Found March 07, 2013 on That NBA Lottery Pick:
PLAYERS: Yao Ming
TEAMS: Houston Rockets
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The newest baby giraffe addition to the Houston Zoo is named after Houston's beloved former big man, Yao Ming. May the legacy continue to live on.In the future, it would be awesome if giraffe Yao could be joined by a series of other animals named after famed Rockets ballers.. can anybody say T-Mac the tiger?(Courtesy of Ball Don't Lie)
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