Yao Ming vs Tim Duncan

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Basketball Player
$130 Million
Net worth 2018
$150 Million
Sportspersons
Industry
Sportspersons
Shanghai, China
Residence
Christiansted, Saint Croix
Chinese
Country
United States
12/09/1980
BirthDay
25/04/1976
2.29 m
Height
2.11 m
Education
St. Dunstan's Episcopal, Wake Forest University
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2016

The Hall of Fame was eventually granted in September 2016

2012

In 2012, he filmed a documentary on the white rhinoceros

2011

In July 2011, he retired from basketball due to his repeated injuries

2009

In 2009, he bought the Shanghai Sharks, which was not been able to play in the CBA due to financial crunches

2008

In the 2008 Summer Olympics at Beijing, the Rockets won 22 games

2007

In November 2007, he played against Milwaukee Bucks player Yi Jianlian for the first time, and the Rockets won 104–88

2006

Despite missing 21 games due to a surgery, he again had the most fan votes to start the 2006 NBA All-Star Game

2005

In 2005 NBA All-Star Game, Yao broke the record held by Michael Jordan, with 2,558,278 votes

2004

In the 2004 NBA All-Star Game, he finished the season at 17

2003

He had sued Coca-Cola in 2003 for using his image on their bottles when the company was promoting the national team; he won the case

2002

He played for China in the 2002 FIBA World Championships

1995

Yao was voted to start for the West over O'Neal, making him the first rookie to start the All-Star Game since Grant Hill in 1995

2014

Tragedy struck when his mother was diagnosed with breast cancer and died before his 14th birthday

2013

He became the oldest player to record a 20-20 game in NBA history on 2 December 2013 when he finished with 23 points and 21 rebounds

2012

During 2012 he was helped by his team mates Danny Green, Gary Neal and Tiago Splitter to make the playoffs with 58-24 regular season record

2010

In 2010 he became the 94th player in NBA history to play 1000 games

2009

The Spurs recruited several players such as Richard Jefferson, Keith Bogans, and DeJuan Blair for the 2009-10 season

2007

He was selected as a Western Conference starter for the 2007 NBA All-Star Game

2006

The 2006-07 season was an awesome one for Duncan and the Spurs

2003

The Spurs’ captain Robinson retired during the 2003-04 season placing the responsibility of leading the team on Duncan’s shoulders

2001

The 2001-02 season was one of his best and he created career high scores of 25

1998

During the 1998-99 season, the team had a lackluster beginning

1997

The San Antonio Spurs drafted Duncan in the 1997 NBA Draft

1996

He had an individually impressive season during 1996-97 and averaged 20

1994

He was regarded as one of the most eligible NBA prospects in the 1994-95 NCAA season

1993

Initially Duncan struggled while playing for the Demon Deacons, but during the 1993-94 NCAA season he and his teammate Randolph Childress led the Deacons to a 20-11 win-loss record

1992

With the support of his parents he became an excellent swimmer and aimed of making it to the 1992 Olympic Games

1989

However his dreams came crashing down when his hometown’s only Olympic sized swimming pool was destroyed by Hurricane Hugo in 1989