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Monday, December 22, 2014

Articles tagged: Yao Ming

Might Warriors Have Interest in Yao Ming as Jeremy Lin Fan Favorite Type?

It’s truly a shame that Yao Ming’s most distinguishing characteristic and physical asset has also been his downfall. The 7’6″ center, who played in all but two games his first three years in the league, has been plagued by injuries the past five seasons. His oversized and fragile body cannot handle the stress of running…Read More

Rules Do Not Apply When Yao Ming Is in China with Rockets

The Houston Rockets recently returned to the U.S. after a lengthy trip to China for the preseason. Lots of teams and players have been traveling abroad to help promote the NBA, but things are different when the Rockets make a trip. When Houston goes to China, they bring center Yao Ming who is one of…Read More

Is Yao Ming Too Big to Ever Be Great?

You know, with Yao Ming being out for the next 8-12 weeks because of a fracture in his foot, I got to thinking (yes, cue up the Worm talking to Grandma clip): will Yao’s injuries, due to his size, prevent him from being great? It’s arguable that Yao’s skills and development could get him up…Read More

Dr. Yao Ming to Receive Honorary Degree from University of Hong Kong

So to answer the age old question: what do Bill Clinton and Yao Ming have in common? They both will be honorary recipients of degrees from the University of Hong Kong for their roles in HIV/AIDS research and advocacy. In case you’re wondering how Dr. Ming qualifies, HKU has it described: Mr Yao has made…Read More

Yao Ming Cares More About the Beijing Olympics than the NBA

And I don’t mean that to be a negative commentary about the man. His statement at the press conference on Tuesday sort of slipped under the radar for me. Upon incurring a season-ending stress fracture in his foot, Yao said it would be the biggest loss in his career if he were to miss out…Read More

Yao Ming’s Wedding Pictures and Photo Album

We had heard late in June that Yao would be getting married and even joked about the size of the cake. Of course I had nothing but congrats to give the big guy for finding his soul mate or whatever, good for him. But there’s no wedding (regardless of what’s on the menu) that would…Read More

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