- Name: Yao Ming
- Born: 09/12/1980 (40 years old)
- Occupation: Basketball player/administrator
Yao Ming (Chinese: 姚明; born September 12, 1980) is a Chinese basketball executive and former professional player. He played for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Yao was selected to start for the Western Conference in the NBA All-Star Game eight times, and was named to the All-NBA Team five times. At the time of his final season, he was the tallest active player in the NBA, at 2.29m (7ft 6in). He is the only player from outside of the United States to lead the NBA in All-Star votes.
Birth Place: Shanghai, China
Yao Ming quotes :
Fortune cookies are a good idea. If the message is positive, it can make your day a little better.Yao Ming