Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Yao Ming was the 2002-2003 "Got Milk" NBA Rookie of the Year?||Yao Ming Mania
False. Although he didn't win the "Got Milk" Rookie of the Year award, he was voted The Sporting News NBA Rookie of the Year.
|How many time(s) was Yao Ming named Rookie of the Month during the 2002-2003 season?||Yao Ming Mania
Twice. He was named Rookie of the Month twice, in December 2002 and February 2003.
He had a perfect shooting night. On November 11th, 2002, Yao Ming scored 20 points on a perfect 9-9 shooting against the Los Angeles Lakers.
|Which Chinese team did Yao play for prior to joining the Rockets?||Yao Ming Mania
Shanghai Sharks. He averaged 15 rebounds and 23 points in 122 games while playing for the Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).
|Both of Yao's parents played for China's National Teams?||Yao Ming Mania
True. His 6-7 father Yao Zhi Yuan and his 6-3 mother Fang Feng Di both played for Chinese National Teams.
3rd. He was the third ever Chinese player in the NBA following Wang Zhizhi and Mengke Bateer.
|Yao Ming was the starting center for the Western Conference All-Stars in 2003?||Yao Ming Mania
True. Yao started at center in the All-Star game. He received 1,286,324 votes in the All-Star balloting.
Houston Rockets. Yao was the first overall draft pick in 2003 and was drafted by the Rockets.
|Yao scored a new career high of 46 points against the Dallas Mavericks in his rookie season?||Yao Ming Mania
f. Yao scored a new career high of 30 points against the Mavericks on November 21, 2002, in his rookie season.
China. The Chinese native is nicknamed the "Little Giant". He has been featured in commercials for Visa and Gatorade. He was born on September 12, 1980.