According an initial report from Yahoo! Sports, which was confirmed by several other news organizations, Yao Ming definitely set to retire after just nine NBA seasons.
An source who spoke under the condition of anonymity says neither Yao nor his representatives have informed the league office of the decision, and the league says Yao has not filed paperwork that would make his decision final.
The 7-foot-6 Yao was the top overall pick in the 2002 draft, but his career has been hampered by recent foot and leg injuries.
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Everything starts with a draft. It is from that first draft where things get made better. Mistakes get pointed out, flaws and holes in plots get fixed. Comedian Paul Laudiero wrote a post for his site called Sh*t Rough Drafts, imagining what first versions of iconic and famous pieces were like. It slowly expanded in to more hilarious works of art. Check it out below: Read more