Yao Ming

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Chinese fans react to Yao’s retirement news – 40.5% feel sad

Soon after Yao Ming’s retirement news came out, China’s major website Sina initiated a poll among Yao’s fans. Up to July 11th, 2:03am Beijing time, 175,679 people participated in the poll. Among them, 40.5% feel sad and believes Yao deserves more achievements, 23.2% feel calm and was expecting this to happen, and 18.5% feel shocked by … Continue reading

The Yao Ming Effect: The end, or a new beginning?

Yesterday, the NBA league announced Yao Ming’s retirement decision, most major U.S. and Chinese media also reported the news quickly. Yao’s agent announced that Yao is giving a news conference in Shanghai on July 20 to talk about “his future career plans.” In the latest reports in English from major media as well as the … Continue reading

China Daily: NBA China Boss Upbeat about Future

China Daily: NBA China Boss Upbeat about Future  BEIJING – Despite the absence of hoop icon, Yao Ming, newly-appointed National Basketball Association (NBA) China’s CEO, David Shoemaker, has faith in the sport’s foundation here and has vowed to keep its momentum going. “I don’t see (Yao’s) uncertainty is having a negative impact. In fact, I … Continue reading

“The Season” – A Chinese Basketball Documentary

A 12-episode Chinese basketball documentary “The Season” was premiered on CCTV-9 on April 26 22:00 Beijing time (prime time TV). The documentary is about the 2009-10 season of the Shanghai Sharks, the CBA team owned by Chinese NBA player Yao Ming since July 2009. Each of the 12 episodes is about 26 minutes, featuring Yao … Continue reading

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