Yao posted the following on his Facebook and Twitter page today after his Shanghai Sharks lost to the Guangdong Tigers today in Shanghai Sunday night.
Congrats to the Guangdong Tigers for their series win over my Sharks today. They showed everyone they are a great team. I am very proud of my players and their efforts. We have great fans, a great city, and I am already looking forward again to next season.
Guangdong won the series 3-1 and now advances to the next round.