Yao Ming was the first of the Basketball Hall of Fame’s class of 2016 to speak during the enshrinement ceremony on Friday and he got the evening off to a great start with a well played joke.
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Former Houston Rockets superstar Yao Ming will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in September.
So I realize that almost everyone is going to look tiny standing next to 7-foot-6 Yao Ming, but this photo of Ricky Rubio posing with the former Houston Rockets center was just too funny to pass up.
JJ Watt is the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year. The Houston Texans defensive end is 6-foot-5, 298 pounds, and a monster on the field.
Jeremy Lin considers Yao Ming to be a role model and sought guidance from him throughout last season.
The New York Knicks must feel more fortunate by the day. They chose to stick with Jeremy Lin rather than releasing him, and to say it has paid off would be an epic understatement.
Since his sudden and unfortunate retirement from the NBA back in July, Yao Ming has turned the page of his life and quickly focused on a new set of goals.
Oftentimes when there is a work stoppage in a professional sports league, players will go back to school.