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  1. Is Joel Embiid the next Olajuwon or Yao?

    Ryan Feldman

    Getty ImagesJoel Embiid's freshman numbers compare favorably to Hakeem Olajuwon's freshman numbers.All of the talk right now is about Joel Embiid's injury, a stress fracture to the navicular bone in his right foot. The injury has drawn some attent...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  2. Steve Nash bridges generations from 1984 NBA draft to present day...

    Dave McMenamin

    In the documentary, "The84Draft," Steve Nash bridges the gap between past and present.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2014
  3. NBA - Hakeem Olajuwon chosen by league to be NBA's Ambassador to ...

    Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon has been chosen as the NBA Ambassador to Africa by the league.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  4. 2014 NBA Playoffs: Dwight Howard's plan is coming into focus

    Tom Haberstroh

    He turned down millions to leave Los Angeles and come to Houston. Now, with the playoffs here, Dwight Howard's real work begins.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2014
  5. Al-Farouq Aminu (who?) dominates Dallas

    Tim MacMahon

    NEW ORLEANS -- Let's play a little game of One of These Guys Doesn't Belong Here. The list of players who have had multiple 15-point, 20-rebound performances against the Mavericks: Al-Farouq Aminu, Charles Barkley, Kevin Garnett, Dwight Howard, Sh...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  6. Opening Tip: Scrap STAT's minutes limit?

    Ian Begley

    NBA Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon taught Amar'e Stoudemire some of his post moves in the summer 2012. Now, he'd like to see the Knicks give Stoudemire a chance to use them. Olajuwon thinks the team's minutes limit on Stoudemire makes it difficult...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  7. Wall can't find shot, does find teammates

    Micah Adams & Kenton Wong, ESPN Stats & Info

    Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty ImagesJohn Wall's shooting slump continued, but his passing helped set up a Wizards win One of the closest games of the night came in Washington as the Wizards took a four-point win against the Minnesota Timberwolves by ou...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  8. Working with Hakeem Olajuwon

    Henry Abbott

    Brett Koremenos suggests Hakeem Olajuwon's offseason workouts might not be all they're cracked up to be. ...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  9. When John Lucas hit a blind free throw

    Eric Goldwein

    Scott Cunningham/NBAE/Getty ImagesAmong John Lucas' most enigmatic moments? A free throw attempt with his eyes wide shut.Renee Richards was sitting front row the night her doubles partner, John Lucas, put on a show at Madison Square Garden. As Ric...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  10. About Last Night: The O's Stay Alive

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy wishing you could just be a linebacker, and not the go-to name when someone gets tricked on the Internet, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Chris Davis's 12th-inning single gave the Orioles a 5-3 win over Bosto...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  11. Dwight Howard-Jeremy Lin combination is 'very deadly,' Hakeem Ola...

    Hakeem Olajuwon raved about Dwight Howard and Jeremy Lin, claiming that the Houston Rockets' duo is "very deadly."

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013
  12. Is Hakeem Olajuwon's Post-Up Play Training All It's Cracked Up to...

    Brett Koremenos

    With a dazzling array of spins, fakes, and graceful footwork, Hakeem Olajuwon was as unique as any player in league history. Though we still see bits and pieces of his game today — Kobe Bryant's footwork and fadeaways, Rajon Rondo's ball fakes ...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  13. Guy Lewis: His 10 defining moments

    Myron Medcalf

    Editor's Note: Three legendary college basketball coaches -- Jerry Tarkanian, Rick Pitino and Guy Lewis -- take center stage this weekend as the trio is inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. We'll be devoting a day to each a...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  14. Houston Cougars family thrilled for Guy Lewis-- college basketbal...

    Andy Katz

    Jimmy Duffer is one of the people you probably never knew was a part of the famed Phi Slama Jama. Duffer and Ralph Adams were student managers. And yet they felt treated as equals by coach Guy V. Lewis -- on par with superstars Hakeem Olajuwon and Cl...

    Blog | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  15. Text Messages to Dwight Howard: Stand by Me (Also, Lean on Me)

    Shea Serrano

    Dwight Howard is a Houston Rocket. He lives in Houston. So do I. I sent him some text messages. Dwight: hey [no response] Dwight: Hey [no response] Dwight: Shea Dwight: SHEA Dwight: SHEA Dwight: SHEA Dwight: SHEA Me: Dawg, are you serious...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  16. Source: Knicks to nix STAT's Dream camp

    Ian Begley

    The Knicks have decided that it's best for Amar'e Stoudemire to rest his oft-injured knees rather than participate in Hakeem Olajuwon's camp for big men, a source with knowledge of the decision confirmed. Stoudemire worked on his post moves at Ol...

    Blog | August 02, 2013