Throwback Thursday: Hakeem Olajuwon

Career Statistics:

  • 21.8 PPG, 11.1 RPG, 2.5 APG, 3.1 BLK, 1.7 STL
  • 51.2% FG, 71.2% FT

In-Prime Statistics:

  • Prime = 1985-1997
  • 24.7 PPG, 12.1 RPG, 2.8 APG, 3.5 BLK, 1.9 STL
  • 51.4% FG, 72.4% FT

League-Wide Awards/Accomplishments:

  • NBA Champion – 1995, 1994 Rockets
  • NBA Finals MVP – 1995, 1994
  • MVP – 1994
  • Defensive Player of the Year – 1994, 1993
  • Olympic Gold Medalist – 1996
  • All-NBA First Team – 1997, 1994, 1993, 1989, 1988, 1987
  • All-NBA Second Team – 1996, 1990, 1986
  • All-NBA Third Team – 1999, 1995, 1991
  • All-Defensive First Team – 1994, 1993, 1990, 1988, 1987
  • All-Defensive Second Team – 1997, 1996, 1991, 1985
  • All-Star – 1992-1997, 1985-1990
  • All-Rookie First Team – 1985
  • Named One of 50 Greatest Players in NBA History  – 1996
  • Elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame – 2008
  • Only player in league history to retire as top ten all-time in scoring, rebounding, blocks, and steals
  • Only player in league history to win MVP, Finals MVP, and Defensive Player of the Year in the same season – 1994
  • Only player in league history to record at least 200 blocks and 200 steals in the same season – 1989, 282 blocks and 213 steals
  • Third player in league history to record a quadruple-double (3/29/1990)

Video Highlights:

 

Hardwood Paroxysm