List of career achievements by Hakeem Olajuwon

This page details the career achievements of Nigerian American basketball player Hakeem Olajuwon .

NBA statistics

Denotes seasons in which Olajuwon won an NBA Championship
Led the league
Bold Denotes career highs
GP Games played GS Games started  MIN Minutes per game
 FG% Field-goal percentage  3P% 3-point field-goal percentage  FT% Free-throw percentage
 OFF Offensive rebounds per game  DEF Defensive rebounds per game  BWR Total rebounds per game
 AST Assists per game  STL Steals per game  BLK Blocks per game
 TOV Turnovers per game  PF Fouls per game  PTS Points per game

Averages

Season Age Team GP GS MIN FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF BWR AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1984-1985 22 Houston 82 82 35.5 .538 .613 5.4 6.5 11.9 1.4 1.2 2.7 2.9 4.2 20.6
1985-1986 23 Houston 68 68 36.3 .526 .645 4.9 6.6 11.5 2.0 2.0 3.4 2.9 4.0 23.5
1986-1987 24 Houston 75 75 36.8 .508 .200 .702 4.2 7.2 11.4 2.9 1.9 3.4 3.0 3.9 23.4
1987-1988 25 Houston 79 79 35.8 .514 .000 .695 3.8 8.3 12.1 2.1 2.1 2.7 3.1 4.1 22.8
1988-1989 26 Houston 82 82 36.9 .508 .000 .696 4.1 9.4 13.5 1.8 2.6 3.4 3.4 4.0 24.8
1989-1990 27 Houston 82 82 38.1 .501 .167 .713 3.6 10.4 14.0 2.9 2.1 4.6 3.9 3.8 24.3
1990-1991 28 Houston 56 50 36.8 .508 .000 .769 3.9 9.8 13.8 2.3 2.2 3.9 3.1 3.9 21.2
1991-1992 29 Houston 70 69 37.7 .502 .000 .766 3.5 8.6 12.1 2.2 1.8 4.3 2.7 3.8 21.6
1992-1993 30 Houston 82 82 39.5 .529 .000 .779 3.5 9.6 13.0 3.5 1.8 4.2 3.2 3.7 26.1
1993-94 † 31 Houston 80 80 41.0 .528 .421 .716 2.9 9.1 11.9 3.6 1.6 3.7 3.4 3.6 27.3
1994-95 † 32 Houston 72 72 39.6 .517 .188 .756 2.4 8.4 10.8 3.5 1.8 3.4 3.3 3.5 27.8
1995-1996 33 Houston 72 72 38.8 .514 .214 .724 2.4 8.4 10.9 3.6 1.6 2.9 3.4 3.4 26.9
1996-1997 34 Houston 78 78 36.6 .510 .313 .787 2.2 7.0 9.2 3.0 1.5 2.2 3.6 3.2 23.2
1997-1998 35 Houston 47 45 34.7 .483 .000 .755 2.5 7.3 9.8 3.0 1.8 2.0 2.7 3.2 16.4
1998-1999 36 Houston 50 50 35.7 .514 .308 .717 2.1 7.4 9.6 1.8 1.6 2.5 2.8 3.2 18.9
1999-2000 37 Houston 44 28 23.8 .458 .000 .616 1.5 4.8 6.2 1.4 0.9 1.6 1.7 2.0 10.3
2000-01 38 Houston 58 55 26.6 .498 .000 .621 2.1 5.3 7.4 1.2 1.2 1.5 1.4 2.4 11.9
2001-02 39 Toronto 61 37 22.6 .464 .000 .560 1.6 4.4 6.0 1.1 1.2 1.5 1.6 2.4 7.1
Career 1,238 1,186 35.7 .512 .202 .712 3.3 7.8 11.1 2.5 1.7 3.1 3.0 3.5 21.8
Playoffs 145 140 39.6 .528 .222 .719 3.2 7.9 11.2 3.2 1.7 3.3 2.9 3.9 25.9
All-Star 12 8 23.2 .409 1,000 .520 3.2 4.7 7.8 1.4 1.3 1.9 2.2 2.6 9.8

Totals

Season Age Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OFF DEF BWR AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1984-1985 22 Houston 82 82 2,914 677 1,258 0 0 338 551 440 534 974 111 99 220 234 344 1,692
1985-1986 23 Houston 68 68 2,467 625 1,188 0 0 347 538 333 448 781 137 134 231 195 271 1,597
1986-1987 24 Houston 75 75 2,760 677 1,332 1 5 400 570 315 543 858 220 140 254 228 294 1,755
1987-1988 25 Houston 79 79 2,825 712 1,385 0 4 381 548 302 657 959 163 162 214 243 324 1,805
1988-1989 26 Houston 82 82 3,024 790 1,556 0 10 454 652 338 767 1,105 149 213 282 275 329 2,034
1989-1990 27 Houston 82 82 3,124 806 1,609 1 6 382 536 299 850 1,149 234 174 376 316 314 1,995
1990-1991 28 Houston 56 50 2,062 487 959 0 4 213 277 219 551 770 131 121 221 174 221 1,187
1991-1992 29 Houston 70 69 2,636 591 1,177 0 1 328 428 246 599 845 157 127 304 187 263 1,510
1992-1993 30 Houston 82 82 3,242 848 1,603 0 8 444 570 283 785 1,068 291 150 342 262 305 2,140
1993-94 † 31 Houston 80 80 3,277 894 1,694 8 19 388 542 229 726 955 287 128 297 271 289 2,184
1994-95 † 32 Houston 72 72 2,853 798 1,545 3 16 406 537 172 603 775 255 133 242 237 250 2,005
1995-1996 33 Houston 72 72 2,797 768 1,494 3 14 397 548 176 608 784 257 113 207 247 242 1,936
1996-1997 34 Houston 78 78 2,852 727 1,426 5 16 351 446 173 543 716 236 117 173 281 249 1,810
1997-1998 35 Houston 47 45 1,633 306 633 0 3 160 212 116 344 460 143 84 96 126 152 772
1998-1999 36 Houston 50 50 1,784 373 725 4 13 195 272 106 372 478 88 82 123 139 160 945
1999-2000 37 Houston 44 28 1,049 193 421 0 2 69 112 65 209 274 61 41 70 73 88 455
2000-01 38 Houston 58 55 1,545 283 568 0 1 123 198 124 307 431 72 70 88 81 141 689
2001-02 39 Toronto 61 37 1,378 194 418 0 2 47 84 98 268 366 66 74 90 98 147 435
Career 1,238 1,186 44.222 10.749 20,991 25 124 5,423 7.621 4,034 9.714 13.748 3,058 2,162 3,830 3.667 4,383 26.946
Playoffs 145 140 5,749 1,504 2,847 4 18 743 1,034 471 1,150 1,621 458 245 472 424 562 3,755
All-Star 12 8 278 45 110 1 1 26 50 38 56 94 17 15 23 26 31 117

Career highs

Top shot-blocking efforts

Occurred in playoff competition
Quadruple-double (third in NBA history)
Blocks opponent Home / Away Dated Minutes
played
Points Rebounds Assists Steals
12 (2 OT) Seattle SuperSonics Home March 10, 1987 53 38 17 6 7
12 Utah Jazz Home November 11, 1989 42 24 21 2 5
11 Golden State Warriors Home January 7, 1986 40 26 12 7 2
11 Golden State Warriors Home March 3, 1990 40 29 18 9 5
11 Milwaukee Bucks Home March 29, 1990 40 18 16 10 1
11 (OT) Orlando Magic Home December 20, 1990 50 24 16 4 2
10 San Antonio Spurs Home April 21, 1988 42 38 10 4 5
10 Orlando Magic Home December 17, 1989 43 32 25 2 3
10 Los Angeles Lakers Away April 29, 1990 43 11 11 1 2
10 (OT) Portland Trail Blazers Away January 3, 1993 44 40 9 3 1
10 Vancouver Grizzlies Away December 13, 1995 38 15 14 3 1
10 Dallas Mavericks Home April 13, 1996 32 31 13 6 0

Regular season

stat High opponent Dated
Points 52 vs. Denver Nuggets April 19, 1990
Points 51 vs. Boston Celtics January 18, 1996
Field goal percentage 15-17 (.882) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves November 11, 1993
Field goals made 24 vs. Denver Nuggets January 30, 1997
Field goal attempts 40 vs. Denver Nuggets January 30, 1997
Free throws made, none missed 13-13 vs. San Antonio Spurs April 30, 1993
Free throws made, none missed 13-13 vs. Minnesota Timberwolves March 25, 1997
Free throws made 17 vs. Utah Jazz January 10, 1993
Free throw attempts 20 vs. Orlando Magic December 17, 1989
Rebounds 25 At New York Knicks February 14, 1985
Rebounds 25 At New York Knicks February 21, 1989
Rebounds 25 vs. Orlando Magic December 17, 1989
Rebounds 25 At Detroit Pistons February 27, 1990
Offensive rebounds 15 At New York Knicks February 14, 1985
Defensive rebounds 22 At Detroit Pistons February 27, 1990
Assists 12 At Golden State Warriors December 1, 1994
Steals 8 At Cleveland Cavaliers November 19, 1987
Steals (OT) At Miami Heat April 8, 1989
Steals 8 vs. Los Angeles Clippers November 27, 1990
turnovers 11 vs. Denver Nuggets April 19, 1990
Minutes played 53 (2 OT) vs. Seattle SuperSonics March 10, 1987

Playoffs

stat High opponent Dated
Points 49 (2 OT) At Seattle SuperSonics May 14, 1987
Points 46 vs. Portland Trail Blazers May 1, 1994
Field goals made 20 At Utah Jazz April 27, 1995
Field goal attempts 34 vs. Phoenix Suns May 14, 1995
Free throws made, none missed 13-13 vs. Utah Jazz May 25, 1994
Free throws made 18 vs. Los Angeles Clippers May 1, 1993
Free throw attempts 20 vs. Los Angeles Lakers May 18, 1986
Free throw attempts 20 vs. Los Angeles Clippers May 1, 1993
Free throw attempts 20 At Utah Jazz May 7, 1995
Rebounds 26 At Dallas Mavericks April 30, 1988
Rebounds 25 (2 EO) At Seattle SuperSonics May 14, 1987
Offensive rebounds 11 (2 OT) At Seattle SuperSonics May 14, 1987
Defensive rebounds 19 At Dallas Mavericks April 30, 1988
Assists 10 vs. Phoenix Suns May 18, 1995
Steals 6 vs. Denver Nuggets April 26, 1986
Blocked shots 10 At Los Angeles Lakers April 29, 1990
Blocked shots 9 vs. Los Angeles Clippers April 29, 1993

NBA regular season leader

  • Blocks per game : 1990 ( 4.6 ), 1991 ( 3.9 ), 1993 ( 4.2 )
  • Rebounding : 1989 ( 13.5 ), 1990 ( 14.0 )
  • Offensive rebounds : 1985 ( 440 )
  • Defensive rebounds : 1989 ( 767 ), 1990 ( 850 )
  • Total rebounds : 1989 ( 1,105 ), 1990 ( 1,149 )
  • Blocks : 1990 ( 376 ), 1993 ( 342 )
  • Personal fouls : 1985 ( 344 )
  • Field goal attempts : 1994 ( 1,694 )
  • Games played : 1985 ( 82 ), 1989 ( 82 ), 1990 ( 82 ), 1999 ( 50 )

Achievements

  • 2 × NBA champion (1994, ’95)
  • 2 × NBA Finals MVP (1994, ’95)
  • 1 × NBA MVP (1994)
  • 2 × Defensive Player of Year (1993, ’94)
  • 6 × All-NBA First Team (1987, ’88, ’89, ’93, ’94, ’97)
  • 3 × All-NBA Second Team (’86, ’90, ’96)
  • 3 × All-NBA Third Team (1991, ’95, ’99)
  • 5 × All-Defensive First Team (’87, ’88, ’90, ’93, ’94)
  • 4 × All-Defensive Second Team (’85, ’91, ’96, ’97)
  • 12 × All-Star
  • Olympic gold medalist (1996)
  • Named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996).
  • Olajuwon His career ended in the top ten all-time in blocks, scoring , rebounding , and steals . He is the only player in NBA history to retire in the top ten for all four categories (he is now 11th all-time in rebounding).
  • Olajuwon was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a member of the class of 2008. [1]
  • Official # 13 in SLAM Magazine ‘ s 2009 revision of the top 50 greatest players of all time (published in the August 2009 issue) [2]

NBA records

Regular season

Third player in NBA history to record a quadruple-double in a game : Houston Rockets (120) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (94), March 29, 1990

  • 18 points, 16 rebounds, 10 assists, 11 blocks (and 1 steal) in 40 minutes
  • Nate Thurmond , Alvin Robertson and David Robinson are the only other players to achieve this.

Seasons leading the league in defensive rebounds : 2 ( 1988-89 – 1989-90 )

  • Broken by Dennis Rodman in 1997-98

Consecutive seasons leading the league in defensive rebounds : 2 ( 1988-89 – 1989-90 )

  • Broken by Kevin Garnett in 2004-05

Blocked shots, career : 3,830

Consecutive seasons leading the league in blocked shots : 2 ( 1989-90 – 1990-91 )

  • Broken by Dikembe Mutombo in 1995-96

Steals by a center, career : 2,162

Steals by a center, season : 213 ( 1988-89 )

  • Also holds second (see below)

Five by fives , career : 6

Only players in NBA history to record 200 blocks and 200 steals in the same season : 282 blocks, 213 steals ( 1988-89 )

Seasons with 200 blocks and 100 steals : 11 ( 1985-86 – 1995-96 )

  • Only twelve players in NBA history have achieved this feat in the same season.

Third player in NBA history to the league in blocks and rebounding in the same season : 14.0 rebounds and 4.6 blocks per game ( 1989-90 )

  • Also released by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers 1975-76 ), Bill Walton (Portland Trail Blazers 1976-77 ), Ben Wallace (Detroit Pistons 2001-02 ), and Dwight Howard (Orlando Magic 2008-09 And 2009-10).

MVP, Finals MVP and Defensive Player of the Year awards in the same season ( 1993-94 )

Only in NBA history to record at least 200 steals in a season

Closest player in NBA history to record a quintuple double

  • 38 points, 17 rebounds, 6 assists, 7 steals, 12 blocks in a double-overtime game against the Seattle SuperSonics on March 10, 1987
  • 28 points, 19 rebounds, 9 assists, 5 steals, 11 blocks in a regulation game against the Golden State Warriors on March 3, 1990

Only player in NBA history to lead his team in averaging 4 out of 5 main categories for 8 straight seasons (minimum 50 games)

  • Olajuwon led his team in averaging points, rebounds, steals, and blocks from the 1985/86 to 1992/93 seasons, and again in 1994/95

Playoffs

Only player in NBA history to lead His team in all five categories (points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks) is to the NBA title ( 1994 NBA Playoffs )

NBA Playoff Format : ( 1994 NBA Playoffs ) In the 4-Round Playoff ( NBA Playoffs )

  • Otis Thorpe was an all-star in the 1991/92 season, but not in 1994. Hakeem missed 12 games in the 1991/92 season in which the Rockets went 2-10 and missed the playoffs
  • Rick Barry won the 1975 NBA Finals without an all-star, but with Rookie Hall of Famer Jamaal Wilkes
    • Barry did not do this in the 4-Round Playoff Format like Hakeem, however
  • Bill Walton won the 1977 NBA Finals without a Hall of Fame teammate, but with Hall of Fame coach Jack Ramsay and 1977 All-star Maurice Lucas

Scoring 30 or more points in any games, any playoff series : twice

  • 4 games, vs. Dallas Mavericks ( 1988 Western Conference First Round )
  • 4 games, vs. Orlando Magic ( 1995 NBA Finals )
  • Also achieved by Elgin Baylor , Jerry West , Rick Barry , Bernard King , Michael Jordan (seven times), and Shaquille O’Neal .

Points, 4-game series : 150, vs. Dallas Mavericks, 1988 Western Conference First Round (37.5 ppg)

Field goals made, one postseason : 306 ( 1995 )

Field goal attempts, 4-game series : 116, vs. Orlando Magic (1995 NBA Finals)

  • Broken by Tracy McGrady in 2001

Offensive rebounds, 5-game series : 33, vs. Utah Jazz, 1985 Western Conference First Round

  • Broken by Larry Smith in 1987

Steals, Quarter : 4, at Los Angeles Lakers, April 25, 1996

  • Tied with many other players

Highest average, blocked shots per game, career : 3.3 (472/145)

Blocked shots, one postseason : 92 ( 1994 )

Blocked shots, 4-game series : 23, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 1990 Western Conference First Round (5.8 bpg)

  • Also holds second (see below)

Blocked shots, 5-game series : 29, vs. Los Angeles Clippers, 1993 Western Conference First Round (5.8 bpg)

  • Broken by Dikembe Mutombo in 1994

Blocked shots, 7-game series : 30, vs. Seattle SuperSonics, 1993 Western Conference Semifinals (4.3 bpg)

  • Broken by Dikembe Mutombo in 1994

Blocked shots, game : 10, at Los Angeles Lakers, April 29, 1990

  • Tied with Mark Eaton

Blocked shots, half : 7, vs. Portland Trail Blazers, April 28, 1987

  • Broken by Derrick Coleman on May 7, 1993

Blocked shots, quarter : 5, third quarter, at Utah Jazz, April 23, 1998

  • Broken by Dwight Howard on April 18, 2010

Part of the second pair of players in NBA playoff history to score 40 or more items in the game Sami : Houston Rockets at Dallas Mavericks, April 30, 1988 Olajuwon: 41 points Eric “Sleepy” Floyd : 42 points

Part of the third pair of players in NBA playoff history to score 40 or more points in the same game : Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz, May 5, 1995 Olajuwon: 40 points Clyde Drexler : 41 points

Part of the only time in NBA playoff history When oven players Scored 30 or more items in the Sami game : Houston Rockets at Orlando Magic, June 9, 1995 Olaujuwon (Houston Rockets): 34 points Sam Cassell (Houston Rockets): 31 points ( Off the bench) Shaquille O’Neal (Orlando Magic): 33 points Anfernee Hardaway (Orlando Magic): 32 points

Since 1985, the closest player in history to record a five-by-five during a playoff game

On four separate occasions, Olajuwon was a steal shy of five-by-five in a playoff game

  • Game 1 of the 1987 Western Conference First Round against the Portland Trail Blazers
  • Game 4 of the 1987 Western Conference First Round against the Portland Trail Blazers
  • Game 1 of the 1993 Western Conference First Round Against the Los Angeles Clippers
  • Game 5 of the 1994 Western Conference Finals against the Utah Jazz

Olajuwon was also an assistant shy of a movie.

  • Game 1 of the 1986 Western Conference Semifinals against the Denver Nuggets

Chris Webber was also a steal shy of a playoff five-by-five in Game 4 of the 2000 Western Conference First Round against the Sacramento Kings

All-time leader in playoff five-by-fours (at least 4 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals, and 4 blocks)

Olajuwon did not have a record 8 different occasions

  • Game 1 of the 1986 Western Conference Semifinals against the Denver Nuggets
  • Game 1 of the 1987 Western Conference First Round against the Portland Trail Blazers
  • Game 4 of the 1987 Western Conference First Round against the Portland Trail Blazers
  • Game 1 of the 1993 Western Conference First Round Against the Los Angeles Clippers
  • Game 2 of the 1994 Western Conference First Round on the Portland Trail Blazers
  • Game 3 of the 1994 Western Conference Finals against the Utah Jazz
  • Game 5 of the 1994 Western Conference Finals against the Utah Jazz
  • Game 2 of the 1997 Western Conference First round against the Minnesota Timberwolves

NBA Finals

Points, 4-game series : 131, vs. Orlando Magic, 1995

  • Broken by Shaquille O’Neal in 2002

Scoring 30 or more points in any games, any championship series : 4 games, vs. Orlando Magic, 1995

  • Also Achieved by Elgin Baylor (7 games, the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston Celtics, 1962), Rick Barry (6 games, San Francisco Warriors vs. Philadelphia 76ers, 1967), Michael Jordan (6 games, Chicago Bulls vs. Phoenix Suns, 1993), and Shaquille O’Neal (6 games, Los Angeles Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers, 2000, and 4 games, Los Angeles Lakers vs. New Jersey Nets, 2002)

Field goals made, 4-game series : 56, vs. Orlando Magic, 1995

Field goal attempts, 4-game series : 116, vs. Orlando Magic, 1995

Blocked shots, game : 8, vs. Boston Celtics, June 5, 1986

  • Broken by Dwight Howard on June 11, 2009

All-Star Game

Offensive rebounds, game : 9 ( 1990 )

Blocked shots, half : 4 ( 1994 )

Personal fouls, game : 6 (OT) ( 1987 )

Ranks 2nd in NBA history

Regular season

Seasons leading the league in blocked shots : 3 ( 1989-90 – 1990-91 , 1992-93 )

  • Trailing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar , Mark Eaton and Marcus Camby

Blocked shots, quarter : 7, fourth quarter, at Sacramento Kings, January 19, 1988

Steals by a center, season : 174 ( 1989-90 )

  • Also holds the record (see above)

Playoffs

Points, one postseason : 725 ( 1995 )

Field goals made, 4-game series : 56, twice
56, vs. Dallas Mavericks, 1988 Western Conference First Round
56, vs. Orlando Magic, 1995 NBA Finals

Defensive rebounds, game : 19, at Dallas Mavericks, April 30, 1988

Personal fouls, 4-game series : 21, vs. Portland Trail Blazers, 1987 Western Conference First Round

Personal fouls, quarter : 5, vs. Denver Nuggets, April 26, 1986

Blocked shots, career : 472

  • Trailing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Blocked shots, 4-game series : 20, vs. Portland Trail Blazers, 1987 Western Conference First Round (5.0 bpg)

  • Also holds the record (see above)

Blocked shots, game : 9, vs. Los Angeles Clippers, April 29, 1993

Finals

Blocked shots, 7-game series : 27, vs. New York Knicks, 1994

  • Patrick Ewing blocked 30 shots for the Knicks in the same series, but the Rockets won the series.

All-Star

Blocked shots, career : 23

  • Trailing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Blocked shots, game : 5 (1994)

Rankings 3rd in NBA history

Regular season

Defensive rebounds, career : 9,714

  • Trailing Karl Malone and Robert Parish

Highest average, blocked shots per game, career : 3.1 (3,830 / 1,238)

  • Trailing Mark Eaton and Manute Bol

Playoffs

Field goal attempts, one postseason : 576 (1995)

Blocked shots, 6-game series : 23, vs. Seattle SuperSonics, 1987 Western Conference Semifinals (3.8 bpg)

Blocked shots, game : 8, three times
8, vs. Boston Celtics, June 5, 1986 8, vs. Portland Trail Blazers, April 28, 1987 8, vs. Seattle SuperSonics, May 16, 1993

All-Star

Games played : 12 ( 1985 – 1997 , except 1991 )

Offensive rebounds, game : 7 ( 1988 )

Rankings 4th in NBA history

Regular season

Consecutive games with a blocked shot (since 1986-87) : 83, January 7, 1993 to January 4, 1994

  • Trailing Patrick Ewing (two streaks) and Dikembe Mutombo

Playoffs

Steals, game : 6, vs. Denver Nuggets, April 26, 1986

Blocked shots, game : 7, six times

Rankings 5th in NBA history

Regular season

Blocked shots, game : 12, twice

  • 12, vs. Seattle SuperSonics, March 10, 1987 (2 OT)
  • 12, vs. Utah Jazz, November 11, 1989

Olajuwon also ranks ninth in career regular season scored points (26,946)

Houston Rockets franchise records

Regular season

Service

Seasons: 17

Games played, career: 1,177

Games played, season: 82 ( 1984-85 , 1988-89 , 1989-90 , 1992-93 )

  • Tied with many other players

Minutes played, career: 42,844

Scoring

Points, career: 26,511

Games scoring 40 or more points, career: 32

Field goals

Field goals made, career: 10,555

Field goals made, game: 24, vs. Denver Nuggets, January 30, 1997

Field goal attempts, career: 20,573

Free throws

Free throws made, career: 5,376

Free throw attempts, career: 7,537

Rebounding

Rebounds, career: 13,382

Offensive rebounds, career: 3,936

Defensive rebounds, career: 9,446

Defensive rebounds, game: 22, at Detroit Pistons, February 27, 1990

  • Broken by Charles Barkley on November 2, 1996

Steals

Steals, career: 2,088

Steals, season: 213 ( 1988-89 )

Blocked shots

Blocked shots, career: 3,740

Highest average, blocked shots per game, 3.18 (3.740 / 1.177)

Blocked shots, season: 376 ( 1989-90 )

Personal fouls

Personal fouls, career: 4,236

Disqualifications, career: 80

Turnovers

Turnovers, career: 3,569

Other

Triple-double, career: 14

  • Broken by James Harden

Double-double, career: 771

Playoffs

Service

Games played, career: 140

Minutes played, career: 5,663

Scoring

Points, career: 3,727

Scoring average, points per game, career: 26.6 (3,727 / 140)

  • Broken by Tracy McGrady

Scoring average, points per game, any playoff series: 37.5 (150/4), vs. Dallas Mavericks, 1988 Western Conference First Round

Points, game: 49, at Seattle SuperSonics, May 14, 1987 (2 OT)

Points, quarter: 18, first quarter, vs. Utah Jazz, May 5, 1995

Field goals

Field goals made, career: 1,492

Field goals made, game: 20, at Utah Jazz, April 27, 1995

Field goal attempts, career: 2,825

Field goal attempts, game: 34, vs. Phoenix Suns, May 14, 1995

Free throws

Free throws made, none missed, game: 13-13, vs. Utah Jazz, May 25, 1994

Free throws made, career: 739

Free throws made, game: 18, vs. Los Angeles Clippers, May 1, 1993

  • Tied with Moses Malone

Free throw attempts, career: 1,028

Free throw attempts, game: 20, thrice
20, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, May 18, 1986 20, vs. Los Angeles Clippers, May 1, 1993 20, at Utah Jazz, May 7, 1995

  • Tied with Moses Malone

Rebounding

Rebounds, career: 1,602

Rebounds, game: 26, at Dallas Mavericks, April 30, 1988

  • Tied with Moses Malone

Defensive rebounds, game: 19, at Dallas Mavericks, April 30, 1988

Assists

Assists, career: 456

Steals

Steals, career: 238

Blocked shots

Blocked shots, career: 468

Blocked shots, game: 10, at Los Angeles Lakers, April 29, 1990

Rookie

Olajuwon’s rookie season was 1984-85 .

Field goal percentage, season: .538 (677-1,258)

Blocked shots, season: 220

Toronto Raptors franchise records

  • Defensive rebounds, half: 11, first half, at Milwaukee Bucks, December 6, 2001

See also

  • Houston portal
  • Quadruple-double
  • List of National Basketball Association players with 1000 games played
  • List of National Basketball Association career scoring leaders
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of National Basketball Association career rebounding leaders
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of National Basketball Association season rebounding leaders
  • List of National Basketball Association
  • List of National Basketball Association with 10 or more blocks in a game
  • List of NCAA Division I men’s basketball season rebounding leaders

References

  1. Jump up^ “Naimsmith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces Seven Members of the Class of 2008.” . Archived from the original on 2008-04-10. Retrieved on 2008-04-09
  2. Jump up^ “The New Top 50” . SLAM Magazine . Archived from the original on June 22, 2009 . Retrieved June 22, 2009 .

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