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Tracy McGrady says he's retiring from NBA

...advance further in the playoffs."Ankle problems kept Hill from helping McGrady in Orlando, while foot problems for Yao Ming spoiled a potentially devastating tandem in Houston. McGrady also had microfracture surgery on his knee in 2009, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-08-26/tracy-mcgrady-says-hes-retiri
Dwight Howard gives Rockets a boost

...Howard is the Rockets' latest superstar center, following Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon and eight-time All-Star Yao Ming.They reached the playoffs for the first time since 2009 this season and battled back from a 3-0 deficit before being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-07-06/dwight-howard-gives-rockets-b
Atlanta Hawks match offer for Jeff Teague

...million, a year less and farbelow the $118 million the Lakers could have offered.Hall of Fame center Hakeem Olajuwon and Yao Ming were among those on hand to celebrate Howard's signing. Also joining the party were Ralph Sampson, Clyde Drexler and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-07-13/atlanta-hawks-match-offer-jef
Lin preferred New York but couldn't deny Houston's 'pitch'

...also snagged a player who might re-establish the franchise in Asia, where the team enjoyed massive popularity during Yao Ming's career.Lin is American-born, but of Chinese and Taiwanese descent, and his timing is perfect to capitalize on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2012-07-18/lin-preferred-new-york-couldn
Timberwolves' roster has international flavor

...Tony Parker in San Antonio, Dirk Nowitzki in Dallas, Yao Ming in Houston, Serge Ibaka in Oklahoma City, Marc and Pau...and Peja Stojakovic thrived in the system in Sacramento. Yao Ming, Luis Scola and Goran Dragic were all successful under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2012-12-07/timberwolves-roster-has-inter
Americans get tough Olympic basketball draw

...to beat everybody," Colangelo said.The top four teams in each pool advance to the quarterfinals. With the retired Yao Ming no longer playing for China and Golden State center Andrew Bogut unable to play for Australia after ankle surgery, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-05-01/americans-get-tough-olym
Toronto's Terrence Ross is slam dunk champ

...first round was judged by former Houston Rockets Hakeem Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler, Dikembe Mutombo, Rudy Tomjanovich and Yao Ming.Kenneth Faried, James White, 2007 dunk champion Gerald Green and Eric Bledsoe also were in the field, while Kevin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-02-16/torontos-terrence-ross-slam-d
Hawks' losing skid reaches three games

...professional triple-double with 19 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds to lead Washington past Houston, which lost Yao Ming after he strained a tendon in his leg in the first quarter.NETS 95, CAVALIERS 87 In Cleveland, Devin Harris scored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2010-11-10/hawks-losing-skid-reaches-thr
NBA | Sports
Jazz send Hawks to fourth loss in a row

...six-game losing streak.ROCKETS 102, PACERS 99 In Indianapolis, Brad Miller and Luis Scola made up for the absence of Yao Ming, and Houston held off Indiana .Miller had 23 points and eight rebounds, while Scola added 16 points in the Rockets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2010-11-12/jazz-send-hawks-fourth-loss-r
NBA | Sports
Celtics' streak now at a dozen

...from Kris Humphries.Reserve Nick Young led the Wizards with 22 points, while Gilbert Arenas had 19.ROCKETS: Center Yao Ming has a stress fracture in his left ankle.Yao has been out since Nov. 10 with what has been called a bone bruise in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2010-12-16/celtics-streak-now-dozen
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