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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
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  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. 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
  5. 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
  6. Video: Carmelo to China? 'Why Not'

    Jared Zwerling

    Now that Yao Ming is retired, his plan is to partner with the NBA to continue to globalize the league and sport, especially by further pushing its popularity in China. But he won't have to do it alone. Carmelo Anthony, along with his two marq...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. NBA -- Are these internationals HOF-worthy?

    Five NBA writers size up the HOF credentials of some leading international players.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Emphasis on physical play leads to growing pains in Chinese baske...

    China's attempts to bring more contact into the domestic game is behind the increase in violence on court and has contributed to a rise in crowd disorder, the country's basketball chief said on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2009
  16. China struggling to compete in global game

    Jon Carter

    Jon Carter on the troubles surrounding domestic and national team football in China.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2008
  17. 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