Yao Ming on court soon

Reuters reports: China’s Yao Ming is likely to play his first competitive game since having surgery on his foot in March at this week’s Stankovic Cup pre-Beijing Olympic basketball tournament, local media reported on Tuesday. The 7ft-6in (2.28m) Houston Rockets centre, whose NBA season was ended by a stress fracture, returned to China to join the national squad for training last month but played no part in two warm-up games against Australia in Jiangsu.

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