Hakeem Olajuwon Wanted To Leave The Rockets In The 1990s, But 14-Hour Flight To Japan Changed His Mind

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By Divij Kulkarni View the original article to see embedded media. Hakeem Olajuwon is the most legendary Houston Rockets player of all time. The Rockets have had some fantastic players like Ralph Sampson, Clyde Drexler, and James Harden play for them, but none come close to Hakeem Olajuwon and what he has meant to the franchise in its history. Olajuwon was picked No. 1 overall by the Rockets in the 1984 draft, and Michael Jordan went No. 3 overall. But Hakeem rarely gave the franchise a chance to regret the move, he was the only player to win multiple championships as the main star in the 90s …

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