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AliveBorn: 1/21/1963 in Lagos, Nigeria
Full name: Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon
Noted For: basketball player (center); Houston Rockets (1984-2001), Toronto Raptors (2001-02). NBA Most Valuable Player (1994), won two NBA championshipes (1994-95), won an Olympic gold medal (1996). Holds the NBA career record for blocks (3,830). Enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame (2008).