Yao Ming Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Chinese Basketball Association elects Yao Ming as presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Powhatan Today

    ... er. "For many years we haven't seen any admirable or acceptable reform measures introduced by the CBA," Yang said. "Yao Ming is not only a brilliant player, but intelligent with his independent ideas."

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  2. Yao Ming elected chief of Chinese Basketball AssociationRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | China Daily

    File photo shows former Houston Rockets player Yao Ming on court during Game 2 vs Portland Trail Blazers of the NBA Playeroffs on April 21, 2009. [Photo/VCG] Chinese basketball icon Yao Ming has been elected chairman of the Chinese Basketball Association, the association announced after its national congress on Thursday.

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  3. Yao Ming elected as president of CBARead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Xinhuanet

    Yao Ming, member of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and former NBA all-star player, was unanimously voted as the president of the Chinese Basketball Association here on Thursday. Yao, 37, became the first-ever non-governmental personage to take the position at the ninth national congress of the association which was founded in 1956.

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  4. Chinese Basketball Association elects Yao Ming as presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | SFGate

    In this Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 file photo, retired Houston Rockets center Yao Ming speaks during his jersey number retirement ceremony at halftime of an NBA basketball game between the Rockets and the Chicago Bulls in Houston. The Chinese Basketball Association has voted unanimously to appoint NBA Hall of Famer Yao as its new president.

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  5. Chinese Basketball Association elects Yao Ming as president read commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | CBC News

    Yao Ming's appointment is considered a reform step for the association, which had until now been typically led by government sport officials. The CBA's social media account quoted Yao as saying at a ceremony on Thursday that he hoped to reform the domestic league's draft system and push more Chinese players into the international arena.

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  6. Shanghai rises, Beijing sinks as CBA regular season endsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Xinhuanet

    ... which also spoiled Stephon Marbury's 40th birthday. The Shanghai Sharks are famous for their boss and former player Yao Ming, the biggest star in Chinese basketball history. Before joining the NBA's Houston Rockets in 2002, the giant left Shanghai ...

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

    Sunday Feb 19 | 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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  8. Jimmer Fredette Scores 73 Points During Chinese Basketball Association GameRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 19 | 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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  9. Rudy Tomjanovich, Tracy McGrady among Hall of Fame finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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