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ESPN Disrespects Yao!

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by dwhite, Sep 9, 2016.

  1. dwhite

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    ESPN sucks....just watched Sportscenter and they spent 15 minutes talking about Iverson and Shaq and showed their favorite highlights of each player. Did not mention Yao even once. What kind of piece of crap sports network doesn't even mention the 3rd HOF inductee???
     
  2. Jontro

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    Your mistake was givinf your time to bspn
     
  3. ClutchCity3

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    This. BSPN never gave us love and why should we expect anythin different?
     
  4. CCorn

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    Yao wasn't nearly as good as either of those 2.
     
  5. RocketsLegend

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    was yao even worth a mention when you have those 2 other players?
     
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    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/iHt5pCHgsdk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    This works better.

    DD
     
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    "I'm a Houstonian and a Texan for life."

    God, I love this man!
     
  9. CONAN 888

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    Loved it thank you for sharing!!!
     
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    Same here. When heard him say that I was Yea! Harden is following in the same mode.
     
  11. CCorn

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    Edit. Wrong post
     
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    Same thing happened to Biggio. Damn shame. All the spotlight was on the pitching trio.
     
  13. jchu14

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    Great speech. Interesting omission of TMac in his speech.

    The mention of Yao's daughter also prompted me to do some googling on her. His daughter was actually born in Houston and is an US citizen.

    And yes. She's super tall for her age. Here's a picture from a few months ago when she had just turned 6. Based on her mom's height of 6'3", Yao's daughter seems to be about 4'5" which is above 99.9 percentile in height for her age.

    All the people that said that Yao's kid could grow up to play for the Houston Comets may not be wrong after all... oh wait... :(
     
  14. MamboRock

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    No damn higit player was worth a mention. FTW.
     
  15. Shroopy2

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    ESPN puts NO RESPECK ON THE NAME of H-Town players :mad: Theyre not BSPN for nuthin!
     
  16. ROCKCITY

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    He mentions Tmac when he's talking about JVG's team around 10:23. I had to listen to it again because I figured Yao isn't the type of person to hold any ill feelings towards anybody especially his former teammates.
     
  17. swyyyguy

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    Who disrespected Yao more, ESPN or Carlos Boozer?
     
  18. jchu14

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    Ah. Good catch. I completely missed that in my listen through.
     
  19. Hard Rock

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    very nice speech, proud of this man
     
  20. rockets13champs

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    If u havent noticed all media is biased toward a certain propoganda.
    Fox news leans towards what conservatives want to hear so youll hear the most racist and mind boggling things that dont add up on that.
    Cnn which is also owned by same party espn is owned by talks only about certain issues.
    Point is media only covers issues, talks about what they want to hear.
    They can easily make the big news of the day collin kaepernick sitting the anthem or about AI and Shaqs HOF speech rather than Yaos global impact or some true issues the news should have spoken about. If i were you id follow unbias media sources. Its hard to find.. But in sports the best unbias media is probably rotoworld. And for world news pbs and bbc are most unbias.
     

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