NBA 2K23 Replica Builds: Hakeem Olajuwon Build

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Replica builds are one of the most fun new additions to the 2K series. In NBA 2K23 there are over 20 different replica builds with their own easter eggs that have been discovered so far. In this article, we will be walking you through all the steps necessary to recreate a Hakeem Olajuwon build.

Full List: NBA 2K23 Replica Builds List: All Available Replicas

Hakeem Olajuwon Build in NBA 2K23


Position: C

Jersey Number: 34

Height: 7 foot

Weight: 255

Wingspan: 7 foot 3


Close Shot: 93

Driving Layup: 71

Driving Dunk: 54

Standing Dunk: 88

Post Control: 94


Mid-Rang: 80

3-Point: 71

Free Throw: 68


Pass Accuracy: 58

Ball Handle: 56

Speed With Ball: 26


Interior: 91

Perimeter: 42

Steal: 60

Block: 84

Offensive Rebounding: 86

Defensive Rebounding: 89


Speed: 50

Acceleration: 53

Strength: 84

Vertical: 60

Stamina: 90


Some guides say that you have to pick the correct takeovers to make a replica build work, in our experience that isn’t the case so pick whatever ones you’d prefer. It is possible this changes based on console (i.e current gen vs. next gen).

This is all the information you need to unlock the Hakeem Olajuwon build. Upon completion of your build, you will see an easter egg telling you that your player has shades of Hakeem “The Dream” Olajuwon.

Play Style

To make the most of your time on the court focus on your defensive and inside defending. You’ll be able to score on the inside with ease whenever the ball comes your way, while your shooting is decent enough that you’ll knock shots down at a decent rate.

On Defense, stick to the inside to pull down rebounds and turn away shots with ease.

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