October 19, 2011 in Appearances
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Chuck and some of the other NBA players from the charity game were with Yao at the opening of his new 24 Hour Fitness in Bejing. Thanks to Pryuen at Clutchfans for the links to the pics.
The entire Houston Rockets team has started all out practicing. Chuck Hayes said: “I have been training together with our team mates these 2 days, and I’ve a first hand experience of the abilities of Luis Scola. He has excellent footwork in the interior, and his shooting touch out from the 15-feet ranges is also great.”
photos from sohu.com and cimg2.163.com
Yao, Nash, Anthony to play charity game in Beijing
BEIJING, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) — A charity basketball game featuring NBA star center Yao Ming, two-time regular season MVP Steve Nash and Carmelo Anthony will be played here on Sept. 14, according to the organizers.
The Chinese men’s national team will play against a team composed of NBA stars in this charity game, which was launched by Yao and Nash, with all the incomes to be donated to help improve educational environment for poor children in Western China.
“More than half a year ago, Nash mentioned this idea to me and I thought it is great. Then we began to make it into reality,” said Yao at the press conference.
“I promise you that every penny of the money we get from this game will be duly used on poor children in Western China,” Yao added.
Nash, who woke up at 5 am in Phoenix City for the press conference, said on telephone that he felt very happy to launch this game together with Yao and do something for poor children in China.
Other NBA players to participate in this charity game are Baron Davis of the Golden State Warriors, Leandro Barbosa of the Phoenix Suns, Yao’s Houston Rockets teammates Bonzi Wells, Chuck Hayes, Mike James and 2007 NBA top draft pick Greg Oden of the Portland Blazers and No. 4 draft pick Mike Conley of the Memphis Grizzlies.
HAYES AT SLAM-N-JAM CLINIC, REUNION DINNER — The following are on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Modesto Christian High:
Modesto Slam-N-Jam Basketball Clinic featuring former Modesto Christian star and current Houston Rockets player Chuck Hayes. Session I 9-11:30 a.m. for grades 3-6. Session 2 noon-2:30 p.m. for grades 7-12. $50. Call Bobby Cole at 543-9520. …
Modesto Slam-N-Jam 20-year Celebration Dinner at 7 p.m. If you were a member of a Slam-N-Jam travel team and haven’t received an invitation, call Cole at 543-9520. … Modesto Basketball Reunion Dinner featuring Hayes. Celebration of city of Modesto’s basketball accomplishments. For all ages. $30 adults, $15 for ages 10 and under. Call Cole at 543-9520.