“Michael Jordan is the only player in NBA history to average 30 PPG and win DPOY, Hakeem Olajuwon being somewhat closest to him”: The two legends are some of the few players to win both MVP and DPOY in the same season

Bulls legend Michael Jordan is the only player in NBA history to average 30 PPG and win DPOY in the same year. There probably will never be a player like Michael Jordan to step on the hardwood. The six-time champion…

“I don’t remember stabbing anyone but if I did, it was out of love”: Vernon Maxwell hilariously denies stabbing Hakeem Olajuwon with a broken bottle in a locker room fight

Vernon Maxwell was called Mad Max for a reason. This former teammate of Hakeem Olajuwon had quite the demeanour on the hardwood. Vernon Maxwell is one of the 90s NBA’s most defining characters. He was hot-headed, yet loyal to a…

“Charles Barkley, you played on a team that had a Big 4!”: Shaquille O’Neal defended LeBron James by calling out Chuck for teaming with Hakeem Olajuwon and Scottie Pippen

Shaquille O’Neal called out Charles Barkley for being hypocritical against LeBron James by bringing up his Houston Rockets superteam.  Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal have butting heads well before they took to the NBAonTNT set. Their first public feud took place on NBA…

“I’m happy that Michael Jordan made the right decision”: Hakeem Olajuwon, David Robinson, Charles Barkley, and Larry Brown react to the Bulls superstar’s return from baseball

Michael Jordan’s decision to return to the hardwood after playing baseball had several reactions from his peers in the league at the time. Probably one of the greatest sporting icons of all time, Michael Jordan’s career in the NBA had…

“Hakeem Olajuwon is the greatest defender in NBA history, not Draymond Green!”: Nick Wright goes in on the Warriors forward for claiming to be the greatest defender ever

Draymond Green is one of the best to ever to do it on the defensive side of the ball. However, is he the greatest? FS1 reporter Nick Wright certainly doesn’t think so. The Warriors have had no issue scoring this…

“Playing against Joel Embiid is like going up against Shaquille O’Neal, Patrick Ewing, or Hakeem Olajuwon”: Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and MVP Stephen Curry are all praise for the seven-foot center

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and superstar Stephen Curry heap praises of Sixers big man Joel Embiid ahead of their contest on Saturday night. It would not be wrong to say that Joel Embiid is one of the most dominating…

“AI, Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan and Shaq in one team? Hakeem Olajuwon will slap everyone”: Sacramento Kings legend says Olajuwon would slap everyone from this all-time top-5 players list for not passing the ball

Hakeem Olajuwon was one of the most calm and composed men in the NBA later in his career. But Mitch Richmond recalls a different side of him. At around 6’10” and 250 pounds, Hakeem Olajuwon was one of the most…

“Michael Jordan finally dunked on Hakeem Olajuwon after getting blocked earlier”: How the Bulls legend took up the challenge to put ‘The Dream’ on a poster

Michael Jordan got blocked by Hakeem Olajuwon and subsequently dunked on him in the same game between the Bulls and the Rockets.  It doesn’t get any gutsier than Michael Jordan taking on perhaps the greatest defender in the history of…

“Michael Jordan really tried to put Hakeem Olajuwon on a poster!”: How the Rockets legend blocked the ‘GOAT’ on a monster dunk attempt

Michael Jordan tried to dunk all over Hakeem Olajuwon in 1996 but the latter simply wasn’t having it as he blocked his shot at the rim.  It goes without question that Michael Jordan was one of, if not, the greatest…

“Hakeem Olajuwon is 2 people”: Isiah Thomas detailed the Rockets legend’s scouting report as described by Pistons coaching staff during his playing days

Hakeem Olajuwon was able to dunk so easily that his college coach called him ‘The Dream’. Isiah Thomas, a rival at his peak, was also in awe. There are few players in basketball history with as comprehensive a skillset as…