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J.J. Watt had lunch with Yao Ming and the two posed for a photo that Watt shared on Twitter. People were shocked by the disparity in size because apparently some think all sports people are equally gigantic. Someone looks small compared to a guy who’s listed at 7’6″? WEIRD!
– The Jags quarterback coach said that Blaine Gabbert would be the highest graded quarterback in this year’s draft class. That people didn’t immediately laugh at them in unison means you don’t want your team drafting any QBs this year.
– Rams punter Johnny Hekker will draw pictures for you if you ask him on Twitter. Punters, so zany! If someone gets Hekker to draw a picture of him booting Roger Goodell in the face, I’ll PayPal you $20.
– What the hell: A college kid’s stupid college kid rant against hip-hop in the Florida student newspaper. The lede: “I watched the Grammys Sunday — not that anyone cares.” Say what you want, the kid has a future in writing the Jay Cutler character.
– Thankfully, the Cowboys w
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J.J. Watt is by no means a small man. In fact he is a very large fella and clocks in at a solid 6′ 5″, 295 lbs. However, perceptual contrast is everything especially when you take a photograph of him standing next to 7′ 6″ Yao Ming. This is a great photo but it doesn’t compare to Yao’s time in Africa or him playing golf. Great lunch with @yaoming today. Have a feeling...
What’s bigger than a 6-foot-5, 295-pound defensive end? A 7-foot-6, 311-pound former NBA center, of course.
Houston defensive star J.J. Watt was doing some sports cross-pollination on Tuesday, and his foil was none other than former Houston Rockets star Yao Ming. Watt suggested that Yao could help with what is considered Watt’s specialty: swatting passes at the line of scrimmage...
Yao Ming paid a visit to the Houston Zoo yesterday and shared his position on animal rights with many students.
“You have little pets in your house — dogs, cats, all kinds,” Yao said. “Just imagine your relationship with your pets. That’s the same thing, the same kind of thing, that the African people have with those big animals. They’re living in the...
As the top pick of the Houston Rockets in the 2002 NBA draft Yao Ming only played a total of nine years. While his stats may be impressive during his brief career his impact in the globalization of the NBA brand is unparalleled.
Ming finished with career averages of 19.0 points and 9.2 rebounds, including two seasons when he averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds.... Read more
His head is twice the size of mine Juan…
JJ Watt had one of the best seasons by a defender, possibly ever. He easily won DPOY and rightfully so. He’s only going to get better and that’s scary for offenses around the NFL.
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Check out the insane difference in height…
This video was made as a tribute to Mr. James Bucklin, whose valentine will always be Yao Ming. Many people don't understand what Yao is or what he could have been had injuries stayed far away. We miss the big fella and only hope he is doing well. This is a bitter sweet video.
PS. no one made this video for James, that was a joke.
Three Rockets walk into a bar T…
Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin hosted a launch party for the “Jeremy Lin Foundation” at Minute Maid Park in Houston last night. Yao Ming and Dikembe Mutumbo were in attendance and the three past and present Rockets gathered for a pic before the soiree.There’s a joke somewhere in the picture.-TO
J.J. Watt and Yao Ming Couple Up
Yao Ming is...
Crazy stuff, height. You know, how it is all relative and stuff. Former Rockets center (and very tall man) Yao Ming met another tall Houston athlete on Tuesday: Texans linebacker J.J. Watt.
Apparently, the two tall men, although one is taller than the other tallish guy, enjoyed a lunch together. Ming is in Houston this week to attend NBA All-Star Game festivities. Watt was probably...
How chubby did Yao Ming get? And why isn't he happy? He is jealous this Jeremy Lin kid who grew up in America is stealing his thunder as the Chinese Basketball player? Dikembe Mutumbo is always happy. No matter where he is.
Under normal circumstances, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt towers over most human beings at a 6'6 but it looks like J.J. finally met his match when he met former Rockets center Yao Ming for lunch on Tuesday.Check out the below photo that J.J. posted to his Twitter page:
Texans DE JJ Watt is a 6-foot-5, 295-pound beast of a man, but put him next to retired NBA star Yao Ming and his impressive 7-foot-6, 310-pound frame, and Watt goes from imposing hulk to, well, a normal sized human being. According to Watt’s Twitter account the two had lunch together, but the 2012 NFL Defensive Player of the Year failed to mention whether the pair broke out in...
What do you know about them Houston boys?
Well I know that neither one of them are actually from Houston, however Yao Ming does have a pretty good Chinese restaurant in Houston that’s affordable.
JJ Watt, the 2012 Defensive Player of the Year and defensive end for the Houston Texans, had lunch with Yao Ming the former center for the Houston Rockets today, and tweeted the above...
Rockets Dikembe Mutombo (7’2), Jeremy Lin (6’3) and Yao Ming (7’6), who’re all in Houston for All-Star weekend, pose together for a photo:
wow…i look like an infant #twintowersplusone twitter.com/JLin7/status/3…
— Jeremy Lin (@JLin7) February 14, 2013
He makes me feel so small T…
How did Houston Texans defensive star JJ Watt get so good at football when he’s so small, he must be like 4′ 9” next to Yao Ming. This is always referred to as the Yao Ming effect. He can make anyone feel like a little person.-TO
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