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Hakeem Olajuwon Says the Howard/Lin Combo is “Very Deadly”

by Mark Gunnels | Posted on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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Hakeem Olajuwon says Dwight Howard and Jeremy Lin are a deadly combination.

The first two names you here when talking about the Rockets nowadays are James Harden and Dwight Howard. Hall of famer and Rockets legend Hakeem Olajuwon is throwing a different twist on things.

Olajuwon sees Jeremy Lin and Dwight Howard as a deadly 1-2 punch. He explained his reasoning for this believe to Fox 26.

“Just the little offense I saw, that combination is very deadly,” Olajuwon told Fox 26. “You can see that both of them are very excited, seeing that, ‘Wow, we bring the right ingredients together…’

“To be on the right team, which (Lin) is right now, he can really help and play his role very well and be effective,” Olajuwon told Fox 26. “There’s no pressure on him now. It’s on Dwight and James (Harden). [Lin's] position is crucial for the team’s success, and he can play that role very well.”

Olajuwon is making sure Lin improves, he has reportedly been helping Lin on his post moves.

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