The Year of the Yao From China to the NBA. From hero to underdog. The phenomenal journey of Yao Ming.

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2005 | PG | Documentary Sports | 1hr, 27m

A record of Chinese basketball star Yao Ming's first year playing in the NBA. Back home, Chinese fans are eager for their homeboy to honorably represent 1.2 billion of his countrymen. In the States, h... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, April 15, 2005

On DVD

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

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DIRECTOR

Adam Del Deo
James D. Stern

Screenwriter

Companies

Fine Line Features & 2 more

Rating MPAA

PG for some mild language

Storyline

A record of Chinese basketball star Yao Ming's first year playing in the NBA. Back home, Chinese fans are eager for their homeboy to honorably represent 1.2 billion of his countrymen. In the States, however, more than a few observers, cynically question whether the big guy can play the NBA version of the game.

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  • Yao Ming Movie

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