Houston Rockets Fans Should Not Worry about Yao Ming, Depiste His Poor Comeback

October 7th, 2010 by Sean Fearon Leave a reply »
We almost expected Yao Ming's comeback to be one of surprises and good fortune.

Houston fans were subjected to so much soul-crunching misery over the past 18 months, yet always came out miraculously relieved at the end. When it looked like Yao's career was in serious jeopardy, he was given a clean bill of health (so to speak).

When word began to circulate concerning Yao's season debut being mid-winter, he showed up Tuesday night, and played very...well at least he was there.

His pivotal decision to have potentially career-ending surgery on his foot, sent shivers down the spine of Houston fans the world over, made worse also by the fact that he was to be a mere spectator for Houston's 2009-2010 season.

So were we ecstatic to see the franchise player back on the hardwood? Of course we were. Were we impressed with his performance? Not by a long shot.

Yao's leap and quickness seem to have decreased substantially, yet again, rendering him little more than a signpost for long rebounds, and against skilled rebounders like Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol.

His agility was comparative to that of a bridge. Yao was left litera ...

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