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2006-07-21 08:27:43

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's towering NBA player Yao Ming has declared his foot injury a non-issue ahead of August's World Championship warm-up games against America and Brazil in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou. "As to my injury, I don't have any major concerns.

2006-04-21 08:16:40

BEIJING (Reuters) - Injured Yao Ming will not be pressured by China's basketball officials to rush back into the national team, Yao's management has said.

2006-04-19 07:24:33

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Yi Jianlian, linked with a move to the NBA, says he plans to stay with the national team rather than follow Yao Ming's path this year.

2006-04-13 03:03:38

BEIJING (Reuters) - Denial, anxiety and finger-pointing are some of China's reactions to news the country's towering basketball icon Yao Ming may miss this year's World Championships through injury.

2006-04-11 07:34:10

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Houston Rockets center Yao Ming broke his foot during an 85-83 loss to the Utah Jazz on Monday in Salt Lake City, the team said. Yao left the game in the first quarter after breaking a bone in his left foot.

2006-04-10 01:36:41

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's first NBA star, expelled from the national team for skipping the 2002 Asian Games, made an apologetic return on Monday as China seeks to reconcile with "problem stars" ahead of the Beijing Olympics.

2006-03-26 23:38:37

NEW YORK (Reuters) - LeBron James scored 36 points, including the go-ahead basket in overtime, as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Houston Rockets 104-102 for their fifth straight National Basketball Association win on Sunday.

2006-03-11 21:03:01

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tracy McGrady of the Houston Rockets could miss upto five weeks due to his ailing back, the National Basketball Association team said on Saturday.

2006-03-08 01:21:24

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Houston's Yao Ming scored 30 points and hauled down 13 rebounds to help the Rockets overcome the absence of Tracy McGrady and defeat the Timberwolves 93-87 in National Basketball Association play in Minneapolis on Tuesday.

2006-02-05 19:02:17

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tracy McGrady bagged 23 points and David Wesley added 19 as the Houston Rockets downed the New York Knicks 93-89 on Sunday at Madison Square Garden, extending their win streak to three games.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.