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  1. The NBA's China evolution

    Henry Abbott

    China Photos/Getty Images Yao Ming's retirement caused the demise of the NBA in China. Or not. Jeremy Lin's agent says he hasn't slept in days, fielding calls with business opportunities. Knicks games are being added to broadcasts all across Asia. ...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  2. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: "With the door to the NBA that swung open nine years ago closed to him, Yao Ming on Wednesday chose 'a new life.' Yao announced his retirement in a ceremony and news conference in Shanghai, citing the repeate...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  3. Late Friday Olybullets

    Henry Abbott

    Yao Ming finally had a great game -- hitting all but one of his 11 shots -- and China got a win, against Angola. Zaza Pachulia calls for peace in Georgia. Chris Bosh is starting to seem like he might really be as cool as famous athletes ar...

    Blog | August 15, 2008
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle: "Modern technology and a better understanding of the injury have led to more effective treatment. Only in the most unusual of cases or circumstances do players with Yao's injury find themselves in Toney's or W...

    Blog | March 05, 2008
  5. Maybe Nobody Needs Blame for Yao Ming's Injury

    Henry Abbott

    Jonathan Feigen has a very interesting story in the Houston Chronicle about Yao Ming's injury, and his dueling commitments to the NBA and the Chinese National Team. Here are some favorire parts: There was conjecture, equally unfounded, that he was ov...

    Blog | February 28, 2008
  6. A Crushing Blow to Yao Ming and the Rockets

    Henry Abbott

    It was a little less than two years ago when Yao Ming was fighting for position in the lane, during a meaningless late-season loss to Utah, when someone -- possibly Mehmet Okur -- kicked him in the side of his foot. It's the kind of thing that happen...

    Blog | February 26, 2008
  7. The Chinese know best

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Brian Windhorst You must admit in a fun, detached, sort of way the ongoing sagas of Yao and Yi are pure comic relief. Unless you're a member of the Bucks' or Rockets' front offices or one of their fans, watching China's deft handling of th...

    Blog | July 19, 2007