ACE RIMMER

Comments of the Week: Super China Giant Screen, I Guarantee It

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Your comments always inspire fun collages, but this one was particularly satisfying.

BASKETBALL

We’re Gonna Get Bombed And It’s College Humor’s Fault For Making Space Jam Jokes

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As a resident of Austin, Texas, I'm on supreme leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un's "show America what's up by firing missles at them" list.

ADORABLE SPORTS

Behold, The Yao Ming Golf Swing

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"Yao Ming being adorable" is up near the top of the things With Leather loves most, somewhere between <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/12/observe-the-phanatic-in-its-natural-habitat#page/1" target="_blank">Phillie Phanatic human interest stories</a> and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/10/kate-upton-terry-richardson-outtakes" target="_blank">Kate Upton outtakes</a>.

AMARE STOUDEMIRE

ROFLMNBAO: The 2011-12 Season Awards Edition!

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I took a couple weeks off from doing these here ROFLMNBAO posts for two reasons: 1) because the last two weeks of the season were soooooo boring and B) I forgot.

BASKETBALL

Sorry, But This Yao Ming Photo Isn't Real

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While there’s nothing better than someone becoming aware of their own meme and embracing it, I’m sad to say that I am the bearer of bad news today.

#ART

The Only Way To Paint Yao Ming: With A Basketball And As Big As Possible

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From <a href="http://network.yardbarker.com/nba/article_external/video_this_is_a_girl_painting_a_picture_of_yao_ming_with_a_basketball/9559583">Guyism</a> by way of <a href="http://gizmodo.com/5878807/watch-a-girl-paint-a-picture-of-yao-ming-with-only-a-basketball">Gizmodo</a> comes one of the weirdest and most unnecessarily creative videos you'll see on the Internet not involving a cup or a tub: artist Hong Yi painting a more-or-less lifesize painting of With Leather favorite and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/01/warning-yao-ming-with-a-baby-panda-may-explode-your-monitor#page/1">adorable panda-handler</a> Yao Ming using nothing but a canvas, a basketball, and a bucket of red paint.

baby pandas

Behold! Yao Ming, Man Of The People

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If you thought that something as silly as constant foot and ankle injuries leading to early retirement were going to stop former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming from dominating the world, you were dead wrong.

CRAZY FANS

ROFLMNBAO: The Best Of This Week’s NBA Action In Pictures

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Last Friday, the not-surprisingly-terrible New Jersey Nets earned their second win of the season with a 97-85 tickle fight against the slightly-less-terrible Toronto Raptors.

AWWWWWWW SO CUTE

Warning: Yao Ming With A Baby Panda May Explode Your Monitor

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Yao Ming may have retired from the NBA earlier than most of us would have liked, but that’s not going to stop him from using his Hall of Fame notoriety for good.

BARACK OBAMA

Wild Card Wednesday: Kate Upton Took A Tour Of The New Madison Square Garden

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I probably have a few million first world complaints that I keep to myself for the sake of not being struck by lightning, but if I had to throw one out there, I’d say that Kate Upton <a href="http://twitter.com/KateUpton">doesn’t Tweet enough fun pictures</a> of her and her friends.

2011 NBA LOCKOUT

Yao Ming Wine < Three Penis Wine

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I suppose that if you're a once-dominant NBA center and the face of an entire nation's athletic ambitions, you're probably going to want to branch out when that basketball career is cut short by nagging injuries.

Alicia Keys

11.9 The Cooler

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'SNL,' Andy Samberg Sued By Producers Over 'Like A Boss' [MTV] The Rise and Stall of Pac Div [LA Weekly] Aziz Ansari Bored On A Flight With Wi-Fi + Twitter = Awesome [Uproxx] Judge Approves BofA's $410M Overdraft Settlement [The Consumerist] Alicia Keys’ Black [...].

ADULT SWIM

Links: Expectations Versus Reality

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Like that scene with the awesome Regina Spektor song in 500 Days of Summer.

Houston Rockets

Yao Ming: Expectations Vs. Reality

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Well, Yao Ming's career is <a href="http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/basketball/nba/07/20/yao.retires.ap/index.html">officially over</a>.

BEAVIS AND BUTTHEAD

Morning Links: Up Next On American Gladiators, Assault

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Sports Gina Carano's Haywire Has New Photos - I wish I'd been around a couple of years ago to try and convince you "American Gladiators" was a sports thing.

CHINA

Yao Ming Hatched From Basketball Egg, Flew to U.S. on Rocket Scooter

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Taiwain's storied Next Media Animation has commemorated the retirement of Yao Ming by putting together a short film about his life and career, as interpreted by a person on so many drugs their brain is about to explode.

BILL GATES

7.14 The Cooler

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Zuleyka Silver The Economy Explained: Either Way, You’re Screwed <a href="http://gawker.com/5820959/the-economy-explained-either-way-youre-screwed">[Gawker]</a> Did Tom Green Invent Planking in 1994.

NBA

Yao Ming Set To Announce Retirement

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According to reports, Yao Ming <a href="http://content.usatoday.com/communities/gameon/post/2011/07/yahoo-report-yao-ming-to-retire/1">will be retiring</a> from the Houston Rockets and ending his NBA career at age 30.

Laurence Fishburne

6.9 The Cooler

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Lelani Lee Laurence Fishburne Exits CSI After Two Seasons [OMG] Working While Drinking [Creative Loafing] Yao Ming Still Has Ankle Problems [Inside Hoops] Wanda Sykes: It's Harder to Be Gay Than Black [The Root] Twelve Steps to Summerize Your Grooming Routine [GQ] 50 Objects That Look [...].


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