Elgin, Cousy and the Dream: Top 50 Players in NBA History Part IV

12. Hakeem Olajuwon

Hakeem Olajuwon has the distinct recognition of earning a quadruple-double with 18 points, 16 rebounds, 10 assists, and 11 blocks against the Milwaukee Bucks on March 29, 1990. There have only been 3 other players in NBA history to record this legendary statistic in a single game. This performance exemplified his capabilities as a remarkable athlete on the floor.

He was able to score 26,946 points, grab 13,747 rebounds, and swat 3,830 balls in his career. Yes, you read that correctly: 3,830 blocks. He holds the NBA record for most blocks by any player in any position, and his record is 541 more than the next person in line.


11. Oscar Robertson

Oscar Robertson was a triple-double machine as he averaged a triple-double in points (30.3), rebounds (10.4), and assists (10.6) from 1961-1965 as a shooting guard and point guard.

Robertson was a 12-time NBA All-Star and scored 26,710 points (25.7 ppg), grabbed 7,804 rebounds (7.5 rpg), and dished 9,887 assists (9.5 apg). Robertson was able to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to an NBA Championship in 1971 and won the Most Valuable Player award in 1964.


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