Joel Embiid has yet to appear in an NBA game since he was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers last year, and you have to wonder if he ever will. Embiid is expected to miss the entire 2015-2016 season after suffering a setback in his surgically-repaired foot. Embiid missed all of his rookie season after surgery...Read More
How serious is Joel Embiid’s foot injury? Unfortunately for the former Kansas star, there are some examples of superstar NBA players who have essentially been forced into retirement by the same injury he has. Bill Walton and Yao Ming are two of the more alarming examples. Embiid’s agent Arn Tellem announced on Thursday that the […]
We here all the time about completely ridiculous lawsuits in the United States, but as it turns out folks in America are not the only ones that sue just for the heck of it. No, people in China do it too. Just ask former Houston Rockets star Yao Ming.He's being sued for what amounts to 16 cents by one man in China.@AmazingSprtsPicThe man--Feng Changshun--took a fish oil supplement...
Yao Ming's career is a what-if question. The biggest what if Yao is afraid to answer is where he would fit in the current NBA. Shaquille O'Neal is famous for lamenting the end of the traditional center. Yao is too as he looks at the landscape of the current NBA. And since Yao would be playing if not for chronic foot injuries that ended his career in 2011, he really knows...
You already knew that former NBA player Yao Ming, who stands at 7-foot-6 inches tall, was much larger than other humans. But the below photo, taken at the NBA All-Star Game, is absolutely ridiculous. Yao’s hand is the size of the smaller guy’s entire head. The size-difference here is incredible. pic.twitter.com/lz5PmpBkrm — Kami Mattioli (@kmattio) February 17, 2014
As a force to be reckoned with both on and off of the court, former NBA star Yao Ming has a wide range of interests, charitable undertakings, and political pursuits. That said, one of Ming’s quirkier (and no less commendable) endeavors is that of a wildlife conservation blog—wherein he describes his tour of Africa with the Wild Aid NGO and writes about the horrors of a growing...
For those of you wondering what former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming is up to these days, he is entering his third-year at Jiao Tong University and only need two more years to complete his college degree. Recently, the fine folks over New York Times did a short piece on Yao’s college time and below is a short excerpt from their piece which reveals Yao’s want to live in the...
In case you didn’t know already, former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming has entered the wine trade and it appears that one wine critic is a fan. Famed wine critic Robert Parker recently reviewed a 2010 Yao Ming Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and gave it a pretty outstanding score. We learn more from The Drinks Business: Robert Parker reviewed Yao Family Wines for the first...
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