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Rockets Daily: Monday, September 20th, 2010

The number 24 has never caused so much unrest in the city of Houston (except for in the cases of those Houstonians who absolutely hate Kiefer Sutherland). Since the Rockets’ announcement that Yao Ming would play no more than 24 minutes in any regular season game, critics have gone as far as calling the team [...]

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Rockets Daily: Friday, September 17th, 2010

The Internet does not believe in Yao Ming. After this week’s announcement by the Rockets that Yao would only see the court at a maximum of 24 minutes per game, most media reactions have centered around the idea of Yao’s impending demise, an already popular notion earlier this year when Yao talked about retirement. Whether [...]

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Rockets Daily: Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Yao Ming, ever the voluble foreign star intent on impressing us all with his English wit (we are impressed), has not found himself talking much since his injury in the 2008-09 NBA Western Conference Semifinals, at least until recently. This weekend, Yao spoke at some length to CNN’s TalkAsia program about matters of varying importance. [...]

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Rockets Daily: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

When Yao Ming makes the call, stars answer. Or NBA players do, anyway. Yao and a band of NBA outcasts (the Kid, Brandon Jennings; the Midget, Aaron Brooks; the Asian-American, Jeremy Lin) found their way to Taipei for a stop on the Yao Ming Foundation tour. Because this seems like it’s begging to be made [...]

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Rockets Daily: Monday, September 13th, 2010

Never has one man so thoroughly dominated a night for all around around the world to see. Yes, Kanye was truly great (or at least moved Jonny Flynn). And Kevin Durant did a little something too. The skinny, tall one, despite being haunted by an entire team of 12 Giant Men focusing on him, gathered [...]

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