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Houston Rockets center Yao Ming works his way around Jazz center Mehemet Okur in a 2007 game. Injuries forced the former No. 1 overall pick and 8-time All-Star to retire. Ming, 30, played his entire NBA career for Houston. He finishes as the Rockets’ sixth-leading scorer with 9,247 points and second-leading shot-blocker with 920 blocks. (File Photo)

Photo Credit: The Associated Press