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How the Houston Rockets hampered Hakeem Olajuwon from getting paid

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Hakeem Olajuwon was easily one of the best centers in the mid-80s to the 90s. One would assume that The Dream got the money bag during his prime. But the reality is, the Houston Rockets were hesitant to pay Olajuwon the big bucks. In fact, they were only willing to increase his salary if certain conditions — that were out of Olajuwon's control — were met.