Yao Ming is a Chinese basketball executive and retired professional basketball player who played for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association and the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. He was selected to start …
Yao with the Rockets in December 2006
Yao prepares to shoot a free throw with John Stockton in the background
In his fifth season, Yao averaged a career-high 25 points per game.
Yao advanced to the second round of the playoffs for the only time in his career in 2009.