Whether he was slamming a dunk, ripping down a rebound, or intercepting a pass, Hakeem Olajuwon was a force to be reckoned with.  He was the center for the Houston Rockets.  He led his team to back-to-back NBA championships, earned numerous MVP awards and was ranked among the top players in blocked shots.  He was born in Nigeria and never handled a basketball until he was fifteen years old.  Another great Matt Christopher biography.

From his days as a quiet high school basketball star to his rookie yer as a member of the NBA’s Detroit Pistons, Grant Hill was impressing fans with his amazing basketball court skills.  He was elected to the All-Star team his first year in the pros and named co-rookie of the year.  He was a leader on the court and off the court he was determined to make  difference in the world around him as well.  Enjoy this exciting biography.

You need to read these INSPIRING  STORIES OF THESE NBA PLAYERS.  THEY ARE THE BEST! BY MATT CHRISTOPHER

Dwight Howard was a high school phenomenon who soared head and shoulders above all other players to become the number-one draft pick in 2004. Since joining the Orlando Magic, Howard has powered the team to its first NBA Finals in more than a decade. He’s an absolute monster on the boards.And in 2009 won the coveted Defensive Player of the Year award—before he was even twenty-five years old! With plenty of seasons still ahead of him, there’s no...

Outstanding. Unbelievable. Mindblowing. These are just a few of the words used to describe the talents of LeBron James. He was a sensation in his early days playing AAU ball in Akron, Ohio-and continued to amaze through his four years as a high school phenomenon. Now going into his fifth year as a star of the Cleveland Cavaliers, he has is touted as the best player in basketball today. And for good reason: his dunks are monstrous, his no-look ...

Shaquille O’Neal is one of the biggest and brightest stars of the National Basketball Association. Since his rookie year as center for the Orlando Magic, and in later years with the Los Angeles Lakers, he has dominated on the court. Whether slamming massive dunks, rejecting shots attempted by his opponents, or ripping down rebounds, Shaq makes his presence known whenever he plays. In the 1999/2000 season, he helped the Lakers win the first of ...

Kobe Bryant may be one of the youngest basketball players in the NBA, but no one would dare call him inexperienced. The son of former NBA player Joe “Jellybean” Bryant, Kobe spent his childhood watching professional basketball. From the moment he could handle a ball, he was learning to dribble and shoot. At age eighteen was given the chance to prove his stuff when he was drafted into the NBA. Fresh out of high school, Kobe showed he had the ta...