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The Dream Shake Aug 4, 2016

2016 NBA preseason schedule: Rockets to play Yao Ming's CBA team in preseason

The Rockets will be going back to China. The Houston Rockets will be heading back to China this preseason. But before the trip, they will open up at home, Oct. 2 against Yao Ming's Shanghai Sharks. Two Americans highlight the Sharks team, former 2011 lottery pick Jimmer Fredette and former Pacers point guard A.J. Price. Last year, current Rockets forward Michael Beasley won the CBA MVP for the Sharks. The Rockets will head to China to play the New Orleans Hornets, who will have Terrence Jones and be facing old friends Eric Gordon and Ryan Anderson, on Oct. 9 and 12 in Shanghai and...
The Dream Shake Aug 2, 2016

Jimmer Fredette signs with Yao Ming's Shanghai Sharks

Can he recapture Jimmermania in China with Yao Ming's team? Jimmer Fredette, former 10th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft has officially signed in China with the Shanghai Sharks, who are owned by former Houston Rockets star Yao Ming. Fredette was a former unanimous National Player of the Year at BYU, and he also owns both the BYU all-time scoring record and the record for the Mountain West Conference. He was also named the Best Male College Athlete in the 2011 ESPY awards. Following his highly decorated college career, Fredette was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks before being traded to...