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  1. Yao Ming's expected retirement could lower NBA's profile in China...

    Yao Ming's expected retirement could diminish the NBA's once-burgeoning popularity in China, with many fans saying they would no longer watch games.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2011
  2. Yao Ming won't play again this season for the Houston Rockets and...

    Michael Wilbon

    One writer's take: Yao Ming has had a greater cultural, and maybe financial, impact on pro hoops than any player in league history. But what happens to the NBA in China if he's finished?

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2010
  3. Yao returning to China for exhibition game

    Yao Ming will return to China with the Houston Rockets for exhibition games in October 2004.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2003
  4. NBA in expanded digital partnership with China's Tencent

    The National Basketball Association is forming its largest international digital partnership through an expansion of its arrangements with Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd., the league said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2015
  5. Lakers finalize 2013-14 preseason China trip

    Dave McMenamin

    As we first reported in January, the Lakers will play in the China Games next preseason and the dates of the games were announced by the NBA on Tuesday -- Oct. 15 in Beijing and Oct. 18 in Shanghai, both against the Golden State Warriors. It will ...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  6. Tracy McGrady to play in China, pens thank you to NBA

    Seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady says he is headed for China to play for the Qingdao DoubleStar Eagles in the Chinese Basketball Association.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  7. New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin spurring growth for NBA China; Yao Mi...

    The excitement surrounding New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is providing a fresh impetus to the NBA's lucrative China business in the wake of Yao Ming's retirement.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2012
  8. Chinese star, Houston Rockets' Yao Ming retires, ending basketbal...

    The NBA's version of the Ming Dynasty is done. After helping pro basketball gain a foothold in the world's most populous market, Chinese star Yao Ming has retired.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2011
  9. Yao Ming retirement questions

    Putting Yao's career in retrospect on his final day as a player.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2011
  10. Yao Ming set to announce retirement from basketball

    Yao Ming is likely to make it official on Wednesday, announcing what is expected to be his retirement from the NBA and a sport that made him a household name in China.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2011
  11. Kevin Durant says he'll consider playing overseas if lockout unre...

    Kevin Durant isn't ruling out playing basketball abroad next season if the NBA lockout isn't resolved.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  12. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Louise Watt of The Associated Press: "Yao Ming's expected retirement could diminish the NBA's once-burgeoning popularity in China, with many fans saying they would no longer watch games. 'What's the point of watching NBA now?' asked an online user c...

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  13. Brendan Haywood loses All-Star steam

    Jeff Caplan

    NBA fans in China are proving they can be just as ridiculous as Americans when it comes to All-Star voting. How else do you explain injured Houston Rockets center Yao Ming being the Western Conference's leading vote-getter for centers? About as ea...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  14. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: "With Yao Ming and the Rockets back this week for China Games 2010, the NBA has rushed in to capitalize on the most populous nation's rapidly growing affection for its product. 'I didn't have a specific pictu...

    Blog | October 13, 2010
  15. Houston Rockets to play two games against New Jersey Nets in Chin...

    The Houston Rockets will play two preseason games in China against the New Jersey Nets, giving Yao Ming a chance to return to his home country.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2010
  16. Marc Stein: Cleveland Cavaliers' deal with Chinese investors can ...

    Marc Stein

    Selling 15 percent of the franchise to China-based investors helps Cleveland's case, but winning is still the key to keeping LeBron in a Cavs uniform, writes Marc Stein.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2009