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  1. Hornets take off on eight-day China trek WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Gaston Gazette

    Still fresh in the minds of many NBA fans is the memory of a Yao Ming-led Houston Rockets team playing two preseason games against the Sacramento Kings in China in Oct. 2004. Upon further glance into the rearview mirror, some may recall the Washington Bullets were the first NBA team to play a Global Games contest in China in Aug. 1979, according to NBA.com's Global Games webpage.


  2. NBA 2K16: Best Legends to Create for Custom RostersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 3 | BleacherReport

    ... 1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers), two versions of Tracy McGrady (1999-2000 Toronto Raptors and 2007-08 Houston Rockets), Yao Ming and a young Vince Carter. In #NBA2K16 , I'm proud to bring my skyhook to a new generation of fans. Thanks @NBA2K ! ...


  3. The greatest Rockets games of all time: 10-6Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 24 | The Dream Shake

    ... the game a mere 8-12, struggling to quite mesh with a revamped lineup that included two superstars in McGrady and Yao Ming who were still discovering how to play together. They had lost five of their previous seven games and were heading into a home ...


  4. The greatest Rockets games of all time: 15-11Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 23 | The Dream Shake

    ... one of their superstars. Tracy McGrady played in only 35 games due to injury, and the Rockets leaned on big men Yao Ming and Luis Scola and veterans Shane Battier and Ron Artest to a 53-29 record and a first round series with the Portland ...


  5. The greatest Rockets games of all time: 20-16Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 22 | The Dream Shake

    ... of yore. All week, we'll be counting down the greatest games in team history. We start today, with games 20-16. Yao Ming's rookie season was filled with plenty of preconceived notions and criticism ( The Charles Barkley - Kenny Smith bet , anyone?) ...


  6. Rockets legend Moses Malone dies, a basketball nation mournsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 14 | The Dream Shake

    ... centers who cemented that the legacy of this city, and this team, will always be in the paint. Ralph Sampson and Yao Ming are on pedestals slightly lower, and Dwight Howard will have to work hard, for years, to reach the levels of these giants. ...


  7. Adande: Dikembe Mutombo beat the odds on the road to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 10 | ESPN

    ... media and online streaming video. "They would have really galvanized the game in Africa," Ujiri said. "Almost like Yao Ming [in China] or Dirk [Nowitzki, in Europe]." But if


  8. Looking back on Dikembe Mutombo's Rockets careerRead the original story

    Friday Sep 11 | The Dream Shake

    ... Dikembe Mutombo . Mutombo first came to the Rockets in the '04-'05 season as the backup to budding superstar center Yao Ming. Deke only started two games behind a still-healthy Yao, but played in 80, averaging 4.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.3 ...


  9. Globetrotters to ramp up China effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 8 | China Daily

    ... means the game can be enjoyed in just about any setting - rural or urban," he said. "I also think the emergence of Yao Ming helped to make basketball popular in China," Schneider added. Ming, a native of Shanghai, played several seasons in the ...


  10. Friday Bolts - 9.4.15Read the original story

    Sep 4, 2015 | Daily Thunder

    ... done on the same foot. Jones' fractures are not friendly to players who hover around 7 feet tall, just ask Yao Ming, Bill Walton or Brook Lopez." Tom Haberstroh of ESPN Insider on LeBron winning multiple titles : "It might surprise folks that even ...


  11. Moore: Rockets have new metric for successRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | CBS Sports

    ... without two key players in Patrick Beverley and Donatas Motiejunas . For the first time since the Tracy McGrady-Yao Ming era, Houston seems to be putting a premium on leadership and continuity -- the human, non-statistical hallmarks of almost any ...


  12. Top 5 videos of the week: from China's most popular pig to a rare shot of massive twin typhoonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    ... es out of his day to give SCMP.tv an exclusive chat about the future of basketball in China and the possiblity of a Yao Ming clone. ( Read the full story here )


  13. Poaching to render 4m people jobless in Africa - ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | 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 ...


  14. Embiid Update II - Exit Surgery Enter Sports ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | The Sixer Sense

    ... during ground impact. This is an injury that is quite similar to the multiple injuries suffered by former NBA Yao Ming which eventually forced him to retire. It's also similar to that of Zydrunas Ilgauskas , who endured three separate surgeries ...


  15. Shaquille O'Neal predicts the next Yao Ming will emerge soon during Hong Kong visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    The NBA legend is in Hong Kong on a promotional tour and was full of praise for China's best ever basketball player Shaquille O'Neal poses with fellow NBA star Mike Miller during a promotional tour in Hong Kong. Photo: Kevin Kung Shaquille O'Neal has hit the streets of Hong Kong today and the NBA great's thoughts have immediately turned to the state of the game in China and the question - when will the world see the "next Yao Ming?" "I think it something we're all waiting for," O'Neal told South China Morning Post .


  16. Data-Driven Philadelphia 76ers Just Have Questions, No Answers, with Joel EmbiidRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... of process over result. You don't draft a big man with the same injury that afflicted Bill Walton, Kevin McHale and Yao Ming unless you're convinced the potential long-term upside outweighs the lack of immediate gain and chance of future injury. ...


  17. James Harden Deal Can Bring Adidas Back To RelevanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    ... China, as the Houston Rockets has several connections to the country, as former Rocket and Chinese basketball star Yao Ming helped build a massive following for the team. The Harden deal will certainly elevate Adidas' visibility in the NBA ...


  18. Is Adidas Desperate Paying $200 Million to James Harden?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | TheStreet.com

    ... His team is good -- and could be great. His teammate Dwight Howard wears Adidas, and internationally, because of Yao Ming 's stint in Houston, Harden's Rockets are a bigger global brand than you might think. And of course, Harden dates a Kardashian ...


  19. Houston Rockets Star James Harden Just Signed a Monster 13-Year, $200 Million Deal With AdidasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | TheBlaze.com

    ... particular emphasis on China. The Rockets have largely remained a fan favorite in the Far East since the days that Yao Ming occupied the area surrounding the basket. The partnership includes Harden traveling on what Adidas calls "extensive brand ...


  20. What A 13-Year, $200 Million Deal Means To James Harden And AdidasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... particular emphasis on China. The Rockets have largely remained a fan favorite in the Far East since the days that Yao Ming occupied the area surrounding the basket. The partnership includes Harden traveling on what Adidas calls "extensive brand ...