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Yao gets double-double and wins game against Australia

August 15th, 2006
by John
Yao goes up for a shot as Australia's Andrew Bogut tries to defend.  The Chinese squeaked out a victory against the Australians 63-61 thanks to a basket by Yao with 2.7 seconds remaining in the game.  In just 24 minutes of play, Yao finished with a double-double: 21 points on 61.5% shooting and 10 rebounds.  He also recorded 4 assists and 2 blocks. Yao goes up for a shot as Australia’s Andrew Bogut tries to defend. The Chinese squeaked out a victory against the Australians 63-61 thanks to a basket by Yao with 2.7 seconds remaining in the game. In just 24 minutes of play, Yao finished with a double-double: 21 points on 61.5% shooting and 10 rebounds. He also recorded 4 assists and 2 blocks. Click here for more photos from the game.

Yao congratulates Vassilis Spanoulis after Greece captured the championship of the FIBA Stankovic Continental Champion Cup after dominating Dirk Nowitzki's German team 84-47.  Spanoulis, who will play with Yao and the Rockets this coming season, finished with 12 points (3-of-3 from three-point range), 5 rebounds, 4 steals, and one assist. Yao congratulates Vassilis Spanoulis after Greece captured the championship of the FIBA Stankovic Continental Champion Cup after dominating Dirk Nowitzki’s German team 84-47. Spanoulis, who will play with Yao and the Rockets this coming season, finished with 12 points (3-of-3 from three-point range), 5 rebounds, 4 steals, and one assist. Click here for more photos of Spanoulis and Yao.