Yao Ming is taking some time off this summer to recover from injury, and says he will not join China's squad for the Asian Championship. The Houston Rockets center is using some of his free time to show off another skill, voicing a character in a major Chinese animated film.
Yao Ming, Houston Rockets, "Take it easy, take it easy. Nothing to worry about. Dalan, get up, let's go shopping. "
Everyone knows Yao Ming the basketball player...but meet Yao Ming the voice actor. He recently lent his tones to play the father in an animated Chinese blockbuster named "Ma Lan Hua".
Yao said, "I did the voicing in the movie because there was a consideration for charity. This movie is dedicated to help the children who do not have a good living. "
Yao's voicing has been quite amusing to many fans. but fans are concerned about his injury.
In the series against the Lakers, Yao collided with Kobe Bryant, who hurt his right knee.
Accoring to Yao, the injury is not very severe and no surgical treatment will be needed and he will start training program for the next season accordingly.
Yao said, "The medical test showed there is nothing serious. I have formulated training program, which featured detailed technical improvement. Now I just wait for the approval from the doctor. if he says yes, I will start training immediately."