Basketball Hall of Fame center Hakeem Olajuwon believes Yao Ming is a Hall of Famer for everything he has done to make basketball an international sport.
The finalists for the 2016 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame were announced on Thursday and include NBA greats Allen Iverson, Shaquille O'Neal and Yao Ming, as well as college coaching icons Tom Izzo, Bo Ryan, Muffet McGraw and Eddie Sutton. ...read more
SI special contributor Jack McCallum explains why Yao Ming was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame despite not having the most stellar NBA career. ...read more