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  1. Yao Ming The Philanthropist Wants More Freedom To SpendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | HoopsAddict.com

    Yao Ming thinks China needs more freedom - at least in one regard. The former NBA basketball star complained here on Thursday that his charitable foundation is hampered by Chinese rules limiting to 10 percent the share of contributions that can go toward expenses such as salaries for executives, office space and travel.

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  2. Jeremy Lin Poses As Wax Figure To Prank Visitors At Madame Tussauds MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Post Game

    ... without a cake. There is also a wax figure of Lin at the Madame Tussauds in Beijing . That one features Lin next to Yao Ming with both wearing Rockets jerseys.

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  3. Time, Goodwill Could Be Running Short for HardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Houston Press

    ... years, nearly every team in the NBA has gone further than the Rockets. Yet, this is a team that has had McGrady, Yao Ming, Steve Francis, Harden and Dwight Howard. And after going belly up in free agency this offseason, the pressure on Harden will ...

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  4. Remembering Game 2 of the 2009 NBA Finals between the Lakers and MagicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Silver Screen and Roll

    ... annual playoff beatdown of the Jazz, scared the Laker faithful half to death by taking seven games to dispatch a Yao Ming-less Rockets , and were mostly in control against Carmelo Anthony's Nuggets . No one had expected the Magic to beat the Celtics ...

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  5. Former Syracuse basketball player Etan Thomas brings fatherhood message back to SURead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Post-Standard

    ... actors, singers and more to provide their insights into fatherhood. The likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Ice Cube, Yao Ming, Taye Diggs, Malcolm Shabazz all contributed to the book. "I was amazed at the response that I got,'' Thomas said. "When I put ...

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  6. Yao Ming Vows To Save Elephants By Ending China's Ivory TradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Switched

    Since retiring from the Houston Rockets in 2011, basketball player Yao Ming has set his sights on some impressive new goals -- this time without a net. Ming, a native of Shanghai, China, has vowed to put an end to the ivory tusk trade in his home country to stave off the endangered African elephant's path to extinction.

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  7. Yao Ming Works to Save Africa's Elephants and Rhinos from PoachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Mashable

    Retired Chinese NBA star Yao Ming has traveled the world for his basketball career, and now he is on a new journey: saving some of Africa's most vulnerable creatures. Originally from Shanghai, the basketball player aims to use his star power to reverse centuries-old Chinese traditions that result in dwindling rhino and elephant populations, The Washington Post reported .

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  8. Yao Ming protects elephants, sharks, continues to be a badassRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Dream Shake

    We didn't need anymore reasons to love Yao at The Dream Shake, but he continues to make a difference, working to stop shark fin and elephant tusk trade in China. Yao Ming was an incredible basketball player for the Rockets.

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  9. Yao Ming aims to save Africa's elephants, by persuading China to give up ivoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | The Washington Post

    As a shy, nervous 22-year-old NBA rookie, Yao Ming confronted the concentrated power of Shaquille O'Neal for the first time - and came out a winner . Now, more than a decade later and long retired from the game, the former Houston Rocket faces a challenge perhaps as daunting as it is radically different: to wean the Chinese nation off its love of ivory, and save Africa's dwindling elephant population.

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  10. Yao Ming leads fight to save Africaa s elephants a " in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | The Washington Post

    As a shy, nervous 22-year-old NBA rookie, Yao Ming confronted the concentrated power of Shaquille O'Neal for the first time - and came out a winner . Now, more than a decade later and long retired from the game, the former Houston Rocket faces a challenge perhaps as daunting as it is radically different: to wean the Chinese nation off its love of ivory, and save Africa's dwindling elephant population.

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  11. Tracy McGrady Works Out With Kobe Bryant For Possible NBA ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | International Business Times

    ... season was during the 2007-2008 season when the Houston Rockets won 22 straight games sans injured center Yao Ming. Kobe Bryant of NBA's Los Angeles Lakers speaks at a panel for the Showtime television documentary "Kobe Bryant's Muse" during the ...

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  12. Houston Rockets' PR Problems Won't Overshadow Basketball PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | BleacherReport

    ... in the hopes of pouncing on any available big fish, knowing that this is always a star-driven league. Once the Yao Ming/Tracy McGrady pairing finally wore down in 2009, Morey has constantly been reshuffling his team in the hopes that future carrots ...

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  13. When DaVonte Lacy leads all-stars follow - Sun, 31 Aug 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... professional local teams including a finale against the Shanghai Sharks, which are owned by former NBA All-Star Yao Ming, who addressed the Americans prior to the game. "It was fun to play with some of the guys that you play against," Lacy said. ...

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  14. The Long View - Friday 8-29-14 - Emily Austen TWEETSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Boston Celtics

    ... was near and it had been many years since the Lakers were fun to watch. We were at the Beijing Film Studios, where Yao Ming, the starting center for the Houston Rockets, was shooting a television commercial for China Unicom, a telecommunications ...

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  15. Court rejects Yao Ming's dissent of jurisdictionRead the original story

    Friday Aug 29 | China Daily

    Beijing has rejected the jurisdictional objection raised by former NBA star Yao Ming in a lawsuit filed against him for deceptive advertising, the China Youth Daily reported.

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  16. Yao leading charge to stop illegal ivory tradingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | NBA.com

    Three years after his official retirement as a player in the NBA and for the Chinese national team, international star Yao Ming is still handing out assists on the world stage.

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  17. Yao Ming says Youth Olympic Games not about resultsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Xinhuanet

    Yao passionately believes that the Youth Olympic Games must promote interaction between athletes, respect of the competition, each other and themselves - and teach youngsters how to reject drugs.

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  18. Video: Man's Privates Gets Exposed For the ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | International Business Times

    ... online may bring them to tears of laughter. Men dump buckets of ice water and plastic balls onto former NBA player Yao Ming as Yao takes part in the ALS ice bucket challenge in Beijing August 23, 2014. The Ice Bucket Challenge is aimed at raising ...

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  19. Stephon Marbury, former Knicks/Nets guard, will star as himself in a Chinese playRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | NJ.com

    ... ses on 'Sino-US relations.'" There's more: Marbury will only appear occasionally and guests like former NBA players Yao Ming and Wang Zhizhi will show up on stage.

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  20. Yao Ming joins social media battle against ALSRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | China Daily

    ... disorder that is often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease. [Photo by Yan Tong/for China Daily] Former NBA star Yao Ming announced on Tuesday that he will take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise money and improve awareness of the fight ...

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