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Happy Birthday Hakeem Olajuwon

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by GRENDEL, Jan 21, 2022.

  1. GRENDEL

    GRENDEL Contributing Member

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    Didn't see a thread so had to wish The Dream happy birthday, Rockets GOAT.....

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    Happy Birthday legend!

     
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    If you didn't get to watch him live, you really missed out. Dude was poetry on the basketball court. Happy bday GOAT
     
  4. Deckard

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    Happy birthday, big fella.

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  5. GRENDEL

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    Wife didn't follow basketball until she met me, watching him play live was just something else.....

     
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    BHannes2BHonest 2 SOLID FOR WEIRD AZZES

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    The real GOAT
     
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    One of the prettiest hook shots ever!

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    Don't forget his twin Akeem !
     
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    Is Matt Maloney still on the payroll ala Bobby Bonilla??
     
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    Aw yisss
     
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  12. saleem

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    Happy Birthday to our beloved Hakeem Olajuwon. The best Houston Rocket of all time. May he remain happy, successful and healthy in his life.
     
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    Defeating the legendary Kareem Abdul Jabbar was an enormous feat for a young upcoming professional such as Hakeem ( Akeem). Ralph and he really were the true twin towers.
     
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    They were incredible together. I've always thought that if Ralph had access to today's medical advances, he would likely have had a far different recovery from the fall he suffered in Boston, which led to his other injuries. Your point about Kareem is well taken. He may have been older, but still played at a very high level, and was surrounded by a fantastic collection of talent, not to mention a Hall of Fame coach in his prime. They weren't defending champions for nothing. The Rockets beating them in 5 games was an enormous upset.
     
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    eternal praise to the great one!
     
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    Still the NASTIEST post move ever.....

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    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    Happy Birthday, the Dream, the Man, the Believer, the Bamboozler, the great Master of Shotblocking, DreamShake, Fadeaway, Footwork, Rebounding.

    Cannot believe it has been so many years.

    A great disciple of Allah.
     
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    Always have to bring this man's name up when I see casuals disregard his greatness when ranking NBA players.
    Always thankful he won us 2 championship
     
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    BPE

    Best Player Ever
     
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    #7 on that video was the moment I knew we would win the championship.

    Happy Birthday Dream--and thanks.
     
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