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Yao Ming

Yao Ming

Yao Ming is a retired Chinese professional basketball player who played for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. He was selected to start for the Western Conference in the NBA All-Star Game eight times, and was named to the All-NBA Team five times. At the time of his final season, he was the tallest active player in the NBA, at 2.29 m. Yao, who was born in Shanghai, China, started playing for the Shanghai Sharks as a teenager, and played...

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