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Olajuwon, Hakeem Syllabification: O·la·ju·won, Hakeem
Pronunciation: /əˈlīZHo͞oˌän/

Definition of Olajuwon, Hakeem in English:

( 1963-) US basketball player; born in Nigeria. A center for the Houston Rockets 1984–2001 and the Toronto Raptors 2001–02, he was the NBA’s most valuable player in 1994. Basketball hall of Fame (2008).

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