Tuesday, June 17, 2008

The Houston Rockets unveiled a monument to honor the outstanding achievements of Hakeem “The Dream” Olajuwon,






By Amatullah Abdullah, Iqra Newspaper
The Houston Rockets unveiled a monument to honor the outstanding achievements of Hakeem “The Dream” Olajuwon, on April 11, 2008. The ceremony took place outside of the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Olajuwon retired after 18 successful years in basketball. He was selected as one of seven basketball icons to be honored by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. There was something different about his Hakeem's monument. Instead of a towering statue with his image frozen in time, in keeping with his Islamic principals, the bronze monument displayed a huge image of Olajuwon's retired jersey number 34.

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2 comments:

Isaid said...

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Umm_Omar said...

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