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Hakeem Olajuwon (Overcoming the Odds)

Suzanne Murdico

Hakeem Olajuwon (Overcoming the Odds)

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7587984M
ISBN 100613165101
ISBN 109780613165105


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Hakeem Olajuwon (Overcoming the Odds) by Suzanne Murdico Download PDF EPUB FB2

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19, The moment: In one of his final showdowns against the greatest player of his era, Olajuwon prevails while staying true to the tenets of his. The dynamic duo of Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler steered the Houston Rockets to an NBA title in It was the second and final championship for Olajuwon and the only of Drexler's career.

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