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2006-08-11 10:00:18

BEIJING (Reuters) - Yao Ming finally got some court time on Friday but could not prevent China losing 82-73 to Germany in a world championship warm-up tournament in Nanjing. The Houston Rockets All Star, China's best player, received a huge ovation from the crowd when he returned to action for the first time since breaking his foot in an NBA game in April. The 7 ft 6 in center was used sparingly and Germany, inspired by a dynamic performance from Dallas Mavericks franchise forward...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.