Ming in game against the Washington Wizards in December 2006
September 12, 1980 |
|Listed height||7 ft 6 in (2.29 m)|
|Listed weight||310 lb (141 kg)|
|NBA draft||2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st overall|
|Selected by the Houston Rockets|
|Career highlights and awards|
8Ã— NBA All-Star (2003â€“2009, 2011)
|Points||9,247 (19.0 ppg)|
|Rebounds||4,494 (9.2 rpg)|
|Blocks||920 (1.9 bpg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
|Basketball Hall of Fame as player|
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