Eyeing Yao's All-Star replacement  

January, 23, 2007
01/23/07
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Yao Ming has ruled himself out of the All-Star Game, even though he's a lock to be named as the West's starting center Thursday night when All-Star starters are announced to the world.

So what happens from here replacement-wise?

Marc Stein | email

ESPN Senior Writer
• Senior NBA writer for ESPN.com
• Began covering the NBA in 1993-94
• Also covered soccer, tennis and the Olympics

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