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  1. The First India-Born NBA Player Satnam Singh Bhamara Gains Indian Fans Across the GlobeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | India.com

    ... population in Texas, Singh has the ability to make an impact similar to professional Chinese basketball player Yao Ming. The game of basketball has become a global sport, allowing Singh to hopefully become an icon for Indians living in the Diaspora ...

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  2. Former NBA player appointed as new Company AmbassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | PR Log

    ... office in Shanghai, China and basketball is a strong brand proposition in that country as Anstey has played against Yao Ming. Anstey also has a strong philosophy of helping others achieve and realise their dreams. "I decided to join forces with La ...

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  3. 1st Indian NBA player draftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | CNN

    ... National Basketball Association. But success in the United States could change that -- in the same way China's Yao Ming galvanized interest in basketball in his country. "We certainly created a legend," owner Mark Cuban said. "There's a billion new ...

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  4. Michelle Obama to open Special Olympics in Los AngelesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Newkerala.com

    ... of all in sport is at the heart of Special Olympics," said Special Olympics chairman Tim Shriver on Thursday. Yao Ming, a retired Chinese professional basketball player who used to play for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ...

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  5. Satman Singh becomes 1st Indian-born basketball player picked in NBA draftRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | GantDaily.com

    ... National Basketball Association. But could success in the United States change that, in the same way China's Yao Ming galvanized interest in basketball in his country? Making it big in basketball has long been a dearly held dream of Singh, from ...

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  6. Michelle Obama to open Special Olympics in LARead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Xinhuanet

    ... and inclusion of all in sport is at the heart of Special Olympics," said Special Olympics Chairman Tim Shriver. Yao Ming, a retired Chinese professional basketball player who used to play for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball ...

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  7. Retired NBA-er Yao Ming chills in GeorgetownRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Washington Post

    Hey, isn't thata former Houston Rocket Yao Ming, hanging out with the family at Tony and Joe's on the Georgetown waterfront? Very friendly, says a spy. Shrimp, crab dip, and fries for the table; ice cream for the kids.

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  8. Diamonds in the rough: Daryl Morey's draft historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Examiner.com

    ... then led the Rockets to Game 7 in the Western Conference Semi-Finals after perennial All-Stars Tracy McGrady and Yao Ming were to miss the rest of that season due to injury. He has since moved on from Houston (despite multiple stints with the team), ...

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  9. Vice-Premier Liu honored in HoustonRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | China Daily

    ... and petroleum and space research, Houston also gained popularity among Chinese basketball fans because of NBA star Yao Ming's 10-year residency in the city and his tenure with the Houston Rockets, said Liu. Houston holds a prominent position in the ...

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  10. Liu Yandong plays basketball diplomacyRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | China Daily

    Vice-Premier Liu Yandong poses for a group picture with young players and former NBA Houston Rockets star player Yao Ming on Sunday at the Toyota Center. [Photo by Chang Jun / China Daily] On the morning of the second day of her visit to Houston, China's Vice-Premier Liu Yandong played a little hoops - making a basket after three tries - and tipped off the ball for a basketball scrimmage between the Tsinghua High School team and the Houston Select U18 Boys team on Sunday.

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  11. Chinese official urges "basketball diplomacy" to enhance China-U.S. people-to-people exchangesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Xinhuanet

    ... between the peoples of China and the United States ," Liu said. Liu pointed out that former Rockets All Star player Yao Ming, who was accompanying her in the visit, is a world-famous basketball master and also an envoy of China-U.S. friendship. Liu ...

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  12. Local, international celebrities team up in Tanzania - Wildlife Pride Campaign'Read the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | IPPMEDIA

    ... and former NBA player Hasheem Thabeet. They will be joined by international celebrities who include Jackie Chan, Yao Ming, Edward Norton, Prince William and David Beckham. However WildAid and African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) are the main sponsors ...

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  13. Campaign against wildlife poaching launchedRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | IPPMEDIA

    ... Mdee and former NBA player Hasheem Thabeet. They will be joined by international celebrities such as Jackie Chan, Yao Ming, Edward Norton, Prince William and David Beckham. During the campaign all of them will deliver anti-poaching messages in print ...

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  14. Chinese actress Angelababy uses own investment fund to go on shopping ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | South China Morning Post

    ... of whitening facial masks, a jewellery business, and a portfolio of nightclubs in China. Retired basketball star Yao Ming has also switched from delivering three-pointers and alley-oops for the Houston Rockets and Team China, to making large ...

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  15. Apple Valley to Duke again? Gary Trent Jr. gets scholarship offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Star Tribune

    ... a father who played pro basketball: "I've got a lot of great memories. Meeting great players like LeBron James and Yao Ming. I was scared of Yao Ming, actually. I was crying when I was meeting him and stuff because I wanted to meet him so bad ...

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  16. Bulls interview Spurs assistant Boylen for lead assistant coaching positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... 1987. That includes an 11-season run under Rudy Tomjanovich with the Rockets, where he coached Hakeem Olajuwon and Yao Ming and won two titles. He added a third with the Spurs last season, his first with the franchise after spending two seasons ...

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  17. Q&A: Former NBA Superstar and Animal Advocate Yao MingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Fodor's

    When injuries cut short Yao Ming's basketball career in 2011, he returned to China determined to put a stop to his homeland's appetite for endangered animals. Now, as an ambassador for the international conservation organization WildAid , Yao has found a way to use his stature to help spread the word about the cruelties of wildlife poaching.

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  18. Cavaliers hire 2 international marketing firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | ESPN

    ... The countries with the most fans include the Philippines, Brazil, France, Canada and Australia. Thanks in part to Yao Ming , the Houston Rockets have been the leader in foreign sponsorships in the NBA. In the past, the team has signed deal with ...

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  19. Michael Jordan to take trademark case to China's highest courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2010 | Philly.com

    ... known as "Qiaodan" in basketball-mad China, which also has a homegrown superstar in former Houston Rockets player Yao Ming. Asked about the latest ruling, Ren Juan, a member of Qiaodan Sports' legal department, said: "Qiaodan Sports will respect the ...

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  20. Satnam hoping to become first India-born player in NBARead the original story

    Sunday Jun 7 | Big News Network.com

    ... Kings, who conducted a successful pre-draft workout with Satnam on Thursday, see the glimpses of Chinese legend Yao Ming in the Indian youngster. Ming is a retired Chinese professional basketball player who played for Houston Rockets, becoming the ...

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