The Tall 7 - 1/2 foot center for the Houston Rockets. He came from China and sparked a wave throughout the NBA and China. He was known for his height and the way he could get blocks so well. After a series of injuries to his Big Toe he has not been able to be a force and win a NBA championship. Yao ming Retires at the Age of 28. Good luck with the rest of your career Yao Ming.