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Posted on 4 November 2017 | 8:51 am
Tony Jones on the NBA: This crop of rookies,
Salt Lake TribuneTony Jones on the NBA: This crop of rookies, including Jazz's Donovan Mitchell, is specialSalt Lake TribuneCombined, the three drafts produced players like Michael Jordan, Allen Iverson, Hakeem Olajuwon, Charles Barkley, John Stockton, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. Throughout history, a number of classes have been compared to those three drafts and ...and more »
Posted on 4 November 2017 | 7:46 am
Houston Astros Make History with City's
New York TimesHouston Astros Make History with City's First Baseball ChampionshipNew York TimesChampions: The Rockets won titles in 1994, led by Hakeem Olajuwon, and in 1995, behind Olajuwon and the newly acquired Clyde Drexler. That 1994 championship, Chicago Bulls fans might point out, occurred at the end of a season that Michael Jordan ...Thousands celebrate Astros' first title in downtown paradeGwinnett Prep SportsThe city of Houston celebrates with the AstrosESPN (press release) (blog)all 3,769 news articles »
Posted on 2 November 2017 | 3:26 am
Jahlil Okafor doesn't want to play for the
SB NationJahlil Okafor doesn't want to play for the 76ers anymore. What happens now?SB NationBut Okafor was the third big man Philly drafted in as many years, and as Joel Embiid emerged as the second coming of Hakeem Olajuwon, Okafor fell out of favor with the coaching staff and management. In short: The Process failed Jahlil Okafor. As the ...Sixers reject Jahlil Okafor's buyout request, but he desperately wants outPhilly.comJahlil Okafor - Philadelphia 76ers - 2017 Player Profile - Rotoworld.comRotoworldOkafor's option not being picked up by SixersESPNall 142 news articles »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 10:41 am
To be a better leader, Ben Horowitz thinks
QuartzTo be a better leader, Ben Horowitz thinks like Chance The RapperQuartzIn 1993, the professional basketball player Charles Barkley famously said: “I am not a role model. Just because I dunk a basketball doesn't mean that I should raise your kids.” Many people thought this statement was very clever, and it eventually led ...
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 7:11 am
Remembering a Houston Rockets Legend on His
In the closing seconds Hakeem Olajuwon found Horry all alone at the top of the key and you know what happens next… The same year in the Finals against Shaquille O’Neal and the Orlando Magic, Hakeem found Horry and once again he knocked down a huge ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:08 pm
The 5 Greatest NBA Players Without a Ring
The Knicks made the ’94 Finals behind Ewing, by all means the apex of his NBA career. With Michael Jordan out of the way, Ewing and Hakeem Olajuwon, both 31, were out to prove who was the (next) best player in the world. Over a competitive 7-game series ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:34 pm
Jazz almost toppled Michael Jordan...which
In one of the great what-ifs of NBA history, Jordan’s Chicago Bulls never got to play the Rockets — with Hakeem Olajuwon in the middle — in the NBA Finals. Of the West’s other two “double-Finals” teams from the 1990s, the Blazers and Jazz both ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:28 pm
Nuggets won’t be far behind the Hall in
When it was time to surprise fans back on his home continent, Africa, with a short stint on the court during the NBA Africa game against another native son, Hakeem Olajuwon, Mutombo busted out the Nuggets No. 55 skyline jersey, the trademark finger wave ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:21 am
TBT: Classic All-Star Games from the 1990s
The 1990s saw a new era of superstars take over the league, with Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Isiah Thomas passing the baton to Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, Karl Malone and others during the decade. This Throwback Thursday, we look back at five ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:36 am