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Top 5 Greatest Basketballers Of All Time (Photos)

5. Oscar Robertson Oscar Palmer Robertson is an 82-year-old retired American professional basketball player who last played for the Cincinnati Royals and Milwaukee Bucks in the National Basketball Association. Regarded as one of the greatest basketballers of all time, Robertson made history by becoming the first player in NBA history to average a triple-double for a season in 1962.

  2 months ago ago
Top 5 Greatest Basketballers Of All Time (Photos)

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Meet The Only Nigerian Inducted Into The FIBA Hall Of Fame

Whether you believe it or not, there's a drop of greatness in every Nigerian. Nigerians are unique people and good at what they do Hakeem Olajuwon is a Nigerian-born American professional basketball player. Born January 21st, 1963, Lagos, Nigeria. He is currently 57 years. He was nicknamed "The Dream" during his basketball career after he dunked so easily and skillfully that his college coach said it "looked like a dream." Hakeem Olajuwon was born to Salim and Abike Olajuwon, working class Yoruba owners of a

  1 year ago ago
Meet The Only Nigerian Inducted Into The FIBA Hall Of Fame

SPORTS

Sports profile of basketball player, Hakeem Olajuwon

SPORTS PROFILE - HAKEEM OLAJUWON Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Hakeem Olajuwon was the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for ‘93/94. He became the first Nigerian to be drafted first overall in the NBA in 1984, above Michael Jordan.  Hakeem Olajuwon became only the third play in NBA history to record a quadruple-double with 18 points, 16 rebounds, 11 blocks, and 10 assists. After that amazing accomplishment, Olajuwon went on to win a pair of NBA titles in 1994 and 1995, before retiring in 2002.  In summary, he won

  1 year ago ago
Sports profile of basketball player, Hakeem Olajuwon