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Yao Thinks Yi Needs the Rest

In an interview with Chinese Central Television, Yao Ming says there is a plus to his Olympic teammate's injury: Yi Jianlian could use the rest. "I hope he has a good rest and relaxes himself," said the Rocket center. "Since the Beijing Olympics, and training for New Jersey's matches, he's had a very busy schedule." CCTV also reported Yao "sent his best wishes to his compatriot."