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Champion: check All-time great: check Philanthropist: … check Successful shoe line: fail Hakeem Olajuwon’s greatness cannot be questioned on and off the court. A perineal force from the mid-80’s through the ’90’s, Hakeem lead the Houston Rockets to back-to-back championships in 1994 & 1995. Throughout his ‘glory years’ Olajuwon (also known as The Dream) wore …

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Hakeem Olajuwon Blocks Number 3500

Today in Sneaker History, Hakeen Olajuwon blocked his 3,500th shot against the Denver Nuggets. Hakeem may be remembered for his Ricky Bobby-like shake and bake on the block but it was blocked shots that really proved that he woke up and pissed excellence. Olajuwon finished his career with 3,830 blocked shots in his career. Although …

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Karl Malone passes Wilt Chamberlain in all time NBA scoring.

Karl Malone Cements Himself As The Greatest Power Forward Ever

I’m not sure what it is about Karl Malone, but he’s just not an exciting guy. But regardless of the fact that I can’t stand the Utah Jazz, his partner in crime, John Stockton, or even his choice in footwear (most of the time), it’s hard to argue against the stats. 14 years ago tonight, …

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