Hakeem Olajuwon Photo Framed Hakeem Olajuwon: Nigerian-American professional basketball player. From 1984 to 2002, he played the center position in the National Basketball Association for the Houston Rockets and Toronto Raptors. NBA champion 1994, 1995. 2008, Basketball Hall of Fame inductee. Led the league in rebounding twice (1989, 1990) and blocks three times (1990, 1991, 1993). Only player in NBA history to win the NBA MVP, Defensive Player of the Year, and Finals MVP awards in the same season. 1996, Olympic gold-medal winner. Voted one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History, 1996. A color photo matted and framed as shown.