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Clyde Drexler and Hakeem Olajuwon talk on the court during Game 2 of the 1995 NBA Finals. Olajuwon celebrates his 50th birthday on Monday. (John W. McDonough/SI)

Clyde Drexler and Hakeem Olajuwon talk on the court during Game 2 of the 1995 NBA Finals. Olajuwon celebrates his 50th birthday on Monday. (John W. McDonough/SI)

Houston guard Clyde Drexler, a member of “Phi Slama Jama” glides to the hoop during a 1983 game. (Manny Millan/SI)

GALLERY: Best NCAA Starting Fives

Houston guard Clyde Drexler, a member of “Phi Slama Jama” glides to the hoop during a 1983 game. (Manny Millan/SI)
GALLERY: Best NCAA Starting Fives

Blazers guard Clyde Drexler glides toward the hoop during the 1987 Slam Dunk Contest. Despite this impressive slam, Bulls guard Michael Jordan was declared the winner. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

GALLERY: NBA Slam Dunk Champions (1984-2011)

Blazers guard Clyde Drexler glides toward the hoop during the 1987 Slam Dunk Contest. Despite this impressive slam, Bulls guard Michael Jordan was declared the winner. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
GALLERY: NBA Slam Dunk Champions (1984-2011)

Portland’s Clyde Drexler glides through the air during the 1987 Slam Dunk Contest. Seattle’s Terrance Stansbury looks on from the bench. (AP)

Portland’s Clyde Drexler glides through the air during the 1987 Slam Dunk Contest. Seattle’s Terrance Stansbury looks on from the bench. (AP)