Houston Rockets

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Yao Ming Stars in WildAid Commercial Depicting Drained S.F. Bay

    Matt SmithImagine a dry pit instead of the bay​Yao Ming isn't merely the tallest player in the NBA. In a commercial he filmed in San Francisco on Thursday along the Bay, the Houston Rocket's center proved he's superhuman in other ways, too. Like a Hollywood star, Yao stood over the Bay where the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Congratulations, Don Nelson. Now Retire.

    Alone at the top​Last night, the Golden State Warriors dispatched Minnesota, 116-107. This year, any victory for the Warriors is cause for celebration; the team is struggling to win 30 percent of its games. But this one was special: It was victory No. 1,333 for coach Don Nelson -- the league's all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    It's Your Friday Morning News Quiz!

    Happier times. Faster, too.​ Bridge! Bridge! More Bridge! Troubled bridge over water! Didja hear about the bridge? Sigh. Take a news quiz. 1. The city of San Francisco agreed to cough up $250,000 regarding a lawsuit stemming from a 2005 spill in which perhaps 54,000 gallons of what was leaked into ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 14, 2009
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    October 13, 2009

    Early Bird Special: Beijing Restaurant Tower: Addictive fried potatoes.​An early nibble from the Weekly's Wednesday food review. What would Yao eat? That's Yao Ming, the hella lanky Houston Rockets center, who dribbles chili oil and black vinegar on northern Chinese dishes like fennel dumplings and meat panc ... More >>

  • News

    March 8, 2006

    Hustle & Flow

    He can defend and fly with the best of them. But can the rookie straight out of high school stick in the NBA?

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2005

    Yao? Yow!

    Basketball's big guy

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