NBA superstar Yao Ming (L) makes an appearance with movie star Zhang Ziyi in a charity event to raise money for a medical aid to Tibet, in Beijing on July 13, 2011. Chinese web users were in mourning... more 
NBA superstar Yao Ming (L) makes an appearance with movie star Zhang Ziyi in a charity event to raise money for a medical aid to Tibet, in Beijing on July 13, 2011. Chinese web users were in mourning over the reported retirement of NBA superstar Yao Ming but expressed sympathy for the basketball icon, state media said. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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