Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon, originally Akeem Olajuwon, is a former professional basketball player from Nigeria. Hakeem Olajuwon was a center in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors from 1984 to 2002.
In 1994 and 1995, he led the Rockets to back-to-back NBA titles.
He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008, as well as the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2016.
What is the Net worth of Hakeem Olajuwon?
Hakeem Olajuwon is a $200 million net worth retired Nigerian-American professional basketball player.
Quick Facts About Hakeem Olajuwon:
|Full Name||Hakeem Olajuwon|
|Net Worth||$200 Million|
|Date Of Birth||January 21, 1963|
|Place Of Birth||Lagos, Nigeria|
|Height||6 ft 9 in (2.08 m)|
|Weight||256 lbs (116 kg)|
|Education||University of Houston|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Spouse||Dalia Asafi (m. 1996)|
|Children||Abi Olajuwon, Aisha Olajuwon, Rahmah Olajuwon|
|Parents||Salim Olajuwon, Abike Olajuwon|
|Siblings||Akinola Olajuwon, Afis Olajuwon, Tajudeen Olajuwon, Yemi Kaka, Kudirat Olajuwon|
|Nicknames||Akeem Abdul Olajuwon , The Dream , Akeem Olajuwon , Akeem The Dream|
|Awards||NBA Most Valuable Player Award, All-NBA Team, Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award, NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, NBA All-Defensive Team, NBA All-Rookie Team, NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player, Best NBA Player ESPY Award, Southwest Conference Men’s Basketball…|
|Nominations||Milliyet Sports Award for World Athlete of the Year|
|Movies||NBA: Furious Finishes, Heaven Is a Playground, 1983 NCAA Championship: NC State vs. Houston, NBA Hardwood Classics: Hakeem Olajuwon: Hakeem the Dream|
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FAQ about Hakeem Olajuwon:
Is Hakeem better than Shaq?
In 20 regular season matchups, Shaq has gotten the better of Hakeem, leading his teams to 14 wins and six losses.
Shaq’s numbers against Hakeem are also more impressive—he averaged 22.1 points on 54.4 percent shooting, 12.4 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 0.9 steals and 1.8 blocks.
Why did Hakeem Olajuwon change his name?
Later, Olajuwon took an active interest in spirituality, becoming a more devout Muslim.
On March 9, 1991, he altered his name from Akeem to the more conventional spelling of Hakeem, saying, “I’m not changing the spelling of my name, I’m correcting it”.
Why was Hakeem Olajuwon not on the Dream Team?
The Dream Team didn’t even have “The Dream”.
Hakeem Olajuwon was probably the second-best player in the world at the time (sorry, Charles) but he didn’t become a U.S. citizen until 1993, so he missed the original Dream Team.