Yao Ming enjoying ownership of Shanghai Sharks

The AP reports:

Sidelined by a foot injury, Houston Rockets star Yao Ming says he’s finding a new kind of satisfaction as owner of his former Chinese team, the Shanghai Sharks.

Yao bought out the financially troubled team’s former owners in July for an undisclosed sum in a bid to revive its fortunes.

The club is in fourth in the 17-team Chinese league, two points out of first place.

”I bought the Sharks to give them a boost and do something on behalf of Chinese basketball,” Yao said in an interview with the official Xinhua News Agency appearing in newspapers Thursday.

Author: Inside Hoops

InsideHoops.com has been a world leader in NBA basketball coverage for over 20 years. Read our blog, but also be sure to read our main website on www.insidehoops.com

One thought on “Yao Ming enjoying ownership of Shanghai Sharks”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *