BREAKING: Yao Ming is Retiring

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  1. Im Just Sayin

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    WojYahooNBA Adrian Wojnarowski
    Rockets' Yao Ming has decided to retire from the NBA, league sources tell Y! Sports. He informed the league office within past 48 hours.

    UPDATE: http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/news?slug=aw-wojnarowski_yao_ming_retiring_070811

     
  2. ThaShark316_28

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  3. vy928

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    woow =/
     
  4. topfive

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    So disappointed in what happened with his career, and in never seeing what could have been. :(
     
  5. Breaker

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    Good Night, Sweet Prince

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  6. Montaro

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    But why can't he just wait for it to heal in case there is no season this year?
    Oh well. I enjoyed watching him play throughout his career. Where do the Rockets go from here.
     
  7. Thoughtless

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    Too bad we couldn't outfit him with cyborg legs. A damn shame.
     
  8. Kam

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    Damn. Damn damn damn.


    :( really like Yao.
     
  9. FLASH21

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    Man... I just saw on Y! Twitter. Sad day for all us Rox fans but for once we actually know what direction this team needs to be taking now.
     
  10. REEKO_HTOWN

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    Well at least he retired a Rocket.
     
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  12. WinorLoseMate

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    At least there will be no more 'What if' scenarios. Yao's the reason I became a Rockets fan and I'll keep supporting the Rockets after he is gone.
     
  13. Prince

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    good decision Yao. now start making babies for the NBA.
     
  14. ThaShark316_28

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    Gonna play the Yao Ming song for a while...
     
  15. yao2kmart

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    Holy Crap! Damn, Morey's going to go after a great C with all that cap room, In morey we believe!
     
  16. LFE171

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    Best wishes to ya big man. You were great when you were great. Now rest easy and take care of your family.
     
  17. jrett121

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    my thoughts exactly. can we sign his unborn children for the league minimum?
     
  18. TheresTheDagger

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    Sad day for Rockets fans. Just a damn shame.
     
  19. thadeus

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    This is a bummer.

    I always wanted the Rockets to be successful with Yao.
     
  20. RocketsPimp

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    Thank you Yao. It was fun while it lasted.
     

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