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Eight-year Rocket, Yao Ming, returned to the Toyota Center Tuesday for the first time this season. The 7-footer watched the Rockets shootaround this morning as the team prepared to host the Golden State Warriors. Ming, in his second second full year of retirement, runs a wine business and is going to school for economics and media. According to Howard Chen, CSN Houston: Yao was selected as an All-Star all eight years of his career, a career that was shortened by a foot injury. The Rockets have said they’re planning on retiring his jersey – something Yao says he hasn’t thought much about yet. “I don’t know how many times I played on this court, but every time I look up to the jerseys in the sky: Rudy (Tomjanovich), (Calvin) Murphy, Hakeem (Olajuwon), Moses (Malone). Those names are like a mark…I’m way behind them. It should be a great honor.” Currently, Yao is running a wine business and is also back in school – studying economics and media. “I know a lot of the players here finish s...
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