Found July 05, 2013 on That NBA Lottery Pick:
PLAYERS: Yao Ming
TEAMS: Houston Rockets

For most married couples, their wedding cake is one of the most important things to have perfect on their big day. Recently, a married Houston couple by the names of  Jacqui Vivanco and Mike Hertlein had a special cake made for their big day in the shape of former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming. Below is just a few photos of the Yao Cake…. The cake itself was made by “Charm City Cakes” in Baltimore, Maryland and if that store name seems familiar, that’s the same place made famous on the hit Food Network show, “Ace of Cakes” that ran on television from 2006-2011. *** Yao Ming is a wedding cake [Ball Don't Lie] Yao Cake images courtesy of @moustachio

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