Made his debut with the Shanghai Sharks (China) in the 1997-98. Played there till 2001-02.
Selected by the Houston Rockets as 1st overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft. Played there till 2010-11.
Announced his retirement in July 2011.
Played the 2000 Hoop Summit in Indianapolis.
Led the Chinese League in blocks in 2001-02.
Won the Chinese League with the Shanghai Sharks in 2001-02.
Won the 1999, 2001, 2003 and 2005 Asian Championship with the Chinese National Team. Named MVP of the tournament in 2001 and 2003.
Voted to the 1st Team of the 2002 World Championship. Led the tournament in blocks.
Won the silver medal in the 2002 Asian Games with the Chinese National Team.
Became the first international player to be selected with the 1st overall pick in the NBA Draft in 2002.
Selected to the NBA All-Star Game in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011.
Selected to the NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 2002-03.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2004.
Selected to the All-NBA 3rd Team in 2003-04, 2005-06 and 2007-08.
Named to the All-NBA 2nd Team in 2006-07 and 2008-09.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 3rd Team in 2003-04 and 2005-06.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 2nd Team in 2006-07 and 2008-09.
Led the 2004 Olympic basketball tournament in rebounds.
Led the 2006 World Championship in scoring.
Owner of the Shanghai Sharks.