Yao Ming out for season but hopeful to play in Beijing Olympics

Yao Ming is out for the season due to a stress fracture in his foot - the tarsal navicular bone to be precise.

He - and the rest of China - is still hopeful that he will be able to represent his country at the Beijing Olympics

The injury may take several months to heal.

“If I cannot play in the Olympics for my country this time, it will be the biggest loss in my career to right now,” Yao said at a news conference Tuesday.

Yao plays for the Rockets NBA basketball team.

Posted by Mike 11 years ago

filed under: Basketball, China

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