Perhaps it is time to look beyond his 7-foot-6 frame and see, exactly, where Yao Ming fits in.
With the O'Neal-Bryant marriage annulled, who will emerge as the NBA's next dynamic scoring duo?
The Rockets are allegedly Yao Ming's team, but Steve Francis still led Houston in scoring in the postseason.
An increase in minutes has allowed the Warriors' Erick Dampier to lead the NBA in offensive rebounding.
Antawn Jamison's scoring average is down, but he's shooting a career-best 52.7 from the field.
Steve Francis is slowly learning to accept the fact that Yao Ming has become the centerpiece of the Rockets.
ESPN Insider has the latest news and notes from around the NBA.
Kobe Bryant is hot. Sam Cassell is not. And Scottie Pippen is a big reason behind the Blazers' surge.
Shaquille O'Neal is hot. Eddie Jones is not. And Jamal Mashburn appears to be completely recovered.
Yao Ming is doing more than just holding his own. He's quickly becoming a force.
Antoine Walker is hot. Mike Miller is not. And Gary Payton refuses to give in to age.
Yao Ming and Amare Stoudemire remain the frontrunners but Drew Gooden is causing many to wonder what might have been.