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Yao Ming officially retires.

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  1. fletcher

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  2. Absolutely

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    I can't believe that on all the Rome/ATH shows they're talking about Hall of Fame.
     
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    Is it me or does it seem like Yao only played like three seasons?
     
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    Yeah, what is that shit? No fucking way.
     
  6. fletcher

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    The only way Yao is going to the HOF is if he takes a bus there.

    And I admit I have no idea where the NBA HOF is located nor do I care to look it up.
     
  7. Jacuzzi Billy

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    Yao in the Hall? Nice, Oden still has a shot too then.
     
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  9. Stormrider666

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    Yeah Yao is not a HOF. But he will be remembered more for what he did off the court than on it.
     
  10. Jacuzzi Billy

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    Really? I will remember him much more for what he did on the court.
     
  11. Stormrider666

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    In the grand scheme of things, he will remembered for what he did in being the first Chinese born player drafted in the NBA and the effect it had in opening up China to the leauge. Yao didn't really make much of an impact on the court for him to be remembered as a great player.

    Edit: Just found out on PTI, that Yao wasn't the first Chinese born player drafted in the NBA. But he was definitely the most successful.
     
  12. fletcher

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    Just found out Yao was the second. Thanks, PTI!

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    What did that turd Bob Ryan say about him? He thought he'd be great, but he fell victim to _____
     
  14. Stormrider666

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    Yeah after I found about it on PTI, I went back and edited my post.
     
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    Manute Bol built a Hospital in Africa...I think...
     
  16. fletcher

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    He just stood in the middle of a tent and held it up for a while. I wouldnt consider that building a hospital.
     
  17. Hoagie

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    I heard he was only retiring because the lock out prevented him from having contact with the team doctors. So he retires and can work with the team doctors then he can unretire when the NBA resumes play.
     
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    It's the NBA, WGAS?
     
  19. fletcher

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    He has played a handful of games in the last two years, Im not really sure the team doctors can do anything for him.

    I really started the thread just to get the "WGAS" Yao meme in the first post. Im a football guy myself.
     
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