Hakeem Olajuwon, Patrick Ewing, Adrian Dantley, Pat Riley, William Davidson, and Cathy Rush will be granted basketball's ultimate honor - enshrinement into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame as the Class of 2008 - on Friday in Springfield, Mass.
The Nigerian-born Olajuwon invited Ewing in, and together they listened and talked about music, not basketball, as the Caribbean sounds filled the room. "It was like he was no longer a foreigner but a cocky, hip, black schoolyard dude. It was a dead standoff."Olajuwon's teammates claim, however, that once he gets hold of a new slang expression, he beats it to death. 'Now I am going to rock your world.' It cracked everybody up."Even [Benny] Anders, Olajuwon's roommate at the time, was mystified at first.
They were teammates of a sort at the time, traveling on an NCAA -sponsored antidrug campaign, and it would be the last time they would meet with so little at stake. "The dude be talkin' weird from jump street," says Anders, who can be somewhat incomprehensible himself. Says Anders, "We just lay up and rap about what's coming down."Mar.
The next year they would play for the NCAA championship; Ewing would score 10 points, Olajuwon 15, but the Hoyas would get the better of the Cougars, 84-75.... One day in September in Houston, Olajuwon and Malone were engaged in one of their daily crash and gore tete-a-tetes under the "rack" when Malone called a foul on his young protege, who immediately took exception. 22, 1993: A Dream Come True, by Jack Mc Callum A year ago he was angry and discontented.
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