Yao Ming and wife Ye Li pose for a wedding photo in Lin'an, China.
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Yao Ming and Peyton Manning high-five each other between takes during shooting for a Gatorade commercial in Orlando.
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Yao Ming plays a game of one-on-one against a child while shooting a Gatorade commercial in Orlando.
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Yao Ming plays with a bottle-nosed dolphin at SeaWorld in San Diego.
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Andre Agassi jokes around next to 7'4'' Yao Ming during a tennis charity promotion in Shanghai.
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Yao Ming tries his hand at fueling a race car before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.
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Yao Ming, Christina Aguilera and Shaquille O'Neal take part in the NBA All-Star Read to Achieve Celebration, a one of a kind concert and television special which took place at the World Congress Center in Atlanta.
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Yao Ming talks with actor Jet Li prior to the start of the 57th annual NBA All-Star game in New Orleans.
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Actress Zhang Ziyi poses with Yao Ming for photos after attending a departure ceremony for the Chinese athletes with disabilities at the China Administration of Sports for Person with Disabilities (CASPD) in Beijing.
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Yao Ming having lunch with Dikembe Mutombo and Patrick Ewing as his mother looks on at Yao's Restaurant & Bar.
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Yao Ming relaxing with Dikembe Mutombo and Patrick Ewing at Yao's Restaurant & Bar.
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Yao Ming lifting weights during a workout in the gym at Toyota Center in Houston.
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Yao Ming shoots a half-court shot in front of teammates during a Western Conference practice for the 2007 NBA All-Star game in Las Vegas.
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Yao Ming looks on as he watches the Houston Texans host the Detroit Lions at Reliant Stadium.
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Yao Ming attends a news conference in Shanghai during which he spoke about his contract with the Houston Rockets.
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Yao Ming waits for an elevator while on his way to the "Stars vs SARS" telethon in Shanghai.
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Rockets trainer Keith Jones helps Yao Ming with his golf clubs at the team's practice facility.
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Yao Ming carries the Chinese flag during the opening ceremonies for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.
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Yao Ming dunking at an NBA work out session in Chicago.
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