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  1. Kings expanding global reach with two preseason games in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... two teams to play preseason games in China, 10 years ago against the Houston Rockets, who then featured China's Yao Ming, the first international player to be selected first overall in the draft without having played college basketball in the United ...

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  2. NBA Playoff Preview - Houston vs. PortlandRead the original story

    Friday | Sports Network

    ... they both are just five years later. Houston has no players on the roster from that team, which was led by Yao Ming, while only Aldridge and Batum remain for the Blazers. "It won't be easy. It is going to be fun," said Batum. "Excited finally for ...

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  3. 2014 NBA Playoffs: Rockets-Blazers Preview and PredictionsRead the original story

    Friday | Houston Press

    From about the time that Yao Ming's feet stopped fully cooperating, through every single minor trade to flip a couple second round picks into a reserve player that could then be mixed into another trade for an eventual asset to land a superstar, through a league aborted trade for what he thought was that superstar , and eventually through a ... (more)

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  4. COMMENTARY: Should Sim stay or should he go?Read the original story

    Thursday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... earn money in the process. A common comparison, although a stretch in my opinion, is former Houston Rocket center Yao Ming, who is compared to Bhullar because of his size (7-6) and the fact that Yao came to the NBA as a cultural icon from China. But ...

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  5. Trail Blazers looking for 1st playoff series victory against Houston: Blazers-Rockets...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | The Oregonian

    ... team going on to win its first of two consecutive NBA championships. In 2009, Brandon Roy and the Blazers lost to Yao Ming and the Rockets 4-2. Led by Kiki Vandeweghe and Clyde Drexler, the Blazers finished the regular season 49-33. But in the ...

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  6. Feature Flick: Kobe Bryant Stars in Brabus Smart Fortwo Car ChaseRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2011 | Automobile Magazine

    Who better to star in a Chinese advertising campaign for the Smart Fortwo than L.A. Lakers player Kobe Bryant? Well, perhaps homegrown NBA star Yao Ming, but it was Kobe who got a gig to help shill Smarts in China.

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  7. Kings will play two preseason games in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... is the preeminent global sport of the 21st century." The Kings took part in the first NBA China Games against Yao Ming and the Houston Rockets in two exhibition games in 2004. Follow The Bee's Jason Jones on Twitter @mr_jasonjones and read more ...

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  8. A new year of series and specials for Animal PlanetRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | Poughkeepsie Journal

    Retired Chinese professional basketball player Yao Ming with a baby elephant. Ming sets off to help save Africa's elephants and rhinos from extinction by changing a 1,000-year-old Chinese tradition and ending the trade of illegal ivory and rhino horn in his native China in an Animal Planet special airing in the fall.

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  9. Kings to play two preseason games in ChinaRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Sactown Royalty

    ... Chris Webber , Mike Bibby , Peja Stojakovic and crew played in the inaugural NBA China games. They went up against Yao Ming and Tracy McGrady's Houston Rockets . "We're thrilled to bring the Kings experience back to our fans in China," said Vivek ...

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  10. Kings will play two preseason games in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... is the preeminent global sport of the 21st century." The Kings took part in the first NBA China Games against Yao Ming and the Houston Rockets in two exhibition games in 2004. Follow The Bee's Jason Jones on Twitter @mr_jasonjones and read more ...

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  11. Kings expanding global reach with two preseason games in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... two teams to play preseason games in China, 10 years ago against the Houston Rockets, who then featured China's Yao Ming, the first international player to be selected first overall in the draft without having played college basketball in the United ...

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  12. Jackie Chan Turns 60, Is Gifted a Chopsticks Portrait by ArtistRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | News Max

    ... tch Yi's artistic eye. Her YouTube channel features videos of her making portraits of former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming, singer Adele, and Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.

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  13. The Tallest High School Player Stand 7'5 TallRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | The IE's Hottest Music 99.1 KGGI

    Wow, This kid Tacko "Taco" Fall is is an inch shorter then former NBA star Yao Ming who is 7'6.

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  14. Feature Flick: Kobe Bryant Stars in Brabus Smart Fortwo Car ChaseRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2011 | Automobile Magazine

    Who better to star in a Chinese advertising campaign for the Smart Fortwo than L.A. Lakers player Kobe Bryant? Well, perhaps homegrown NBA star Yao Ming, but it was Kobe who got a gig to help shill Smarts in China.

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  15. Outside the Spotlight, Is Rockets' Dwight Howard Now an Underrated Superstar?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | BleacherReport

    ... most: .675. That was the Rockets' winning percentage as of Wednesday morning, their best mark since 2007-08, when Yao Ming and Tracy McGrady were in their prime. James Harden 's arrival in 2012 put Houston back on a winning path. But it was Howard's ...

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  16. Teaching Hoops-Mad China to Love College BasketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | BusinessWeek

    ... paying much attention. In China, the NBA is wildly popular among sports fans. Former and current NBA stars such as Yao Ming and Jeremy Lin are huge. " China is terrific as an opportunity," former NBA Commissioner David Stern told Bloomberg ...

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  17. A new year of series and specials for Animal PlanetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 6 | Poughkeepsie Journal

    Retired Chinese professional basketball player Yao Ming with a baby elephant. Ming sets off to help save Africa's elephants and rhinos from extinction by changing a 1,000-year-old Chinese tradition and ending the trade of illegal ivory and rhino horn in his native China in an Animal Planet special airing in the fall.

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  18. WTTC announces big-name line-up for 2014 Global SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | 4 Hoteliers

    The World Travel & Tourism Council's 2014 Global Summit in Hainan, China, will examine the role of the industry as a force for good in the world, with headline contributions from Kofi Annan, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Yao Ming, economist Dame DeAnne Julius as well as dozens of industry leaders.

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  19. OWN, Animal Planet, Investigation...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | MediaPost

    ... area and who will benefit if they build relationships with home viewers; and most impressively Animal Planet's "The Yao Ming Project," in which the former NBA player and Olympian takes on and attempts to end the savage slaughter of elephants and ...

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  20. From puppies to polar bears, Animal Planet unleashes a new year of series and specialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Canada.com

    ... Nile River, through rainforest, desert, savannah and swamp. And on yet another special, former NBA basketball star Yao Ming sets off to help save Africa's elephants and rhinos from extinction by changing a 1,000-year-old Chinese tradition and ending ...

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