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Dialogue 11/07/12 Yao Ming retires from NBA

07-12-2011 22:07 BJT

 

 

 

Dialogue 11/07/12 Yao Ming retires from NBA

 

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Yao Ming the Chinese giant who became the first superstar basketball player from Asia has told the Rocket and the NBA that he has retired. Yao played in 486 NBA games with an per game average of 19 points, 9.3 rebounds, 1,9 block shots and 1.6 assists. Yao’s painful decision to retire is prompted by foot and angle injuries. The 30 year-old Yao whose ground breaking career helped the global growth of basketball especially in the biggest emerging market made him one of China’s most famous exports and national pride.

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