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  1. Raptors Player Review: The Breakout of Bismack BiyomboRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Raptors HQ

    ... the floor, registering 4 blocks and grabbing a whopping 26 rebounds, a total which put him in the company of Hakeem Olajuwon, Dwight Howard and Tim Duncan as the only players with more than 25 boards in a playoff game since 1984. In Game 4 he only ...

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  2. Charles Barkley explains his distaste for the RocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Houston Chronicle

    ... 2006 The 1993 league MVP, an 11-time All-Star, spent the final four seasons of his career in Space ... more Hakeem Olajuwon's last playoff series as a Rocket didn't go well. The Rockets dropped the first two games in L.A. before winning Game 3 ...

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  3. The case for and against future free agent Dirk Nowitzki staying in DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | CBS Sports

    ... basketball history. That changes if he dons another uniform. Even if the damage is slight, it's there. Hakeem Olajuwon's Raptors days, Patrick Ewing's Sonics stint, Jordan's Wizards time, Gary Payton and Karl Malone in Lakers yellow. It changes how ...

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  4. Celebrities who practice the Islamic faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Houston Chronicle

    ... schoolgirl activist who was shot by the Taliban in 2012 was raised as a Sunni Muslim. Basketball player Hakeem Olajuwon The Nigerian-American former athlete was named NBA Player of the Month in February 1995, an impressive feat considering he was ...

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  5. Hakeem Olajuwon #34 Autographed Basketball, 2CT Canary Diamond Ring...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | 24-7 Press Release

    On Saturday, June 25, starting at 11 AM, Morton Auctioneers will host the LAST auction for Summer 2016. Among a wide variety of fine art and collectibles some of the items getting the biggest buzz include an autographed basketball* from NBA Hall of Fame Star and Houston Rockets legend the one and only Hakeem Olajuwon.

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  6. Raptors' Most Improved Player of 15-16 might surprise youRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Raptors Rapture

    ... the low blocks while unveiling a number of interesting moves, many of them probably learned from the Master, Hakeem Olajuwon. His shot is accurate out to about 15 feet, and he has been encouraged by coaches and teammates to take "good" jumpers as ...

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  7. Dikembe Mutombo says Bismack Biyombo 'doesn't need permission' to finger wagRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Sporting News

    ... Eastern Conference finals. "I love Mutombo like a big brother. I've had several conversations with him and Hakeem Olajuwon. But it's also getting caught in the moment and finding a way to get the fans involved and my teammates, as well, and flowing ...

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  8. ESPNTopNewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | ABC News

    ... way to keep his legacy going. I love Mutombo like a big brother. I've had several conversations with him and Hakeem Olajuwon . But it's also getting caught in the moment and finding a way to get the fans involved and my teammates, as well, and ...

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  9. The Drill: Glass cleanersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... game since 1984. Here are the top rebounding playoff games in the past 32 years: 26 rebounds: Rockets center Hakeem Olajuwon against the Dallas Mavericks in Game 2 of the Western Conference first round in 1988. 25: Spurs power forward Tim Duncan ...

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  10. Toronto Raptors' Bismack Biyombo lied about permission for finger wagRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | UPI

    ... NBA defensive player of the year and eight-time All-Star. Mutombo ranks No. 2 All-Time in blocks, behind Hakeem Olajuwon, whom Biyombo also claimed he conversed with. Biyombo told Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star that he felt like he "got the ...

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  11. Don't look now, but what if Raptors can actually do this? ArthurRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | The Toronto Star

    ... chasing Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant and Magic Johnson in the modern age, he is destined to be tied with Hakeem Olajuwon. No shame, but not the top of anyone's mountain. And now the Raptors - the Toronto Raptors! - are the ones applying pressure, ...

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  12. Mutombo denies he let Biyombo use finger wagRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | ESPN

    ... way to keep his legacy going. I love Mutombo like a big brother. I've had several conversations with him and Hakeem Olajuwon . But it's also getting caught in the moment and finding a way to get the fans involved and my teammates as well and flowing ...

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  13. The Thunder and Raptors are proving that size still matters in the NBARead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Pounding the Rock

    ... talking about ordinary people like Dwight Howard or Andre Drummond here, not legends like Tim Duncan or Hakeem Olajuwon in their primes-- you can do after taking a bunch of mid-range shots (there are some dinosaur teams out there who still post-up ...

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  14. Toronto Raptors stun Cleveland Cavaliers, even series, 2-2: Bill LivingstonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Cleveland.com

    ... seven of them threes. The most striking snuff was when 6-9 Bismack Biyombo, showing the defensive range of a Hakeem Olajuwon, partially blocked one from the corner by J.R. Smith. It wobbled, wounded, hopeless, only to the paint. The Raptors will go ...

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  15. Bismack Biyombo Joins Elite Company with 26-Rebound PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | BleacherReport

    Toronto Raptors center Bismack Biyombo grabbed a franchise-record 26 rebounds during Saturday's 99-84 Game 3 victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers , joining Hakeem Olajuwon , Tim Duncan and Dwight Howard as the only players to record 25 or more boards in a single playoff game - since 1984 - Those 26 rebounds bested the previous Raptors record of 25, set earlier this season by Biyombo himself in a game against the Indiana Pacers . The old Raptors record for single-game postseason rebounds was held by fellow center Jonas Valanciunas, who grabbed 19 rebounds in a first-round game against the Pacers a couple weeks ago.

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  16. Bismack Biyombo Leads Raptors to Victory with Playoff Rebound RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | CKNW News Talk 980

    ... rebounds in a playoff game. Those players are Dwight Howard, Tim Duncan, Dikembe Mutombo and former Raptor Hakeem Olajuwon. Game 4 takes place at 8:30 p.m. ET at the Air Canada Centre and Jurassic Park is expected to have its largest crowd of the ...

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  17. Bismack Biyombo was the hero the Raptors needed in Game 3Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Raptors HQ

    ... he can shape his game. "I've learned a lot from Dennis Rodman, all the great players that played before me, Hakeem Olajuwon and all these great players." He even mentioned getting license from the great Dikembe Mutombo to use his finger wag. But ...

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  18. Re: Bismack Biyombo sets Raptors playoff record with 26 reboundsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Raptors Republic

    ... of those). Since 1984, no player has topped 26 rebounds in a playoff game, a feat both Dwight Howard and Hakeem Olajuwon managed once. "my room mate Lori Is getting paid on the internet $98/hr"..!te327ur two days ago grey MacLaren. P1 I bought after ...

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  19. Is This as Good as It Gets for the Toronto Raptors?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | BleacherReport

    ... all the stars on hand, it was Biyombo who defended like Dennis Rodman, grabbed boards like Dwight Howard and Hakeem Olajuwon... Raptors' Bismack Biyombo ties Rockets' Dwight Howard (2015) & Hakeem Olajuwon (1988) for most rebounds (26) in a playoff ...

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  20. Bismack Biyombo sets Raptors playoff record with 26 reboundsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Raptors Republic

    ... ive of those). Since 1984, no player has topped 26 rebounds in a playoff game, a feat both Dwight Howard and Hakeem Olajuwon managed once.

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