The countdown is on! We’re offering 84 facts on the ’84 Draft – one every hour — in advance of the June 9 premiere of “The84Draft” on NBA TV.
Name: Hakeem Olajuwon
Vitals: 7 feet, 225 pounds
Birthday: Jan. 21, 1963
Drafted in 1984: 1st overall by Houston Rockets
Draft fact: Olajuwon, the 1st selection in the 1984 Draft, has the most games in NBA history with a stat line of at least five points, rebounds, blocks, steals and assists in a game. Olajuwon performed that feat six times during his Hall of Fame career.
VIDEO: Hakeem Olajuwon records a 5-by-5 game in 1990
We’re just six hours away from “The84Draft” on NBA TV! Tune in for the captivating story on one of the NBA’s most talent-filled and unique classes ever.