Bigger Houston Athlete – Hakeem Or Biggio

Winner Two - The only championships in Houston history come from Hakeem and the Rockets in the Mid-90's.
Zero - Despite many trips to the playoffs and a 2006 World Series appearance the Astros never won the whole thing with Biggio.
Winner Hakeem won the MVP in 1994 and Finals MVP in '94 and '95. Also won back to back defensive player of the year awards for the 2
Biggio never finished above 4th in MVP voting but he won 4 gold gloves at second base and five silver slugger awards.
Hakeem had one job and that was to protect the rim. And he did it well, but at 7' tall he wasn't getting outside to the arc for any 3's
Winner Started out as a catcher, moved to second base, moved to outfield, moved back to second base. Excelled everywhere.
Career Achievements
Winner Rebounds 13,748 (14th All time) Points 26,946 (11th) Blocks 3,830 (1st All Time) 12 Time All-Star
Hits 3,060 (21st all-time) Doubles 668 (5th all-time) 7 Time All-Star
Time In Houston
Hakeem Played College ball in Houston and 14 of his 15 seasons in the NBA with the Rockets. (Traded to the Raptors for his final NBA Season)
Winner Biggio played 2,850 career games over his 20 seasons in Major League Baseball. All of them for the Houston Astros.
Hall Of Famer
Winner Yes

The Winner Is

Winner Hakeem
4 out of 6

Hakeem has done what no one else has been able to do for Housotn, win championships. That is the only thing that matters in the end and while Craig Biggio is loved by all Houstonians, there is no way he can surpass Hakeem for the love of this city.


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