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BEIJING (Reuters) - Houston Rockets center Yao Ming believes more of his Chinese team mates need to gain experience abroad for the national team to be competitive at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, state media reported on Tuesday.
By Alastair Himmer SAPPORO, Japan (Reuters) - Olympic gold medallists Argentina swept aside Nigeria to improve to a perfect 4-0 at the world basketball championship on Wednesday, while Spain also claimed their fourth win in Japan by beating Angola.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Teenager Chen Jianghua was named alongside Yao Ming and Wang Zhizhi in China's squad for the world championship on Tuesday. The 17-year-old point guard was included after impressing in China's 119-73 defeat to the United States in Guangzhou last week, his national team debut.
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.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China coach Jonas Kazlauskas bemoaned Yao Ming's absence from the national team after the U.S. thrashed China by 46 points in a world championship warm-up match in Guangzhou, a the China Daily newspaper reported on Tuesday. "Yao is definitely what we need right now.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Lebron James landed 23 points as the United States crushed China 119-73 in a world championship warm-up match in Guangzhou on Monday night.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China center Yao Ming says he is on track to play in this month's world championships as the national team returned home from its disappointing European warm-up tour, Chinese newspapers reported on Wednesday. "Now I am 80 percent OK," the China Daily quoted Yao as saying.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's first NBA star Wang Zhizhi has earned a recall to the national team after four years in the wilderness following his refusal to play in the 2002 Asian Games.
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.
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.
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