Courtside with Yao Ming: A Conversation
Former Rockets center, Yao Ming, stops by Asia Society Texas Center to share good food, great wine, and a unique look at the impact of his path-breaking career, in conversation with former NBA star and ESPN analyst Jay Williams. Upon his arrival in 2002, Yao became an instant local favorite and international icon. Not content to rest on his laurels, since his retirement he has gone on to become a much-loved global ambassador championing the power of sports to build bridges of understanding and cooperation.
To mark his return to his adopted hometown, during this special luncheon guests will be treated to one of Napa Valley’s finest cabernet sauvignons from Yao Family Wines. Yao’s boutique, award-wining bottles are produced in limited production, with most being sold only in China. Luckily, he has agreed to provide attendees with a rare opportunity to taste one of the first vintages of Yao Ming Napa Valley Cabernet.
Space is limited to 40 people so be sure to save the date and register early for what promises to be a remarkable afternoon with one of the NBA’s most remarkable players.
Registration: 11:00 am
Luncheon: 11:30 am