This Position Is About to Have a Youthful
OZYThis Position Is About to Have a Youthful Revolution in the NBAOZYNo longer are the top center prospects built like Shaq and Yao Ming. This is part of a growing trend that O'Donnell and Corey Evans, a national basketball analyst at Rivals, see in high school and the AAU. Big men are spending more time developing a ...
Posted on 18 June 2017 | 9:01 pm
How Could the Addition of Zhou Qi Help the
Space City ScoopHow Could the Addition of Zhou Qi Help the Houston Rockets?Space City ScoopThe last big man for the Houston Rockets with this kind of talent was, of course, Yao Ming. Overall, the most important aspect of this to keep an eye on will be his development through the process. His range on offense and shot blocking skill should be ...and more »
Posted on 18 June 2017 | 9:01 am
China's private equity gains celebrity
Financial TimesChina's private equity gains celebrity brandingFinancial TimesFor years, China's 7ft, 6-inch basketball superstar Yao Ming used his height to slam dunk over the heads of opponents. Now he's counting on his larger than life profile — one of China's most recognisable — to raise capital at home and abroad. Mr Yao ...
Posted on 5 June 2017 | 4:51 am
Adam Silver 'frustrated' by lack of Chinese
CBSSports.comAdam Silver 'frustrated' by lack of Chinese players in NBA; could Yao Ming help?CBSSports.comBefore Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night in Oakland, NBA commissioner Adam Silver held a press conference during which he spoke on a number of big picture topics surrounding the league. One of them was the lack of Chinese players in the NBA.NBA: NBA commissioner Adam Silver 'frustrated' by lack of Chinese playersThe Indian ExpressNBA boss says Chinese talent development must improveYahoo SportsChanges coming? NBA commissioner wants draft rules amendedThe Seattle Timesall 130 news articles »
Posted on 2 June 2017 | 11:23 am
Yao Ming's PE firm seeks $250 mln for
Yao Ming's PE firm seeks $250 mln for overseas sports assets with China angle: ReutersPE Hub (subscription) (blog)Yao Capital, the Chinese private equity firm co-founded by former NBA superstar Yao Ming, said it aims to raise $250 million for its first U.S. dollar fund that will invest in overseas sports assets with relevance to the Chinese market. The firm is in ...
Posted on 30 May 2017 | 8:44 am
Remembering Darryl Dawkins
With the establishment of it's new enterprise NBA China, the NBA has set its sights on cashing in on the fan-crazed domestic league that has already produced stars such as Yao Ming and Yi Jianlian. Besides beaming live games on 51 Chinese television ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 6:24 am
Harrison Barnes, Andre Iguodala, Kenneth
“The fans are nuts,” he said. Most of the uniforms he’d seen so far were for the Houston Rockets (Yao Ming’s old team) and the Lakers. “But there’s still a pretty large group of Golden State uniforms and hats floating around,” he said.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 6:12 am
On Your Mark, Get Set … For China’s
Swimmer Ning Zetao, His Abs Dominate China's Internet The Yao Ming of Hockey? NHL Hopes So There’s an increasing interest in sports in China–and not just watching them, Wanda spokesman Liu Mingsheng said. He added that there are more budding Chinese ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:39 pm
Enes Kanter looks tiny next to the world’s
Which makes this photo he took with the world’s tallest man, 8-foot-3 fellow Turkish native Sultan Kosem, incredible: This is something of a throwback to the photos we used to see all the time of Yao Ming making very large humans look tiny. But Kosem ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:49 am
Forbes cites Pacquiao, Lhuillier, Banatao
“And some are celebrities—this time we have a basketball star and a boxer—who use their star power to promote their causes,” he said, referring to Pacquiao of the Philippines and former National Basketball Association star Yao Ming of Chin
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:36 am