Yao Ming Newswire

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  1. Jimmer Fredette scores 73 in China league gameRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | UPI

    ... lost in double overtime on the road to the Zhejiang Guangsha Lions. The Sharks are owned by former NBA All-Star Yao Ming . Fredette's 73 points are the fourth most in a single game in the league, behind Errick McCollum (82), Quincy Douby (75) and ...

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  2. Jimmer Fredette Scores 73 Points During Chinese Basketball Association GameRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... record in the league at 30-8 following Sunday's defeat. The Sharks were purchased by former NBA All-Star Yao Ming, who played for the franchise before coming to the NBA, in 2009. Fredette is best known for his four-year run at BYU. He led the ...

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  3. Rudy Tomjanovich, Tracy McGrady among Hall of Fame finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Houston Chronicle

    ... was named a finalist for the Hall of Fame's Class of 2017, he thought of last summer, when he joined so many of Yao Ming's friends and family in Springfield and allowed himself to think of sharing that with all those that could be part of putting ...

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  4. Rewind: Memorable Rockets all-star performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Houston Chronicle

    ... in the All-Star Game. See which players have represented the franchise in the midseason showcase through the years. Yao Ming All-Star seasons: 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11 Yao Ming All-Star seasons: 2002-03, ...

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  5. Daze of Linsanity: Jeremy Lin took NY by storm 5 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | New York Daily News

    ... need of a hero in the mold of Lin. By the time Lin came along, several Asians had played in the NBA, highlighted by Yao Ming. But the Rockets great, who retired the season before Linsanity, had been schooled in China, and his success could be easily ...

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  6. Rockets retiring Yao Ming's No. 11 jerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Newsday

    Retired Houston Rockets center Yao Ming speaks to the media before an NBA basketball game between the Houston Rockets and Chicago Bulls, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in Houston. Ming's jersey number will be retired during a halftime ceremony Friday night.

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  7. Houston Rockets, Chinese firm sign agreementRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | China Daily

    In a bid to enter the North American market, home-dcor company Scisky signed a five-year sponsorship agreement with the NBA's Houston Rockets on Friday, with former Rockets great Yao Ming as the company's spokesperson. Dai Jiabing, chairman of Lanzhou Scisky Investment CMI Holdings, said that the NBA is a highly professional and most influential basketball league in the world with billions of fans.

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  8. Photos: Celebrities show up in Houston for Super Bowl 2017Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 5 | Austin American-Statesman

    FEBRUARY 05: Usher looks on prior to Super Bowl 51 between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 05: Former Houston Rocket and NBA Hall of Famer Yao Ming walks on the sideline before Super Bowl 51 between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

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  9. LOOK: This Shaq-Simone Biles photo is the best thing about Super Bowl LI so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | CBS Sports

    ... inds us that world-class athletes come in literally all shapes and sizes. Apparently 7-foot-6 former Houston Rocket Yao Ming is walking around the building somewhere. Hopefully Biles can track him down and snap a quick selfie.

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  10. Houston Rockets, Scisky sign agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | China Daily

    Scisky Chairman Dai Jiabing receives a signed Yao Ming jersey from Houston Rockets CEO Tad Brown on Friday as Yao looks on. [Photo by May Zhou/China Daily] In a bid to enter the North American market, home-dA cor company Scisky signed a five-year sponsorship agreement with the NBA's Houston Rockets on Friday, with former Rockets great Yao Ming as the company's spokesperson.

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  11. Yao Ming relives basketball memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | China Daily

    Yao Ming and Houston Rockets' owner Leslie Alexander chat on Friday about the journey they took together in basketball. [Photo by May Zhou/China Daily] Yao, who returned to Houston for the retirement of his No.

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  12. Yao Ming Finally Gets His Jersey Retired In HoustonRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 5 | Sir Charles in Charge

    Yao Ming was a terrific center for the Houston Rockets during his tenure with the Rockets; it was time he got his jersey retired Yao Ming is recognized as one of the best centers in NBA's history. Ming, being 7-foot-6, definitely helps with getting easy shots around the basket and adds to his ability to get rebounds and blocks.

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  13. Super Bowl Tale of Two Cities: Atlanta vs. BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Houston Rockets center Yao Ming, rear, of China, watches as Utah Jazz forward Matt Harpring is congratulated by a teammate during the fourth quarter of an NBA playoff basketball game Thursday, April 26, 2007, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz beat the Rockets 81-67.

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  14. Houston Rockets retire Yao's trailblazing jerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | The China Post

    The Houston Rockets feted Hall of Famer Yao Ming on Friday, retiring the groundbreaking Chinese star's jersey in an emotional halftime ceremony during their 121-117 overtime win over the Chicago Bulls. Yao was the first overall draft selection in 2002 and the first player drafted number one who didn't play collegiately in the United States.

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  15. NBA: Rockets retire Yao Ming jersey [WATCH]Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Manila Bulletin

    The Houston Rockets feted Hall of Famer Yao Ming Friday, retiring the Chinese star's jersey during of the team's 121-117 overtime win over the Chicago Bulls. Yao was the first overall draft selection in 2002 and the first player drafted number one not to play college ball in the United States.

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  16. Rockets retire Yao Ming's No. 11 jerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | The Indian Express

    The first time Yao Ming ever watched an NBA game as a young boy in China, he wondered why there were jerseys hanging in the rafters. "The cameras randomly gave a shot of the retired jerseys," Yao said.

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  17. Harden scores 42, rallies Rockets past Bulls 121-117 in OTRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 4 | KDWN

    ... break and entered the fourth quarter with a two-point lead. In a special halftime ceremony, the Rockets retired Yao Ming's No. 11 jersey with a dedication that featured Yao's family, former teammates, fellow Hall of Famers Hakeem Olajuwon and ...

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  18. Yao Ming's No. 11 retired by Houston RocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | The Daily Millbury

    Former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming was honored Friday night as his No. 11 jersey was retired by the club in a ceremony in Houston.

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  19. James Harden jumped into Yao Ming's armsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | USA Today

    James Harden jumped into Yao Ming's arms Yao Ming amazingly towers over James Harden. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: Yao Ming smiles as James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets jumps into his arms after the jersey reitrement ceremony during the game between the Houston Rockets and the Chicago Bulls at Toyota Center on February 3, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

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  20. Rockets bounce back, beat Bulls 121-117 in OTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The Dream Shake

    ... as to how good this team has gotten. It was a great win with all of the Houston greats in the building celebrating Yao Ming and his jersey retirement. For now, Houston can enjoy a few days off as they don't play until Tuesday, when they host the ...

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