NBA star Yao Ming, right, speaks to his wife Ye Li Yao and his daughter Qinle during a press conference in Shanghai, China, Wednesday, July 20, 2011. The Houston Rockets center has made it official, ... more 
NBA star Yao Ming, right, speaks to his wife Ye Li Yao and his daughter Qinle during a press conference in Shanghai, China, Wednesday, July 20, 2011. The Houston Rockets center has made it official, telling the packed news conference in his hometown that a series of injuries have forced him to retire from basketball. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Eugene Hoshiko
Wed, Jul 20, 2011 3:45 AM EDT