NBA Rocket centre Yao Ming of China posed for photos withchildrenfrom the Chinese Community center in Houston on Tuesday,February13, 2007. NBA star Yao Ming of China visited the ChineseCommunitycenter and talked with about 100 children about theChinese lunarNew Year.[sina.com.cn]Rockets center Yao Ming saidMonday heexpects to return to Rockets practices within two weeks, afew daysahead of the March 1 date the Rockets had planned, with areturn togames in early March.You know me, he said. Im alwaysfasterthan (expected).
Tests on Yaos fractured center leg show him to be progressingonschedule. He has been running on a treadmill, in whichRocketstrainers can limit the weight he puts on the leg, andwalkingthrough moves and jump shots.
They are letting me do some jump shots, some practice butnotreal moves, Yao said. I can walk on it, and do a lot more now.Ihave to (wear the brace) to give me some time to adjust tothebrace because I will play the rest of the season with it.
Ive been running on the new treadmill. They control theweight.Now its still March. I can get back to practice in 10 daysto twoweeks.
Its hard to say (when he will play). Hopefully, the beginningofMarch.
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