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  1. NBA draft - Could Joel Embiid suffer Yao Ming's fate?

    Mark Adickes

    While Joel Embiid and Yao Ming share the same injury, don't expect the Kansas prospect to suffer a similar career path, writes Dr. Mark Adickes.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Yao Ming asks Basketball Hall of Fame to put nomination on hold

    Yao Ming's agent has asked the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame to set aside the former All-Star center's nomination for a later year.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  4. Yao Ming could join Hall of Fame as contributor as early as 2012

    Retired Houston Rockets center Yao Ming could enter the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame as early as next year -- not as a player, but as a contributor to the game.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2011
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Report: Yao Ming to retire, but yet to file paperwork

    Houston Rockets All-Star center Yao Ming is retiring after nine NBA seasons, according to a person with direct knowledge of his decision.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2011
  8. Yao Ming of Houston Rockets says he may retire if foot won't full...

    Houston Rockets center Yao Ming says he may quit basketball after next season if he doesn't fully recover from his foot injury.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2010
  9. American Bob Donewald to coach China basketball

    Bob Donewald has been appointed head coach of China's national basketball team, and the American promises to make the basketball-crazy country proud of the squad.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2010
  10. Reports: Injury could cost Yao Ming season, longer

    Yao Ming could reportedly miss the rest of the season with a fracture in his foot.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2009
  11. Five observations: Can the Rockets use an 11-man rotation?

    Marc Stein

    If everyone on the Rockets stays healthy, they could be playing with an 11-man rotation this season, writes Marc Stein.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2008
  12. Rockets planning to adjust Yao's activities to keep him fresh

    Yao Ming's birthday wish: getting through an NBA season without getting hurt.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2008
  13. Yao, Nowitzki selected as flag-bearers for Games opening ceremony...

    Chinese basketball player Yao Ming will carry the host nation's flag at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games on Friday, the deputy head of China's team said on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2008
  14. Yao excited about Artest's trade to Houston, apologizes for comme...

    Yao Ming has quickly squashed any potential rift that could have developed with new teammate Ron Artest prior to the volatile forward's arrival in Houston.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2008
  15. Australia's defense forces 25 turnovers in win over China

    Yao Ming was held to 14 points and the rest of China's team was overwhelmed by dogged Australia defense in a 67-55 loss Wednesday in a pre-Olympic warmup.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2008
  16. Yao scores 21 in 28 minutes as China beats Angola

    Yao Ming scored 21 points in 28 minutes to lead China past Angola 83-74 Tuesday, another step in his return from injury with less than two weeks until the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2008