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Olajuwon outplayed Patrick Ewing in the seven-game 1994 Finals, averaging 26.9 points, 9.1 rebounds and 3.9 blocks. He became the only player in NBA history to win MVP, Defensive Player of the Year and Finals MVP in the same season. In the '95 Finals, Olajuwon bested Shaquille O'Neal and the Magic. Olajuwon outscored Shaq in every game in the sweep, averaging 33 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.8 blocks.

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