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Rockets will retire Yao Ming’s jersey February 3

Rockets will retire Yao Ming’s jersey February 3

The team moved up the ceremony to halftime against Chicago. The Houston Rockets have announced that they will retire Yao Ming’s number 21 jersey at halftime of the February 3 game against the Chicago Bulls. This moves the ceremony, which was originally scheduled for February 2, up by a day. Yao will join other famous Rockets Hakeem Olajuwon, Moses Malone, Clyde Drexler, Calvin Murphy and Rudy Tomjanovich with his game shirt hanging from the Toyota Center rafters. This is the cherry on top of a banner year for Yao, which also saw him inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame back...

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