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Hakeem Olajuwon
Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Birthday


: 21 January 1963


: 54 years old


: Aquarius


  • Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon, formerly known as Akeem Olajuwon, is a Nigerian-American retired professional basketball player
When was Hakeem Olajuwon born?21 January 1963
How old is Hakeem Olajuwon in 2017? 54 years
Zodiac sign:Aquarius

Hakeem Olajuwon facts

  • From 1984 to 2002, he played the center position in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors
  • He led the Rockets to back-to-back NBA championships in 1994 and 1995
  • In 2008, he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, and in 2016, he was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame
  • Listed at 7 ft 0 in (2
  • 13 m) (but standing closer to 6 ft 10 in (2
  • 08 m) by his own admission), Olajuwon is considered one of the greatest centers ever to play the game
  • He was nicknamed "The Dream" during his basketball career after he dunked so effortlessly that his college coach said it "looked like a dream
  • Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Olajuwon traveled from his home country to play for the University of Houston under Coach Guy Lewis
  • His college career for the Cougars included three trips to the Final Four
  • Olajuwon was drafted by the Houston Rockets with the first overall selection of the 1984 NBA draft, a draft that included Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, and John Stockton

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