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Yao Ming

Basketball Player
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Net worth 2018: $130 Million
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Shanghai, China
Country: Chinese
BirthDay: 12 September 1980
Sigh: Libra
Height: 2.29 m
BIOGRAPHY

Yao Ming was bornon 12 September 1980 in Shanghai, China, Chinese, is Basketball Player. Yao Ming is a retired Chinese basketball player who played for Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and the National Basketball Association (NBA). The seven feet, five inches tall player is the only non-US player to lead NBA in All-Star voting. NBA commissioner David Stern had described him as "a wonderful mixture of talent, dedication, humanitarian aspirations and a sense of humor."He was voted to start for the Western Conference in NBA All-Star Game for at least eight times, and on five occasions he was named to the All-NBA Team. He played for China in the 2000 Summer Olympics. He also led his country’s national team to three consecutive FIBA Asian Championship gold medals. He played in the 2008 Summer Olympics, and scored the first basket of the game against the US. For six consecutive years, he was on top of the Forbes' Chinese celebrities list in income and popularity. In 2011, he retired from professional basketball due to a series of injuries, which had forced him to miss 250 games in his career.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$130 Million

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

(4.6/161 votes)
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