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Throwback: Yao Ming

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by tinman, Sep 5, 2015.

  1. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member
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    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/GFyk2MeH1Po" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
     
  2. J Sizzle

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    What could have been...
     
  3. tinman

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    they had a team that finally passed him the ball
     
  4. Haymitch

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    I hated Flopzilla so much after that series.
     
  5. KingLeoric

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    Nobody could defend Yao 1 on 1.
     
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    that turn around fadeaway and jump hook was unstoppable
     
  7. janpwnz

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    The only thing that stopped Yao was his health.
     
  8. Liberon

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    He didn't really have an advantage considering how many 6'11 + guys sporting 7-6+ wing span and 9-4+ standing reaches. He relied on skill. Dmo is the closest thing to Yao in the post that the Rockets got in a long time. Oh yeah Scola too at times.
     
  9. donkeypunch

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    Yao threads always make me sad. Dammit....
     
  10. LCAhmed

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    I copped a retro Yao Jersey ( the championship era throwbacks). Best eBay purchase I've made in a while!

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  11. donkeypunch

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    Dope. Im trying to find the blue one in adult medium but every time I check ebay, its always 3XL or a youth medium.
     
  12. OmegaSupreme

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    ^^^this so much. dude's touch was do soft and footwork was so minimal, but fundamentally sound. argh! miss that dude.
     
  13. rocketman84

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    Nice! I was at this game. The crowd was stunned at how dominant big Yao was. Up 20 in the third, game was wrapped up early thanks to him
     
  14. Houstunna

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    Classic jersey and group

    Good times in Houston
     
  15. don grahamleone

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    It's great seeing a post game you could rely on. I wish Dwight would put in the work it takes to dominate down low on offense. Gotta love his defense, dunks and rebounding though!
     
  16. rockbox

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    They didn't front him.
     
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    They did in Game 2 or Game 3, and he was a complete nonfactor. I can't recall a similar offensive player that could be so easily completely shut out.
     
  18. Andre0087

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    No, he was finally healthy.
     
  19. tinman

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    No they passed him the ball
     
  20. Liberon

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    There's a guy named Donatas Montejunas that can do some great stuff in the post. Maybe you've heard of him?
     

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