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Nike Peach Jam has had an illustrious run in North Augusta

...Player of the Year.The Peach Jam featured several other great players in its formative years. In 1998, 7-foot-6 Yao Ming had to duck his head to enter the North Augusta gym. Yao was an eight-time NBA All-Star for the Houston Rockets before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-07-04/nike-peach-jam-has-ha
Rockets close out Mavericks in Game 5

...back from a lackluster performance in a 121-109 loss in Game 4 to head to the West semifinals for the first time since Yao Ming starred for Houston.Dwight Howard had 18 points and 19 rebounds to help the Rockets dominate inside and former Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-28/rockets-close-out-mavericks-g
Pacers' Paul George cleared to play in Game against Heat

...various parties assembling ownership groups to potentially buy the franchise, sources told ESPN.com.Grant Hill and Yao Ming are working separately to line up investors to make bids for the Clippers when the team is made available.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-23/pacers-paul-george-cleared-pl
LeBron James says facing Heat 'really not a storyline'

...contract with the team in September.Beasley plans to sign with a team in China owned by former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming. THUNDER: Rookie forward Mitch McGary has a broken bone in his left foot and is expected to miss about six weeks.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-10-09/lebron-james-says-facing-heat
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
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
Thunder slip by Mavericks

...Thunder. The nine-time All-Star, averaging 24.1 points, has been shooting at practices.ROCKETS: Houston center Yao Ming underwent surgery Thursday to repair a stress fracture in his left ankle.The 7-foot-6 Yao has been out since Nov...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-01-07/thunder-slip-mavericks
NBA | Sports
Bucks center offers to help flood victims

...Premier's Disaster Relief Fund.ROCKETS: The NBA has granted a disabled player salary exception to Houston in the wake of Yao Ming 's latest season-ending injury.Yao underwent surgery on Jan. 6 to repair a stress fracture in his left ankle.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-01-15/bucks-center-offers-help-floo
NBA | Sports
Li becoming Chinese phenomenon

...Caroline Wozniacki .Chinese tennis federation head Sun Jinfang was widely quoted as comparing Li to Houston Rockets center Yao Ming and Olympic champion hurdler Liu Xiang.The WTA expects Li's success to help spur the growth of tennis in China...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2011-01-28/li-becoming-chinese-
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