The Rockets retired Yao Ming’s jersey Friday night at halftime of their game against the Bulls, and the whole thing was first class all the way. The Rockets brought in Tracy McGrady, Steve Francis, Hakeem Olajuwon, Dikembe Mutombo, Shane Battier and Yao’s family for the occasion.
But the intro video telling the story of Yao that opened the ceremony? Phenomenal. It got a little dusty in here at the end.
Here’s my recording of it:
If you want to watch my fan recording of the entire ceremony, here it is: