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Chinese fans root for Yao, but dream of Kobe

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By Patricia Wen
Globe Staff / August 11, 2008

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BEIJING - The 22-year-old waiter, Huang Hui, admires Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant because he plays "rough and wild." Zhang Rui, 28, looks up to LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers because he's "a funny guy." And Xu Dan, 26, aspires to be like Denver Nuggets guard Allen Iverson because he's "a short man" who works hard in a ... (Full article: 884 words)

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