The National Basketball Association is betting billionaire Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov can give it an advantage as the league seeks to replicate in Russia its success in China.
Yao Ming, the Houston Rockets’ All- Star center and a national icon in China, retired from the National Basketball Association today after foot and ankle fractures limited him to five games the past two seasons.
Former National Basketball Association All-Star point guard Gilbert Arenas has signed a contract to play for Yao Ming’s Shanghai Sharks team, the Beijing News reported today, without citing anyone.
The Obama administration proposed cybersecurity legislation aimed at protecting banks, power plants and government computers from hackers.
Yao Ming, the Chinese All-Star center for the Houston Rockets, announced his retirement from the National Basketball Association today after nine years.
Yao Ming will see out the last year of his contract at the Houston Rockets after sitting out last season with a foot injury.
Yao Ming and the National Basketball Association’s subsidiary in China have joined to develop youth programs and more participation in the sport and promote cultural exchange.
Former Chinese basketball star Yao Ming was appointed a member of the Shanghai municipal government’s top advisory body, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
Houston Rockets center Yao Ming was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his left ankle and there is no timetable for his return to the National Basketball Association team, the Rockets said.
Houston Rockets center Yao Ming will retire after nine injury-ridden seasons in the National Basketball Association, Yahoo! Sports reported.