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  1. Without Yao, does NBA’s profile in China shrink?

    Jul 11, 2011, 11:31 AM EST

    Yao Ming

    Yao Ming was the face of David Stern’s dream of NBA globalization. The 7’6” center was an eight-time NBA All-Star — a few of those years he actually deserved it — and a huge presence in America and China. Basketball is booming in China and Yao was a big part of that and the reason…

  2. NBA players lockout tour of China has to win over government first

    Jul 4, 2011, 8:03 AM EST

    Olympics Day 16 - Basketball

    Derrick Rose could lead a barnstorming tour of NBA players through China. So could Kobe Bryant. A few agents out there are pitching the idea of a lockout tour of China this fall and it is gaining momentum for the players. But they better check with the Chinese government first. Because while it sounds like…

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