, ever happened to me. I cannot see it any other way. All of my fundamental principles that were instilled in me in my home, from my childhood, are still with me.Hakeem Olajuwon
I always keep a ball in the car. You never know.Hakeem Olajuwon
I was successful materially, but I know life is much more than worldly success. I saw all these blessings God had given me. The way to give thanks is obedience to God.Hakeem Olajuwon
I've now been in this country for thirteen years, since I was seventeen. So this is my second home.Hakeem Olajuwon
Hakeem Olajuwon's Popularity
Hakeem Olajuwon is a famous Nigerian-American basketball player, who was born on January 21, 1963. As a person born on this date, Hakeem Olajuwon is listed in our database as the 3rd most popular celebrity for the day (January 21) and the 22nd most popular for the year (1963).
People born on January 21 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Hakeem Olajuwon is the 246th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Hakeem Olajuwon's birthday, Hakeem Olajuwon is the 1st most famous Nigerian-American and ranks 1st in famous people born in Lagos, Nigeria.
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