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  1. Yao Ming crowdfunds new tasting roomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Drinks Business

    Former NBA star turned Napa winery owner, Yao Ming, has started a crowdfunding campaign to raise US$3 million to expand his US and Chinese operations. The money will be used to build a visitor centre in Napa Valley and a branded tasting room in the former Houston Rockets player's hometown of Shanghai.

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  2. Report: Rappers looking for thief who yanked former Rocket's gold chainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chron

    ... Magic on Feb. 22, 2006, for Anfernee Hardaway and Trevor Ariza. He started in just 45 games with the Knicks. 2005 - Yao Ming blocks his former teammate Orlando Magic guard Steve Francis during the third period at the Toyota Center, Nov. 8, 2005, in ...

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  3. Meeting of the Week: Parents of Foreigners CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | China Digital Times

    ... the official language around censorship and political correctness. CPPCC member and retired Chinese NBA player Yao Ming's daughter Yao Qinlei was born in Houston and is a U.S. citizen. (Source: Sohu Sports) Scornful nickname for the annual meetings ...

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  4. The best images from around the world for Mar. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Globe and Mail

    Yao Ming, former NBA basketball star and delegate to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, hunches over his smartphone before the opening session in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. Protesters and police face off during a rally at Los Angeles Police Department Headquarters against the fatal police shooting of an unarmed homeless man.

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  5. China's top legislative advisory body holds annual sessionRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Japan Times

    Former Chinese NBA star Yao Ming makes his way through a crowd of journalists to the steps of the Great Hall of the People as he arrives for the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing on Tuesday. The more than 2,000 members of China's top legislative advisory body convened their annual meeting Tuesday, kicking off a political high season that will continue with the opening of the national congress later in the week.

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  6. Harden's 33 points leads Rockets over Cavs 105-103 in OTRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Putnam County Sentinel

    ... in the exhibit are lockers for owner Leslie Alexander and Hakeem Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler, Rudy Tomjanovich, Yao Ming, Tracy McGrady, Elvin Hayes, Moses Malone, Ralph Sampson, Steve Francis and Calvin Murphy. Alexander, Olajuwon, Hayes and Murphy ...

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  7. Houston Rockets Troll LeBron James And Call James Harden 'The New King' [PHOTO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | CBS Local

    ... in the exhibit are lockers for owner Leslie Alexander and Hakeem Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler, Rudy Tomjanovich, Yao Ming, Tracy McGrady, Elvin Hayes, Moses Malone, Ralph Sampson, Steve Francis and Calvin Murphy. Olajuwon said he loves returning to watch ...

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  8. James takes blame for overtime lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Daily Record

    ... in the exhibit are lockers for owner Leslie Alexander and Hakeem Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler, Rudy Tomjanovich, Yao Ming, Tracy McGrady, Elvin Hayes, Moses Malone, Ralph Sampson, Steve Francis and Calvin Murphy. Olajuwon said he loves returning to watch ...

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  9. Rockets plan championship celebration after unveiling Legends Lockers at Toyota CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Houston Chronicle

    ... 2013 renovation to honor the careers of Calvin Murphy, Rudy Tomjanovich, Elvin Hayes, Moses Malone, Steve Francis, Yao Ming, Hakeem Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler and Tracy McGrady along with Alexander's 21 seasons as owner. "It gives you tingles in your ...

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  10. Rockets unveil Legends LockersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... feature photos, memorabilia and artifacts of Leslie Alexander, Hakeem Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler, Rudy Tomjanovich, Yao Ming, Tracy McGrady, Elvin Hayes, Moses Malone, Ralph Sampson, Steve Francis and Calvin Murphy. ( Melissa Phillip / Houston ...

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  11. African wildlife agency lauds China's ban on ivory importsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | China Daily

    ... campaign and via targeted public service announcements (PSAs). The PSAs feature celebrities such as former NBA star Yao Ming and Chinese film icon Li Bingbing, who disseminate the message that when the buying stops, the killing can too.

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  12. African wildlife agency lauds China's ban on ivory imports : March 01, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Daily Times

    ... campaign and via targeted public service announcements (PSAs). The PSAs feature celebrities such as former NBA star Yao Ming and Chinese film icon Li Bingbing, who disseminate the message that when the buying stops, the killing can too.

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  13. Rockets to honor franchisea s all-time greats with a Legends Lockersa on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Houston Chronicle

    ... 11 of the franchise's faces including Alexander, Olajuwon, Hayes, Murphy, Sampson, Rudy Tomjanovich, Clyde Drexler, Yao Ming, Tracy McGrady Moses Malone and Steve Francis. The exhibit will have photos, memorabilia and artifacts from each of the ...

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  14. China suspends ivory carving imports, but some blame domestic trade for poachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Age

    ... will get the gratitude of the world for solving an urgent conservation crisis." While former NBA basketball player Yao Ming is among those trying to change Chinese attitudes towards ivory, conservationists face an uphill battle without high-level ...

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  15. Jeff Van Gundy to Daryl Morey when he flinched at using analytics to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | MSNBC

    Grizzlies exec John Hollinger: 'I guarantee you everyone who's doing analytics watches a lot more games than Charles Barkley does' BOSTON - Jeff Van Gundy was the head coach of the Houston Rockets from 2003-07, and along with Daryl Morey as GM and Shane Battier on the roster, those teams have been credited with being the first to use advanced analytics to make decisions more than any other, and pushing the statistical movement into the spotlight. Speaking at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference on Friday, Morey recounted a tale of when the numbers showed that Dikembe Mutombo was a better on-court option than Yao Ming was.

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  16. China suspends ivory carving imports, but move wona t stop poachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Washington Post

    ... will get the gratitude of the world for solving an urgent conservation crisis." While former NBA basketball player Yao Ming is among thosetrying to change Chinese attitudes towards ivory, conservationists face anuphill battle

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  17. '50-50' chance for Beijing's 2022 bid, says Wei JizhongRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Xinhuanet

    ... is in line with the IOC's 2020 Agenda," said Yang Yang, who declined to predict Beijing's chance. Former NBA player Yao Ming, a promotion ambassador of the 2022 bid, said Beijing's infrastructure and experience as a 2008 host made it "a prime ...

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  18. Yao, Shaq to dish on rivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Houston Chronicle

    Former Rockets center Yao Ming and Shaquille O'Neal discuss their relationship and rivalry in "Centers of the Universe," an NBA TV production that airs at 5 p.m. Wednesday. town of Shanghai, focuses on the early development of both players, Yao's adjustment to the NBA after being drafted by the Rockets and their on-court meetings in the NBA between 2002 and 2011.

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  19. NBA New Year uniforms woo Chinese fan base for New Year and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | China Daily

    ... represents," said Welts. Along with the Houston Rockets, who used to host China's most renowned basketball player Yao Ming from 2002 to 2011, the Warriors said it's their priority to connect with the Asian community, and by wearing the Chinese New ...

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  20. To be successful, anti-poaching efforts must focus on reducing demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Los Angeles Times

    ... that shark fin soup isn't so much a delicacy as a travesty. The education campaign, led by former NBA star Yao Ming, combined with a government ban on shark fin soup at state banquets, is credited with reducing the shark fin trade in China by 50% to ...

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