Is Hakeem a top 10 player all time?

Is Hakeem a top 10 player all time?

He is the only center to rank among the top ten all-time in steals. Olajuwon was also an outstanding rebounder, with a career average of 11.1 rebounds per game. He led the NBA in rebounding twice, during the 1989 and 1990 seasons.

Is Hakeem the best defender ever?

1. Hakeem Olajuwon—His off-ball defense was second to none. Without a disrespect for other centers such as Russ and Chamberlain, he just did it best by far. He challenged shots in the air strongly but also was 9th in steals overall.

Who is better Hakeem or Kareem?

Best Season (no game minimum)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 34.8 (1972)
Hakeem Olajuwon 27.8 (1995)
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Is Shaq or Hakeem better?

Shaq had more MVP calibur seasons and 2 more all NBA first teams. But regardless, statistically Shaq was better on offense and Hakeem was better on defense, so the important thing we should measure is their impact on winning. So clearly Shaq was a better champion.

Is Hakeem Olajuwon the greatest center ever?

As the NBA’s all-time leading shot-blocker and eighth on the career steals list (by far the highest for a center), “The Dream” can say with conviction that he was the greatest defensive center ever. As impressive as the numbers are, they don’t do Olajuwon justice.

Who is the all time best center?

20 greatest centers ever: The HoopsHype list

  1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Top accolades: Six NBA titles, two Finals MVPs, six MVPs, 10 All-NBA 1st Team selections, 19 All-Stars, five All-Defensive 1st Team selections.
  2. Bill Russell.
  3. Wilt Chamberlain.
  4. Shaquille O’Neal.
  5. Hakeem Olajuwon.
  6. Moses Malone.
  7. David Robinson.
  8. Patrick Ewing.
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How many 3s did Hakeem make?

Hakeem Olajuwon buried 25 three-pointers in his career.

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How old is Hakeem the Dream?

58 years (January 21, 1963)
Hakeem Olajuwon/Age

Who is the greatest power forward of all time?

Today, we keep it going with who we consider being the best power forwards who ever played basketball, led off by the legendary Tim Duncan….Let’s get into it.

  1. Tim Duncan.
  2. Karl Malone.
  3. Kevin Garnett.
  4. Dirk Nowitzki.
  5. Giannis Antetokounmpo.
  6. Charles Barkley.
  7. Bob Pettit.
  8. Elvin Hayes.