Houston Rockets

Yao Ming Dabbles in Viticulture

Nov 30, 2011 By Sonia Smith

Fresh into his retirement from the Houston Rockets, Yao Ming has taken up viticulture and is hoping his cachet in China will help him sell wine in his home country.

Hakeem Olajuwon

Aug 31, 2008 By Evan Smith

“When I was playing in college and the pros, most of the articles called me a ‘future Hall of Famer.’ So you get that idea in your head. You feel secure and confident that you’ll be elected to the Hall of Fame, but it’s different when it actually happens.”