February 25, 2011
As I sit here in a Memphis hotel, I still have a difficult time believing that I am back as a Memphis Grizzly! When I left here 5 years ago, I was convinced that I had played my last game as a Grizz. In the NBA, you just don't have second tours with the same team. It is very rare. Whenever I played the Grizzlies as a Rocket, I had always received a great ovation from the fans in Memphis. There were always numerous signs that said 'Come back Shane!!!!!' It made me laugh, but at the same time, it made me feel great to know that I had touched so many people in my 5 years in Memphis.
I did not know for sure if I was going to be traded from the Rockets. I thought there was a good possibility, but I just didn't know. I was very nervous the entire day. I paced around my house and played with my dogs, just trying to waste time and make it past the 2 pm trade deadline. I checked my computer every
中国之行非常棒！我和队友在两场中国赛期间度过了一段愉快的时光。中国球迷用山呼海啸的热情欢迎我们。毫无疑问，火箭是在中国最有人气的一支 NBA球队。北京很有趣。一大亮点是我们全队去了秀水市场。看到一群NBA球员过来逛街，所有的摊贩都惊呆了。造成了一些混乱。我领略了路易斯-斯科拉谈 判专家的风采，他做成了几笔不错的生意。杰弗里斯买了一顶中国战斗机飞行员的头盔，在中国期间，他成天都戴着。他太搞了，看上去就像一个白痴。我们的日程 非常紧，根本没时间好好观光，但逛秀水市场绝对是个亮点。一些队员还去了长城。我看了他们拍摄的视频。在长城上，你可以开一辆小车下山。车速非常快，帕特 森不太会刹车，让他的车子几乎翻出了轨道。他把全过程都拍摄了下来。真是搞笑。
Although I am currently in the islands for vacation right now, I want to offer my congratulations to Yao Ming and his wife Ye Li on the birth of their daughter! I know they are both excited to become parents and will do a great job. I am excited to meet the newest addition to their family. Congratulations to Yao and Ye Li!