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Lots of pics of Dwight and Yao from presser, fan rally

July 15th, 2013
by John

You have probably seen some of the coverage from Saturday’s press conference and fan rally of Dwight Howard becoming a Houston Rocket, but it’s still worthy of covering here on YaoMania.

Yao was there to welcome him into the “Legacy of Bigs” in Houston. Below are some pics, along with links to more photos and slideshows.

July 13, 2013 - Yao Ming sits among former Rocket greats and current Rocket Chandler Parsons (at end)

July 13, 2013 - Yao Ming shares a laugh with Clyde Drexler at the Dwight Howard press conference

July 13, 2013 - Yao Ming stands behind Dwight Howard as he holds up his jersey.  Former Rocket Calvin Murphy looks on.

July 13, 2013 - Dwight Howard poses at his press conference with former Rocket players, including Yao Ming

July 13, 2013 - Yao Ming stands behind Dwight Howard as he shakes hands with a press conference attendee

July 13, 2013 - Yao Ming pictured with former Rocket big men Ralph Sampson, Hakeem Olajuwon and Elvin Hayes with Dwight Howard at center

July 13, 2013 - A reported crowd of 10,000 people show up for the Dwight Howard welcome rally
Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

July 13, 2013 - Dwight Howard takes a photo of the crowd that came to greet him at his welcome rally
Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

July 13, 2013 - Yao stands behind Dwight Howard outside Toyota Center at his welcome rally

July 13, 2013 - Dwight Howard and Hakeem Olajuwon raise their hands to the crowd outside Toyota Center at Howard's welcome rally

July 13, 2013 - A big poster entitled "Legacy of Bigs" is revealed to the crowd outside Toyota Center

If you want to see more slideshows from Saturday’s events, click here, here and here (courtesy Rockets.com, Sports790.com and the Houston Chronicle).

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