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Yao doing Yao things.

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by donkeypunch, Oct 21, 2015.

  1. donkeypunch

    donkeypunch Contributing Member

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    https://www.slantnews.com/story/201...o-ming-is-using-his-retirement-to-save-sharks

    http://www.upworthy.com/thanks-to-y...-fins-is-down-50-and-hes-just-getting-started

    Biggest guy with the biggest heart. Miss you man.
     
  2. ilovehtownbb

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    I tried that donkeypunch once. :grin:
     
  3. i3artow i3aller

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    :cool:

    Very cool. Yao Ming is proving to be a shark's best friend.
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    Cue the music!
    <iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/T0Ve5j7w26I" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
     
  4. mac_got_this

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    I miss Yao. I'm so selfish hoping he could be Howard's backup. I know reaching but I just miss him.
     
  6. FTW Rockets FTW

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    Man Yao! What could have been!?

    Consummate professional, great team man, perfect leader and awesome player!
     
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    Seems to me he's a better person than he was a basketball player... and I think he was an excellent basketball player.
     
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    Sometimes I view D12 through the same eyes that watched Dream and Yao. Probably not fair. D12 can not measure up to either of those guys.
     
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    I am fine without having sharks in existence.
     
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    I always wonder, if Pop were rox's coach, what would history be like...

    still feel sad we didn't go far with mac&yao
     
  11. Nook

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    Yao is a wonderful person.
     
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    You might be fine but the environment will go to ****.
     
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    may not have won it all in basketball, but the guy wins in life...Gentle giant!
     
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    hmm Yao really cares about sharks.

    from this day forward, I will never have another bowl of shark fin soup.
     
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    Yao is the best 3 letter named rocket of all time.
     
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    Clyde, is that you? :grin:

    In all seriousness, glad he's using his influence positively. Great player, even better person. I'm glad he represented the Houston Rockets.
     
  17. ElDobleK

    ElDobleK Literally Zan Tabak

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    He's no Zan.
     
  18. don grahamleone

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    If all the sharks die, it is probably an indicator that you will too. In fact, all humans would be in danger of surviving, not just you. The world gets 50% of it's protein from the ocean. That's a pretty significant dependence. If all sharks are gone, it wouldn't be because humans hunted them into extinction, it would be that the food is gone. Food we depend on too. Sharks are important. They are an indicator for how healthy our ocean is. I'm sorry they're not more cuddly for you, but they do matter. All apex predators are. That's why people got all up in arms about that dentist shooting a lion.

    Getting off soapbox now. Just kidding, I can't afford to.
     
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    I have always loved Yao! But..did anyone ever call him "The Great Wall of Yao"?
     

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