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Rockets relieved Olajuwon getting treatment

...Houston Rockets have decided the best place for ailing Hakeem Olajuwon is on the sidelines for at least two to three weeks...He has been taking medicine for the condition. "Hakeem Olajuwon came in for a follow-up for his respiratory status...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/24/nba_285408.shtml
NBA
Shaq pays Hakeem ultimate compliment

...finest center will be playing at the Forum on Sunday. No, he isn't thumping his chest. The player in question is Hakeem Olajuwon. "He's a great player, he's still the best center in the league," O'Neal said as the Los Angeles Lakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/08/nba_260932.shtml
NBA
Despite small-ball trend, big men might rule NBA Draft

...that betting the franchise's future on big men is always risky, with the most infamous example coming in 1984 when Hakeem Olajuwon went No. 1, Sam Bowie went No. 2 and the player widely considered to be the best ever in the game was still on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-06-22/despite-small-ball-trend-big-
Spurs' Kawhi Leonard chosen NBA's Defensive Player of the Year

...The San Antonio forward was selected the NBA Defensive Player of the Year on Thursday, joining Michael Jordan and Hakeem Olajuwon as the only players to win the award and the NBA Finals MVP."It feels great," said Leonard, 23. "Growing up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-23/spurs-kawhi-leonard-chosen-nb
Dirk Nowitzki sets NBA scoring mark for player outside the US in Mavs' win

...scored 10 of his 16 points in the third quarter, including a fadeaway 3-pointer at the buzzer.Nowitzki passed Hakeem Olajuwon for ninth place on the all-time scoring list. The 7-foot German finished with 23 for 26,953 career points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-11-11/dirk-nowitzki-sets-nba-scorin
Dallas Maverick forward Al-Farouq Aminu wishes trip could have happened

...capital of Nigeria)," Aminu said. "I want to say Hakeem Olajuwon was supposed to come out too, so I was just coming in to support Hakeem Olajuwon and the NBA."We weren't able to do it and a lot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-10-02/dallas-maverick-forward-al-fa
Atlanta Hawks match offer for Jeff Teague

...about $88 million, a year less and farbelow the $118 million the Lakers could have offered.Hall of Fame center Hakeem Olajuwon and Yao Ming were among those on hand to celebrate Howard's signing. Also joining the party were Ralph Sampson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-07-13/atlanta-hawks-match-offer-jef
Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets

...with five dunks - by the end of the first quarter to help the Rockets to a 31-23 lead.NOTES: Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon, who has been working with Howard this week, watched the game from a courtside seat. ... Wright finished with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-24/aldridges-43-lifts-blazers-ov
Howard, Lin lead Rockets over Blazers

...the championship team. The Blazers will wear the patch for the remainder of the postseason. ... Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon watched from a courtside seat. ... Chandler Parsons added 20 points for Houston.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-01/howard-lin-lead-rockets-over-
Thunder thump Spurs to even series

...the program looks at some of the players in a class that is regarded as one of the strongest in league history.Hakeem Olajuwon was the No. 1 pick. Portland passed on Jordan in favor of oft-injured Sam Bowie, and the Chicago Bulls benefited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-27/thunder-thump-spurs-even-seri