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  1. UCF toils to keep Tacko Fall healthy as he preps for showdown with fellow 7-foot-6 athleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... experts this summer consulting athletic trainers from the Houston Rockets who worked with retired 7-foot-6 center Yao Ming and even staff from UC Irvine, which has a few years of experience working with Ndiaye. "You need to know their limit and how ...


  2. Washington holds off Texas 77-71 in historic game in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 14 | Houston Chronicle

    ... the Washington Huskies at the Mercedez Benz Arena in Shanghai, China, Saturday, Nov. 14, ... more Former NBA star Yao Ming, third from right watch as Dejounte Murray of the Washington Huskies, in white, falls on Eric Davis, Jr. of the Texas ...


  3. Rebounding hustle helps Huskies open season with a 77-71 victory over TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | Seattle Times

    ... China, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. Chinese characters at the back reads China. (Ng Han Guan/AP) Former NBA star Yao Ming, third from right bows as he observes a moment of silence with other attendees to mark the terror attacks in Paris before a college ...


  4. Yao Ming Dwarfs Texas Basketball TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | Burnt Orange Nation

    The Longhorns are in China for tonight's 9 p.m. Central tipoff against Washington. While in Shanghai, the team met up with one of the country's most famous athletes, former Houston Rocket Yao Ming.


  5. Weird Rockets Video of the Week: Steve Francis on MTV CribsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | The Dream Shake

    ... very not the man. He did a lot of cool stuff, but he also did a lot of not cool stuff like be bad at playing with Yao Ming, which seems like it would be super hard to do. For some context, Steve Francis was a point guard for the Houston Rockets for ...


  6. Houston Rockets vs. Brooklyn Nets game previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | The Dream Shake

    ... Johnson back when he became a free agent in 2010. Tracy McGrady was gone and the Rockets needed a star to pair with Yao Ming (whom they figured would still be a around). Johnson understandably took the max deal with Atlanta and Houston struck out ...


  7. Welcome to the 2015-16 NBA track meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | ESPN

    ... 23rd and 23rd in pace. In a league dominated by slow teams, brooding bigs (O'Neal, Tim Duncan , Kevin Garnett , Yao Ming and Dirk Nowitzki ) and half-court stars ( Kobe Bryant , Tracy McGrady), the pace revolution never materialized. That sound you ...


  8. Harden leads Rockets over Magic in overtime 119-114Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... and 14 rebounds. He was 10 for 10 to become the first Rocket to make 10 or more field goals without a miss since Yao Ming was 12 for 12 in 2009. Trevor Ariza scored 19 points with four 3-pointers. Howard is still working his way back into game shape ...


  9. How the Rockets should change their defense to kickstart their seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 | The Dream Shake

    ... wondering, that Portland team finished with a 18-64 record. Houston has not started a season 0-2 since 2010, when Yao Ming played just 5 games. Despite the slow start to the 2015-16 campaign, there is a clear path to success for the talented group. ...


  10. Which is most valuable: Gold, cocaine or rhino horn?Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 28 | Holtville Tribune

    ... animal products as food and consumer goods. (They noted that a social media campaign featuring retired NBA player Yao Ming appeared to help save shark populations by reducing demand for shark fin soup in his native China.) "Large herbivores, and ...


  11. Teenager Shen potential successor to Yao MingRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    China's 18-year-old basketball center Shen Zijie, who was trained in the United States , has been widely considered as a potential successor to former NBA legend Yao Ming. Boasting the height of 2.07m and the arm span of 2.20m, Shen, who is competing in the ongoing China's National Youth Games, is nicknamed "Chinese Bird" by his fans.


  12. Prince William's key wildlife speech filmed at King'sRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    ... the Conservation program were broadcasters Sir David Attenboroug h and Bear Grylls and former NBA basketball star, Yao Ming , who is now a dedicated conservation and anti-rhino poaching campaigner. The previous two shows were on the topic of ...


  13. Murray's tall taskRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Sky Sports

    Andy Murray has been used to dealing with tall, powerful servers but none are as big as his latest challenge. NBA legend Yao Ming towered over Murray and fellow tennis ace Rafa Nadal when they met after a gruelling two weeks of Chinese tournaments.


  14. Prince William Says He Fears the Last Rhinos and Elephants Will Die...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | People

    ... and naturalist Sir David Attenborough and former Houston Rockets star (and United for Wildlife ambassador) Yao Ming. A spokesman at Kensington Palace said in a statement that William was "grateful to have this opportunity to explain how people ...


  15. Beep, the World's First Microcasting Platform, Announces...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... House on crowdfunding legislation and regulations. Crowdfunder is also well known for partnering with NBA player Yao Ming for his Yao Family Wines campaign. "Crowdfunder is a great vehicle for companies like Beep to tell their story and connect with ...


  16. Academies not 'fairy dust' needed to find the next Yao Ming in China, says NBA's SilverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    Retired NBA superstar Yao Ming meets secondary school students and teachers at the Southorn Stadium, Wan Chai, in July. Photo: Felix Wong NBA commissioner Adam Silver said unearthing the next Yao Ming should not be left to chance as the wildly popular US basketball league pushes efforts to develop Chinese stars.


  17. Next Yao Ming won't come from 'fairydust', says NBA chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver said unearthing the next Yao Ming shouldn't be left to chance as the wildly popular US basketball league pushes efforts to develop Chinese stars. The Houston Rockets giant set off a National Basketball Association boom in China which still reverberates, demonstrating the enormous value of home-grown players.


  18. China is fun, but it can be a little scary for Hornets" Jeremy LinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... Basketball is so popular in China that NBA China has 140 employees spread over four offices. When Chinese native Yao Ming was selected No. 1 overall in the 2002 draft, it stimulated intense interest in the NBA. A 7-foot-5 center, Yao was a six-time ...


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

    Oct 5, 2015 | 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.


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

    Oct 3, 2015 | 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 ! ...