Chinese Basketball Star Yao Ming Retires

China’s towering basketball superstar Yao Ming has offered his decision to retire from the National Basketball Association after a series of injuries made it no longer doable for him to continue to compete for the Houston Rockets. Yao Ming says he is no longer leaving basketball, on the other hand, and may perchance perchance perhaps well continue to work for his ragged Chinese crew, the Shanghai Sharks, as well as along with his charity community the Yao Foundation. VOA’s William Ide has extra from Beijing.