Retired basketball superstar and Shanghai Sharks team owner Yao Ming is finding efforts to reform China’s professional sports environment a lot tougher than a slam dunk.

The former Houston Rockets center, who hung up his high tops in 2011, is trying to reshape the state-controlled China Basketball Association (CBA), which runs a 20-team league with a commercial value estimated at just 3 percent that of the NBA.

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