The best Quotes by Yao Ming

The best Quotes by Yao Ming

Yao Ming (born September 12, 1980) is a Chinese basketball executive and former professional player. He played for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

My American strength coach said he liked me better before I could speak English.
If we buy ivory it makes all of us killers as well.
I'm just one of the 1.3 billion Chinese.
Kobe's heart is as strong as his muscles.
Sometimes it can feel like there are a billion people on my shoulders.
Friendship first, competition second.
Sports teach you how to be quick. Injuries teach you how to slow down.
If you're going to learn a new language, you can't try to be perfect. You'll stop yourself from talking. You just have to let go.
Sport is the best means of communication between people from different religions and countries.
Every sound in the gym is so fantastic. The screams of the fans, the whistle of the ref, the teammates calling to each other, the sounds of the ball touching the wooden floor, the sneakers touching the floor, and the sounds of the fight, the muscle and the sweat. Oh, and the last one – when the ball goes through the net. Don't laugh at my sensitivity and romanticism – those sounds really attract me.

Quotes about Yao Ming

With the first pick in the 2002 NBA draft, the Houston Rockets select Yao Ming from Shanghai, China.
Wrist wet, wet like rain
Nike Swoosh, White Cocaines
Iceberg, that's Gucci Mane
Tall racks like Yao Ming
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German literacy ought to be gently and reverently set aside among the dead languages, for only the dead have time to learn it.
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Not quite but I appreciated his hoops knowledge…
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You guys are better people than players - that means a lot!
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