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Robert Horry on Hakeem Olajuwon vs Shaq: "Hakeem was better. Shaq was more dominant



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Who was the Better Center
50 year old Hakeem moves better than a lot of 7 footers still in the league. 10 20.00%
Hakeem 23 46.00%
SHAQ 13 26.00%
Hakeem best 2-way center ever 24 48.00%
Bill Russell 4 8.00%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 50.   (BX member poll)

 2 weeks ago '17        #1
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Static3IVERSON  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x18
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Robert Horry on Hakeem Olajuwon vs Shaq: "Hakeem was better. Shaq was more dominant
 

 
Robert Horry on Hakeem Olajuwon vs Shaq: "Hakeem was better. Shaq was more dominant, but Hakeem was better. … I think Dream had more talent. Shaq had handles, but Dream had a little bit better handles. Dream could shoot free throws, and we all know about Shaq’s free throws. Hakeem had a fadeaway."

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 2 weeks ago '17        #2
Static3IVERSON  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x18 OP
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His 93-94 season is arguably one of the GOAT seasons.

MVP, DPOY, FMVP, All NBA & All DEF 1st team, 3rd in scoring.

AND he won the chip without another All Star on the team. I doubt we’ll ever see anything like it again.
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 2 weeks ago '16        #3
rooseveltdunn 
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Hakeem was more skilled, could shoot, defend, make FTs and adapt to any offensive scheme.

Shaq was dominant due to his absurd physical attributes and some go to moves that he developed in college and the league but overall the dream was a better basketball player than Shaq.
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 2 weeks ago '17        #4
SPdaGOAT  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x4
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Do we have to debate every single possible matchup bruh?

No disrespect to OP, but at this point who gives a fu*k who was better? These dudes ain’t been dominant for 20-30 years now
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 2 weeks ago '16        #5
GLOIN  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x46
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Shaq is my favorite center of all-time but Hakeem was straight nasty. The footwork and post moves were just so damn good and this is coming from a mid 90’s baby
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 2 weeks ago '04        #6
ddash 
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 SPdaGOAT said
Do we have to debate every single possible matchup bruh?

No disrespect to OP, but at this point who gives a fu*k who was better? These dudes ain’t been dominant for 20-30 years now
Stop asking dumb questions

This is boxden man lol.

you should know better ahah
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 2 weeks ago '16        #7
144000  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
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Hakeem was more skilled, Shaq was more physically dominant.
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 2 weeks ago '15        #8
Spawn  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x2
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 SPdaGOAT said
Do we have to debate every single possible matchup bruh?

No disrespect to OP, but at this point who gives a fu*k who was better? These dudes ain’t been dominant for 20-30 years now

Comes into a forum, browses the Sports section then starts crying about player debates.

You dudes miserable.
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 2 weeks ago '06        #9
marcusaka50 
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Hakeem was the 2nd best player in the league during the jordan run..
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 2 weeks ago '15        #10
kami  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x3
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Some say Ewing was better than Hakeem he just didn’t have the team success.
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Top 10 most slapped recently  2 weeks ago '20        #11
Fianchetto 
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 144000 said
Hakeem was more skilled, Shaq was more physically dominant.
Thanks for rephrasing the title of the thread almost verbatim. Super useful contribution.
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 2 weeks ago '16        #12
144000  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
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 Fianchetto said
Thanks for rephrasing the title of the thread almost verbatim. Super useful contribution.
It's not useful, it's redundant.

But it's sports, no issues here.
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 2 weeks ago '04        #13
gimmethat 
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i got to meet Hakeem when my friend won a contest and got to play one on one with him

i love the centers from that era ! David Robinson,Zo,Ewing,Mutombo...but Hakeem was definitely the best
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Top 10 most slapped recently  2 weeks ago '18        #14
ether  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x3
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Hakeem is one of the most overrated players ever and I've been watching the NBA religiously since 1995
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 2 weeks ago '16        #15
144000  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
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 ether said
Hakeem is one of the most overrated players ever and I've been watching the NBA religiously since 1995
Just imagine all the Hakeem threads you'd have made by now if he was white. That should help.
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 2 weeks ago '17        #16
SPdaGOAT  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x4
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 ddash said
Stop asking dumb questions

This is boxden man lol.

you should know better ahah
Lmfao you right
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Top 10 most slapped recently  2 weeks ago '21        #17
Young Defiant  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
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FACT....Shaq was overrated...completely...
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 2 weeks ago '17        #18
SPdaGOAT  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x4
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 Spawn said
Comes into a forum, browses the Sports section then starts crying about player debates.

You dudes miserable.
Just trying to talk sense into y’all.

Like we literally in the middle of the playoffs. Can we talk about matchups between current players that can actually happen or are we gonna keep talking about yesteryear?

I apologize I want us to talk about something better than who’s better between players that were dominant 20-30 years ago. Didn’t mean to offend peons
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 2 weeks ago '15        #19
burnzfortytwo 
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And water is wet...

Top 10 most slapped recently  2 weeks ago '18        #20
ether  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x3
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 144000 said
Just imagine all the Hakeem threads you'd have made by now if he was white. That should help.
Post this on your other accounts

 2 weeks ago '16        #21
AgentOrange 
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Shaq was the most physically dominate Center ever. With that said skill wise he was not that great. Its more of pick your poison of who is better. Shaq wasn't skilled but you couldn't stop him, except on the free throw line. You couldn't do Hack A Shaq on Keem.
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 2 weeks ago '19        #22
Airtight 
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Shaq Diesel was the most unstoppable force this side of KAJ. If he had Hakeem's work ethic and dedication he'd be GOAT center.

Dream was more skilled no doubt.
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 2 weeks ago '09        #23
WasabiTuna 
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 AgentOrange said
Shaq was the most physically dominate Center ever. With that said skill wise he was not that great. Its more of pick your poison of who is better. Shaq wasn't skilled but you couldn't stop him, except on the free throw line. You couldn't do Hack A Shaq on Keem.
Shaq was skilled, shut up with that nonsense.
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Top 10 most propped recently  2 weeks ago '21        #24
King856 
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I’d rather be more dominant than better
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 2 weeks ago '15        #25
TheChosen1  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
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 WasabiTuna said
Shaq was skilled, shut up with that nonsense.
When Shaq was with the magic he was one of the if not the most skilled centers in the NBA n*ggaz sleep. Ppl wanna say the most dominant no shaq was one of the best players ever. Looking at what he did I believe wit time ppl are gnna see how good of a player he was. It’s not 1 center in today’s game tht could sniff Shaqs jockstrap.
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