Yao scores 21 points in charity game
www.chinaview.cn 2007-09-15 00:21:21   Print

Houston Rockets star Yao Ming (L) and his Chinese national teammate Liu Wei (R) defend Steve Nash in a charity match between the Chinese national team and NBA stars in Beijing, Sept. 14, 2007. Yao, Nash, Anthony, Baron Davis, Leandro Barbosa and five other NBA players were joined by players from the Chinese national team in the charity game. All the income of the charity game will be donated to help improve educational environment of children from families of poverty in west China

Houston Rockets star Yao Ming (L) and his Chinese national teammate Liu Wei (R) defend Steve Nash in a charity match between the Chinese national team and NBA stars in Beijing, Sept. 14, 2007. Yao, Nash, Anthony, Baron Davis, Leandro Barbosa and five other NBA players were joined by players from the Chinese national team in the charity game. All the income of the charity game will be donated to help improve educational environment of children from families of poverty in west China. (Xinhua Photo)
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    BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- NBA Houston Rockets center Yao Ming scored 21 points to lead a Chinese all-star team over NBA charity gala all-star team 101-92 here on Friday.

    Yi Jianlian, who had been signed by the Milwaukee Bucks as No. 6 pick of this year's NBA draft, added 20 for the Chinese.

    Two-time NBA regular season MVP Steve Nash and Carmelo Anthony, who played for the Chinese all-star team in the third and fourth quarter respectively, had 13 points apiece while Nash's Phoenix Suns teammate Leandro Barbosa notched game-high 22 points.

    The income of the charity game, which was launched by Yao and Nash, will be donated to poor children in Western China.

Editor: Mu Xuequan
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