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China Fears Yao Ming Injury Could End His Career

When Yao Ming went down during the third game of the Houston Rockets' Western Conference semifinals series vs. the Los Angeles Lakers on May 8, the big man...

Semi-Pro: Yao Ming Buys His Former Chinese Team

The American dream unfolds as a familiar tale: a poor kid works hard and grows up to be a rich, successful businessman. The Chinese dream isn't so different,...

Q&A YAO MING

In a new memoir with sportswriter Ric Bucher, Yao: A Life in Two Worlds, Houston Rockets center Yao Ming reflects on straddling two cultures--at 7 ft. 5 in. Are...

The Next Yao Ming?

The Chinese giant was so dazzled by the lights of Las Vegas that he didn't notice the furtive glances of the tourists gathering around him. Trying to unwind...

Yao Ming

When the Chinese basketball star arrived in America in October 2002, Houston Rockets owner Les Alexander said, "This is the biggest individual sports story of...

Linsanity Heads East, Linfects China and Taiwan

America can’t get enough of Jeremy Lin—nor can anyone else. Less than a week after leading the Knicks to a five-game winning streak, Taiwanese-American point...

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