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USA TodayYao's legacy tough to quantifySI.comYao Ming's basketball accomplishments extend far beyond the hardwood he was often deprived of playing on. He came to the United States shrouded in mystery, a 7-foot-5 basketball phenom from a part of the world that had not produced many. ...NBA Sources Say Yao Ming to RetireMyFox HoustonYao was an International basketball starESPNYao leaves lasting imprint on NBAYahoo! SportsUSA Today -BBC News -Washington Postall 514 news articles »
STEVE RUSSELL/TORONTO STARToronto StarYao Ming retiring China's Yao Ming is retiring from the NBA, reports say. Here's a look back at his career. Royal visit: Day 9 Final day of the Canadian royal visit takes in the Stampede parade and the zoo before William and Ka. ...and more »
Report: Veteran Rockets center Yao Ming retiringNewsday (subscription)Click here Report: Veteran Rockets center Yao Ming retiring Published: July 8, 2011 4:26 PM By The Associated Press (AP) -- Yahoo! Sports is reporting that Yao Ming is retiring from basketball. The 7-foot-6 Houston Rockets center, plagued by lower-body ...and more »
NBA PM: Can Boston Look Ahead?HoopsWorldYao Ming retires…Indiana Pacers add Kevin Pritchard to the front office – Larry Bird's successor?…NBA Chats. Boston's Last Run? The idea the Boston Celtics will rebuild in the summer of 2012 is not a new one. In fact, that was the main reason Ray ...and more »
Report: Veteran Houston Rockets centre Yao Ming is retiring from basketballTHE FAN 590... the second half of his career, has informed the league office that his playing career is over, the website reported. The Rockets have no comment on the report because of the lockout, and the NBA has not received official retirement paperwork from Yao.
Rockets' Yao Ming to quit game: reportsKWCHHOUSTON (Reuters) - Houston Rockets center Yao Ming, one of the biggest names in contemporary basketball, has announced his retirement from the National Basketball Association, according to several media reports on Friday. The seven-foot six-inch ...
Los Angeles TimesLeBron James, Josh Hamilton, Tiger Woods and Today's Top Sports NewsBleacher ReportMaybe he didn't lead the Rockets to a championship, win the league Most Valuable Player award, or even play a half-dozen games past his 30th birthday, but Yao Ming had a fine NBA career. First, the raw numbers: Yao averaged 19 points and nine rebounds ...LeBron James, 'The Decision' 1-Year Anniversary: Most Memorable Moments From ...Huffington Postall 195 news articles »
Orlando Sentinel (blog)Could Dwight take talents to...China?Orlando Sentinel (blog)Magic center Dwight Howard enjoys rock-star status in China, perhaps ranking behind only Yao Ming and Kobe Bryant in popularity. If the lockout goes on, could Dwight sign to play basketball in China? Yeah, it sounds far-fetched, crazy, ridiculous, ...and more »
gulfnews.comBasketball-Coach Natt targets new heights for IndiaYahoo! Eurosport UKLess than two months after taking on the India coaching job, Kenny Natt's intuition tells him that there must be a budding Yao Ming or LeBron James just waiting to be unearthed somewhere in the country. The former NBA coach told Reuters that basketball ...INTERVIEW-Basketball-Coach Natt targets new heights for IndiaReuters UKall 11 news articles »
Bleacher ReportMiami Heat- Yao Ming Theory: The Center Piece to LeBron, Wade & Bosh's TitlesBleacher ReportShould the Miami Heat persue Yao Ming in free agency? The lack of offensive paint production from these three, in addition to the propensity of the Heat's power forward combo of Bosh and Haslem to shoot outside of the paint, creates a complication that ...and more »
Peace FM OnlineLakers just get by Rockets for victoryLos Angeles Times (blog)Center Yao Ming, who fouled out after playing 23 minutes, had nine points on four-of-11 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds. Reserve center Brad Miller had ...Los Angeles Lakers Vs. Houston Rockets 10/26/10: Mike's Free Pick Against the ...Sports Chat PlacePhil Jackson healthy; Los Angeles Lakers prep for regular seasonESPNLakers Practice Report: 10/24/10Lakers.comall 572 news articles »
Yao Ming: Yao nearly double-doubles in openerRotoworld.comYao Ming had nine points, 11 rebounds and two blocks on 4-of-11 shooting in 23 minutes on Tuesday. Yao fell far enough in drafts that he is worth the risk, ...Imperfectly perfect start: Yao Ming provides presence, not points ...CultureMapYao Ming: Yao's minutes limit won't riseRotoworld.comBrad Miller: Brad Miller goes for 9 & 9 in openerRotoworld.comall 4 news articles »
Los Angeles TimesYao Ming: Why This Will Be The Year He's Proven To Be a Bust Once and For AllBleacher ReportYao Ming will be making his return to an NBA court for the first time in over a year tonight as the Houston Rockets take on the two-time defending champion ...Rockets notes: Brooks joins Battier as team captainsHouston ChronicleNBA Season Opens With Defending Champ Lakers vs Rockets and Yao MingSports Newscaster2010-11 Houston Rockets Preview: How Much Will Yao Ming Contribute?SB NationToronto Star -Rotowire -ProBasketballTalkall 704 news articles »
Yao for 24 minutes >> Yao for zero minutesThe Dream Shakeby grungedave on Oct 26, 2010 11:52 AM CDT in Random Commentary As much as I think the whole "Yao Ming can only play 24 minutes" idea is ridiculously ...
Sydney Morning HeraldHeat-Celtics, Rockets-Lakers battle in TSN doubleheaderTSNAt 10pm et/7 pm pt, Yao Ming returns for the Houston Rockets as they take on Kobe Bryant and the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers. ...NBA preview: Can the Miami Heat live up to the hype?San Jose Mercury NewsNBA Schedule 2010 Begins with Heat's Opening ActAssociated ContentGoing out on a shaky limb to start an unpredictable seasonNBA.comOrlandoMagic.com -BetUs.com -Bleacher Reportall 2,585 news articles »
Washington PostCreate-a-Caption: Oh, great, now Yao're making me Yao-wnYahoo! Sports (blog)Jeez, tell us how you really feel, Yao Ming(notes). I mean, I know you had the night off for the Houston Rockets' preseason game against the ...2010-11 NBA Season Preview: Houston RocketsTSNRockets notes: Yao set to face Mavs' traditional centersHouston Chronicle2010-11 Houston Rockets PreviewSeattle Post IntelligencerThe Dream Shake -Opposing Viewsall 342 news articles »
New York Daily NewsNets tire in China, lose second straight preseason game to Yao Ming and RocketsNew York Daily NewsAP Yao Ming and the Rockets put Johan Petro and the Nets in a headlock by defeating New Jersey in two preseason games by double digits. ...Rockets bond, gain awareness of Yao's impactHouston ChronicleRemaking of Yao a great unknownSI.comYao has nine points, two blocks in 18 minutesmsnbc.comNew York Times (blog) -CBSSports.com (blog) -The Canadian Pressall 694 news articles »
ESPNGilbert Arena's faked injury, Yao Ming, Shawne MerrimanCNN (blog)19 – Number of minutes Rockets' center Yao Ming played in Wednesday's exhibition game against the Nets in Beijing. After being sidelined with a foot injury ...Arenas fakes injury, is fined by Wizards, then blames mediaArizona Daily StarThe Wizards Fine Arenas for Faking a Knee InjuryNew York Timesall 1,182 news articles »
msnbc.comYao improves, Rockets roar past Pacersmsnbc.comYao Ming showed improvement in another 12-minute stint on Saturday, pitching in 10 points, four rebounds, and two blocks in a win over Indiana. ...Big man, small steps for YaoNBA.com (blog)Team running offense despite Yao's time limitsHouston ChronicleYao Ming: Yao Ming plays well in 13 minutesRotoworld.comProBasketballTalk -FS Houston -The Associated Pressall 181 news articles »
AFPYao returns to court for NBA Houston defeatAFPHIDALGO, Texas — Chinese center Yao Ming played in his first NBA game since having left foot surgery in July of last year, scoring three points in 12 ...Magic too much for Yao, Rockets in preseason openerHouston ChronicleHoward, Magic beat Rockets, stealing spotlight from Yao in his first game ...The Canadian PressYao Ming returns as Magic beat Rocketsbettor.com (blog)Opposing Views -RTHK -Bleacher Reportall 178 news articles »
Limit Yao's minutes, sure, but limit his games, too?ProBasketballTalkWhen news came out that the Rockets would be limiting Yao Ming's minutes to 24 per game this season, it wasn't a huge surprise, but it was worth discussing. ...
Dime MagazineDampier ponders free-agent optionsYahoo! Sports... have been believed to be the favorite, but the Rockets also have been aggressive in pursuit of Dampier, whom they want to play behind Yao Ming(notes). ...Dampier thinking Hawks over Heat?msnbc.comToday's Erick Dampier update: Heat, Rockets and Hawks (yes, it's the slow time ...ProBasketballTalkHouston offers two-year deal to Dampierbettor.com (blog)Dime Magazine -Salt Lake Tribune (blog)all 16 news articles »
CBSSports.com (blog)Yao's Limit? 24 Minutes!NBA.com (blog)HANG TIME HEADQUARTERS – Just so we are clear on this one, Rockets center Yao Ming plays 24 minutes a night this season and not a second more? ...Yao Ming will play no more than 24 minutes a game to reduce bone stressESPNRockets to limit Yao Ming's minutesSportingNews.comYao's minutes limitation very serious mattermsnbc.comThe Dream Shake -Inside Bay Areaall 114 news articles »
Yao Ming is Frail: Hardwood Hints Pt.1The Province (blog)This article details how Houston plans on only allowing Yao Ming to play a maximum of 24 minutes per game to reduce stress on his bones. ...
Yao Ming and friends in TaipeiESPN (blog)Yao Ming and a cast of NBA players -- Brandon Jennings, Aaron Brooks, Chase Budinger, DaJuan Summers, Hasheem Thabeet, Jeremy Lin etc. ...
Telegraph.co.ukYao helps Houston roll out red carpet for FIFAHouston Chronicle... Thursday after the FIFA inspection delegation concluded its tour of the US, but the Bayou City can claim Yao Ming as its international sports sensation. ...You call that a sales job? Where the visiting World Cup officials should be ...CultureMapFIFA World Cup Officials Tour ReliantMyFox HoustonGulati: 'It's impossible not to be impressed ...'Soccer AmericaWorld Football Insider -KENS 5 TV -FOXNewsall 678 news articles »
CBSSports.com (blog)Rockets take cautious approach to Yao's comebackYahoo! SportsIt was certainly a welcome sight for Rockets fans last week—Yao Ming, moving confidently, working up a sweat, banging around in one-on-one situations with ...Yao Ming: Yao's minutes will be limitedRotoworld.comNBA AM: Taking Things Slow With YaoHoopsWorldHouston Rockets Face Same Problems in 2010-11Opposing ViewsCBSSports.com (blog) -Bleacher Report -Red94 (blog)all 9 news articles »
Yao-less China keep low key at basketball worldsXinhua27 (Xinhua) -- Without NBA star center Yao Ming who is recovering from the foot injury, China keep low key at the basketball worlds scheduled to open in ...China write off worlds chances in Yao's absenceFOXNewsall 14 news articles »
Washington PostTomatina Festival, Little League, Yao Ming and more in the day in photosWashington PostImages from around the world, including Youth Olympics, Pakistan flood relief, Mother Teresa's birth centenary, marijuana seized in Idaho and more news and ...and more »
Yao Ming still has a sense of humorUSA TodayThey say humor is the hardest thing to understand when one learns a new language, but for Yao Ming there never has been much of a barrier. ...Solomon: Yao will regain status as elite NBA big manHouston ChronicleYao Ming shows recovery right on track during Toyota Center workoutNBA.comYao Ming cleared; foot fully healedSportingNews.comThe Associated Press -HoopsWorld -CBSSports.com (blog)all 309 news articles »
China DailyYao Ming helps earthquake-ravaged ChinaKVUEHOUSTON -- Houston Rocket Yao Ming is helping local families that are trying to get in touch with their relatives in China. ...Yao Ming Foundation to lend aid to China quake victimsHouston ChronicleYao Ming to raise fund for Qinghai quake victimsXinhuaYao sets up hotline for quake victimsThe Associated PressCultureMap -People's Daily Onlineall 208 news articles »
USA TodayEye-Opener: How should NFL deal with Ben Roethlisberger?USA TodayThe Houston Rockets will gladly settle for having a so-so version of Yao Ming. The Indiana Pacers might start looking for a new home if Indianapolis doesn't ...and more »
The Money TimesRockets drop season finale to Hornets, finish at 42-40Houston ChronicleShane (Battier) will help when he gets back, and Yao (Ming.) Everybody has to grow and get better. "I truly believe when we get to training camp and start ...NBA Betting - Hornets End Disappointing Season Against RocketsBetUs.comWest, Collison lead Hornets past Rockets in finale2TheAdvocateThe Hornets beat the Rockets and the Season EndsHornets247.com (blog)all 204 news articles »
Keep America Beautiful Earth Day Artistic ExpressionsHip Hop Press (press release)"Yao Ming Wants the Dunk" a song in which J recorded also in mandarin Chinese. J Xavier has also appeared in MTV's "My Super Sweet Sixteen The Movie" as ...
Bleacher ReportNBA Playoffs: Five Reasons Portland Trail Blazers Could Pounce in the West?Bleacher ReportToo innocent to predict the bombs Yao Ming would drop just 10 minutes later, and boy...when It rains, it pours. “Because this was the first game, ...and more »
TSNHouston Rockets (41-39) at Sacramento Kings (25-55), 10 pmMiamiHerald.comThe Rockets, despite missing All-Star center Yao Ming for the entire season, can assure finishing above .500 for a fourth straight season with a win tonight ...Final Home Game is One for the Record BooksThe Sacramento Pressall 311 news articles »
Yao Ming's Fans Punch RefereeallvoicesYao Ming played for the Sharks until 2002 when he left for the USA and the NBA. After hearing the Sharks were having financial problems, Yao Ming bought the ...and more »
USA TodayShould He Stay or Should He Go? Yao Ming May Test Free-Agency WatersBleacher ReportThe latest NBA news to hit the wire has Houston's All-Star Chinese Center Yao Ming contemplating opting out of his contract and testing the free-agency ...Democracy will ruin the hoops Hall of FameUSA TodayNBA At 2: Houston's Long-Term PlanHoopsWorldSomething Worries Me About Chuck HayesThe Dream Shake (blog)ProBasketballTalk (blog) -HoopsWorldall 7 news articles »
Washington PostHouston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs in Basketball Betting battle for TexasNBA Hoops Betting (blog)That is no longer the case as the Rockets –without Yao Ming- have dropped off the face of the sports betting map and the Spurs are suffering one of their ...Ranking The WestHoopsWorldNBA Power Rankings: Spurs Make a StatementFanHouseHill scores 30 to lead Spurs over Rockets 119-102The Associated Pressall 189 news articles »
USA TodayWhat's Next For The Rockets?HoopsWorldThe best-case scenario for Yao Ming is basically Zydrunas Ilgauskas. Ilgauskas had a similar injury and required similar surgery to that of Yao, ...Democracy will ruin the hoops Hall of FameUSA TodaySomething Worries Me About Chuck HayesThe Dream Shake (blog)Defense tops the to-do list for Aaron BrooksProBasketballTalk (blog)HoopsWorldall 5 news articles »
Gooden ready to settle downSI.com"When I came in, just look at it -- Yao Ming was No. 1, Jay Williams [of Duke] was No. 2, [Mike] Dunleavy Jr. was three, I was four and Skitska -- I can't ...and more »
Washington PostSolomon: Rockets' season dead, but no funeral yetHouston ChronicleYao Ming, out this season recovering from foot surgery, said the team finishing at or above .500 without him would say something about its character. ...Rockets extend Wizards' losing streak to 16The Associated Pressall 448 news articles »
Bleacher Report10 Bigs Who Could Fill Yao's Shoes in 2010Bleacher ReportWith Yao Ming being non-committal about the subject of opting out this summer, the Rockets have been thrown for a loop. While the vast majority of ...
Yao Ming's Excited! Fans May Get To Vote On NBA Hall-of-FamersSB Nation (blog)This sounds worse than it really is: According to NBA.com, there's a movement afoot to include fans in the ...and more »
Yao Ming: Yao plans on running in MayRotoworld.comYao Ming (foot) expects to resume running in late May and is hoping to be playing by next season. Yao says he is about 30 percent recovered right now and is ...
...at the Houston Chronicle that he’s considering opting out of his deal: “Though it has long been assumed Rockets center Yao Ming’s foot injury and extensive surgery would prevent him from opting out of his contract after this season, Yao said Saturday he was...
ProBasketballTalk (blog)Yao Ming opting out of contract?Yahoo! SportsYao Ming(notes) has spent the season out of commission due to a ton of surgery on his foot, but that might not stop him from opting out of ...Yao Ming: Yao Ming hasn't decided whether to opt out?Rotoworld.comYao Ming tackles Peking duck and fundraising at his first local benefitCultureMapWill Yao Ming Test Free Agency?SportsUntapped.com (blog)Dime Magazine -ProBasketballTalk (blog) -Houston Chronicleall 12 news articles »
China DailyYao Ming navigates deal with Beijing GPS makerChina DailySHANGHAI: As a thirty-year-old man, Yao Ming has gained a number of social roles beyond being a basketball player. ...and more »
Globe and MailSurprising Rockets See Promising FutureNew York TimesDave Einsel/Associated Press Rockets' Yao Ming, right, who had an operation on his left foot, is expected back next season. Keep up with the latest news, ...NBA Roundup: Sunday's actionThe Canadian PressAll-for-One, One-for-All Mentality Still Sets Rockets ApartSportingNews.com (blog)all 314 news articles »
Yao's Sharks beat RocketsCCTVThis is a great tale of rivalry because Yao Ming watched his Shanghai Sharks claim a third straight win in CBA on Wednesday night. ...