Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon is a legendary basketball player in the National Basketball Association who was considered before by the basketball analysts as a perfect choice for center position. He was born on January 21, 1963 at Lagos, Nigeria. This American-Nigerian professional basketball player showed a remarkable performance in the history of National Basketball Association. His professional basketball career started when Houston Rockets selected him as first overall pick in the 1984 NBA draft. He played in National Basketball Association for almost eighteen years. And he has successfully helped two basketball teams in NBA in his whole professional basketball career. His first basketball team in NBA was the Houston Rockets where he stayed for almost seventeen years. He spent his first seventeen years in NBA with the basketball team of Houston Rockets. And in 2001, he transferred to Toronto Raptors. After one year, Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon decided already to retire in NBA.