Hupu News on October 2 The 2020-21 CBA League is about to begin, and Hupu also launched the "countdown to jersey" selection of the most representative players of each CBA number. In today's selection, Yao Ming was selected as the most representative No. 15 player in the Hupu CBA jersey countdown with 3430 votes, 73.6% of the votes.
Yao Ming played in the CBA League from 1997 to 2002, representing the Shanghai Men's Basketball Team in 136 games, with a record of 96 wins and 40 losses. Yao Ming played 41.5 minutes per game, scored 23.2 points, 15.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.5 steals, and 4.4 blocks. He led Shanghai to the 2001-02 CBA championship. The No. 15 jersey he was wearing was also retired by Shanghai.
Yao Ming participated in the NBA Draft in 2002 and was selected by the Rockets as the top pick. Yao Ming played for the Rockets throughout his NBA career (2002-2011), playing 486 games, averaging 32.5 minutes per game, averaging 19 points, 9.2 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.89 blocks per game. On July 20, 2011, Yao Ming held a press conference to officially announce his retirement. Yao Ming is currently the chairman of the Chinese Basketball Association and the chairman of CBA.