Jun 27, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; NBA commissioner David Stern (front) gets a hug from former NBA player Hakeem Olajuwon after the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
1963 – Happy 51st birthday to Hall of Fame center Hakeem Olajuwon who played 18 NBA seasons, 17 of which were with the Houston Rockets. He was a two-time champion, two-time Finals MVP and 12-time all-star. In addition, Olajuwon’s 3,830 career blocks are the most all-time.
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