A disabled student from has become a Chinese internet superstar after a local television report highlighted his basketball skillz. Netizens have dubbed Qu Shitao ‘Inspiring Basketball King’ (励志篮球帝, lìzhì lánqiú dì).
Qu’s newfound fame has paid off for him, he recently got to meet Yao Ming on a trip to Shanghai where he also saw his first CBA game. He wrote on Weibo (Translation by Mitch Blatt): “Shanghai, walking around here, like I said earlier, today was an amazing day. Thank you to Big Yao for caring about me! Sad to say goodbye!!!”
[Via: China Hush]