Facts about Hakeem Olajuwon

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Hakeem Olajuwon is a famous Athlete from Nigeria, he/she is 55 years old and still alive, born January 21, 1963.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 10 quotes who is written / told by Hakeem.

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Famous quotes by Hakeem Olajuwon (10)


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"I've now been in this country for thirteen years, since I was seventeen. So this is my second home"
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"I don't think Michael had to retire for us to get the spotlight, because when you win, it commands attention"
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"I always keep a ball in the car. You never know"
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"All these boundaries - Africa, Asia, Malaysia, America - are set by men. But you don't have to look at boundaries when you are looking at a man - at the character of a man. The question is: What do you stand for? Are you a follower, or are you a leader?"
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"I remember at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Shaq always wanted me to show him steps over and over"
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"Being from Africa is the best thing that could have ever, ever happened to me. I cannot see it any other way. All of my fundamental principles that were instilled in me in my home, from my childhood, are still with me"
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"When you get to that level, it's not a matter of talent anymore - because all the players are so talented - it's about preparation, about playing smart and making good decisions"
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"When I look at the system here and look at my position - not just as a basketball player, but when I look around me at the values of the people and the culture and compare them with the values of where I came from - I feel so blessed to be from Africa"
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"My background playing soccer gave me a natural advantage over many of the American-born players"
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"Basketball is in my blood. It is my obligation to try"


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