Tag Archives: Yao Ming

October 31, 2010 at 1:03 am

Rockets show Melo he can win in Houston

Chase Budinger and Courtney Lee had some nice dunks in the first half Coming off an 0-2 West Coast road trip, the Rockets arrived at the Toyota Center for their home opener with a sense that they needed to seriously recommit themselves to defense. The return of Kyle Lowry and a fresh Yao Ming were sure to help. Continue reading

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October 26, 2010 at 11:04 am

Houston Rockets 2010-11 Season Preview

With early training camp buzz pointing to a shift in focus from run and gun offensive firepower to a more “Van Gundian” recommitment to defensive intensity, it is clear that the Houston Rockets enter the 2010-11 season with a sense of determination. Continue reading

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October 25, 2010 at 7:33 pm

Yao Ming, the second rounder?

You never know what you’re going to get with Yao Ming when he speaks to the media. Often his answers can be fairly dry and short, but he’s always a threat to unleash his sharp wit. Continue reading

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October 6, 2010 at 8:37 pm

Rockets Practice Notes – 10/6/2010

If you didn’t believe Rick Adelman before about Yao Ming, you probably do now. “I really think it’s unfair for people to think he’s going to be the guy he was 2 years ago,” said Adelman after practice on Wednesday. “He’s got a long ways to go. He’s missed a lot of basketball over the past year and it’s going to take some time.” Continue reading

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September 29, 2010 at 5:33 pm

Day 3: Yao rolls ankle, but he’s fine

Yao Ming rolled his right ankle during Wednesday’s practice, but both Yao and the team said he was fine — there was no concern at all about this being anything but mild. Yao exited the scrimmage as a result, but it was about when he had to come out anyway (due to his 12-minute time limit in scrimmages). Continue reading

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