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Hakeem Olajuwon is a popular name in the field of basketball. It is often asserted the present sum of Hakeem Olajuwon net worth reaches 200 million dollars. Now, he’s retired from this sport, but his name in it’s still popular. In the span of 1984-2002, Hakeem Olajuwon was playing in the NBA as a centre player in two teams, those being Toronto Raptors and Houston Rockets. His playing in these teams also added up to the total size of Hakeem Olajuwon net worth. His career into basketball additionally made him among the most successful centre position players in the history.
Hakeem Olajuwon Net Worth $200 Million Dollars
Hakeem Olajuwon was born in Nigeria in 1963. He went from Nigeria to America, when he was selected to play for the team of the University of Houston and his trainer was Guy Lewis. As part of the team, he made it to the Final Four three times.
In the season of 1993-1994, Hakeem Olajuwon received many awards, including Defensive Player of the Year, Most Valuable Player along with Finals Most Valuable Player. In 1996, Hakeem Olajuwon was also one of players of America national team, which became the winner of gold medal. Along with that, Hakeem Olajuwon was selected as among the 50 Greatest Players in the NBA ever.
In 1984, he participated in the NBA Draft and he was selected by the Houston Rockets as the first overall pick. In addition to him, this draft contained such famous basketball players as Michael Jordon and John Stockton. Additionally it is worth saying that at that time Hakeem Olajuwon used his name as ‘Akeem’. Overall, his career in the Houston Rockets improved Hakeem Olajuwon net worth by a mile.