C 11 (Ming Yao)
Current Team: Retired
Height: 7-6 (229cm) Weight: 310 (141kg)
Current NBA Status: Retired (Jul 20, 2011)
2010-2011 2009-2010 2008-2009 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006 2004-2005 2003-2004 2002-2003 2001-2002 2000-2001 1999-2000 1998-1999 1997-1998 1996-1997 1995-1996 1994-1995 1993-1994 1992-1993 1991-1992 1990-1991 1989-1990 1988-1989 1987-1988 1986-1987 1985-1986 1984-1985
Golden State Warriors
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Lakers
New Jersey Nets
New Orleans Pelicans
New York Knicks
Oklahoma City Thunder
Portland Trail Blazers
San Antonio Spurs
Early Entry Info: N/A
Draft Rights Trade: N/A
Draft Rights Renounced: N/A
High School: N/A
Yao Ming News
Feb 12, 2012
| New York Post
Yao Ming owns the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball League.
Feb 11, 2012
| New York Post
Yao Ming has taken an interest in Jeremy Linís development.
Yao Ming is taking classes at Jiaotang University, one of the leading higher learning institutions in his hometown of Shanghai.
Yao Ming could be eligible for the Basketball Hall of Fame as soon as the next class.
Yao Ming said Shaquille OíNeal was the toughest opponent he ever faced.
NBA China reportedly generates annual revenues estimated between $150 and $170 million.
Yao Ming officially announced his retirement from the NBA on Wednesday in China.
Yao Ming will announce his retirement from basketball on Wednesday.
When healthy, Yao Ming was a dominant center.
Yao left a lasting impression on those he played with.
Yao Ming will retire from the NBA after eight seasons.
Yao Ming cast doubt on his return to the NBA.
Yao Ming said that his rehabilitation from foot surgery is progressing on schedule, but he can't say when he'll be ready to participate next season.
China's captain is hopeful Yao Ming will be cleared to play this summer.
Yao Ming will be an unrestricted free agent on July 1st.
The Clippers could have completed a similar trade involving Baron Davis for greater financial savings.
The Warriors are interested in making a move for Greg Oden or Yao Ming this offseason.
Feb 16, 2011
| CBS Sports
With Yao Ming's future very uncertain, the Rockets are looking to acquire a center.
The Nuggets have been more interested in Houston's offers for Nene, than they have for Carmelo Anthony.
Kevin Love will make his first ASG appearance.
Fans voted Yao Ming into the All-Star Game, but he's out for the season.
Dwyane Wade and LeBron James have played together as Eastern Conference starters in the past.
The Rockets have been granted a $5.765 million injury exception.
Dwight Howard says the stress on the body of a big man in the NBA is underestimated.
Yao Ming doesn't want to close the door on his NBA career.
Dec 30, 2010
| Press Release
Kobe Bryant is the overall leader with 1,153,694 votes.
ESPN.com's Chad Ford has heard nearly every member of the Rockets mentioned in trade talks.
The Rockets are being very clear in what they want in return for Yao Ming and the $8 million in savings he can bring to a team.
The Rockets expect to receive an injury exception in the wake of Yao Ming's season-ending foot injury.