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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Articles tagged: Hakeem Olajuwon

Will Dwight Howard actually try to learn from Hakeem Olajuwon?

The Houston Rockets announced on Monday that they are planning to bring back¬†Hakeem Olajuwon¬†for the first time since 2001 as a mentor for their interior players. We all know what that means — Olajuwom will be brought on board to work with Dwight Howard. On paper, the move sounds like a no-brainer for the Rockets….Read More

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…Read More

Hakeem Olajuwon: JaVale McGee should dominate the NBA

JaVale McGee has cultivated a reputation for being a talented player whose goofball tendencies mar his accomplishments. In one moment he can make a highlight-reel block, and in the next he’ll be benched for throwing an alley-oop to himself. That’s what made Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon’s comments about the big man so perplexing. Olajuwon…Read More

LeBron James Working with Hakeem Olajuwon to Develop Post Game

LeBron James was criticized for his lack of post game during the playoffs. While LeBron has shown he can play in the post (and has been ranked as a top five post player), there’s always room for improvement, especially if you’re working with one of the best post players of all time. Just like Kobe…Read More

World’s Best Scorer Isn’t Too Proud to Learn from Another Great

I’ve been more than critical of Kobe Bryant throughout his tenure with the Lakers. Although Kobe’s character has turned me off, I always respected what I’ve heard is a legendary work ethic. Now I have no choice but to once and for all accept Kobe Bryant for what he stands for after seeing a few…Read More

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