Yao Ming Is Retiring After A Career Plagued By Injuries

Yao Ming

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Oft-injured Houston Rockets centre Yao Ming has informed the NBA that he’s retiring.Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports first tweeted the news this afternoon.

Yao was the first Chinese player to be taken first overall in the NBA Draft.

He averaged 19 points and nine rebounds in his nine-year NBA career, and showed flashes of dominance when he was healthy.

But toward the end of his career, injuries simply took over.

He played in just five games in 2010-2011.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski

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