Yao set to retire from basketball on Wednesday

Yao Ming is likely to make it official on Wednesday, announcing what is expected to be his retirement from the NBA.

Rockets` Yao Ming to quit game: Reports

Houston Rockets centre Yao Ming, one of the biggest names in contemporary basketball, has announced his retirement from the National Basketball Association.

Yao return to NBA next season `not ruled out`: Rockets

Chinese center Yao Ming is progressing well after foot surgery and while a return to court for the Houston Rockets next season remains unlikely, it has not been ruled out, the NBA team`s general manager said.