This is how I think of it. He plays in China against a lot of other Chinese players. Well how many Chinese people whose name is not Yao Ming have you seen thatMessage 1 of 31 , Jul 4, 2002View SourceThis is how I think of it. He plays in China against a lot of other Chinese players. Well how many Chinese people whose name is not Yao Ming have you seen that is over 6 foot?-Shawn----- Original Message -----From: HoopStudiesSent: Thursday, July 04, 2002 12:00 PMSubject: [APBR_analysis] Re: Yao Ming--- In APBR_analysis@y..., Ed Weiland <weiland1029@y...> wrote:
> His numbers in the CBA for last seaon were 31.6 ppg,
> 19.3 rpg and 3 apg. That's with a .732 FG pct. This is
> for 44 games, regular season and playoffs. I don't
> know where the CBA ranks in terms of quality, but
> that's a hell of a player in just about any league.
> Considering he's 7'5 and still young (22, IIRC)
> there's plenty of reason to think there's something
> special here.
The CBA is assessed as equivalent to about Division II basketball.
The .732 FG% is definitely impressive. I hadn't seen that.
Frankly, no one here or in the NBA is doing much more than guessing
about Ming. He does have major -- insert everyone's favorite word
here -- upside!!! That's what his draw is.
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... i ... I ve got boxes for at least 6 of his Olympic games. They re not the greatest format. I could post them if other people want to reformat and repostMessage 31 of 31 , Jul 10, 2002View Source--- In APBR_analysis@y..., "airiverson01" <airiverson01@y...> wrote:
> what was his cba ft% and 3ptfg%?i
> also he did play in the olympics. i taped the usa v. china game.
> think he had two blocks a few points maybe and fouled out early inI've got boxes for at least 6 of his Olympic games. They're not the
> the second half. i think he will be maybe an all star someday, but
> probably not mvp or hof.
greatest format. I could post them if other people want to reformat
and repost in more useable format. Against the US, he had 5 pts, 2
blocks, and 5 fouls in 15 minutes. Wang Zhi-Zhi played a lot better
than Ming. The US shot 57% against the Chinese and won by 47. They
got 70 points in the paint. They got 22 points off second shots and
completely dominated the offensive boards. Part of Ming's problem
was that the guards could not get him the ball. On the defensive
side, I'm not sure what you can blame his problems on.