A (basketball) bouncing baby boy or girl
Yao Ming to be a father next summer
Houston's Yao Ming is soon to be father to a dribbling baby boy or girl.
It has been confirmed that the Houston Rocket's wife of two years, Ye Li, is pregnant with the couple's first child.
Yao and Ye, both only children of professional athletes, were married at a posh hotel in his hometown of Shanghai in 2007. Ye also played basketball for China's national women's team, and the prospect of another great Chinese basketball player has sent citizens of the world's largest nation into a frenzy.
The couple hasn't decided yet where the baby will be born.
Wherever the tyke is delivered, it's going to be big. Yao is 7 foot 6 inches, and his wife is nearly 6 foot 3 inches.