BEIJING (AP) Former NBA player Yao Ming, among leading Chinese sports figures to back Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics, says the city's infrastructure and experience hosting the 2008 Summer Games makes it a prime candidate.
''Beijing 2022 would bring it all to a new level, and make more people understand sport and be involved,'' Yao said in a news release issued by the...
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February 11, 2015
We all know that Shaquille O’Neal is one of the largest human beings in the world. He’s a true behemoth. At 7’1″, Shaq is definitely larger than life.
But next to Yao Ming, even Shaq looks like a little man.
Check out these pictures of Shaq and Yao next to each other from Shaq’s Instagram account:
Chillin wit YAO MING IN SHANGHAI
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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...