Yao Ming officially announce it on Wednesday when Shanghai (07/20/2011), by revealing the reason for the retreat is an injury that continues to happen that makes him have to retire at age 30 years.
"Today I announce a personal decision, ending a career as a basketball player and officially retired. But when one door closes, another door opens," added Yao.Yao will confirm kembai worked for former klubya in China, the Shanghai Sharks, where he is now occupying the position General Manager.
David Stern, NBA commissioner, also threw a compliment to the players from the Chinese. According to him, Yao has managed to open the NBA an opportunity to be recognized in the country's bamboo curtain. In addition to Stern, LA Lakers star, Kobe Bryant also had time to throw farewell.
Yao played eight seasons in the NBA, but should be absent in 250 games in the last six years.