Tag: NBA

Yao Ming’s Influence on NBA, Basketball in China

Yao Ming stands at a towering 7 ft. 6in (2.3m), but his impact on the National Basketball Association and the game’s growth in his home nation of China dwarfs his skyscraper-like stature. Continue reading “Yao Ming’s Influence on NBA, Basketball in China”

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Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum having best season in NBA after early career injuries

C.J. McCollum grimaced as he sat on the away team bench at Stuart C. Siegel Center in Richmond, Va.

His face was a look of anger, disappointment and frustration.

The then-Lehigh University senior guard, who was leading the nation in scoring, had one white Nike high-top shoe on, but his left foot and ankle were tightly wrapped with athletic tape.

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