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Yao Ming Attends LA Kings Game in Beijing, China

Retired NBA player and basketball Hall of Famer attends the first NHL game in his home country

by LA Kings @LAKings /

At the LA Kings second and final game in China, they had a basketball Hall of Famer watching. 

Yao Ming, former Houston Rockets center and current President of the Chinese Basketball Association, was in Cadillac Arena on Saturday as the Kings took on the Canucks in Shanghai, China.

During the game, Drew Doughty, Jonathan Quick, and Anze Kopitar made a quick visit to the 7'6" basketball star.

Tweet from @LAKings: Hockey meets basketball in Beijing ��

 And it was clear which team he was cheering for the whole time ...

Tweet from @LAKings: Vancouver Canucks score, LA Kings superfan @YaoMing is not impressed.

Obviously, he was going to be a Kings fan though.

Who can say no to Luc Robitaille?

Tweet from @LAKings: Hey @YaoMing, your jersey is waiting for you here in China. Can't wait to give it to you. - Luc, Adam Wilkes, @AEGSportsCheese

With their 4-3 SO win over the Canucks, the Kings are now 1-0 when Yao attends a game in China.

Video: LAK@VAN: Yao Ming in attendance for game in Beijing


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