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  1. 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
  2. Retired Houston Rocket Yao Ming goes into politics

    Retired NBA star Yao Ming has added another line to his post-basketball resume -- politician -- becoming a member of an advisory body to Shanghai's legislature.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2012
  3. Retired Yao Ming decides to go back to school

    Retired basketball star Yao Ming, whose career was cut short by injury, has started classes at Jiatong University, one of the top universities in his hometown Shanghai.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  4. 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
  5. Yao Ming retirement questions

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

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2011
  6. 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
  7. Yao Ming's agent declines comment on center's plans

    Yao Ming's American agent would not confirm reports that the Houston Rockets' All-Star center is retiring, saying Yao has scheduled a July 20 news conference in Shanghai to reveal his plans.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2011
  8. Chicago Bulls invited John Lucas III to training camp, according ...

    Marc Stein

    The Chicago Bulls have invited guard John Lucas III to training camp with a partially guaranteed one-year contract, according to sources close to the situation.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2010
  9. Yao Ming targets next season for NBA return

    Yao Ming says he is recovering well after foot surgery and hopes to return to the NBA by next season.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2009
  10. Yao Ming buys cash-strapped former Chinese team

    Yao Ming has bought his former Chinese team, the Shanghai Sharks.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2009
  11. Yao Ming of Houston Rockets calls speculation of move to Clevelan...

    Rockets center Yao Ming has called a possible move to Cleveland an "unknown" amid rumors that the Cavaliers' new Chinese part owners want to sign him.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2009
  12. China player Liu Wei penalized after attacking former NBA forward...

    China captain Liu Wei has been fined and suspended by the country's national association for his part in a postgame confrontation with former NBA forward Gabe Muoneke.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2008
  13. Yao's bride plays for China's women's hoop team

    Yao Ming married his long-term girlfriend Monday at a swanky hotel in his hometown of Shanghai.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2007
  14. Chinese officials critical of Yao for late arrival at camp

    China's official sports association has issued an unprecedented public criticism of Yao Ming for reporting late to national team training.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2007
  15. Cavs, Magic to play preseason games in China

    LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are headed to China.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2007
  16. Yao '50-50' for August world games

    Yao Ming said Friday that his chances of playing for China in this summer's world championships are "50-50" as he continues to recover from a broken left foot.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2006