Yao Ming's wife expecting a baby

January 5, 2010 2:42:46 PM PST
Rockets superstar Yao Ming is going to be a dad! A Chinese newspaper is reporting that Yao Ming and his wife Ye Li are expecting their first child. The shanghai daily says the baby is due in July. Yao, 29, married his wife, Ye, 28, at a lavish wedding in August 2007.

There are no other details available on the upcoming arrival, but we know he or she will be tall. Yao is 7'6" and his wife is 6'2".

Yao is still out with a foot injury and is helping manage his old team, the Shanghai Sharks.