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  1. Rockets' '05 playoff series fixed, disgraced ex-referee saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Chronicle

    ... but he described the situation of the series in which Dallas owner Mark Cuban complained of illegal screens set by Yao Ming . Donaghy, 41, pleaded guilty to felony charges of betting on games and taking cash payoffs from gamblers in exchange for ...

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  2. Here's Tiger Woods Standing Next to Yao Ming, Who Is Still HugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | BleacherReport

    In what should serve as your semiannual reminder that Yao Ming is a comically large person, the former Houston Rockets star met up with Tiger Woods onstage at a Nike promotional event in Shanghai on Friday.

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  3. Report: Could New York Knicks Trade Lottery Pick for Kevin Durant or Kevin Love?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | BleacherReport

    ... have to consider the impact of this injury if the trade even becomes a possibility. Former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming had a similar injury to his foot, and his career was never the same. Durant is still under contract for one more season with ...

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  4. Running 100 marathons in 100 days in fashionRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Xinhuanet

    ... 42.195km run in Guangzhou on April 2, partly accompanied by 2022 Winter Olympic bid ambassador and former NBA star Yao Ming. On Tuesday, Chen took his 19th marathon in Xiamen, Fujian province, accompanied by China's Olympic champion boxer Zou ...

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  5. Remembering the 2 epic Mavericks Rockets playoffs series before 2015Read the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Mavs Moneyball

    ... dunk signified an entire series. If anything, it definitely signified the first two games, when Tracy McGrady and Yao Ming's Rockets went into Dallas and took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Houston manhandled Dallas in Game 1 before edging ...

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  6. Mavs-Rockets Rivalry Renewed In Playoffs MatchupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | CBS Local

    ... two teams haven't met in the playoffs since the first round in 2005, when Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks beat the Yao Ming-led Rockets by 40 in a decisive Game 7. Houston won the season series 3-1, but each of Houston's wins came by seven points or ...

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  7. (Awards) Dibaba and Djokovic honoredRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Standard

    ... Na, China's two-time Grand Slam winning champion, picked up the exceptional achievement award. Former NBA superstar Yao Ming picked up the spirit of sport award in his home city. Among the sporting greats attending the show were China's 2004 Olympic ...

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  8. Tennis star Djokovic, athlete Dibaba winners at Laureus awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... bowed out from the sport last year, collected the award on a night of success for China, with former NBA superstar Yao Ming picking up the spirit of sport award in his home city. Among the sporting greats attending the show were China's 2004 Olympic ...

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  9. Yao Ming joins Laureus academyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Nerve News

    Three Chinese, including former NBA star Yao Ming, joined the Laureus world sports academy here on Wednesday. Yang Yang, China's first ever winter Olympic gold medallist and an International Olympic Committee member, and former world gymnastics champion Li Xiaopeng were included in the academy during the Laureus world sports award ceremony on Wednesday night, reports Xinhua.

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  10. Zhou Qi Next Chinese Star To Play In NBARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | HoopsAddict.com

    ... three-point arc. Zhou's arm stretch is 2.30 meters wide, even better than the former 2.26m Houston Rockets center Yao Ming. Zhou's NBA prospect is quite bright in Draft Express's anticipation, which listed him as the first round draft candidate in ...

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  11. How Houston Rockets Can Avoid Another 1st-Round Exit in NBA PlayoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | BleacherReport

    ... of the NBA playoffs. To refresh your memory, that team included Hakeem Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler and Charles Barkley. Yao Ming did it once, surprisingly without the help of an injured Tracy McGrady, back in 2009 in what would end up being his last ...

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  12. Zhou Qi tagged as next Chinese star to land NBARead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Xinhuanet

    ... three-point arc. Zhou's arm stretch is 2.30 meters wide, even better than the former 2.26m Houston Rockets center Yao Ming. Zhou's NBA prospect is quite bright in Draft Express's anticipation, which listed him as the first round draft candidate in ...

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  13. Pioneer Fong eyeing China's first F1 driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The China Post

    ... first Chinese Formula One driver - that's the main goal." China experienced a basketball boom after giant center Yao Ming joined the Houston Rockets in 2002 and shot to fame in the NBA, while Li Na put Chinese tennis on the map by winning the French ...

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  14. Pioneer Fong eyes China's first F1 driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Bangkok Post

    ... first Chinese Formula One driver -- that's the main goal." China experienced a basketball boom after giant centre Yao Ming joined the Houston Rockets in 2002 and shot to fame in the NBA, while Li Na put Chinese tennis on the map by winning the ...

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  15. Wednesday Bolts - 4.8.15Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Daily Thunder

    Stephania Bell of ESPN.com on Durant's recovery : "It is also important to point out the Jones fracture is not the same type of dreaded "big man" injury that plagued Yao Ming or Bill Walton. Their fractures were to the navicular bone, a bone in the midfoot that forms a keystone of the arch on the inner aspect of the foot.

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  16. Reports: Former UAB Blazer killed in small plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... After UAB, Ward played professionally in China for the Shanghai Sharks and was a teammate of former NBA player Yao Ming. He coached the 2011-12 season in China and had also served on the coaching staffs at Jacksonville State and Ole Miss. "I am ...

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  17. My Favorite Houston Rocket Not Named James HardenRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Dream Shake

    ... you Tendinitis and Back Spasmus, merciless Gods of Injury!!) and I had to scramble to find a new favorite player. Yao Ming quickly became that guy, but we all know how that story goes. Insert sad face here. Mediocrity then ensued. The 2008-2009 ...

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  18. Chinese Olympic star Liu Xiang announces retirement; injury worries reason behind decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | DNA India

    ... his gold medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics brought him fame and fortune rivalled only by basketball player Yao Ming but also made his life more like that of a rock star and placed a huge burden of expectation on him. Liu's ambitions were checked ...

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  19. Liu Xiang, Chinese Olympic gold medalist hurdler, retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | CNN

    ... and his public declaration makes him the third recently retired Chinese superstar athlete after former NBA player Yao Ming and tennis champion Li Na. Liu said that he plans to finish his education to enrich himself, engage in anything beneficial to ...

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  20. Assembling Houston Rockets' Ideal Playoff RotationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | BleacherReport

    It's almost that time: The NBA playoffs are quickly approaching, and the Houston Rockets are prepping to make a deep run for the first time in six years since the Yao Ming era. James Harden and company are currently the second seed out West, but that is subject to change in the final two weeks of the season based on the proximity of the standings.

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